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5 Fantabulous Things To Do In Auckland This Week

By Marilynn McLachlan
27th Mar 2017

Just because it’s Monday doesn’t mean you need to think boring. While Auckland is filled with a myriad of things to do over the weekend, it doesn’t slow down during the week.

Here are our top five picks of things to do in Auckland this week. Go forth and enjoy!

Walk The Walk

Love fashion? Love history? Then head along to Queen Street’s Smith & Caughey’s this week for an exhibition like no other. You’ll be able to answer questions such as which designer became one of New Zealand’s most famous madams, who made Trelise Cooper’s wedding dress and where the source of Zambesi is. Expect vibrancy, colour and style at this one-of-a-kind event.

What: Walk the Walk: A History of Fashion in the City

Where: Smith & Caughey’s, Queen Street

When: 22 March—1 April, 11am—5pm daily

Click here for more info. 

Wine And Dine

If you thought Tuesday was a day for hunkering down at home, think again. For one day only, Botswana Butchery is giving lucky foodies the chance to indulge in a four-course feast showcasing delicious new-season gourmet dishes with only the finest selection of meat, veges and seafood—think Bluff Oysters, Hapuka ceviche, wild venison loin paired with feijoa and gin jelly, baby beets and brandied raisins and minted peas. Finish is all off with a cheese platter and crackers. All this is paired with wine expertly matched to the dishes, cheers!

What: Harvest Dinner

Where: Botswana Butchery, Auckland City

When: Tuesday 28 March, 6.30pm

Click here for more info.

Food Truck Bliss

Who said you need to wait until dinner to enjoy a good ‘ol food truck feast? Not us, that’s for sure! This Wednesday, head along to Takapuna’s Smales Farm where various Food Space food trucks, carts and caravans will be serving up their delicious fare for you to fill that belly!

What: Food Truck Lunches

Where: Smales Farm

When: Wednesday 29 March, 11.30am—2.30pm

Click here for more info.

Fall In Love With The Beast

If Moana wasn’t enough to satisfy your Disney cravings, head along to Sylvia Park this week for an advance screening of Beauty and the Beast. This romantic, dynamic film will leave tears streaming down your cheeks one moment and laughing in delight the next. It is Disney at its best. Gather the girls, because this is one movie you don’t want to miss.

What: Girls’ Night At Hoyts

Where: Hoyts Cinemas, Sylvia Park

When: Wednesday March 29, 6.30pm

Cllick here for more info.

Shop ‘Til You Drop

If you’re anything like us, you love a good shopping spree. And, if you’re anything like us, you also like to do a little good in the world. This Thursday you can combine the two at the Designer Fashion Sale. Held at the Sapphire Room at Ponsonby Central, you can shop up a storm, all in the name of a good cause—Dress For Success—that helps women get the support, clothing and tools to thrive in work and life. With items of all price ranges, while you’re shopping, you can also enjoy treats from Yael Shochat of Ima Cuisine.

What: Designer Fashion Sale

Where: Sapphire Room, Ponsonby Central

When: Thursday 30 March, 5—8.30pm

Click here for more info.

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