Feel the beat at St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Auckland’s favourite alternative music festival. Full of fresh, original and groundbreaking music, the festival is set in the urban playground of Silo Park. With an atmosphere that channels community, collaboration and self-expression, it’s a music experience like no other.
Taste the array of delicious seafood New Zealand has to offer at this three-day extravaganza of food and live cooking demonstrations. Fresh shucked oysters, fresh fillets and crispy soft shell crab will lure you in, along with live music and a cool brew or glass of wine to sip as the sun sets over Waitemata Harbour. What’s more, all the festival’s profits go to charity.
27 January 2017 until 30 January 2017
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Catch some of the top male and female international tennis players in action at the ASB Auckland Arena for two weeks of world class tennis. While you’re there, sample some of Auckland’s best restaurants at the pop-up bars, along with a line-up of nonstop entertainment.
This year the show runs from January 2-14, 2017 and features both William’s sisters.
On September 8, 1965, when producers Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider placed a classified ad in The Hollywood Reporter seeking “4 insane boys,” they had no idea that they were about to unleash Monkee-mania! But that’s exactly what happened the following year when the first episode of “The Monkees” debuted on NBC on September 12, 1966. 50 years later and The Monkees anniversary show is coming to Australia and New Zealand. After sell-out North American shows, and with a brand new album “Good Times!” in the charts, Micky and Peter are bringing the Monkees magic Downunder.
Taller than a two-storey house and built from over half a million LEGO bricks, the LEGO Christmas Tree is lighting up Aotea Square until 27 December. The jaw-dropping giant LEGO Christmas Tree stands over 10 metres tall, weighs 3.5 tonnes and took more than 1,200 hours to build.Decorated with some distinctly kiwi-themed festive additions including a kiwi, a pukeko, and a surfing Santa, the spectacular Christmas star alone has 13,195 LEGO bricks and 3,456 LED lights, making it the ultimate tree topper. See it ablaze in Aotea Square every evening in a spectacular light and sound show from 7 pm onwards.