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15° & RAINY ON MONDAY 21 OCTOBER IN AUCKLAND
By Concrete Playground
October 17, 2019
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The Best Things to Do in Auckland This Weekend

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By Concrete Playground
October 17, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Zombieland: Double Tap

    Covering similar territory to the original, this zombie sequel just manages to justify its existence — but the best material comes from its new cast members.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Despite its great cast, this dark fairytale fantasy is muddled and overblown with screensaver-like special effects.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Judy

    Renee Zellweger wears Judy Garland's ruby slippers as if they are her own in this exceptional performance — and she might just win her second Oscar for it.

  • Food & Drink

    Il Buco at Fitzroy Lounge Bar

    Ponsonby's Roman-style pizza institution returns.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Artweek Auckland

    Auckland's nine-day art celebration returns with drawing clubs, late-night events and food fit for a gallery.

  • Food & Drink

    Auckland Historic Bar Tour

    Visit five legendary venues and learn about local history on this pub crawl.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hustlers

    Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu sizzle in this smart, sultry crime drama, which brings a scathing true story to the screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    American Idiot

    This rock musical is based on Green Day's iconic 2004 album.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

    The 'Black Books' star is touring the country this October.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Goldfinch

    Despite seemingly boasting all the right elements, this book-to-screen adaptation mirrors its namesake and fails to fly.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix is in stunning form as Gotham’s clown prince of crime, but this nightmarish film often proves as thematically muddled as it is striking.

  • Food & Drink

    Hare Krishna Diwali 2019

    Head to this family-friendly festival for vegetarian food, traditional Bharatanatyam dance, henna and fireworks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Voyage to Aotearoa: Tupaia and the Endeavour

    This immersive exhibition follows the journey of Captain Cook's Endeavour from Tahiti to Aotearoa.

  • Food & Drink

    Root to Petal

    A three-week exploration into the world of plants.

  • Food & Drink

    Festival Italiano 2019

    The grand finale to a month-long partito.

  • Food & Drink

    Meat-free Monday at Saan

    Ponsonby's modern Northern Thai restaurant is going meat-free for October.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paint Your Date

    Your plus one is the canvas at this boozy painting event.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rambo: Last Blood

    The fifth film in the 'Rambo' franchise, 'Last Blood' delivers a level of revenge-fuelled violence unlike anything the series has ever seen.

  • Food & Drink

    Makers Anonymous Summer Heights Series

    A bottomless Saturday session — 16 floors up.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Owls Do Cry

    New Zealand's first great novel has been adapted for the stage.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Secret Lives of Colour and Scent

    An interactive exhibition playing on the relationship between colour and scent.

  • Food & Drink

    GLOW@Artweek

    Immerse yourself in a glowing world of incredible zero-waste art installations.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Art of Death

    A modern take on the historical art form of taxidermy.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Carried Away: Bags Unpacked

    Look inside over 150 historical bags and learn the fascinating stories behind them.

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