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Sky Tower lights for Suffrage 125

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 12:10 pm | SKYCITY

A 13-metre high projection of the Suffrage 125 - Whakatū Wāhine logo will grace the Sky Tower this week to mark 125th anniversary of New Zealand becoming the first self-governing country in the world to grant women the vote. More >>

Sky Tower lights for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 4:55 pm | SKYCITY

Mai tēnei po ki te Rātapu, ka tūrama mātou i tō mātou @Sky Tower ki te kara whero me te kara mā, ki te whakanui i Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori. More >>

Memorial Firefighter Climb honours heroes lost

Monday, 3 September 2018, 1:50 pm | SKYCITY

More than 200 firefighters will climb the stairs of the Sky Tower in memory of the September 11 World Trade Centre attacks, as well as honouring those New Zealand firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty. More >>

Sky Tower lights up for Blue September

Friday, 31 August 2018, 3:17 pm | SKYCITY

The Sky Tower will be one of many iconic New Zealand landmarks to glow blue for Blue September, the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s national awareness campaign. More >>

Sky Tower lights as New Zealand’s largest daffodil

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 4:36 pm | SKYCITY

The Sky Tower will light to become New Zealand’s largest daffodil to show its support for the Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day on 31 August. More >>

Peter Gordon Unites Top Chefs for Charity Dinner

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 12:39 pm | SKYCITY

A star-studded chef line up including Al Brown, Nic Watt, and Kasey and Karena Bird will be bought together by Kiwi legend Peter Gordon for a fine dining dinner raising funds for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC). More >>

Million dollar views for just a gold coin

Friday, 27 July 2018, 1:43 pm | SKYCITY

New Zealand residents will be able to enjoy the view from the top of the Sky Tower for just a gold coin donation this Friday 3 August, with all proceeds going to Youthline. More >>

Poker player’s $35 hand nets a million-dollar pay out

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 3:55 pm | SKYCITY

A lucky Caribbean Stud Poker player last night turned a $35 stake into more than a million dollars at SKYCITY Auckland - winning one of the largest-ever progressive jackpot wins at a New Zealand casino. More >>

SKYCITY commits to action on climate change

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 10:40 am | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Entertainment Group has today joined with other major New Zealand businesses in committing to tackling climate change. More >>

Sun rises on Sky Tower for Matariki Festival

Friday, 29 June 2018, 3:22 pm | SKYCITY

From Saturday 30 June until Friday 20 July, the Sky Tower will be lit with an orange base, rising to a vibrant yellow at the top to depict a sunrise for Auckland’s Matariki Festival, celebrating Māori New Year and the rise of the Matariki constellation ... More >>

Sky Tower to beat red for Heart Kids Appeal

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 7:35 pm | SKYCITY

The Sky Tower will light up red like a beating heart for Heart Kids NZ Annual Appeal, the only New Zealand charity that supports Kiwi children and families affected by Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). More >>

NZ artists’ work to cover exterior of Convention Centre

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 12:22 pm | SKYCITY

Two of the largest pieces of public art ever created in New Zealand will soon adorn the exterior of the International Convention Centre under construction in central Auckland. More >>

Sky Tower shines bright as firefighters raise $1m

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 3:53 pm | SKYCITY

In honour of the fundraising efforts of firefighters across the country, the Sky Tower has lit red as the $1 million target has been smashed more than two days ahead of the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge held on 19 May. More >>

Sky Tower to glow pink for Mother’s Day

Friday, 11 May 2018, 1:37 pm | SKYCITY

In honour of mums everywhere, SKYCITY Auckland will light the Sky Tower in pink this Sunday night for Mother’s Day. More >>

Sky Tower dressed with poppy for Anzac Day

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 12:05 pm | SKYCITY

For the fifth year, the Sky Tower will wear a poppy to commemorate Poppy Day and Anzac Day, and to support the Auckland RSA’s Annual Poppy Appeal. More >>

How does the Sky Tower handle a lightning strike?

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 4:09 pm | SKYCITY

Following today’s media interest in the weather and the recent lightning strikes to the Sky Tower, please find below further information on how the tallest man-made structure in the Southern Hemisphere copes with lightning. Please feel free to use ... More >>

Extreme Sky Tower challenge event returns to Auckland

Monday, 9 April 2018, 1:02 pm | SKYCITY

Seven teams from the New Zealand Defence Force and emergency response services will go head to head in the second Tower De Force challenge, which reaches the Sky Tower’s highest point to raise funds for the Auckland RSA’s Annual Poppy Appeal. More >>

SKYCITY pledges to pay $20 minimum wage by 2020

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 9:32 am | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Entertainment Group has unveiled plans to pay its New Zealand-based staff at least $20 an hour by 2020; a move that will significantly increase the take-home pay of around 1750 people in Auckland, Hamilton, and Queenstown. More >>

Sky Tower glows lucky green for St Patrick’s Day

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:27 am | SKYCITY

The Sky Tower joins with many global landmarks turning clover green in celebration of St Patrick’s Day. More >>

Sky Tower glows for International Women’s Day

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 3:20 pm | SKYCITY

Tonight, the top of the Sky Tower will be lit in purple for International Women’s Day and in support of diversity and inclusion in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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