This event is on hold while there are still COVID-19 restrictions in place. FreeHugEvents will be at the Waterfront Container Library on Te Wero Island, Wynyard Quarter to give out strong, free and meaningful hugs.

You are welcome to volunteer to hug for the whole time (2-hours) or for shorter periods throughout the event and you're welcome to bring a friend who would like to give out hugs or to receive a Hug.

If you would like to volunteer, get in touch with Nicole on 02102625148 or via email

Free parking for your first hour at Jellicoe Street car park. See more here

Kids ride free on public transport on weekends and public holidays. Find out more

Last updated: 21 October 2019