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5 Splendid Things To Do In Auckland This Weekend

By Ava Wardecki
12th Jun 2017

5 Splendid Things To Do In Auckland This Weekend

Oh Auckland, you’re a gift that keeps on giving! With all kinds of activities happening year, month and week round, there’s never a shortage of things to awesome things to keep us busy-bodies thoroughly occupied. This week we’re in for a treat with everything from curry and coffee to musicals and morning raves.

Curries And Beersies

Beer lovers, rejoice—Auckland Beer Week is here! If you like your beer with a korma, jalfrezi or tikka masala, boy do we have the event for you. From Monday to Thursday, The Brewers Co-operative are pairing their refreshing beersies with comforting curries. For just $30, you’ll get to experience four beers and four curries. Talk about the perfect combo!

What: Curry And Beer Matching
Where: The Brewers 
Co-operative, 128A Victoria Street West, Auckland City
When: Monday, June 12—Thursday, June 15

A Good Cup Of Coffee

Grab a morning coffee and do some good this Tuesday. The friendly folk at Goodness Gracious are offering a comforting cup of free (yes, free!) coffee in exchange for a can of food. The best bit? All cans will be donated to the Auckland City Mission food bank. Donate a can (or two) from 7.30am to get amongst this awesome event. Coffee never tasted better!

What: A Can For A Coffee
Where: Goodness Gracious, 2A New North Road, Eden Terrace
When: Tuesday, June 13 from 7.30am—9.30pm

Rave It Out

Out late partying until the AM? Puh-lease, that’s sooo predictable. Partying only and exclusively in the AM is where it’s at! That’s right, start your day off the right way with a morning rave at Morning People at Whammy Bar. Set your alarm bright and swap your green-tea-chai-matcha-latte-chino-juice for some pumpin’ tunes to get you really amped up for the day ahead.

What: Morning People feat. Suren Unka
Where: Whammy Bar, 183 Karangahape Road, Auckland City
When: Wednesday, June 14 from 6.30am—8.00am

Movies, Coffee And Burgers

Celebrate the series premiere of Viceland’s Jungletown at K’ Road’s Holm with a free screening of it this Wednesday. This new series follows a bunch of interns and an entrepreneur attempting to build the “world’s most sustainable town” deep in a jungle in Panama. In keeping with the sustainable theme, there’ll be free coffee up for grabs as well as half-price vegan burgers from Wise Boys—including a special Jungle Burger for this night only!

What: Viceland Presents: Jungletown
Where: Holm, 295 Karangahape Road, Auckland City
When: Wednesday 14 June, from 5.30pm—9pm

Get Set To Rock ‘N’ Roll

The Civic’s latest musical is bringing Broadway and West End to Auckland. Put on your dancing shoes because Million Dollar Quartet celebrates all things rock ‘n’ roll. The high-energy musical takes us back to December 4, 1956 when four of the most popular rock icons got together for an unplanned jam. You’ll be groovin’ in your seat as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins take the stage.

What: Million Dollar Quarter
Where: The Civic, corner Queen and Wellesley Streets, Auckland City
When: Tuesday, June 13—Sunday, June 18

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