What's On This August & September
Visa Wellington on a Plate
Visiting the capital this month? You’ll be in for a real treat. Visa Wellington on a Plate is back this August with a host of events to please the crowds. From bread making classes to vegan celebrations and Going Around the World in 10 Courses. Check out all the details on their website.
Restaurant Month in Auckland
The foodie celebration continues in Auckland with a special evening at Euro Bar with Gareth Stewart and from Australia’s Aria restaurant Joel Bickford. The Taste of Aria event will explore Joel’s original dishes menu across the 5 courses. Tickets are strictly limited to the 29th of August night from iTicket.
200 Women Exhibition
The special exhibition, curated around the international book 200 Women: who will change the way you see the world - on show at Aotea Centre, Auckland. The Speak Up! event will feature a host of kiwi women including Green Party MP Chloe Swarbrick, on the 8th of September which is the 125th anniversary of women's right to vote.
Chicago: The Musical
The number one longest-running musical in America is dancing it’s way to the stage at The Civic from the 25th of August. Catch the two hour multi-award-winning performance that The Times UK describe as “the sharpest, slickest show on the block”.
P!NK’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour
P!nk hasn't been in our realm of the world for over 10 years so it comes as no surprise that her kiwi fans demand has P!nk performing a total of 7 shows in NZ (one in Dunedin and six at Spark Arena in Auckland!) . P!nk’s concert isn’t just the standard music, her acrobatic skills will have you in a spin. There’s a very limited amount of tickets left so if you fancy going, I'd snag one asap if I was you!
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Fresh from overseas shores, Unknown Mortal Orchestra are set to return home this September with a string of shows in celebration of their fourth studio album, Sex & Food. Ruban Nielson’s group will play to crowds in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington & Auckland.
Auckland Museum’s Women & Equality in Aotearoa
Auckland Museum presents “Are We There Yet?” an exhibition on the anniversary of 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand. Photographs, posters, history and a specially created short-film by Gaylene Preston makes this exhibition a must see.
Vegan Vibes Food Festival
If all of the glorious foodie events in August wasn't enough, Vegan Vibes Festival is set to take over the beautiful landscape of Mount Maunganui again this September. The team behind Vegan Vibes have promised that Soper Reserve will be filled to the brim with food, body, leisure, footwear and fashion plus a host of guest speakers, workshops and entertainment.
Listen In Auckland
Listen In Auckland is a brand new indoor festival taking over Spark Arena on the 28th of September with the likes of Skrillex, A$AP Rocky, Skepta, Quix and Lil Skies. The festival comes to us from our Australian mates at Listen Out who are bringing the event to NZ shores for the first time. Tickets and packages are available from Ticketmaster if you want to get amongst this musical extravaganza.