March 16 - April 6, 2019. It’s 1983. Young Hemi ‘Jimmy’ Te Rehua is king of Whakatāne Astrocade. With no limit to his domination of Pac-Man and Galaga high scores, the boy genius hasn’t yet worked out how to win in the game of life. With help from the Astrocade’s grouchy owner and his plucky mum, Jimmy learns to stand up to bullies and to be brave.
May 3 + 4, 2019, 10pm. Willing to go that extra mile for the most minute detail? To be petty is not to be childish, it's to be specific, REALLY SPECIFIC, because every detail counts.Internationally acclaimed comedy cabaret bitches, Dwyer + York combine forces to address the very specific, small and somewhat meaningless issues that make us petty, but better than the rest.
July 18 - August 4, 2019 - past year at ASB Waterfront Theatre, Civic Theatre, Academy Cinema, Event Cinemas Queen St , Manukau, and Westgate, Rialto Cinemas Newmarket, Hollywood Avondale. International film festival, Wintergarden/Civic. Four weeks of feature films and shorts, including many of LGBTQ interest. See website for upcoming festival program and for events throughout the year.
January - March, 2020 (TBC) at Q Theatre. Festival with bite; experiences to satisfy the most discerning of creative palates; open access/ non-curated program with something for everyone to sink their teeth into: comedy, cabaret, theatre, circus, dance; local and international artists. Come for one/ stay for more live art, acrobatic extravaganzas + music - dance away your summer nights.
February 1-16, 2020. Main Events: SUN Feb 9th - Big Gay Out; SAT Feb 15th - Auckland Pride Parade on Ponsonby Rd, Tole St to Western Park, with fabulous floats and carnival atmosphere; plus the official closing celebrations. See full listings:
February 15, 2020, 7:30pm on Ponsonby Road. The largest and loudest carnival of equality and diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand brings together people from across the islands to celebrate our Rainbow communities. A colourful and inclusive reflection of this great city, with its incredible cultural diversity, and firm crowd favourite on Auckland’s summer calendar.
Early February, 2020 (TBC). Events over six days to celebrate the 11th Furry Festival. The awesome week of fun this past year included the return of Comedy Night, the Mr Bear contest, Tri-Nations and a special All Stars Bear Drag Night!. See updates: