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8° & PARTLY CLOUDY ON SUNDAY 19 AUGUST IN AUCKLAND
By Concrete Playground
August 13, 2018
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    The Best Things to Do in Auckland This Week

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    By Concrete Playground
    August 13, 2018
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      • 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.

      • 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.

      • FEED ME LOCO

        A sustainable Mexican feast serving cactus, crickets and corn truffle.

      • VEGAN VIRGIN

        A three-course meal which aims to lift the veil on the world of veganism.

      • 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 AUTOMATA

        Australia's hottest chef of 2016 is landing in Auckland.

      • KAMPAI! SAKE TASTING (CANCELLED)

        Five different sakes matched with five dishes in celebration of Restaurant Month.

      • DINNER BY BIKE

        A truly moving three-course dining experience.

      • ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT CHICKEN WINGS

        For lovers of deep-fried Japanese chicken.

      • THE CURIOUS FOOD FESTIVAL

        Held as part of Auckland Restaurant Month, this new food festival will be dedicated to adventurous and one-off dishes.

      • MORNING PEOPLE

        Start your morning at a subterranean rave.

      • MR TOMS BOTTOMLESS LUNCH

        The Ponsonby watering hole launches a bottomless lunch.

      • SNEAKY SNACKY POP-UP

        A nostalgic pop-up spotlighting '80s culture and kitschy Asian-inspired street foods.

      • 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.

      • ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

        With a self-contained storyline and plenty of laughs, Ant-Man and The Wasp is the perfect follow-up to the chaos of Infinity War.

      • MARY SHELLEY

        The story behind the world's greatest horror story, anchored by a brilliant lead performance.

      • 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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