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.


Aug
22
Thu
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Storytime
Aug 22 @ 1:44 AM – 2:44 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.

Aug
30
Fri
Onehunga Library Winter Evening – Movie Time
Aug 30 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Onehunga Library Winter Evening - Movie Time @ Onehunga Library

Snuggle up for a cosy family movie at the library. Feel free to come in your PJs.

Aug
31
Sat
Winter Storytelling by Hiroshi Nakatsuji and Richard von Sturmer
Aug 31 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Winter Storytelling by Hiroshi Nakatsuji and Richard von Sturmer @ Auckland Zen Centre

Come along and enjoy an afternoon of traditional humorous storytelling from Japan (performed in English) plus new Zen poetry.

Sep
11
Wed
Business Networking Breakfast
Sep 11 @ 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Business Networking Breakfast @ Coffee Plenty

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. 

The focus for this Networking Breakfast will be asking the nominees’ to answer two questions in two minutes:

  1. What’s their number one priority for Onehunga?
  2. How will they support business if they are elected?

Come along and mingle with your business neighbours in a relaxed environment as well as gaining an understanding of each candidate’s position on business in Onehunga.

To register for this free event, please contact Angela on 09 636 8535 or events@onehunga.net.nz.

Sep
18
Wed
Crime Prevention Workshop
Sep 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Crime Prevention Workshop @ Onehunga Community Centre

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 crime.

Topics will include:

  • How to reduce the risk of shop lifting
  • How to reduce the risk of robbery, what to do in and after a robbery
  • Safe cash management 
  • How to deal with a violent, verbally abusive or aggressive person 

To register for this workshop, please contact Tevita on 09 636 8535 or communityliaison@onehunga.net.nz.

 

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
6
Sun
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Onehunga’s heritage buildings
Oct 6 @ 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Onehunga's heritage buildings @ Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.

Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.

Onehunga Heritage Festival: Documentary – Shipwreck: The Wreck of the HMS Orpheus
Oct 6 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Documentary - Shipwreck: The Wreck of the HMS Orpheus @ 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
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: 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

Hear Jim Jackson of the Manukau Harbour Restoration Society talk about the Onehunga to New Plymouth link.

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.