Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Big Little City Event information for Thursday, 1st November



Media Alert
Wednesday, 31st October 2012

Event information for Thursday, 1st November 2012

Artweek by Cycle – BIG little City Late Night Tour
Venue: Starting location - 132 Symonds Street, Auckland CBD
Time: 5:30pm onwards

Explore the BIG little City’s streets with the wind in your hair on the late night bicycle tour – Artweek by Cycle. Cruise around downtown Auckland’s most prestigious contemporary and traditional art galleries and take in the sights of some incredible public artworks. Awaken the culture vulture within, and experience our modern city on wheels on a fun and fascinating tour.

Bookings: contact Julian on julian@nextbike.co.nz or 021 154 8371

BNZ Unlocked Collection Tour
Venue: 125 Queen Street, BNZ Building, Auckland CBD
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Behind the closed corporate doors of BNZ are some special, history-defining works of art. The BIG little City and its visitors have been invited on a rare ‘behind the scenes’ tour to view this extensive private art collection. Escape the office for lunch and wander the walls alongside the passionate art connoisseurs and tour guides from Auckland Walks.

Bookings: Tour is fully booked

BIG little City Late Art Night
Venue: Auckland CBD
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

An exciting line-up of the BIG little City’s finest traditional, contemporary and experiential galleries will have their doors open late for a visually enriching late night out. Rediscover the thriving gallery scene in Auckland’s art precinct and you appreciate the delicious ethnic eateries on offer at the Art of Dining market in collaboration with Eat Here Now in Khartoum place.

Joystick Orchestra
Venue: 74 Shortland Street, Gus Fisher Gallery
Time: 7:00pm
Taking orchestral sounds to a new and quirky level, Joystick Orchestra will wow the crowds with their unique improvised sound creation using joysticks. Featuring the works of artists Sean Kerr, Stuart Grimshaw and Andrew McMillan, this event is not to be missed.
Portraits of Stress and Pressure
Venue: 26 Lorne Street, Gow Langford Gallery

Sarah Hughes - Harvest
Venue: 26 Lorne Street, Gow Langsford Gallery

Total Internal Reflection
Venue: 74 Shortland Street. Gus Fisher Gallery

Surface Detail – Sarah Munro
Venue: 74 Shortland Street, Gus Fisher Gallery

The Portage Ceramic Awards
Venue: The Cloud, Auckland Waterfront

Waka – Kura’s 4th Annual Carving Exhibition
Venue: 188 Quay Street, PwC Tower, Kura Gallery

Living Room 2012
Venue: Aotea Square

Mid-City Thinking
Venue: Elliott Street, Auckland CBD

The Art of Fashion Windows
Venue: Tyler Street, Britomart

Auckland Art Gallery Exhibitions
Venue: Cnr Kitchener & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Art Gallery

Kate Small
Venue: 47 High Street, Anna Miles Gallery

BLAST!
Venue: Cnr Quay and Hobson Streets, Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum

Hartrell de Hurrigan
Venue: Level 1, 28 Lorne Street, Antoinette Godkin Gallery

Just a Wee Drop – Elliot Frances Stewart
Venue: Cnr of Rutland and Lorne Streets, Auckland CBD

Lost in a Dream
Venue: 33 High Street, Snake Pit Gallery

Digital Art Live: Crowd Control
Venue: Level 2, Aotea Centre

Spindal, an Exhibition by Sarah Dolby
Venue: Kitchener Street, Upper Khartoum Place, OREX Art Gallery

Tank Art Project
Venue: Wynyard Quarter

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Digital Evolution: Scoop Independent News Launches "Operation Chrysalis"

From today Scoop is beginning a process of public consultation with the political, business and civil society groups it has served for the past 15 and a half years.

"It is hoped that in time - with new leadership and increased community engagement - the chrysalis will incubate a new kind of Scoop, one which can sustainably continue Scoop's Mission 'to be an agent of positive change'", says Scoop Founder, Editor and Publisher Alastair Thompson.

"As big publishing shrivels, public participation in contributing and spreading news has grown. Scoop has evolved with this wave by providing an independent platform, committed to upholding democracy, providing a voice to all, and providing the public easy access to information about decisions which affect them." More>>

 

Parliament Adjourns:

Greens: CAA Airport Door Report Conflicts With Brownlee’s Claims

The heavily redacted report into the incident shows conflicting versions of events as told by Gerry Brownlee and the Christchurch airport security staff. The report disputes Brownlee’s claim that he was allowed through, and states that he instead pushed his way through. More>>

ALSO:

TAIC: Final Report On Grounding Of MV Rena

Factors that directly contributed to the grounding included the crew:
- not following standard good practice for planning and executing the voyage
- not following standard good practice for navigation watchkeeping
- not following standard good practice when taking over control of the ship. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On The Pakistan Schoolchildren Killings

The slaughter of the children in Pakistan is incomprehensibly awful. On the side, it has thrown a spotlight onto something that’s become a pop cultural meme. Fans of the Homeland TV series will be well aware of the collusion between sections of the Pakistan military/security establishment on one hand and sections of the Taliban of the other… More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf Satire:
The Politician’s Song

am a perfect picture of the modern politic-i-an:
I don’t precisely have a plan so much as an ambition;
‘Say what will sound most pleasant to the public’ is my main dictum:
And when in doubt attack someone who already is a victim More>>

ALSO:

Flight: Review Into Phillip Smith’s Escape Submitted To Government

The review follows an earlier operational review by the Department of Corrections and interim measures put in place by the Department shortly after prisoner Smith’s escape, and will inform the Government Inquiry currently underway. More>>

ALSO:

Intelligence: Inspector-General Accepts Apology For Leak Of Report

The Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Cheryl Gwyn, has accepted an unreserved apology from Hon Phil Goff MP for disclosing some of the contents of her recent Report into the Release of Information by the NZSIS in July and August 2011 to media prior to its publication. The Inspector-General will not take the matter any further. More>>

ALSO:

Drink: Alcohol Advertising Report Released

The report of the Ministerial Forum on Alcohol Advertising and Sponsorship has been released today, with Ministers noting that further work will be required on the feasibility and impact of the proposals. More>>

ALSO:

Other Report:

Leaked Cabinet Papers: Treasury Calls For Health Cuts

Leaked Cabinet papers that show that Government has been advised to cut the health budget by around $200 million is ringing alarm bells throughout the nursing and midwifery community. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news