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BNZAuckland Diwali Festival

The BNZ Auckland Diwali Festival has grown to become New Zealand's premier Indian cultural festival. It's a free, family-friendly event held every year.

  • Date Te rā me te wā

    19 - 20 October 2024
  • Location Te wāhi

    Aotea Square & Queen St


Check out the latest news on BNZ Auckland Diwali Festival.

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Top tips for the BNZ Auckland Diwali Festival

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of live music, dance, craft and mouthwatering Indian treats as the BNZ Auckland Diwali Festival sets to wow crowds at Aotea Square and Queen Street this weekend.

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Auckland's iconic Diwali and Lantern Festivals secure naming rights partnership with BNZ

Two of the country’s most iconic cultural celebrations, the Auckland Diwali Festival and the Auckland Lantern Festival, will continue to delight locals and visitors thanks to a new naming rights sponsorship agreement with the Bank of New Zealand (BNZ).

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The BNZ Auckland Diwali Festival is produced by the region's cultural and economic agency, Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, on behalf of Auckland Council. The Diwali Advisory Group, representative of Auckland’s Indian communities, supports and advises on the future development and growth of the festival.