Moong Dal Halwa
A slow cooked yellow lentil pudding in milk and ghee.
A traditional Indian sweet using fresh grated coconut.
A South Indian vermicelli pudding with milk and spices.
A delicious chickpea curry with deep fried bread.
Coconut Masala Rice
A one-pot vegeterian rice meal from Western India.
A popular savoury crepe or pancake.
Try your hand at henna tattoos with these easy templates.
Get creative with colour in these rangoli templates.
Brighten your home with these simple paper marigold garlands.
Make your own diya (lamp) for the Festival of Lights.
About Auckland Diwali Festival
The Auckland Diwali Festival is a popular, family-friendly festival held annually in central Auckland.
Since 2002, the Auckland Diwali Festival has grown to be a hugely popular, free, family friendly event showcasing traditional and contemporary Indian culture and Auckland's diverse Indian communities. It is now produced by the region's cultural and economic agency, Auckland Unlimited, on behalf of Auckland Council and with founding partner the Asia New Zealand Foundation.