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The Best Things to Do in Auckland This Week

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By Concrete Playground
August 15, 2022
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Spark 5G Street Museum

    Forget stuffy and outdated museum halls — all you need to experience this virtual reality exhibit is your phone and your walking shoes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Princess

    Solely compiled from archival footage, this expertly edited documentary about Diana, Princess of Wales and her treatment by the media would make a gripping double feature with ‘Spencer’.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nope

    After ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’, Jordan Peele adds another bold, intelligent, eerie and supremely entertaining horror masterpiece to his resume.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bullet Train

    Brad Pitt's charisma, scene-stealing supporting players and spectacular stunt choreography help this assassins-on-a-train action-comedy mostly prove a blast.

  • Food & Drink

    Joylab Curry Club

    Because the only thing better than one night of curry is eight nights of curry.

  • Food & Drink

    Big Thursdays at Hoppers Garden Bar

    Start the downward slide into the weekend with live music and speciality cocktails.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Studio 54 Roller Rink Disco

    It's time to get groovy, baby.

  • Gilbert and George: The Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Exhibition 2022

    This exciting new exhibition of contempoary British artwork confronts themes and social topics that are often considered taboo.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Waiheke Wine and Dine

    Banish those winter blues by cosying up by the fire with a glass of red at one of Waiheke's gorgeous wineries.

  • Food & Drink

    Beervana 2022

    The capital's Comic-Con for beer lovers is back for another round.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World

    This groundbreaking exhibition of works dating from as far back as 1350 is the largest exhibition of icons to be staged in Australasia.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes

    This mammoth exhibition is set to be the largest selection of ancient artefacts ever loaned by a museum to New Zealand.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lunchtime Drop-In Drawing Session

    Do you dream of being a famous artist? Manifest it the right way and practice your skills in the Auckland Art Gallery.

  • Travel & Leisure

    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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    T-Rex Skeleton at Auckland Museum

    The greatest predator that ever lived is headed for Auckland Museum.

  • Food & Drink

    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.

  • Food & Drink

    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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Yona Lee: Arrangement for 5 Rooms

    You've never seen a handrail quite like this before.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Civic Tours 2022

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

  • Food & Drink

    Straight to Churly's

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

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Sky

    Take your yoga practice to a whole new level — level 51, that is.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Twilight Tuesdays

    Wander through Auckland Museum's beautifully-lit galleries after dark.

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