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Published May 25th 2018
Be entertained this June with this list of fun events
Auckland will be showcasing a range of free & ticketed events throughout June. There will be an event for all interests, ages & budgets with the list below:
1. Ballet Revolucion When: 1 & 2 June 2018
Where: The Civic, Cnr Queen & Wellesley Streets, Auckland Cost: Tickets range from $69.90-$115.00 Details: Direct from Cuba, Ballet Revolucion is a show that has taken Europe by storm and it will be returning back to New Zealand this June. The event will feature breathtaking contemporary moves with salsa and Cuban dance. Click here for the website.
Details: This event will be with Brahmachari Shraddhamrita Chaitanya a monastic disciple of Sri Mata Amritanandamyi Devi. The Silent Meditative Live-in Retreat reinforces existing spiritual practices and provides the foundation for a lifetime of meditation practice. Suitable for all levels. Ticket includes accommodation and all meals throughout your stay. Click here for the website.
3. Mid-Winter Feast When: 2 June 2018: 7pm-10pm Where: Rothko at Sculptureum, 40 Omaha Flats Rd, Matakana Cost: $95pp
Details: Following the sold-out success of last year, this delicious event returns back and it will feature a two-course shared feasting menu, matched with Sculptureum wines at Rothko. The menu will be designed by Rothko Head Chef Jarrod McGregor and a guest chef. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Rothko at Sculptureum Facebook
4. Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening
When: 2 June 2018: 8pm-10:30pm
Where: Logan Campbell Centre, 217 Greenlane Rd West, Epsom
Cost: See website for ticket pricing
Details: This show will feature the band's powerful life performances of Zeppelin classics with Bonham's historical, personal input to provide a unique storytelling adventure. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening Down Under Tour Facebook
5. Courage, Connection & Badassery
When: 2 June 2018: 12:30pm-8pm
Where: Cordis Auckland, 83 Symonds St, Auckland
Cost: Adults: $187pp, Mother & Daughter Combo: $157pp & Group 8 : $167pp
Details: This event will showcase six dynamic inspiring speakers chosen because of their courage and badassery. Tickets include speaker shows, prizes, goodie bags, entertainment, photo opportunities, meet & greet, and Kung Fu Girl After Party. Click here for the website.
6. Sancta Maria College- Grease
When: 6-9 June 2018:7pm-9:30pm
Where: BNZ Theatre at Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Rd, Manukau
Cost: Adults: $28pp, Under 18yrs: $18pp & Family: $75
Details: This musical is about teens in love in the 50s. It is California 1959 and greaser Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski are in love. They spend time at the beach and then they go back to school- what neither of them knows is that they both now attend Rydell High. Click here for the website.
7. Soul Lounge
When: 7 June 2018: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Mangere Arts Centre- Nga Tohu o Uenuku, Cnr Orly Ave & Bader Drive, Mangere
Details: Be prepared for an evening filled with a line-up of performances by TJ Taotua and the Ministry of Tone with The Standard, La Coco, Miss Hannah, Molee Tauo, Keshia & DJ Lokey. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Mangere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku Facebook
8. Maniacs United Professional Wrestling: Thrills n Chills
When: 9 June 2018: 5:45pm-8:30pm
Where: Henderson Valley School, 389 Henderson Rd, Henderson Valley
Cost: Adults: $15pp, Children: $10pp, Family: $35 – Door Sales: Adults: $20pp, Children: $10pp & Family: $40
Details: This family-friendly event will feature the first round of the New Zealand Professional Wrestling tag team Championship tournament. It will certainly be one live show like no other in the country. Click here for the website.
9. Moet & Chandon Grand Day Brunch
When: 9 June 2018: 11:30am-1:30pm
Where: HQ Headquarters Viaduct, 115 Custom St, Auckland
Details: This 18yrs event will be a worldwide celebration toasting the grandest of Moet Moments with a three-course brunch, sharing platter, one flute of Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial on arrival, and limited edition Maggie Marilyn scarf. Click here for the website.
10. Antique & Collectors Fair
When: 9 & 10 June 2018: 9th: 10am-5pm & 10th: 10am-4pm
Where: Clevedon Community Centre, 3 Papakura-Clevedon Rd, Clevedon
Cost: Gold coin donation
Details: The Fair will showcase all things antique and collector with furniture, vintage tools, china, linen, crystal, art, glass, silver, clocks, books, jewellery- vintage & modern, collectables, vintage items and much more. Click here for the website.
11. Le French Village
When: 9 & 10 June 2018: 9th: 9am-10pm & 10th: 9am-4pm
Where: The Cloud, Queens Wharf, Auckland
Cost: Adults: $5pp & Children: Free
Details: This event will feature more than 75 stalls with all things French! There will be delicious French food, wine, fashion, language, petanque, concerts, games, kids activities, entertainment, and much more. Click here for the website.
