Onehunga Arts Festival

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Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in events for the inaugural Onehunga Arts Festival, from 22 to 30 June 2019.  Here are some of the highlights from the Festival:

Thank you to our sponsors:

  • Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board
  • Panuku Development Auckland
  • Dress Smart
  • Sony New Zealand
  • National Art Supplies
  • Epic Beer

Thank you to our supporters:

  • The People Weaver
  • The 312 Hub
  • Onehunga Community Patrol
  • The Rotary Club of One Tree Hill

 

Sep 11 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
7:30 AM
With Local Body Elections on the horizon, it is a good opportunity to understand the stance that local nominees for Councillor and the Maungakiekie part of the local board have on business in our area. 
Coffee Plenty
Sep 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
6:30 PM
The Onehunga Business Association, together with Onehunga Police, is hosting a Crime Prevention Workshop for local businesses with the aim of reducing crime in our area and providing businesses with the skills to deal with
Onehunga Community Centre
Sep 20 @ 8:00 PM – Oct 5 @ 9:00 PM
8:00 PM
Imprisoned for poisoning her husband fifteen years earlier, Caroline Crale finds herself at death’s door and writes a letter to her daughter Carla expressing her undeniable innocence. Carla, aided by Justin Fogg – a former
The Dolphin Theatre
12:00 AM
An exhibition of local heritage photos with a focus on journeys.
Blue laneway adjacent to the Onehunga Club, Onehunga Mall
Oct 5 @ 10:00 AM – Oct 20 @ 5:00 PM
10:00 AM
Display of books, articles and photos.
Onehunga Community Library
1:30 PM
Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.
Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.
3:00 PM
About the worst maritime disaster in New Zealand’s history. Originally screened on TVNZ in 2000. Courtesy of Greenstone TV. Also screening on 9th October, 1:30pm & 20th October, 3:00pm.
Onehunga Community Library
10:30 AM
Learn about settlers and the trees they brought to Onehunga on this guided walk.
Jellicoe Park
1:30 PM
About the worst maritime disaster in New Zealand’s history. Originally screened on TVNZ in 2000. Courtesy of Greenstone TV. Also screening on 9th October, 1:30pm & 20th October, 3:00pm.
Onehunga Community Library
10:00 AM
A military exhibition including the fencibles.
Onehunga Community House
10:00 AM
Take a horse & carriage ride up Onehunga Mall and celebrate Onehunga’s heritage.
Outside the Onehunga Police Station
10:00 AM
A military exhibition including the fencibles.
Onehunga Community House
10:00 AM
Learn about early rail travel in Onehunga.
Railway Enthusiasts Society Museum
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
10:30 AM
Learn about early fencibles & settlers who journeyed to & built Onehunga on this one and a half hour guided walk.
Catholic Church of Assumption
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
10:30 AM
Enjoy a heritage themed storytime about two boys travelling from Onehunga Wharf to the Awhitu Peninsula and their camping adventures.
12:00 PM
Enjoy a cup of tea while browsing the display tables in the church.  An archivist will be on hand to answer questions about church graves & information on the building.
St Peter's Church
12:00 PM
Join us for maritime stories, when sailing from Onehunga to New Plymouth was the quickest route south and ferry services linked the settlements around the Manukau Harbour.
Onehunga Community Library
2:00 PM
Hear about the hardships and joys of fencibles looking for a better life in New Zealand from Don Gallagher, President of the Fencibles Society.
St Peter's Church
10:00 AM
A military exhibition including the fencibles.
Onehunga Community House
10:00 AM
Learn about early rail travel in Onehunga.
Railway Enthusiasts Society Museum
1:00 PM
Join members of Bike Onehunga on a guided tour of some of the suburb’s oldest streets learning about the area and its interesting past.
Onehunga Bay Lagoon (near the children's play area)
1:30 PM
Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.
Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.
2:00 PM
A talk by Guiseppe Gallina about NZ soldiers in Italy during World War Two.
The Blockhouse
2:00 PM
A talk by Phil Sai Louie on the Chinese influx into New Zealand from 1850, including a look at a typical small Onehunga business run by a Chinese family.
Onehunga Community House
3:00 PM
Treat yourself to a Victorian afternoon tea ($25 per person) with entertainment from Fraser Dance Scottish Dancing Group.  To book, phone 636 9900 or email ochouse@xtra.co.nz. Scottish dancers perform at 3.30pm.
Onehunga Community House
1:30 PM
Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.
Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.
3:00 PM
About the worst maritime disaster in New Zealand’s history. Originally screened on TVNZ in 2000. Courtesy of Greenstone TV. Also screening on 9th October, 1:30pm & 20th October, 3:00pm.
Onehunga Community Library
Nov 8 @ 2:05 AM – Nov 30 @ 3:05 AM
2:05 AM
Mizzis Horrocks’s class of seven-year-olds is about to perform their nativity play at Flint Street Junior School for their proud mums and dads – and the occasional social worker. Squabbles arise when Gabriel wants to
The Dolphin Theatre
Nov 23 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Come and watch our annual community parade. Starts on the corner of Onehunga Mall and Arthur Street, travels down to Princes Street before returning back.
Onehunga Town Centre

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