Takapuna is home to various different entertainment options, from live shows, productions, performances or even a trip to the cinema, you certainly wont be short on ideas for entertainment when visiting Takapuna!
Auckland Live provides the largest platform for live arts and entertainment in New Zealand, with its venues and iconic places “ which include the Aotea Centre, Aotea Square, Auckland Town Hall, The Civic, Queens Wharf and Bruce Mason Centre “ the stages for presenting a programme of live performances, international companies, and local artists and arts communities . Championing new and existing works in theatre, dance, music and visual arts, Auckland Live prides itself on opening the doors to people of all ages to engage with the arts. www.aucklandlive.co.nz
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Opened in 1996 by then Governor General Sir Michael Hardie Boys GNZM GCMC, the Bruce Mason Centre has taken a leading role in arts and entertainment on the North Shore of Auckland. The auditorium seats 1101 patrons for events ranging from comedy to classical ballet, and the multi-purpose venue is also used for corporate events from conferences to cocktail evenings. Located in Takapuna, the centre is a short drive from Auckland's CBD and located in the heart of the dining district. The centre was named after one of New Zealand's greatest playwrights Bruce Mason, best known for The End of the Golden Weather, and visitors can see memorabilia on site, including his desk and typewriter. Ticketing Information Ticketmaster is the exclusive ticket seller for events at this venue. Buy tickets here, by calling (09) 970 9700 / 0800 111 999. Tickets can be booked in person by visiting the Bruce Mason Centre Box Office of the Aotea Centre Box Office in Auckland CBD. Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 9.00am “ 5:00pm 2 hours prior to performances
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