Auckland Museum enveils a new exhibition for Summer 2013/2014 from the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) in London, Selling Dreams: 100 Years of Fashion Photography.
Named after Irving Penn's ambition to selling dreams, not clothes, this show is testament to fashion photography's ability to do so. The exhibition features work by giants of twentieth century photography including Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton and David Bailey, alongside contemporary images by Miles Aldridge, Corinne Day, Rankin, and Tim Walker.
12 Days of Christmas Carnival
Each day in the heart of the city from 13 December, we'll be bringing you lunchtime entertainment and festive cheer in the 12 Days before Christmas. Head along to the carnival in its various locations over 12 days leading up to Christmas.
Old Mout Cider Comedy Gala
New Zealand is famous for its comedians and we love a good laugh. This time, comedians from across the globe are coming to our fair islands.
Get in early by booking your tickets now and join the audience to welcome the 2014 NZ International Comedy Festival in cahoots with Old Mout Cider in true kiwi style.
“A chance to see which comedians you might like to take it further with in the coming three weeks of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival.” Russell Baillie, NZ Herald
Unwrapping Christmas is an event for the celebration of Christmas in the middle of the city. It comprises of various events and activities in Auckland's civic square.
Perfect for summer, comes a pop-up ping-pong place with a zinger of a menu.
The Canadian crooner with the heart of gold and voice of an angel is back in New Zealand. He has released his own original songs like 'Everything' and 'Haven't Met You Yet' and 'Hold On'.
The Rolling Stones
The rockers are back in Auckland with a show for one night only. Tickets are available by 'lucky dip' for genuine fans who join up to the Rolling Stones website.
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood and Mick Taylor are all appearing on the tour. Hear all the old favourites including Gimme Shelter, Paint It Black, as well as lesser-known numbers and possibly some covers.
SKYCITY Grand Hotel
BABY GRAND PACKAGE
Get one night's accommodation at SKYCITY Grand Hotel, plus:
- A bottle of Cloudy Bay Pelorus and chef's decadent chocolate platter on arrival
- Buffet breakfast for two at The Terrace Restaurant
- Late checkout of 1pm
- Valet parking
- Free Wi-Fi
Just announced: Silo Theatre 2014
The launch of Silo Theatre's 2014 programme had some wonderful delights and a cast of wonderful and surprising shows included.
Quay Street parklet
2X P5 parking bays on Lower Albert Street, outside Movenpick Icecream parlour and Cafe have been transformed into a parklet.
First established in a New York City loft in 1941, Coach is a leading fashion accessories brand.
Metro's Best of Auckland 2013
If you happen upon a new issue of Metro magazine you will be delighted to know about mentions of the businesses judged best in the Heart of the City.
Hotel experiences in the City
If you are staying late in the city why not stay over? Enjoy all the trimmings at a centrally located hotel and get into the restaurants and great shops nearby.
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- Fresh Air
- Mid-Week Blues
- Party Time
- Surprise Me
- Long Lunch
- Retail Therapy
- Creative Culture
- After Work
- By Myself
- With a Big Group
- First Date
- With My Boyfriend
- With Friends
- With My Girlfriend
- With the Kids
- With my Parents
- With the Dog