Family

the West Side Story of the 21st century
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8 - 12 March The Civic A high-energy, visually explosive circus of urban acrobats, b-boys, trial bikers and contortionists who perform mind-blowingly dangerous tricks amongst towering skyscrapers. shortlist
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...make this show a priority. You won’t see anything like it again any time soon
Power Plant
8 - 19 March Auckland Domain A captivating nocturnal bush walk through enchanting, delicate light and sound installations created by five internationally acclaimed artists and with guest New Zealand artist sonicsfromscratch. shortlist
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scientific lessons subtly but firmly delivered
Lost At Sea
16 - 19 March Q Loft Two children become fascinated by the story of 28,800 yellow rubber ducks that are found floating aimlessly in the Pacific Ocean in this charming play. shortlist
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scientific lessons subtly but firmly delivered
Lost At Sea
25 March Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku Two children become fascinated by the story of 28,800 yellow rubber ducks that are found floating aimlessly in the Pacific Ocean in this charming play. shortlist
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Prayas Theatre Company bring to life a night festival of simmering tales, live m...
Whānui: Samaroh
18 March Sandringham Road Reserve Samaroh – The Great Indian Carnival is an immersive, interactive experience where the bustling streets of Mumbai are recreated in Sandringham Reserve. shortlist
expertly delivers
Nanogirl's Explosive Science World
Vodafone Events Centre Nanogirl, the superhero of the science world, and her assistant Boris, perform some new experiments in this science show that explores, explodes and excites young minds. shortlist
Be inspired by the creative young artists taking part in the Eye Spy. See their ...
Whānui: EYE SPY
8 - 26 March Auckland Wide Be inspired by the creative children taking part in Eye Spy. See their creativity flourish as they learn about photography and explore the world through a camera lens.
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A uniquely Polynesian call to action.
Whānui: FONUA
11 - 12 March Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku FONUA is a dynamic large scale theatre work showcasing the diverse voices of the Polynesian community in South Auckland. shortlist
a gateway to the arts across all of Auckland
White Night
18 March Auckland Wide Aotearoa's White Night is on again! A free cultural event with plenty of arty engagements. Six hours, non-stop, throughout Auckland. shortlist
ANTARCTICA is an installation celebrating the pristine scenery of the awe-inspir...
ANTARCTICA – while you were sleeping
24 - 26 March Auckland War Memorial Museum A celebration of the pristine scenery of Antarctica, this installation is a one-to-one scale projection of an iceberg on the walls of the Auckland War Memorial Museum. shortlist
such a high-calibre garden! What an absolute delight

loved the Festival Garde...
Festival Garden
8 - 26 March Aotea Square While away the summer nights, grab a bite to eat, meet friends, check out Festival artists and sink into some original sounds before heading to a show. shortlist
Mai ngā hau e whā, kua tae mai nei ki Aotearoa,
Nā te aroha, nā te kotahitanga,...
WHĀNUI
8 - 26 March Auckland Wide A series of new participatory works that come from partnerships between established artists and the creative communities of Tamakai Makaurau. FREE throughout Auckland. shortlist