Events

The PumpHouse: The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie

July 27th, 2022 - August 7th, 2022

Through the thick fog of the English countryside, a lost traveler whose car has broken down stumbles up to a manor house looking for assistance only to find the owner of the house, Richard Warwick, shot dead in his wheelchair and his wife standing nearby holding a gun. But when the police arrive and begin their investigation, they discover that no alibis are foolproof and that no members of the family are free from the entanglements that Richard Warwick tied them up in.

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Takapuna-Winter-ights

Takapuna Winter Lights 2022

July 28th, 2022 - July 31st, 2022

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We're bringing it back for 2022! 🤩❄️✨ Takapuna Winter Lights in association with Auckland Unlimited is proud to be part of Elemental AKL. The Takapuna community will come together to keep winter alive for four nights this July. The all-ages outdoor sensory experience is a free event in the heart of Takapuna that will bring communities and families together and is on its way to becoming an annual highlight on the Takapuna arts and cultural calendar. Takapuna Winter Lights will be held at Takapuna’s Hurstmere Road and Green, 28-31 July 2022 and is proudly brought to you by the Takapuna Beach Business Association, SILO, AMD, Go Media, Devonport Takapuna Local Board and Auckland Unlimited. Lights are on from 5-10pm, so dress up warm, pop in for a bite & drink at your favorite restaurants and bars and let your senses guide you through Takapuna Winter Lights 2022.

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Creative Talks at The PumpHouse Theatre: Jules Older

August 1st, 2022 - August 1st, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jules Older Psychologist and Children’s Author Jules Older after gaining his Ph.D. in clinical psychology worked with impoverished students at Brooklyn College. On moving to New Zealand the first time he designed the first behavioural science course in the world’s southernmost medical school. He returned to the University of Vermont, where he taught Human Behaviour to medical students by day, and Writing For Real to aspiring writers at night. Jules has published more than 25 children’s books, edited two ski magazines, and has been the ski blogger for the San Francisco Chronicle. His work has won pretty major awards in four countries. Jules will share his thoughts and experiences of being a ‘creative’.

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Bruce Mason Centre: Lisa Lorrell & James Harrison - Morning Melodies

August 8th, 2022

Join Lisa Lorrell and James Harrison as they perform a programme of dynamic duets and soulful solos chosen by Morning Melodies audiences themselves! This performance is part of the Auckland Live Morning Melodies 2022 season.

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Bruce Mason Centre: Max Amini LIVE in Auckland

August 25th, 2022

Known for his hilarious impressions, storytelling and enthusiastic interactions with the audience Amini has made over 50 appearances in film and TV ranging from NBC’s "Heroes" to Comedy Central. Pulling from his Persian upbringing, Amini blends social trends, cultural references and side-splitting impressions to keep audiences laughing throughout the show. **THIS SHOW IS IN ENGLISH** This event is 16+. Younger children are allowed at the discretion of their parents.

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Bruce Mason Centre: APO 4 Kids - In Space

August 28th, 2022 - September 3rd, 2022

Join the APO for an exciting adventure that is out of this world. Littlies and their whānau can explore the cosmos with music and activities about space and the planets in this special interactive one-hour concert. Tickets from apo.co.nz. Subscriptions on sale now until Mon 22 November, individual tickets sales available from 20 January 2022.

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The Boss – Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show-Takapuna

Bruce Mason Centre: The Boss – Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show

August 30th, 2022

Don’t miss your chance to witness this awesome production. A full complement of 9 passionate musicians bring alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. The Boss is tuned to perfection, a 3-hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album plus more.

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Bruce Mason Centre: Kevin Bl***y Wilson F.U.P.C NZ Tour

September 14th, 2022

7:30 pm

This event has been rescheduled! You were previously informed that it was necessary to postpone the KEVIN BLOODY WILSON F.U.P.C NZ TOUR in September/October 2021 due to the suspension of quarantine free travel with Australia and MIQ unavailability with new dates to follow. The promoter is now pleased to advise a new tour date in May 2022 for which all existing tickets remain valid. The new date is: Auckland, Bruce Mason Centre: Wed 4-May 2022 (from 29/9/21) The start time for show remains 7:30PM. For current ticket holders who are unable to attend their rescheduled show, please follow the steps here. It is imperative that you follow the instructions to ensure your request is actioned correctly. Refund requests must be submitted prior to 5pm, Thursday 30 September 2021. ___________________________________ The outrageously funny KEVIN BLOODY WILSON returns to NZ in September, bringing Kiwis another side-splitting dose of his original fair-dinkum Aussie humour, supported by Jenny Talia from Australia. Since releasing his first hugely popular album Your Average Australian Yobbo in 1984 and hit songs like 'Hey Santa Claus', Kevin Bloody Wilson has become a comedy institution around the globe. Considered the world’s funniest Australian, as dry and as rough as his Outback heritage, Kevin stands out as a beacon for PC pushback in a world almost drowning in a tsunami of Political Correctness. His latest stage show, F.U.P.C, is no exception, spotlighting Political Correctness for what it is and how Kev sees it – a big giggle crafted in song – guaranteed to have you belly-laughing at subject matter you’re not supposed to be laughing at. Social Justice Warriors and PC Advocates are invited to stay at home, but the rest of you are welcome to enjoy a knee-slapping, hilarious night of Kev’s common sense take on Political Correctness. R18 restriction applies. ___________________________________ Welcome back to Auckland Live, where our venues are open for Covid-19 Protection Framework compliant events. All visitors must show a valid My Vaccine Pass, sign in and wear a face covering when required. Click here for our Covid-19 FAQs and information on how we are keeping our people, visitors, and venues safe.

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Creative Talks at The PumpHouse Theatre: Matthew Diesch

September 26th, 2022 - September 26th, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matthew is an actor, director and photographer. He was a founding member of the Acting Collective and currently part of Crossfade Productions. He has performed and directed at Howick Little Theatre as well as The PumpHouse. He has also worked on short films As well as theatre performance Matthew was introduced to intimacy coordination and direction at a workshop by Jennifer Te Atamira Ward-Lealand in 2019. Matthew realized at that point how vital and effective this work is and since then he has provided intimacy advice to short films and stage plays and introduced the practice to other theatre groups. Matthew will talk about what intimacy coordination is and how it is used in the arts.

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