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

 


Celebrate Auckland Anniversary Weekend on Your Waterfront

Celebrate Auckland Anniversary Weekend on Your Waterfront


Auckland Anniversary Weekend on the waterfront is shaping up to be one of the best anniversary celebrations the waterfront has ever seen. We are excited to see the revitalised waterfront host an awesome line-up of events offering something for everyone’s taste.

St Jerome's Laneway Festival is making its way back to Silo Park for the second year and Auckland Seafood Festival is back on Halsey Wharf for all the seafood lovers.

There are also lots of free activities to get amongst throughout the weekend. So say happy 173rd birthday to the City of Sails by watching waka and dragon boat races, taking a boat ride, catching a busker as you stroll the promenade or just chill out with some awesome live music.

Congratulations to Brent Neighbour who has won a double pass to Auckland Seafood Festival for signing up to the Your Waterfront newsletter – enjoy!

International Buskers Festival

Wynyard Quarter & Viaduct

Friday 25 - Monday 28 January

Into its 13th year, the annual Auckland International Buskers Festival will be showcasing 11 of the most spectacular street performers on earth.

Make your way to the waterfront to catch these amazing performers put on a wacky show.

Read more >

Silo Cinema - The Sound of Music

Silo Park

Friday 25 January - 9pm

To celebrate Auckland Anniversary Weekend, Silo Cinema presents; The Mayor's Movie – The Sound of Music.

There’ll be generations who grew up with it, and generations who need to have it in their lives; it’s a crowd pleasing classic. Settle in this Friday night under the stars and watch the Von Traps belt out a few classics.

Read more >

Silo Sessions curated by Laneway Festival

Silo Park

Saturday 26 January - 12pm-6pm

This very special edition of Silo Sessions will take place just two days before the much anticipated Laneway Festival, and will feature an epic line-up curated by the Laneway programming team; SJD, Tigertown (AUS), Ghostwave, Tom Lark, and more.

Shop around at the Silo Markets, grab a bite, and enjoy the free tunes courtesy of Silo Sessions and St Jerome's Laneway Festival.

Read more >

Bluelight Kids Gone Fishin'

North Wharf

Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 January

If you’re heading down to the waterfront this Anniversary Weekend with the kids, make sure you check out Kids Gone Fishin’.

Join Graeme Sinclair and the team from Police Blue Light for a morning of fishing, face painting, and music. There will also be spot prizes up for grabs, including prizes for the biggest and ugliest fish caught.

The event is free but you will need to get a ticket online to secure a spot for the kids.

Read more >

Anniversary fun at Voyager

Voyager NZ Maritime Museum

Saturday 26 - Monday 28 January

The team at Voyager NZ Maritime Museum are celebrating Auckland Anniversary Weekend with a range of activities for the whole family.

Get the kids involved with a ship in a bottle workshop, or make and race your own air powered boats. Jump aboard a Ted Ashby or Breeze sailing and take in some of the Regatta action while you’re out there.

Read more >

Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta

Waitemata Harbour

Monday 28 January

Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta is one of the world’s oldest sailing regattas, incorporating events for all types of yachts big and small, dragon boats, tugboats, remote controlled yachts, and more.

There are 16 events happening in different parts of the Hauraki Gulf, so make sure you get down and see some amazing parades, races, and displays.

Read more >

© 2012 Waterfront Auckland | Kudos Web
Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe here.


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On The Greens Proposal To Gradually Lift The Minimum Wage

Heading into the election home stretch, voters have a clear choice about the best way to help low and middle income New Zealanders. They can do so by gradually lifting the minimum wage (as the Greens propose) or by a small tax cut, as the government seems about to announce.

The minimum wage boost – by 75 cents an hour to $15 in December, and then by gradual annual increments to $18 an hour by 2017 – that the Greens are talking about is just one part of a packet of employment measures that would include scrapping youth rates and the 90 day trial period, introducing a redundancy package of four weeks, offsetting any abatement effect of the policy package for those receiving Working For Families, and finally… ditching the exception made by the government (during the Hobbit negotiations) for workers in the screen industry, which denies them normal workplace safeguards and entitlements. More>>

 

Parliament Today:

2014 General Election: Voting Period Begins

The first votes for the 2014 general election will be cast today, Wednesday 3 September, as advance voting begins ahead of election day on Saturday 20 September. More>>

Two Dead, One Injured: Suspect Charged After Ashburton Shooting

Russell John Tully has appeared in Christchurch District Court. Tully has been remanded in custody on charges of murder of Peg Noble and Leigh Cleveland and attempted murder of Lindy Curtis. More>>

ALSO:

John Key Press Conference: Ashburton Shootings, Judith Collins Inquiry

Prime Minister John Key has delayed the release of Nationals’ fiscal policy in light of this morning’s shooting at a Work and Income office in Ashburton... Key also answered questions about Judith Collins, and confirmed that independent inquiry will be held with regard to allegations made against Collins. More>>

ALSO:

Internet MANA: Georgina Beyer Rocks The Waka

“There is now, and always will be, a range of views about many issues within our movement and members are free to express them, but Georgina’s views on Kim Dotcom are not shared by the MANA Movement leadership or the vast majority of MANA members and supporters around the country” states MANA Candidate for Waiariki, Annette Sykes. More>>

ALSO:

IGIS Update: Inquiry Into Release Of NZSIS Information

The Inquiry would be conducted in private and individuals would appear before her separately over a period of more than a week. She does not intend to name those summoned to give evidence until her report is published. “I can confirm that all persons summoned will be required to appear under oath...” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On John Key’s ‘Blame It On Judith’ Strategy

Right now, Prime Minister John Key seems intent on limiting the scope of any inquiry into his government’s dealings with Cameron Slater. The declared aim is to make that inquiry solely about Judith Collins’ behavior with respect to the Serious Fraud Office. More>>

ALSO:

Maori Council Lawyers' Statement: Supreme Court Decision On Maori Water Rights

“…the Supreme Court refused to give Pouakani people what they asked for, but may have given them something much, much better instead… the Supreme Court has questioned whether the Crown owns the River at all.” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Debate, And The Collins Accusation

Debating is a peculiar discipline in that what you say is less important than how you’re saying it. Looking poised, being articulate and staying on topic generally wins the day – and on that score, Labour leader David Cunliffe won what turned out to be a bruising encounter with Prime Minister John Key last night on TVNZ. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news