St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2017


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.

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Auckland Seafood Festival 2017

Auckland Seafood Festival

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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Auckland Seafood Festival

ASB Classic 2017 – Auckland Tennis

asb classic tennis 2017 auckland tennis

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.

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The Monkees

The Monkeys Auckland

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.

LEGO Christmas Tree Live

Auckland Summer Getaway

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.

Ellerslie horse racing Christmas and New Years Day

Welcomes you to the thrill and excitement of racing at Ellerslie!

Boxing Day Races

Monday 26th December 2016

Running for over 150 years, The New Zealand Herald Boxing Day Races is an iconic landmark on the Auckland Racing Club’s Calendar and initiates the New Zealand Herald Christmas Carnival with a winning trifecta of fashion, entertainment and some of the best-thoroughbred racing on offer.

Summer Raceday

Thursday 29th December 2016

A day to relax and unwind after the Christmas festivities! Soak up the beautiful summer weather and join us for a great day out for the whole family.

New Year’s Day Races

Sunday 1st January 2017

Dust off the night before and continue the New Year celebrations as we toast to the first day of 2017 in racing fashion! The best of the best will be battling it out on the track with the elitist thoroughbreds performing in six black-type races, a promise of sensational racing!

Auckland Super Sprint Racing 2016

Auckland Super sprint racing

Adrenalin-pumping race action

Experience the adrenalin-pumping action of the ITM Auckland SuperSprint (formerly V8 Supercars) this November. Go trackside and experience the raw sound of V8 engines as their drivers carve up Auckland’s Pukekohe Park Raceway. With practice sessions on Friday and two 100km races on both Saturday and Sunday, it’s set to be three days of no-holds-barred sprint action for all ages.


Auckland Marathon 2016

auckland marathon 2016

Auckland Marathon: Run the City

Take on the ASB Auckland Marathon this October and #runthecity!

The ASB Auckland Marathon is New Zealand’s biggest road race in New Zealand’s biggest city and you want to join in the buzz! Take in the sights and conquer the bridge, from Devonport to Downtown, the streets are yours to enjoy. There are options to suit everyone from a kids marathon to the full marathon, so grab your running mates, lock in the date and commit to your chosen distance today!

There are options to suit everyone from a kids marathon to the full marathon, so grab your running mates, lock in the date and commit to your chosen distance today!


We are very proud to be a sponsor of the Marathon and are offering a weekend race package for all runners. Including accommodation, express breakfast and convenience.