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12° & RAINY ON WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST IN AUCKLAND
By Concrete Playground
August 20, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Auckland This Week

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    By Concrete Playground
    August 20, 2018
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      • TWIN PEAKS: A CONVERSATION WITH THE STARS

        Five of the series' stars head down under to chat doppelgängers, David Lynch and life inside the Black Lodge.

      • SOUR FACES: SOUR BEER FESTIVAL

        Put your palate to the tart test.

      • THE MEG

        The Meg isn't good. Unfortunately, it's not so bad it's good either.

      • THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME

        With Kate McKinnon at her hilarious best, this action-comedy delivers solid laughs along with an ace ode to female friendship.

      • AUCKLAND MUSEUM CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2018

        A two-day festival celebrating art and culture from local Asian communities.

      • WISE BOYS X MIDNIGHT BAKER POP-UP

        Make (plant-based) burgers, not war.

      • THE HERITAGE SESSIONS

        Bringing a touch of Kentucky to the streets of Auckland.

      • MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT

        A spectacular cinematic experience that begs to be seen on the big screen.

      • A TASTE OF NEW ORLEANS

        An award-winning chef brings the flamboyance of New Orleans to Soul.

      • HA THE UNCLEAR

        Quirky, hook-driven indie pop with a Nu Zilland accent.

      • FESTIVAL DU FROMAGE

        The very best of local cheese across four courses.

      • 100 ARTISTS

        An exhibition honouring the 100 artists that have exhibited at the Freemans Bay gallery.

      • A TASTE OF JAAN

        Eight courses of "simple yet complex" perfection.

      • DINNER BY BIKE

        A truly moving three-course dining experience.

      • FRAGRANCE DESIGN: THE FOUR SEASONS – WINTER

        A scent lab that allows guests to create their own signature fragrance.

      • ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT CHICKEN WINGS

        For lovers of deep-fried Japanese chicken.

      • MR TOMS BOTTOMLESS LUNCH

        The Ponsonby watering hole launches a bottomless lunch.

      • ARE WE THERE YET? WOMEN AND EQUALITY IN AOTEAROA

        An essential exhibition exploring gender equality and marking the 125th anniversary of women's suffrage in Aotearoa.

      • FREE YOGA AT THE SAPPHIRE ROOM

        Downward dog that won't break the bank.

      • BUCK A SHUCK

        Dig out your loose change — here's where to get $1 oysters in Auckland.

      • SECRET WORLD OF BUTTERFLIES

        A glimpse into the world of the fascinating and beautiful insects.

      • MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

        Another round of ABBA hits inspires this musical sequel, which benefits from new additions to the cast.

      • BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH AT THE LULA INN

        Free-flowing mid-morning beverages every weekend.

      • FROM PILLARS TO POSTS: PROJECT ANOTHER COUNTRY

        The collaborative installation will see a city emerge from cardboard in Auckland Art Gallery. 

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