Upcoming events around Auckland
PARNELL FARMERS' MARKET
Saturday 3 June
Think fresh. Think local. Think delicious produce brought to you by the producers themselves at this genuine community farmers' market.
Parnell Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 8am to 12noon at the Jubilee Building car park at 545 Parnell Road, Parnell between the library and Auckland War Memorial Museum.
LIONS TOUR 2017
3 June - 8 July
The 2017 British & Irish Lions will play 10 matches on their tour of New Zealand – including three Test matches against the All Blacks.
BOUTIQUE WINE FESTIVAL
Sunday 11 June
The fifth annual New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival will descend into one of Auckland's most sophisticated wining and dining establishments, the Imperial Building in Fort Lane
BACH AND BEETHOVEN
Sunday 11 June
Music that touches the soul" is the motto of Bach Musica NZ, whose mission is to add value to people's lives through the all-embracing language of music
RAW COMEDY - WINTER SEASON
Monday 12 June
A brand new Winter season of Raw Comedy - the Open Mic for new comedians at NZ's home of live comedy. Stand up and be counted and you could be in the running for the 2017 Raw Comedy Quest when we go in search of NZ's funniest new face from March to May 2018
Sunday 18 June
The Auckland Fair is a destination event and is one of New Zealand's biggest and best design, art and craft markets and a unique shopping experience - and now with extended hours!
WEST SIDE STORY
Thursday 22 June - Sunday 2 July
An international award-winning production of West Side Story, described as “the No. 1 greatest musical of all time” (The Times, UK), is set to electrify Auckland audiences when it comes to The Civic.
CARMEN - NEW ZEALAND OPERA
Thursday 22 June - Saturday 1 July
An enduringly popular opera, Carmen is a parade of hit tunes set in an exotic locale with a fearless heroine. Vital and dangerous, Carmen is a woman who will be free at any cost, setting the path to the opera’s gripping conclusion.
DR NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON
Sunday 9 July
A Cosmic Perspective will see the most famous face in modern science perform one show in Auckland, which will include a personal presentation by Dr Tyson himself, a fire-side chat with a local personality, and an audience Q&A session to finish.
RHYS DARBY MYSIC TIME BIRD
Friday 14 July
Darby’s shows are always a mix of astute observations and stand-up cocooned in a fantastical story that takes his audience on a journey through the ridiculous to the downright silly. This show promises to be no different.
YUSUF - CAT STEVENS
Wednesday 13 December
British singer-songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Yusuf / Cat Stevens will tour New Zealand in December. A Cat’s Attic “Peace Train Tour” commemorates the 50th Anniversary of his first major hit single and debut album Matthew & Son released in 1967.