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

 


Auckland Celebrates St Patrick’s Day

Auckland Celebrates St Patrick’s Day

Monday March 17th is St Patrick’s Day, but in true Irish tradition this year’s St Patrick’s Festival is going to be celebrated…..early!
Instead of Monday 17th St Paddies Day…. The Parade and Fleadh will be on Sunday March 16th!

Be first in the world to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and be on Queen Street at 12pm on Sunday 16th March for the Hugh Green Group St Patrick’s Parade when the world turns a little green. Featuring Irish inspired floats, traditional dancing, bands, and lots more.

Then at 1pm skip on down to Market Square, Viaduct Harbour, outside O’Hagans Irish Bar for the magical, musical Hugh Green Group Fleadh (festival of Irish culture, actually pronounced flar!) with dancing and singing, fun and frolicking, as only the Irish know how!

As a warm up to St Patrick’s Day check out the following Festival Events:

Sunday 9th March – Irish Society Fair Day, Fowlds Park – 11am till 5pm.

Saturday 15th March – St Patrick’s Eve Emerald Ball – 6.45pm till late.

St Patrick’s Festival – you have to be there to be sure!

For details go to www.stpatrick.co.nz or contact Pam Glaser on 027 4599 634pglaser@crackerjackpromotions.co.nz

“Saint Patrick was a gentleman, who through strategy and stealth, drove all the snakes from Ireland, here’s a drink to his health! But not too many drinks, lest we lose ourselves and then, forget the good Saint Patrick, and see them snakes again!” Author Unknown.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Overseas Investment: Auditor-General To Examine OIO

The Auditor-General is to examine how the Overseas Investment Office collects and manages information following a request from the parliament's finance and expenditure committee. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Bill English Living In Denial

The working poor have been a direct byproduct of the economic policies in vogue for the past 30 years or more, all over the Western world... That anger was evident in the Brexit vote, and it underlies the support for Donald Trump in the United States. More>>

ALSO:

Final Reading Of Parental Leave Bill: Families With New Babies Victims Of Veto

“For the first time ever, a Bill will have a third reading debate and no vote will be taken at the end because the National Government has used its veto – an extreme measure against families,” says the Bill’s sponsor, Labour MP Sue Moroney. More>>

ALSO:

Water, Pests, Erosion...: Commissioner Releases Mixed Report Card On Environment

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has released a mixed report card in her assessment of the state of New Zealand’s environment. “We are lucky to live in an exceptionally beautiful country, but we have some big issues to face up to” said Dr Jan Wright. More>>

ALSO:

Education: Private Schools Beneficiaries Of Extra Cash

“Not only did this year’s Budget freeze operational funding for state schools, but 86 per cent of secondary school principals say they don’t get enough funding, and the demand for school donations from parents is rising at 10 times the rate of inflation... Now we’ve got Hekia Parata proposing more cash for private schools." More>>

ALSO:

Shop Hours Bill Second Reading: Government Blocks Easter Trading Petition

The union representing retail workers is warning that the Government is out of touch with working people after passing the second reading of the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill, a law handing local authorities the power to permit trading on Easter Sunday. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news