wynyard Quarter's 6th Birthday

This weekend, explore all the exciting events that the central city has to offer. From world class exhibitions to the funniest local comedians, we have selected top Auckland activities that will suit every taste. 

Auckland Live Pick & Mix - The New Zealand Dance Company
 5 August, Auckland Town Hall

​Join the New Zealand Dance Company for a special performance of short works by some of New Zealand’s most exciting choreographers, followed by fun games and a dance workshop for your little ones. The event is free and there is no allocated seating, so you can come and go as you please.

Wynyard Quarter's 6th Birthday 
5 August at Wynyard Quarter

Wynyard Quarter is growing up fast, join the celebrations for a fun family day out. From circus games, sailing boats and tango classes, to delicious street food stalls and a special Silo Cinema screening of Moana, there’s something for everyone.

Famous Movie Foods Night
5 August, Scarecrow

As part of Restaurant Month, Scarecrow, an urban oasis serving fare made from the freshest local produce, is hosting a delightful Famous Movie Food Night, a special 5-course themed dinner with each dish directly taken from a famous movie; Ratatouille, Forest Gump, Eat Pray Love, Bridget Jones Diary, Eat Drink Man Woman, the Godfather and Harry Potter. What's more, you can even dress up as your favourite character! 

Live Cinema: It
6 August, The Civic

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Live Cinema at New Zealand International Film Festival celebrates Clara Bow, flapper superstar of the jazz age, in the 1927 romcom that designated her the original It Girl. Clara Bow dazzles as the shopgirl who sets the wealthy store owner’s heart pounding in this landmark Hollywood comedy of the 20s.

Onam Vegetarian Festival
6 August, Ela Cuisine at Elliott Stables

Head to Ela Cuisine at Elliott Stables for their annual vegetarian feast that is sure to be an evening of memorable communal dining. Get your friends together for a dinner of vegetarian Indian delights including pappadams, various chutneys, soups and mouthwatering desserts.

The Effect
1-12 August, Q Theatre

Revel-makers Fractious Tash grow up to bring you the exclusive New Zealand premiere, celebrating this astounding play from one of the UK's emerging playwrights with their off-kilter vision and unstoppable cast at Q Theatre. Severed from the world as test subjects for a revolutionary new drug, it is Connie and Tristan's chemistry that comes under the microscope - their laser-like connection cannot be denied, but what's causing it? Is it ethical? Is it real and can it ever last?

Last updated: 07 August 2017