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
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.

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: 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: Documentary – Shipwreck: The Wreck of the HMS Orpheus #3
Oct 20 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Onehunga Heritage Festival: Documentary - Shipwreck: The Wreck of the HMS Orpheus #3 @ 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.