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              • Matariki Lights at the Stardome

                Mark Matariki by gazing up into the night sky during this immersive show of light and sound.


              • Elemental AKL: The Snugs

                Cosy up in your own private igloo while scoffing snacks and sipping drinks


              • Church Road's Feast of Five

                You've probably never done a wine tasting like this before.


              • Matariki ki te Manawa

                The super-sized lighting and sculptural experience will illuminate the city centre in a series of events and installations.


              • Maggie Marilyn Winter Pop-Up

                Available by appointment only, this elevated shopping experience allows shoppers to browse the racks of Marilyn's new collection while enjoying pastries, hot coffee and mulled wine.


              • Elemental Nights

                Catch incredible local and international musicians performing at an Auckland-exclusive festival this July.


              • Men

                'Ex Machina' and 'Annihilation' filmmaker Alex Garland returns with a #MeToo horror film that's both blatant and piercing.


              • Elvis

                Baz Luhrmann's take on the king of rock 'n' roll is a sprawling, exhilarating spectacle, as led by an exceptional Austin Butler in the pompadour and jumpsuits.


              • Light Up Onehunga

                Wrap up warm and head to Onehunga after dark to see some of the suburb's historic buildings come to life.


              • Nude Tuesday

                Spoken only in gibberish, and unafraid to bare all, this New Zealand sex comedy starring Jackie van Beek, Jemaine Clement and Damon Herriman is revelatory several times over.


              • Pasta and Peroni Nights at The Grounds

                See out the last sunny evenings of autumn with fresh pasta handmade by an ex-Baduzzi chef and ice-cold beers on tap.


              • Britomart Saturday Farmer's Market

                This weekly inner-city farmer's market sells everything from fresh produce and flowers to coffee, vegan foods, pastries, sweet buns, crepes, juices and savoury snacks.


              • Straight to Churly's

                Start your adventure in Auckland with some craft beer and a nose-to-tail feast.


              • Yoga at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

                The weekly one-hour Hatha yoga class takes place in a new gallery space each week, allowing you to catch new works from local and international artists.


              • The Civic Tours 2022

                This hour-long tour takes you behind the curtain of one of Auckland's most iconic landmarks.


            Trending Bars and Restaurants

            IT'S JAVA

            This cool and colourful new Indonesian eatery on Karangahape Road has a little something for everyone.

            322 Karangahape Road
            Auckland
            T +64 21 144 9994

            PALMER

            This rooftop cocktail bar and restaurant is the jewel in the crown of the newly revamped Albert Street precinct.

            1 Albert Street
            Auckland

            ATELIER

            This airy and open recent addition to Karangahape is perfect for an after work brew or a romantic first date.

            292 Karangahape Road
            Auckland
            T +64 27 269 9306

            THE BLUESTONE ROOM

            Over 150 years of serving Auckland's thirstiest.

            9-11 Durham Lane
            Auckland
            T 09 302 0930

            MONDAYS

            Your carnivorous partner will never know, and even if they find out, Mondays is worth it.

            503b New North Road
            Kingsland
            T 09 849 7693

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