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.


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Onehunga Arts Festival: First Date
Onehunga Arts Festival: First Date
Jun 16 – Jun 29 all-day
Onehunga Arts Festival: First Date @ Dolphin Theatre
Shows: Tuesday – Saturday 8 pm & Sundays 4 pm When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial dater Casey, a casual drink turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds,
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Onehunga Art Festival: Exhibition @ Former Hard to Find Bookshop
Onehunga Art Festival: Exhibition @ Former Hard to Find Bookshop
Jun 22 – Jun 30 all-day
Onehunga Art Festival: Exhibition @ Former Hard to Find Bookshop @ Former Hard to Find Bookshop
Hours: 9 am – 4 pm with late night Thursday until 7 pm Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Family Portraits
Onehunga Arts Festival: Family Portraits
Jun 22 – Jun 30 all-day
Onehunga Arts Festival: Family Portraits @ Blue laneway adjacent to the Onehunga Club
An intergenerational journey through time, renowned photographer Tom Ang captures special moments with local Onehunga families and displays them in this unique exhibition.   Proudly sponsored by:
Onehunga Arts Festival: Kids Photography Exhibition
Onehunga Arts Festival: Kids Photography Exhibition
Jun 22 – Jun 30 all-day
Onehunga Arts Festival: Kids Photography Exhibition @ The 312 Hub
Hours: 11am – 7pm Showcasing Onehunga’s aspiring young local talent, with winning images from our “What Does Onehunga Mean To You?” Kids’ Photography Competition.  Don’t miss your chance to vote for the best image.  
Onehunga Arts Festival Launch 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival Launch
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival Launch @ Courtyard of Onehunga Community Library & Community Centre
The inaugural Onehunga Arts Festival kicks off with superb entertainment from local performers including Onehunga High School’s very own Kapa Haka group, acoustic sets from the youth of The 312 Hub and DJs from Repfm
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau @ Native Studios
Experience world class live tamoko and Polynesian tatau in the heart of Onehunga with some of Aotearoa’s leading tamoko / tatau practitioners.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mates & Paints AM 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mates & Paints AM
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mates & Paints AM @ The 312 Hub
Bring along any pre-loved clothes that you want to ‘upcycle’ and let’s get messy! Workshop facilitator and artist, Jermaine Deez shares tips and tricks about how you can spring zest back into those tired old
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Jun 22 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter’s Church 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter’s Church
Jun 22 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter's Church @ St Peter's Church
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mates & Paints PM 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mates & Paints PM
Jun 22 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mates & Paints PM @ The 312 Hub
Bring along any pre-loved clothes that you want to ‘upcycle’ and let’s get messy! Workshop facilitator and artist, Jermaine Deez shares tips and tricks about how you can spring zest back into those tired old
Onehunga Arts Festival: Nga Atua Hou Light Projection 6:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Nga Atua Hou Light Projection
Jun 22 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Nga Atua Hou Light Projection @ Trident car park
Beneath the stars of Matariki, tucked between Maungakiekie and the foot of the Manukau harbour, Nga Atua Hou presents two nights of live projected story telling.  Activating ‘The Story of the People Weaver’ and her
Onehunga Arts Festival: Street Markets 6:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Street Markets
Jun 22 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Street Markets @ The 312 Hub
Fresh kai, art, local threads, hair and nails
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Yarn Bombing 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Yarn Bombing
Jun 23 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Yarn Bombing @ St Peter's Church yard
Yarn artist Lissy Cole livens up the town with her colourful crochet creations.  Check out her beautiful crocheted caravan for something different.   Proudly sponsored by:
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Jun 23 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Nga Atua Hou Light Projection 6:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Nga Atua Hou Light Projection
Jun 23 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Nga Atua Hou Light Projection @ Trident car park
Beneath the stars of Matariki, tucked between Maungakiekie and the foot of the Manukau harbour, Nga Atua Hou presents two nights of live projected story telling.  Activating ‘The Story of the People Weaver’ and her
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Mural Art
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mural Art
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mural Art @ Corner Onehunga Mall & Pearce Street
Hours: 11 am – 4 pm until finished Be wowed as local mural artists, Bobby MacDonald and Karlee Hirovaana-Nicholls transform the old “Tumeke” wall with a live mural art piece remembering Elizabeth Yates, the first
Onehunga Arts Festival: Pottery Exhibition
Onehunga Arts Festival: Pottery Exhibition
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
Onehunga Arts Festival: Pottery Exhibition @ The Box Gallery,
Come and see a wide range of beautiful handmade ceramics created by local artists.  Individual pieces available for purchase.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Maori Weaving 10:30 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Maori Weaving
Jun 24 @ 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Maori Weaving @ Onehunga Community Centre
Suitable for everyone to learn the traditional art form of weaving and create your own unique pieces.  No experience necessary.  Places limited.
