It’s this time of the year again! Make the most of the long weekend with our selection of top things to do and try this Easter.

Arty Easter Eggs at Miann

These are not your average Easter eggs. Check out Miann's artistic array of designer chocolate eggs filled with chocolate coated nuts and freeze dried fruits. Cute chocolate bunnies and Easter-themed macarons are also on offer.

If you want to try something even more special from Miann, join the Britomart Easter Egg Hunt which is taking place on Thursday 13 April where there will be five bespoke Miann Easter eggs to be discovered around Britomart. You'll have to eat them to see why they are so extraordinary. Sign up to the Britomart newsletter to receive clues straight to your inbox. 

Easter Egg Hunt at Auckland Museum

An exciting Easter egg-hunting adventure is waiting for you and your family at the Auckland Museum. Using a trail guide from the Atrium, find all the eggs, and go in the draw to win a yummy chocolate hamper.

Hot Cross Buns at L'Assiette

For a French twist on the old favourite, pop into L’Assiette for a bun or two and stay for a while to enjoy the Parisian ambiance.Their hot cross buns are made with a brioche with swirly cinnamon sugar and spices.

'Colour is an Abtstraction' at Auckland Art Gallery

Make your way to the Auckland Art Gallery to check out this free exhibition. Opening on Friday 14 April, the exhibit explores how modern and contemporary artists have explored and expanded our understanding of colour in their work.  

Have an Easter Sunday Bunny Brunch

Alternatively, treat yourself to a delicious Easter Sunday Bunny Brunch at the Pullman Hotel. The menu features a variety of scrumptious dishes, and you’ll even get a chance to decorate your own hot cross bun. The Easter Bunny will also make an appearance to share some Easter eggs!  

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Coat 

Saturday sees the opening of Andrew Lloyd Weber's lavish production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Coat at The Civic. The show features an outstanding international cast, catchy songs and joyous dance numbers, and is packed with colour, wit and energy along with a compelling contemporary twist.  

Spoil Yourself with the Seafood Selection Lunch

Get you family together and celebrate Easter in style at Stamford Plaza Auckland with this indulgent Seafood Selection Lunch. The mouth-watering line-up features oysters, tuna, slipper lobster, mussels and much more.

Tassel Me This at Basement Theatre

Head along to the Basement Theatre for a dance theatre romp. Tassle Me This is a visually stunning performance that won the hearts of many at the Dunedin Fringe. Packed with glitter and tassel, you'll be entertained by absurdist comedy, performance art and cabaret. 

Last updated: 28 September 2017