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SkyCity Is Shining A Light On 100 Years Of Poppy Appeal

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 5:41 am | SKYCITY Auckland

Sky Tower will light red in the lead up (April 22 – 25) to ANZAC Day to support and raise awareness of the RSA’s annual Poppy Appeal, now in its 100th year. Auckland & District RSA President Graham Gibson says “having the Sky Tower lit up ... More >>

SkyCity Lights Pink For Breast Cancer

Saturday, 2 October 2021, 5:59 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

Tonight, and tomorrow the Sky Tower and SkyCity Hamilton’s Historic Dome will join iconic landmarks around New Zealand in lighting pink to put the spotlight on breast cancer this October. In support for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ, two of ... More >>

Sky Tower Lights For Mental Health Awareness Week

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 6:08 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

In support of the Mental Health Foundation’s annual Mental Health Awareness Week, tomorrow night the Sky Tower will go swirl in dynamic blues. This year the theme is ‘take time to kōrero / mā te kōrero, ka ora’ which is about connecting ... More >>

Sky Tower Lights For World Suicide Prevention Day

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 4:36 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

Sky Tower - World Suicide Prevention Day As a mark of respect for the families who have lost loved ones to suicide, tomorrow night the Sky Tower will join many others from around the world and be lit as a large candle. In support of World Suicide Prevention ... More >>

Sky Tower Supports Starship Fundraiser

Monday, 3 May 2021, 2:08 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

Tonight the Sky Tower will light pink and purple in support of Starship Hospital’s Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICA) fundraising campaign. Starship’s PICA is the only dedicated children's intensive care unit in Aotearoa. It is where our most ... More >>

SkyCity Celebrates The 36th America’s Cup

Friday, 12 March 2021, 12:00 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

Yachting fever has taken over SkyCity Auckland, as proud partners of Emirates Team New Zealand in their defence of the 36th America’s Cup. To celebrate the world’s fastest sailors taking flight on the Waitematā Harbour this weekend, a jib sail ... More >>

Sky Tower Shines For Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli

Monday, 22 February 2021, 5:01 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

SkyTower lit in colours of the Italian flag. Following Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli's impressive 7-1 victory over INEOS TEAM UK in the Prada Cup, the Sky Tower will be lit in the colours of the Italian national flag tonight. "Having shown our support ... More >>

Sky Tower Reminds Kiwis To Scan

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 3:58 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

From tonight, the Sky Tower will display a giant QR code to remind Kiwis of the importance of scanning in, should there be another outbreak of COVID-19 in the community. An enormous banner more than 3 metres wide and 5 metres high will hang from the base ... More >>

Sky Tower Shines Bright For Rainbow Community

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 4:23 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

Standing tall for love, diversity, and equality, Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower will shine all the colours of the rainbow tonight and for the rest of the week to celebrate the 2021 Auckland Pride Festival. The Sky Tower is the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest ... More >>

Sky Tower Shines Bright To Celebrate COVID-19 Alert Level 1 In Auckland

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 8:13 am | SKYCITY Auckland

Rainbow Sky Tower. Tonight, at sunset the Sky Tower will be lit yellow and white until 11.59pm, then at midnight all the colours of the rainbow to celebrate Auckland’s move to Alert Level 1. It is also SkyCity’s way of thanking Aucklanders for coming ... More >>

Sky Tower Pulses Red For World Heart Day

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 8:54 am | SKYCITY Auckland

This evening the top of the Sky Tower will pulse red to mimic a heartbeat for World Heart Day. World Heart Day is an initiative of the Heart Foundation to raise funding for vital research that will save lives and improve the quality of life for the 170,000 ... More >>

Sky Tower Lights For New Zealand Chinese Language Week

Monday, 21 September 2020, 9:43 am | SKYCITY Auckland

On Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd September, the Sky Tower will be lit in pink and teal to celebrate New Zealand Chinese Language Week 2020. The New Zealand Chinese Language Week seeks to raise awareness of Chinese language and culture. Running from ... More >>

SkyCity Auckland Community Trust Call For Applications

Friday, 18 September 2020, 10:47 am | SKYCITY Auckland

Applications for the SkyCity Auckland Community Trust are now open and local community groups from the Far North to the Bombay Hills are encouraged to apply for funding before 5th October 2020. SkyCity Auckland Community Trust is committed to making ... More >>

Sky Tower Turns Blue For Father’s Day

Friday, 4 September 2020, 12:36 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

The Sky Tower will be lit blue this Father’s Day, to say thank you to all the Fathers and Father-figures in our lives. The Sky Tower is the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest free-standing structure. Based in the heart of Auckland, it is one of New ... More >>

Sky Tower Shines Blue In Honour Of Fallen Police Officer

Sunday, 21 June 2020, 6:40 am | SKYCITY Auckland

Blue Sky Tower. On Saturday night the Sky Tower was to be lit blue in honour of Auckland Police officer, Constable Matthew Dennis Hunt who was killed in the line of duty on Friday. 33 officers have died while serving and protecting New Zealand. ... More >>

Sky Tower Shines For Eid Al Fitr

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 3:30 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

From Sunday 24th May for two nights the Sky Tower will be lit green and white in honour of Eid al Fitr, “The Festival of Breaking the Fast” – a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world to mark the end of Ramadan. Chairperson of ... More >>

Sky Tower Turns Pink For Mother’s Day

Friday, 8 May 2020, 9:08 am | SKYCITY Auckland

To celebrate mums across the globe, SkyCity is lighting the Sky Tower pink for Mother’s Day. This Sunday evening, the top and the base of the Sky Tower will be lit in vibrant pink, celebrating and recognising all the mothers and mother-figures in our lives. ... More >>

Sky Tower Turns Into A Poppy For ANZAC Day

Friday, 24 April 2020, 8:14 am | SKYCITY Auckland

Sky Tower - Poppy Lighting. From Friday 24th April until Sunday 26th April, the Sky Tower will be lit as a large Poppy to show support for ANZAC day and the RNZRSA. The poppy is a symbol of remembrance and hope and SkyCity is proud to show support ... More >>

Sean Connolly leaves long-lasting legacy at SkyCity Auckland

Friday, 6 December 2019, 4:59 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

Celebrity chef Sean Connolly is hanging up one of his many hats and calling last orders, as he departs from his role as Signature Chef at SkyCity Auckland’s The Grill and Gusto at the Grand. Sean’s last day at SkyCity will be 31 December 2019. ... More >>

Sky Tower to beat red for Heart Kids Appeal

Friday, 7 June 2019, 3:31 pm | SKYCITY Auckland

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). Every week, 12 babies are born with a congenital ... More >>