Events Calendar

Tell us about your event in Onehunga and we’ll add it to this page! Email details to events@onehunga.net.nz or phone 636 8535.


Sep
20
Fri
Go Back for Murder by Agatha Christie
Sep 20 @ 8:00 PM – Oct 5 @ 9:00 PM
Go Back for Murder by Agatha Christie @ The Dolphin Theatre

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 admirer of Caroline’s – persuades those present on the day of her father’s death to return to the scene of the crime. When witnesses reassemble, Fogg discovers the identity of the true murderer, and Carla discovers her true feelings for Fogg.

A community theatre production by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd and NZ Play Bureau Ltd.

Oct
1
Tue
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Laneway exhibition – Journeys
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Laneway exhibition - Journeys @ Blue laneway adjacent to the Onehunga Club, Onehunga Mall

An exhibition of local heritage photos with a focus on journeys.

Oct
5
Sat
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Manukau journeys
Oct 5 @ 10:00 AM – Oct 20 @ 5:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Manukau journeys @ Onehunga Community Library

Display of books, articles and photos.

Oct
9
Wed
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Historic Walk – Trees and Houses of Onehunga
Oct 9 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Historic Walk – Trees and Houses of Onehunga @ Jellicoe Park

Learn about settlers and the trees they brought to Onehunga on this guided walk.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Documentary – Shipwreck: The Wreck of the HMS Orpheus #2
Oct 9 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Documentary - Shipwreck: The Wreck of the HMS Orpheus #2 @ Onehunga Community Library

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.

Oct
11
Fri
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Military Exhibition – William Friar’s Journey
Oct 11 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Military Exhibition – William Friar’s Journey @ Onehunga Community House

A military exhibition including the fencibles.

Oct
12
Sat
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Horse & Carriage rides
Oct 12 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Horse & Carriage rides @ Outside the Onehunga Police Station

Take a horse & carriage ride up Onehunga Mall and celebrate Onehunga’s heritage.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Military Exhibition – William Friar’s Journey
Oct 12 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Military Exhibition – William Friar’s Journey @ Onehunga Community House

A military exhibition including the fencibles.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Railway Enthusiasts Museum
Oct 12 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Railway Enthusiasts Museum @ Railway Enthusiasts Society Museum

Learn about early rail travel in Onehunga.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Graveyard walk
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Graveyard walk @ Catholic Church of Assumption

Learn about early fencibles & settlers who journeyed to & built Onehunga on this one and a half hour guided walk.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Storytime
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Storytime

Enjoy a heritage themed storytime about two boys travelling from Onehunga Wharf to the Awhitu Peninsula and their camping adventures.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Cup of tea at St Peter’s Church
Oct 12 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Cup of tea at St Peter's Church @ St Peter's Church

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.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Manukau Journey’s by Sail & Steam
Oct 12 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Manukau Journey’s by Sail & Steam @ Onehunga Community Library

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 Heritage Festival: Fencibles of Onehunga, their Journey & Life
Oct 12 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Fencibles of Onehunga, their Journey & Life @ St Peter's Church

Hear about the hardships and joys of fencibles looking for a better life in New Zealand from Don Gallagher, President of the Fencibles Society.

Oct
13
Sun
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Military Exhibition – William Friar’s Journey
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Military Exhibition – William Friar’s Journey @ Onehunga Community House

A military exhibition including the fencibles.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Railway Enthusiasts Museum
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Railway Enthusiasts Museum @ Railway Enthusiasts Society Museum

Learn about early rail travel in Onehunga.

Parental Disputes Workshop
Oct 13 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Parental Disputes Workshop @ Manukau Cruising Club

Are you involved in a parenting dispute or custody dispute?  Are you about to go through the Family Court process?  Do you need to know about filing for parental orders or protection orders?

Find information, advice & support to help you through the process.  If you have a custody or parenting dispute, you will want to attend this FREE event.

This 6 hour workshop is carefully structured specifically for guardians/parents in dispute, although industry professionals are welcome to take part.

Brought to you by Guardians of Our Children Charitable Trust, established to support & guide parents going through the family court process, with or without a lawyer.  The event is sponsored by the McLeod whanau of Te Awa of Whanganui.

Tickets are limited to 30 so book quickly.

Ōnehunga Heritage Festival: Bike tour of historic Onehunga
Oct 13 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Ōnehunga Heritage Festival: Bike tour of historic Onehunga @ Onehunga Bay Lagoon (near the children's play area)

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 Heritage Festival: Talk – the Italian journey
Oct 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Talk - the Italian journey @ The Blockhouse

A talk by Guiseppe Gallina about NZ soldiers in Italy during World War Two.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: The yellow peril
Oct 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: The yellow peril @ Onehunga Community House

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.