5 Things To Do In Auckland This Week

By Marilynn McLachlan
3rd Apr 2017

Oh, hello April, where did you come from? Yep, 2017 is on a roll with the warmer months (yeah, we know they didn't happen) passing us by and here we are already four months in.

Never fear, because Auckland continues to dish up the goods—so make the most of your working week with these five things to do.

March 3 April

Laugh Lines April

Head along to Newmarket’s popular Lumsden Freehouse for a night of comedy, beer and popcorn. Cori Gonzalez-Macuer headlines the show, with USA David’s Deery hosting the event. It’s free entry and your chance to enjoy the beer of the month, MOA BEER South Pacific IPA. More info here.

Tuesday 4 April

Cosmic Shambles Live

Held at the ASB Theatre, this is comedy like none other!  Join host Robin Ince with a cast of leading scientists, comedians and performers for one night only. This is an event where nerds are stars, with discussions about earthworms, spreadsheets and everything in between. For more info, click here.

Flaps Retouched In Conversation With The Aunties

Post-Trump election saw millions of women around the world take to the streets in a Women’s March and this Tuesday, head along to the Basement to hear Auckland’s Aunties—Alex Casey, Jackie Clarke, Michele A’Court, Brie Hill and Emily Campbell discuss Beyond The Women’s March. More info here.


Thursday 6 April

New Lynn Night Market

It’s no secret that here at The Urban List we love a good night market—the smells, the taste, the vibe all make them an evening to remember.  This week, try new foods while listening to the Y13 students from Avondale College show off their talents. For more info, click here.

Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton

Head to Parnell’s The Tuning For this Thursday to hear modern day songster and bluesman Blind Boy Paxton show off his enormous talent. Legally blind, he’s been doing his thing since the 1920s, it will be a soul-warming night. For more info, click here.

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Image Credit: New Lynn Night Market

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