On Waitangi Day | 6 February

To fill your day, reflect on, and celebrate this important date in Aotearoa's history, we've listed our top picks of events and things to do in the city centre.

Vector Lights for Waitangi Day 2024

See Vector Lights & Queen Street Lights shining orange 
Waitangi Day commemorates the signing of Te Titiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) between tangata whenua and the British Crown. This year, Vector Lights with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are commemorating Waitangi with a new light and sound show on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Watch the lights dazzle to the Waiata ‘Maunga’ by Majic Pāora and Robbie Pāora from 1 - 6 February, 9pm until midnight, every 15 minutes. Queen Street Lights will be filling the city centre with a beautiful orange glow.

String Symphony

String Symphony | Aotea Square | 1-6 Feb 
Watch an enchanting two-storey puppet extravaganza come to life at String Symphony! This interactive performance by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is a meaningful exploration of connection, community, and collaboration.


Spritz up your summer | SkyCity 
Celebrate the warmer weather at SkyCity, the home of Spritz this summer! They're turning up the heat with a sensational range of summer Spritzes across restaurants: Cassia, SkyBarThe Sugar Club, Orbit 360° Dining, Federal Delicatessen, Depot, Metita, MASU by Nic Watt.

Making a long weekend out of it? Here's what's on from 3-6 February

Fun for you and your Tamariki

What's on at the galleries and museums

Last updated: 01 February 2024