Labour Weekend 2018 Highlights
Labour Weekend 2018 Highlights
Labour weekend - what's not to love? Three glorious days of freedom where you can party, picnic or purchase to your hearts content. If you're not joining the throng of Aucklanders heading out of the big smoke these holidays then check out our suggestions to make the most of your additional day off.

Urban Adventures
Take a moment to appreciate just how good we've got it in Auckland. Climb Mangere Mountain, step back in time and visit historic Devonport or get some sand between your toes at one of Auckland's iconic West coast beaches. There's really no excuse to plead boredom.

Retail Therapy
Get a head start on your christmas shopping and pick up a fair few bargains in the process. Aucklanders know how to shop, of that there's no denying. The major malls (Sylvia Park / Westfield / Lynn Mall / Dressmart) and shopping precincts may well be just the distraction you've been after. Check with individual retailers for exact shop hours though as these vary greatly.

Catch A Flick
Film-goers are spoilt for choice at the moment with a glut of well-received movies providing the perfect excuse to sit back, relax and absorb two hours of quality entertainment. Our picks? First Man, Bad Times At The El Royal, A Star Is Born, Christopher Robin and Crazy Rich Asians. For session times, reviews and trailers, head on over to our cinema channel.

Eat Your Way Around The City
We can honestly say that in over 10 years of bringing you the best of Auckland, we've never seen the restaurant space so good. It's unbelievable, with just about every cuisine you could wish for on offer and dining precincts seemingly popping up overnight. If you're after some sweet deals, head along to the brand new Fang in Parnell for all kinds of delicious or discover the delights of any number of new eateries including Browne Street, Otto's or Miann Morningside. Prepare to loosen up that belt.
Labour Weekend 2018 Highlights
Auckland Diwali Festival 2018

20 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018

A free, family-friendly festival that offers the flavours, sights and sounds of Indian culture in the heart of Auckland. This festival celebrates traditional and contemporary Indian culture in its many forms as well as being New Zealand’s largest vegetarian festival, with a vast range of Indian foods and sweets. Enjoy live music and dance, including the hotly contested Radio Tarana Bollywood dance...
Nowhere! Festival

20 Oct 2018

Aotearoa's premiere festival adventurous and avant-garde sonics is back, bringing more than 50 incredible acts of off-kilter experimentation to Auckland for four days and nights of boundary-pushing sonic bombardment. Over Labour Weekend, artists from as far away as Belgium will converge across the city to engage in radical sound making, sonics on the edge of perception, extreme instrumental tec...
Australia vs Tonga - Rugby League

20 Oct 2018

The most anticipated international Rugby League match is NOW ON! For the very first time, the World Champion Australian Kangaroos will take on the might of Mate Ma’a Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday, October 20. Be there for this history making clash between two international rugby league powerhouses. Physicality, ferocity, fireworks and flags!
Rooftop Summer Series 2

21 Oct 2018

Rooftop Summer Series 2 is kicking off for Summer 2018/19. Entry to ALL events this Summer is free but you must RSVP RSVP: https://bit.ly/2Ol3eQ4 Limited capacity. First in, first served. We've got a great line up of DJs this season starting with ARII JADE + MATT BIZZLE with support from BRIX & KITES on Sunday 21st October, 2018. Arii Jade is a Venezuelan born DJ/songwriter based in ...
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