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
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: 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.

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.

Nov
8
Fri
The Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth
Nov 8 @ 2:05 AM – Nov 30 @ 3:05 AM
The Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth @ The Dolphin Theatre

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 play Mary, the Star grumbles that he’s not a proper star (like at NASA), Herod won’t stop waving to his parents and the subversive Innkeeper insists on livening up the traditional script. And then the stick insect escapes …

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

Nov
23
Sat
Onehunga Christmas Parade
Nov 23 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Onehunga Christmas Parade @ Onehunga Town Centre

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.