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The Stones Set to Continue Auckland’s Economic Roll

Published Monday 7 April 2014

Today’s announcement by The Rolling Stones that their Auckland concert will definitely  take place later this year is welcome news for New Zealand fans, and will provide further economic gain for Auckland following a bumper series of concerts. 

ANZ Viaduct Events Centre sponsorship announced

Published Monday 7 April 2014

Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre, owned and operated on behalf of Auckland Council by Regional Facilities Auckland, is to change its name to the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre as a result of a sponsorship from ANZ Bank New Zealand.

The Rolling Stones Tour Postponed

Published Wednesday 19 March 2014

The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry and disappointed to announce the postponement of the rest of their 14 ON FIRE tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of L’Wren Scott.

The countdown to Eminem’s Auckland concert has begun

Published Tuesday 11 February 2014

In just FIVE days’ time EMINEM will headline Rapture 2014 – the biggest outdoor hip-hop concert New Zealand has ever seen!  

Bruce Springsteen: Final Ticket Release for Both NZ Shows

Published Wednesday 29 January 2014

On the back of the news that Bruce Springsteen's new album 'High Hopes' has debuted at #1 in New Zealand, comes confirmation from Frontier Touring that a limited number of tickets in all price categories have just been released for both Bruce Springsteen concerts at Mt Smart Stadium this March. These tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.

Auckland Stadiums Strategy - Public Consultation

Published Thursday 23 January 2014

As part of Auckland Council’s Annual Plan, there is a proposed strategy for Eden Park, Mount Smart, Western Springs and North Harbour stadiums that involves developing new facilities, shifting some sporting codes and streamlining operations at each venue to more efficiently accommodate major events and ensure the venues’ long-term success.

Building of the Year Award for Auckland Art Gallery from World Architecture Festival

Published Wednesday 30 October 2013

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki has been awarded World Building of the Year at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF).

Eminem Concert Announced

Published Monday 21 October 2013

Dainty Group have announced an exciting collaboration with hip-hop icon Eminem to do headline shows with the world’s biggest rap and urban stars. The tour will include one New Zealand show, at Auckland’s iconic outdoor Western Springs Stadium on Saturday February 15th, 2014.

Bruce Springsteen to play second Auckland show

Published Tuesday 3 September 2013

After selling out their first stadium concert in record speed, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play a second show at Mt Smart Stadium on Sunday 2nd March 2014.

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band to Play Mt Smart

Published Friday 16 August 2013

After delivering in March 2013 what many critics and fans declared the ‘greatest rock and roll show on earth,’ Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have announced they are headed back to Australia and New Zealand in 2014 for their most extensive tour of our shores to date.

North Harbour Stadium to host FIFA U-20 World Cup Final

Published Thursday 15 August 2013

The official Host Cities for the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup were announced with North Harbour Stadium set to host the final. 

Big Day Out Sells Out Early Bird Tickets

Published Monday 12 August 2013

The return of the Big Day Out to Auckland has proven popular with the first release of 10,000 early bird tickets selling out within 45 minutes this morning.

Auckland Art Gallery Director Appointed

Published Tuesday 14 May 2013

Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA), the body that oversees Auckland’s arts, culture, heritage, leisure, sports and entertainment venues, has appointed Rhana Devenport as the new Director of Auckland Art Gallery. 

Big leap forward in breeding of rare frog

Published Monday 4 March 2013

For the first time, New Zealand's critically endangered Archey's frog - the world's most evolutionarily distinct amphibian - has been successfully bred from a long-term captive population at Auckland Zoo.Seven Archey's frog babies that hatched at the Zoo in early December from fertile eggs laid in October, are continuing to thrive.  Over 50 million years old and described as "living fossils", ...

Bryan Adams To Tour NZ For The First Time Since 1997

Published Friday 9 November 2012

“I’m getting back to the basics of the songs, just me and my voice. That’s how they all started…”

Floral Notes - a new musical about friendship, gardening and breast cancer

Published Wednesday 7 November 2012

An uplifting new musical by Geraldine BrophyAlso starring Jane Keller

The Arts Party Everyone's Invited To

Published Wednesday 7 November 2012

Theatre, music, dance and visual art for all at Auckland Arts Festival 2013

MARY POPPINS Ticket Sales Break Records

Published Saturday 13 October 2012

Robbie Macrae, director of THE EDGE, announced today that opening ticket sales for MARY POPPINS - The Supercalifragilistic musical have broken box office records for events at The Civic. “When MARY POPPINS opened on 18 October, it broke the box office record for advance sales for any event at The Civic. The previous record went back to 2004.” "I am thrilled that there has been such ...

World Firsts, Returning Friends and Rarities for APO in 2013

Published Tuesday 2 October 2012

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's 2013 SeasonA concert of music and dance celebrating the life of one of New Zealand’s most flamboyant icons, Carmen, embodies a year of innovation, premieres and world-renowned personalities for Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO).The APO unveils a programme of returning stars, new sponsors and New Zealand premieres and rarities at its 2013 season launch, ...

Auckland Art Gallery acquires key Gursky work

Published Thursday 20 September 2012

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki reveals its latest major acquisition.

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