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Auckland’s Diwali Celebrations Underway

Monday, 18 October 2021, 12:02 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Diwali celebrations kicked off over the weekend, with the start of Auckland Diwali Festival’s 20 days of celebration in the lead up to Diwali, officially observed on 4 November this year. The Festival will look a little different this year with ... More >>

A World Of Fun At Home For Auckland’s Tamariki These Holidays

Friday, 8 October 2021, 3:05 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Sure, Charlie had fun at the chocolate factory, but this school holidays he’d be able to make his own giant chocolate fish cake without leaving home with the New Zealand Maritime Museum's online Make Bake Create activities – just one of an amazing ... More >>

Auckland To Host Leading Energy Experts In 2022

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 1:25 pm | Auckland Unlimited

  Auckland has won the bid to host the International Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) eGrid Conference in 2022. The hybrid conference, set to be held in December 2022, will bring together world-leading energy experts from government, ... More >>

Auckland Diwali Festival Cancelled. Online Celebration To Continue

Friday, 24 September 2021, 11:54 am | Auckland Unlimited

The Auckland Diwali Festival will not go ahead this year due to uncertainty about whether the region will be down to Alert Level 1 at the time of the festival on 30-31 October. Organiser of the festival, Auckland Unlimited, says the decision follows ... More >>

New venue for Auckland Lantern Festival 2022

Friday, 17 September 2021, 11:57 am | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland Showgrounds to host New Zealand’s largest cultural festival • Auckland Lantern Festival will take place at a new venue next year on 10-13 February. • The Auckland Showgrounds will host the four-day event, headlining Auckland’s Chinese ... More >>

New Zealand Fashion Week celebrates milestone online - 20 Years in 20 minutes

Friday, 3 September 2021, 9:30 am | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland’s Town Hall and Aotea Square may not have been transformed into the ultimate runway this year – not yet anyway - but that won’t stop New Zealand Fashion Week from celebrating 20 years. From humble beginnings two decades ago it has become an ... More >>

Greenlit film studio expansion reflects ongoing commitment

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 1:57 pm | Auckland Unlimited

A planned $35 million expansion for Auckland Film Studios will go ahead as soon as COVID-19 alert levels allow, after Auckland Unlimited re-confirmed its commitment to both the project and the region’s economically important screen industry. More >>

Time to uncover more iconic eats of Auckland

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 11:39 am | Auckland Unlimited

Nominations now open for the Iconic Auckland Eats 2021 list. Nominations are now open for Aucklanders to share their food stories and nominate their favourite dish for the 2021 Iconic Auckland Eats list. The inaugural Iconic Auckland Eats list was ... More >>

Auckland Film Studios Expansion A Major Boost For The Region’s Screen Industry

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 4:10 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Today’s announcement of $30 million New Zealand Government funding for a major expansion – including two new sound stages – at Auckland Council-owned Auckland Film Studios (AFS) will deliver crucial extra capacity for the region’s booming ... More >>

Time To Uncover More Iconic Eats Of Auckland

Monday, 2 August 2021, 9:40 am | Auckland Unlimited

Nominations are now open for Aucklanders to share their food stories and nominate their favourite dish for the 2021 Iconic Auckland Eats list. <img src="" width="720" height="480"> Apero - pork sausage served ... More >>

Auckland Diwali Festival Performer And Stallholder Applications Open

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 4:41 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland Diwali Festival 2019. Photo credit Auckland Unlimited. The Auckland Diwali Festival returns to Aotea Square and Queen Street for its 20th anniversary on 30 - 31 October this year. The hugely popular free, family friendly festival that celebrates ... More >>

Elemental AKL Festival Kicking Off On Wednesday

Monday, 12 July 2021, 10:40 am | Auckland Unlimited

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is set to heat up this winter, with Elemental AKL kicking off on Wednesday. The mid-winter festival runs from 14 July to 1 August with events and experiences located throughout the region catering to all tastes, budgets and ... More >>

Calling Employers Of Pacific Aucklanders

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 9:05 am | Auckland Unlimited

The search is on for Auckland employers keen to upskill their Pacific employees, via fully funded workplace-based training. Auckland Unlimited, the region’s economic and cultural agency, is connecting eligible employers and education providers to ... More >>

Auckland To Host World-leading Medical Conference

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 12:39 pm | Auckland Unlimited

· The 17th Congress of the Intestinal Rehabilitation & Transplant Association (CIRTA) is taking place in Auckland from 30 June – 2 July. · Experts will join the congress online and in-person at the Cordis Hotel to discuss the latest research ... More >>

Auckland Events Heating Up Winter Months

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 10:18 am | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland is heating up this winter with an impressive line-up of events taking place across the region, including The Lion King International Tour starting in June, a host of shows and festivals, and a whopping four All Blacks fixtures through to October. ... More >>

Elemental AKL Festival Returns This July

Monday, 10 May 2021, 11:21 am | Auckland Unlimited

  Elemental AKL is returning this July with an ever-growing number of events and experiences celebrating the culture, cuisine and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. From 14 July to 1 August, festivalgoers can experience art, food, music, ... More >>

Mural Celebrating Culture And Diversity Adds Colour To Tāmaki Makaurau Street

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 1:57 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Local artists and tertiary art students have collaborated to create a new piece of large-scale art that celebrates the culture and diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Students Nikita Sharma, Celia Lee and Jenny Zhong were chosen to design ... More >>

Auckland To Host Epilepsy Conference In 2022

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 4:21 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland has won the bid to host the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting for the Epilepsy Society of Australia The event, which will be held in November 2022, will bring together 250 specialists involved in the diagnosis, treatment and research of epilepsy from ... More >>

A Networking Exhibition Celebrating Māori Business In Tāmaki Makaurau

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 12:42 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Business leaders, decision-makers, and experts plan to head down to the Viaduct Harbour on Thursday, 22 April for the inaugural Tāmaki Makaurau Taki Hua Māori Business Showcase. This event has been developed by Auckland Unlimited, Auckland’s ... More >>

Auckland Welcomes Returning Family And Friends

Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 6:06 am | Auckland Unlimited

Choir sings emotional Welcome Home at Auckland Airport RELEASE SUMMARY • Auckland Unlimited has worked closely with industry to turn on an emotional welcome for families and friends arriving today at Auckland International Airport. • A choir singing More >>