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The Best Things to Do in Auckland This Week

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By Concrete Playground
June 27, 2022
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By Concrete Playground
June 27, 2022
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  • Food & Drink

    Free Oatly Oat Milk Coffees

    Because the only thing better than a coffee is a free coffee.

  • Food & Drink

    European Street Food Festival

    Ok, you're not swanning around Europe, but you can rug up warm and pretend you are.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Matariki ki te Manawa

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    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.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Elemental AKL: The Snugs

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

  • Design & Style

    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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Men

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lightyear

    This Buzz Lightyear origin story doesn't soar to infinity and beyond, but it benefits from lively voice work and a scene-stealing robot cat.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    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.

  • Food & Drink

    Glenfiddich Le Pique-Nique Noir

    Forget a wine match — each course in this four-course dinner designed by Josh Emett comes with a bespoke whiskey cocktail.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Light Up Onehunga

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Jurassic World Dominion

    The sixth film in the dinosaur franchise reteams OG stars Laura Dern, Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum — but even that can't save its extinction-level struggles.

  • Food & Drink

    Elmo's Winter Truffle Menu

    Think truffle-topped crayfish ravioli, shaved truffle over a four-cheese pizza and of course, truffle burrata.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

    'Drive My Car' may have won an Oscar, but Ryûsuke Hamaguchi's second powerful and poignant drama of the past year is equally as masterful.

  • 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

    Inside Dali

    This new multimedia exhibit is set to take you on a journey through the life of one of the world's most prolific surrealist artists.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    T-Rex Skeleton at Auckland Museum

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

  • Food & Drink

    FISH Urban Wine Tasting

    You'll enjoy six local and international drops and accompanying snacks — and none of the usual winery worries about catching that last ferry home.

  • 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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Live Jazz Sessions at Casita Miro

    Feel like you're a world away from Auckland's CBD as you gorge on delicious Spanish-style tapas and listen to live jazz from some of the city's best musicians.

  • 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.

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