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Everything You Need to Put in Your Diary for November

Catch brand new art exhibitions, scoff delicious treats at an Italian festival and get groovy at a Studio 54-themed roller-disco — it's all happening around Auckland in November.
By Concrete Playground
November 01, 2022
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By Concrete Playground
November 01, 2022
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  • Food & Drink

    Frosé Your Way at Dr Rudi's

    Embrace summer with two hours of bottomless frosé by the water's edge — complete with fruity flavours and fun toppings.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Menu

    A culinary thriller-slash-black comedy with bite, this Ralph Fiennes- and Anya Taylor-Joy-starring cinematic dish is savage, savvy and slickly satisfying.

  • Food & Drink

    Golden Hour at Esther

    Celebrate the warmer months with this special sunset dinner deal.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Sleigh' at the Basement Theatre

    Auckland's favourite annual Christmas comedy show is making its hotly anticipated return.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Art of Black Grace 1/5

    This dazzling digital larger-than-life dance performance is taking up residence in Wynard Quarter this November.

  • Design & Style

    Ponsonby Central Christmas Markets

    Get a jump on your Christmas shopping before hitting one of the many delicious surrounding eateries for lunch and coffee.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Strange World

    Taking a journey to the centre of an otherworldly realm, Walt Disney Animation Studios' 61st film is heartfelt, urgent and visually stunning.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    The 'The Shape of Water' and 'Pan's Labyrinth' director's stop-motion take on the beloved 19th-century Italian tale might just be the most magical yet.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

    Benoit Blanc is back on the case in this sequel to 2019's whodunnit hit 'Knives Out', which serves up another smart and superbly cast puzzle box of a film.

  • Food & Drink

    Smales Farmers Market

    Auckland's newest farmers market arrives across the harbour.

  • 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.

  • Travel & Leisure

    New Balance Wellness Weekend

    Boot camp, boxing, barre and nutrition classes — a four-day health and wellness pop-up is hitting Auckland next week.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Auckland Museum Rooftop Tours

    Top off your museum trip with a visit to the historic building's exclusive rooftop.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bones and All

    Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell play cannibal lovers road-tripping through America's midwest in this evocative and exquisite film from 'Call Me By Your Name' director Luca Guadagnino.

  • Food & Drink

    Festival Italiano 2022

    Get ready to abandon any reservations with gluten and dairy.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Decision to Leave

    A seductive, stunningly shot noir murder-mystery and romantic thriller, Park Chan-wook's latest is one of the South Korean filmmaker's absolute best.

  • 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

    Mister Organ

    New Zealand filmmaker David Farrier has done it again, chronicling another story so wild that it can only be true — and this one started with an antiques store’s car park.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Seriously Red

    Paying tribute to the one and only Dolly Parton, this Australian comedy follows a plucky impersonator swapping the nine-to-five for playing her idol.

  • Food & Drink

    The Oyster Inn Sunday Sessions

    See your week out the right way — at this Sunday afternoon party filled with food, booze and tunes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths

    For his first movie in seven years, Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu ponders the weight of being a filmmaker in a feature both spectacular and indulgent.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    She Said

    Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan lead this powerful newspaper drama, which follows the journalists who broke the Harvey Weinstein story.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Compartment No. 6

    This charming and thoughtful strangers-on-a-train romance follows a Finnish student and Russian miner en route from Moscow to Murmansk.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Auckland Garden Design Fest

    Get a peek behind the fences surrounding some of the city's most stunning gardens.

  • Food & Drink

    Two-for-One Oysters at the Oyster Inn

    Get your mitts on a double portion of local Te Matuku oysters every Thursday this month.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in the Sky

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

  • Food & Drink

    Straight to Churly's

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

  • Food & Drink

    Hanami at Azabu Mission Bay

    Welcome the warmer months by enjoying delicious gin cocktails and tasty bites under the blossoms, beachside.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Twilight Tuesdays

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

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Toi Tu Toi Ora: Contemporary Maori Art Virtual Tour

    Virtually walk through this major exhibition exploring contemporary Māori art.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Barbarian

    Sublimely sinister, savvy and smartly executed, this creepy flick about an Airbnb mixup is one of the best horror movies of the year.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Tulip Portraits

    This series of portraits capturing tulips as they age hopes to inspire a sense of zen in the viewer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe's most electrifying instalment yet gets an engaging-enough sequel, which grapples with grief and also franchise box-ticking.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Studio 54 Roller Rink Disco

    It's time to get groovy, baby.

  • Food & Drink

    Tequila Ice Cream Afternoons

    This harbourside bar is now serving up boozy ice cream everyday.

  • 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

    Aotearoa Art Fair 2022

    Auckland's huge annual art showcase is coming back to The Cloud this spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Wonder

    Exquisitely led by Florence Pugh, this 19th century-set tale of faith versus fact is mesmerising, ambitious and sumptuous.

  • Food & Drink

    Food Truck Collective at Western Park

    Delicious eats and ice-cold drinks are all on offer as a flurry of food trucks arrive in the city.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Good Boss

    Javier Bardem is magnetic in this Spanish award-winner, which savagely and smartly satirises power, privilege and workplace life.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bros

    Billy Eichner and Luke Macfarlane shine in the first romantic comedy about two gay men to be released by a major Hollywood studio.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Age of Discovery

    If you like mysterious characters in your films and books, you'll want to catch this enigmatic exhibition.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Halloween Ends

    After the lacklustre 'Halloween Kills', the iconic slasher franchise returns with a weighty — and gory — apparent farewell to Michael Myers and Laurie Strode.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Adam

    Dwayne Johnson dons spandex and joins the DC Extended Universe, but can’t inject any personality into this blandly by-the-numbers superhero affair.

  • Food & Drink

    Hoppers Craft Beer Festival 2022

    Three days of tap takeovers, delicious food and live music.

  • Food & Drink

    Charcuterie Festival 2022

    A day dedicated to cured meats, cheeses and everything in between.

  • 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

    Thursdays I'm in Love

    Fall in love with this handpicked lineup of local talent every month.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Night of the 12th

    Drawn from a true story, this 'Zodiac'-meets-'Mindhunter'-style French investigative thriller is potent and gripping.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Good Nurse

    Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne star in this chilling true-crime tale about a serial killer in the medical profession.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Woman King

    Viola Davis is fierce, formidable and fantastic in this rousing historical epic, which brings the tale of the Agojie, the all-female west African warrior troupe, to the screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    North By Northwest, Auckland

    'Westside's' Antonia Prebble and 'Shortland Street's' Ryan O'Kane have taken the titular roles in the new stage production of Hitchcock's classic thriller.

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