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Dance 4 Us 1:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Dance 4 Us
Jun 25 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Dance 4 Us @ Onehunga Community Centre
Dance movement therapy group for youth and adults with special needs including autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome and cognitive delays.  Participate in a fun and therapeutic dance movement group which will foster social connections and
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art Talks – Korero Toi 6:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art Talks – Korero Toi
Jun 25 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art Talks - Korero Toi @ Little Industry Cafe
Kick back and tune in to an array of local artists as they share insights into their art practice, creative process and life as an artist.  Korero Toi is a series of art talks which
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Onehunga Art Group 9:30 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Onehunga Art Group
Jun 26 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Onehunga Art Group @ Onehunga Community Centre
An art class for artists of all levels, whether it’s the first time you’ve picked up a pencil or you have been an artist your whole life.  Come and join local artist Keith Harford.  A
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art Talks – Korero Toi 6:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art Talks – Korero Toi
Jun 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art Talks - Korero Toi @ Little Industry Cafe
Kick back and tune in to an array of local artists as they share insights into their art practice, creative process and life as an artist.  Korero Toi is a series of art talks which
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Craft Club 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Craft Club
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Craft Club @ Little Industry Cafe
Bring your craft projects, eat, drink, meet new people and share your love of crafting. Food and beverages available for purchase.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Heritage Exhibition 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Heritage Exhibition
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Heritage Exhibition @ Onehunga Community House
Get taken back to yesteryear in this exhibition which showcases old local photographs, teaching aids, dental clinic, family names in old registers and old Onehunga Primary School records.  
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Sewing 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Sewing
Jun 28 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Sewing @ Sewing World
Be inspired to get-your-sew-on with this live demonstration on how to make your own kimono jacket.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Poetry Writing 5:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Poetry Writing
Jun 28 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Poetry Writing @ The Bramble
Relax, unwind and try your hand at poetry writing with a cocktail or two at this one-off poetry writing workshop.  Bring your friends along too!
Onehunga Arts Festival: Heritage & Matariki films 6:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Heritage & Matariki films
Jun 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Heritage & Matariki films @ Onehunga Community Centre foyer
Learn about Onehunga’s rich heritage and the history of Matariki through a series of short films at this intimate screening over two nights.
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production 7:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production
Jun 28 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production @ The Potters House Church
The untold true stories of teen suicide and the hope that saved them.  An uplifting theatrical production highlighting hope and freedom of the lives that were saved from their darkest times.
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Growing Creative Kids AM 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Growing Creative Kids AM
Jun 29 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Growing Creative Kids AM @ The 312 Hub
Have fun while learning skills and development techniques needed to create art with visual arts specialist, Nitika Chandra. Suitable for children aged 9 to 13 years old.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau
Jun 29 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau @ Native Studios
Experience world class live tamoko and Polynesian tatau in the heart of Onehunga with some of Aotearoa’s leading tamoko / tatau practitioners.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Storytelling 10:30 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Storytelling
Jun 29 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Storytelling @ Onehunga Community Library
Come along and be captivated as local author Claire Bunt reads her story “The Green Hat That Blew Away” and a chapter or two from her book “What Ever Happened to Milo?” 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Jun 29 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter’s Church 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter’s Church
Jun 29 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter's Church @ St Peter's Church
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Growing Creative Kids PM 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Growing Creative Kids PM
Jun 29 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Growing Creative Kids PM @ The 312 Hub
Have fun while learning skills and development techniques needed to create art with visual arts specialist, Nitika Chandra. Suitable for children aged 9 to 13 years old.
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production 7:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production
Jun 29 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production @ The Potters House Church
The untold true stories of teen suicide and the hope that saved them.  An uplifting theatrical production highlighting hope and freedom of the lives that were saved from their darkest times.
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Onehunga Arts Festival: Art & Culture walk – Hikoi Mai / Hikoi Atu 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art & Culture walk – Hikoi Mai / Hikoi Atu
Jun 30 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art & Culture walk - Hikoi Mai / Hikoi Atu @ The 312 Hub
Fuel your wairua and kick start your Sunday with a hikoi that strips you back from the urban and reconnects you to the ancient histories of Te Manukanukatanga o Hoturoa and our plethora of maunga
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau 10:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau
Jun 30 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Live Tamoko / Tatau @ Native Studios
Experience world class live tamoko and Polynesian tatau in the heart of Onehunga with some of Aotearoa’s leading tamoko / tatau practitioners.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Jun 30 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ Off the Grid Arthouse @ Off the Grid Arthouse
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter’s Church 11:00 AM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter’s Church
Jun 30 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Exhibition @ St Peter's Church @ St Peter's Church
Featuring hidden gems from the local neighbourhood, these compelling exhibitions shine light on some of the uncovered talent in Onehunga’s artistic community.  Includes an array of artwork styles from painting, photography, sculpture and textile arts. 
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mural Arts Workshop 12:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mural Arts Workshop
Jun 30 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Mural Arts Workshop @ The 312 Hub
Learn the basics of what goes into mural art.  This quick, practical workshop teaches you the basics of what it takes to paint your very own mural whilst being environmentally friendly.
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art & Culture walk – Hikoi Mai / Hikoi Atu 2:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art & Culture walk – Hikoi Mai / Hikoi Atu
Jun 30 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: Art & Culture walk - Hikoi Mai / Hikoi Atu @ The 312 Hub
Fuel your wairua and kick start your Sunday with a hikoi that strips you back from the urban and reconnects you to the ancient histories of Te Manukanukatanga o Hoturoa and our plethora of maunga
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production 7:30 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production
Jun 30 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Onehunga Arts Festival: ‘The Great Escape’ Production @ The Potters House Church
The untold true stories of teen suicide and the hope that saved them.  An uplifting theatrical production highlighting hope and freedom of the lives that were saved from their darkest times.