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

 


CBD parks alive with the sound of Music in Parks

Media advisory

18 December 2013

CBD parks alive with the sound of Music in Parks

Parks across Auckland’s CBD will be alive with the music of Auckland Council Music in Parks and the silver screen showings for Movies in Parks this summer.

These events are part of Auckland Council’s Music and Movies in Parks’ fantastic line up of free outdoor entertainment.

Cr Alf Filipaina, Chair Arts, Culture and Events Committee says that these events are a great chance to enjoy Auckland’s CBD during the summer.

“The CBD is not just about stores and universities, there are some great parks in our central suburbs, which are perfect for these types of events,” he says.

Filipaina continues, “No matter what part of Auckland you are from, why not grab the whānau and head in to the city and make a day of it.”

Music and Movies in Parks runs from Saturday 11 January until Saturday 22 March 2014 and features more than 70 musical acts and 18 movies in parks across Auckland.

A full listing of events across Auckland can be found online at:

Movies in Parks http://www.moviesinparks.co.nz/
Music in Parks http://www.musicinparks.co.nz/

Auckland CBD specific events:

Auckland Domain Band Rotunda

Aero Jazz Quartet & The Alan Brown Quartet
Sunday 12 January 2014
2pm - 5pm

Mark Baynes presents Quantum Blue & the Henrique Morales Quintet
Sunday 19 January 2014
2pm - 5pm

The Mira Lacey Ensemble, 2five9 & friends
Sunday 26 January 2014
2pm - 5pm

Equinox Jazz Quartet & Allana Goldsmith
Sunday 2 February 2014
2pm - 5pm

Auckland Jazz Orchestra & Spiral
Sunday 9 February 2014
2pm - 5pm

Auckland Domain Wintergardens

Tom Rodwell and Storehouse & The Coco Davis Band
Sunday 2 March 2014
3pm - 6pm

Beyondsemble, The Pipi Pickers & Steven Nai
Sunday 9 March 2014
3pm - 6pm

Grey Lynn Park
(MOVIE) Eagle vs Shark
Saturday 25 January 2014
6.30pm - 10pm (approx.)
Movie starts at approx. 8.30pm

Gunslingers Ball presents; Eb & Sparrow, The Broadsides, Tattletale Saints, Tami Neilson, Ten String Symphony
Sunday 23 February 2014
3pm - 7pm

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand

The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.

To the US, drones are a legitimate response to the threat posed by the al Qaeda organisation and its franchisees... To the US, the drones carry the added advantage of not putting US troops at risk on the ground, and minimises the need for putting them in large numbers in bases in the countries concerned, always a politically sensitive point.

The counter-argument, well articulated by security analyst Paul Buchanan on RNZ this morning, is that this particular drone attack can be said to amount to an extra-judicial execution of a New Zealand citizen by one of our military allies, in circumstances where the person concerned posed no threat to New Zealand’s domestic security. More>>

 

Parliament Today:

Policies: Labour’s Economic Upgrade For Manufacturing

Labour Leader David Cunliffe has today announced his Economic Upgrade for the manufacturing sector – a plan that will create better jobs and higher wages. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Life And ACC Work Of Sir Owen Woodhouse

With the death of Sir Owen Woodhouse, the founding father of the Accident Compensation Scheme, New Zealand has lost one of the titans of its post-war social policy. More>>

ALSO:

Bad Transnationals: Rio Tinto Wins 2013 Roger Award

It won the 2011 Roger Award and was runner up in 2012, 2009 and 08. One 2013 nomination said simply and in its entirety: “Blackmailing country”... More>>

ALSO:

Select Committees: Tobacco Plain Packaging Hearings

The Stroke Foundation is today backing the Cancer Society and Smokefree Coalition who are making oral submissions to the Health Select Committee in support of proposed legislation to remove of all branding from tobacco products. More>>

ALSO:

Milk: Oravida Asked For Cabinet Help

New evidence released by New Zealand First today reveals Justice Minister Judith Collins used her position to manipulate the Government to help her husband’s company, Oravida, after the Fonterra botulism scare, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More>>

ALSO:

With Conditions: Ruataniwha Consents Approved In Draft Decision

The Tukituki Catchment Proposal Board of Inquiry has granted 17 resource consents relating to the $265 million Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme in a draft decision that would open more of the Hawke’s Bay to irrigation. More>>

ALSO:

Fast Lanes, Campervans: Labour 'Making The Holidays Easier For Kiwi Drivers'

The next Labour Government will make the holidays easier and journeys quicker for Kiwi families driving on the roads, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Royalty And Its Tourism Spin-Offs

Ultimately the Queen’s longevity has been one of her most significant accomplishments. A transition to Prince Charles while the monarchy was in the pits of public esteem in the mid to late 1990s would have been disastrous for the Royal Firm. Far more congenial representatives have now emerged... More>>

ALSO:

Privacy (Again): ACC Demands Excessive Privacy Waivers

Labour: “This is just another example of ACC under National deliberately acting to deny treatment and compensation... Those who did fill in the form have effectively been victims of yet another ACC privacy breach. This time Judith Collins knew it was happening..." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news