12. New Zealand Boutique Wine Festival
When: 10 June 2018: 11:30am-7pm
Where: Imperial Lane, 7 Fort Lane, Auckland
Cost: General Admission: $39pp & VIP Admission: $150pp
Details: There will be over 30 small production wineries from across the country that will be at this indulgent event. The festival will also showcase entertainment, masterclasses, samples, tastings, special guests, talks, stalls, pop-ups and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Boutique Wine Cellar Facebook
13. Sunday Town Hall Organ Concert
When: 10 June 2018: 2pm-3:30pm
Where: Auckland Town Hall- Great Hall, 303 Queen St, Auckland
Details: This spectacular concert will showcase internationally acclaimed Australian organist Christopher Wrench performing a selection of classical and contemporary works for music lovers of all ages. Click here for the website.
14. Pacific Dance Festival
When: 2-23 June 2018
Where: Mangere Arts Centre- Nga Tohu o Uenuku, Cnr Orly Ave & Bader Drive, Mangere
Cost: Tickets range from $12-$60pp
Details: This Festival will offer a fresh and diverse showcase of works by Pacific choreographers in a season celebrating New Zealand's vibrant Pacific dance scene. There will be live performances, workshops, activities, entertainment, film screenings, Pacific dance costume exhibition, and more. Click here for the website.
15. Waste Free Parenting Workshop
When: 12 June 2018: 7pm-9:30pm
Where: Pukekohe Town Hall, Cnr Massey Ave & Edinburgh St, Pukekohe
Cost: Individual: $35 & Couples: $30
Details: This Workshop will be humorous, entertaining and inspirational! It will be filled with tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste in your home especially with young children in the house. Click here for the website.
16. First Dates Singles Party
When: 14 June 2018: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Twentyone, Level 3, SkyCity, Cnr Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland
Details: This 20yrs event will be back on again and it will be gathering everyone looking for love or simply a first date. Tickets include one drink (house wine, beer or non-alcoholic drink), light finger food, fun games, and prizes to be won. All proceeds from ticket sales go to Kidz First Children's Hospital. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from SKYCITY Auckland Facebook
17. Bombay Talkies: Winter Masquerade Social When: 16 June 2018: 10pm-3am
Where: Tom Tom Bar & Eatery, Victoria Park Market, 27 Drake St, Freemans Bay
Cost: General Admission: $25pp, Couple Admission: $45pp & VIP Experience for 6: $240
Details: This 18yrs event will be New Zealand's first Bollywood Masquerade and this Black Tie event will feature DJs and entertainment. Click here for the website.
18. Weekend Sewing for Beginners
When: 16 & 17 June 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama Rd, Kohimarama
Details: This course will feature learning functional skills and how to set up a sewing machine and basic sewing skills. Learn how to do alterations and repairs to a garment, putting a zip, machine darning, adjusting waist of a skirt using mock-up samples and more. You can bring your own items too. Click here for the website.
19. Michael Bolton Symphony Tour
When: 19 June 2018: From 8pm
Where: The Civic, Cnr Queen & Wellesley Streets, Auckland
Cost: From $125pp
Details: Multiple Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist Michael Bolton will be returning to New Zealand, performing at The Civic for one night only. The evening will feature Michael performing with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Michael Bolton - Aust/NZ Tour 2018 Facebook
20. Tantric Awakening
When: 23 & 24 June 2018
Where: Blue Lotus Clinic, 48 Newbury Place, Albany
Cost: $775 per couple
Details: This 18yrs event will feature a weekend of workshops where you will have the opportunity to explore many sacred techniques, learn to reinvigorate any intimate relationship, improve intimacy with trust and communication, explore and practice connecting and more. Click here for the website.
21. Winter Wedding Fair
When: 24 June 2018: 10am-12pm
Where: Highwic, 40 Gillies Ave, Epsom
Details: This event will feature the best wedding professionals and stalls including photography, wedding cakes, wedding gowns, and much more. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Winter Wedding Fair Facebook
22. Tartan Day Tattoo Celebration
When: 24 June 2018: 1:30pm-4pm
Where: North Shore Events Centre, Silverfield & Argus Place Entrances, Wairau Valley
Details: This family-friendly fun event will showcase festivities including entertainment, pipe bands, drums corps, Scottish and Highland Dance performances, Marching Team, activities, and much more. Click here for the website.
23. Chris Cornell Memorial Night
When: 29 June 2018: 5pm-3am
Where: Ding Dong Lounge, 26 Wyndham St, Auckland
Details: This 18yrs plus event will be celebrating the life of late musical legend Chris Cornell with live music featuring a stellar line-up of musicians playing all eras of Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of The Dog and Chris's solo work. Click here for the website.
24. Vibe Youth Arts Festival
When: 30 June 2018: 11am-4pm
Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 426 Great North Rd, Henderson
Details: This free festival will celebrate youth talent in the West with entertainment, music, dance, performances, exhibitions, graffiti art, art workshops and activities. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Let's Talk About It - NZ Facebook