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.


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: 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.

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.

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: Onehunga’s heritage buildings
Oct 13 @ 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: Victorian Afternoon Tea – Tau Iwi, the New Migrants & their Cultural Traditions
Oct 13 @ 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Victorian Afternoon Tea – Tau Iwi, the New Migrants & their Cultural Traditions @ Onehunga Community House

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.

Oct
20
Sun
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Onehunga’s heritage buildings
Oct 20 @ 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.