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.


Jun 16 – Jun 29 all-day
12:00 AM
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,
Dolphin Theatre
12:00 AM
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. 
Former Hard to Find Bookshop
12:00 AM
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:
Blue laneway adjacent to the Onehunga Club
12:00 AM
Hours: 11am – 7pm This exhibition showcases some unique and interesting images that represent Onehunga including winning images from our “What Does Onehunga Mean To You?” Kids’ Photography Competition. Don’t miss your chance to vote
The 312 Hub
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
10:00 AM
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
Courtyard of Onehunga Community Library & Community Centre
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
10:00 AM
Experience world class live tamoko and Polynesian tatau in the heart of Onehunga with some of Aotearoa’s leading tamoko / tatau practitioners.
Native Studios
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
10:00 AM
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
The 312 Hub
11:00 AM
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. 
Off the Grid Arthouse
11:00 AM
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. 
St Peter's Church
Jun 22 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
2:00 PM
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
The 312 Hub
6:00 PM
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
Trident car park
Jun 23 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
10:00 AM
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:
St Peter's Church yard
11:00 AM
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. 
Off the Grid Arthouse
6:00 PM
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
Trident car park
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
12:00 AM
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
Corner Onehunga Mall & Pearce Street
12:00 AM
Come and see a wide range of beautiful handmade ceramics created by local artists.  Individual pieces available for purchase.
The Box Gallery,
Jun 24 @ 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
10:30 AM
Suitable for everyone to learn the traditional art form of weaving and create your own unique pieces.  No experience necessary.  Places limited.
Onehunga Community Centre
Jun 25 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
1:30 PM
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 Community Centre
6:00 PM
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
Little Industry Cafe
Jun 26 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
9:30 AM
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 Community Centre
6:00 PM
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
Little Industry Cafe
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
10:00 AM
Bring your craft projects, eat, drink, meet new people and share your love of crafting. Food and beverages available for purchase.
Little Industry Cafe
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
10:00 AM
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.  
Onehunga Community House
Jun 28 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
10:00 AM
Be inspired to get-your-sew-on with this live demonstration on how to make your own kimono jacket.
Sewing World
Jun 28 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
5:30 PM
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!
The Bramble
6:00 PM
Enjoy an eclectic mix of new and old in a series of short films about Onehunga and Matariki at this intimate screening over two nights.  Tea and coffee provided.
Onehunga Community Centre & Library foyer
6:00 PM
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 Community Centre foyer
7:30 PM
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.
The Potters House Church
10:00 AM
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. Art materials kindly donated by:
The 312 Hub
Jun 29 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
10:00 AM
Experience world class live tamoko and Polynesian tatau in the heart of Onehunga with some of Aotearoa’s leading tamoko / tatau practitioners.
Native Studios