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 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,
Jun 22 – Jun 30 all-day 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. 
Jun 22 – Jun 30 all-day 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:
Jun 22 – Jun 30 all-day The 312 Hub
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
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 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
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Native Studios
Experience world class live tamoko and Polynesian tatau in the heart of Onehunga with some of Aotearoa’s leading tamoko / tatau practitioners.
Jun 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 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
Jun 22 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM 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. 
Jun 22 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM 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. 
Jun 22 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 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
Jun 22 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 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
Jun 23 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 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:
Jun 23 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM 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. 
Jun 23 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 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
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day 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
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day The Box Gallery,
Come and see a wide range of beautiful handmade ceramics created by local artists.  Individual pieces available for purchase.
Jun 24 @ 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM 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.
Jun 24 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM The former Hard to FInd Bookshop
Feast your eyes upon the beauty and mana of the rakau as local Kai-Whakairo (carver), Bayz Macdonald, gradually chips away at mahi whakairo in a live demonstration of traditional Maori carving.
Jun 25 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM 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
Jun 25 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM The former Hard to FInd Bookshop
Feast your eyes upon the beauty and mana of the rakau as local Kai-Whakairo (carver), Bayz Macdonald, gradually chips away at mahi whakairo in a live demonstration of traditional Maori carving.
Jun 25 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 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
Jun 26 @ 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM 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
Jun 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 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
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Little Industry Cafe
Bring your craft projects, eat, drink, meet new people and share your love of crafting. Food and beverages available for purchase.
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 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.  
Jun 28 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Sewing World
Be inspired to get-your-sew-on with this live demonstration on how to make your own kimono jacket.
Jun 28 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 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!
Jun 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Onehunga Community Centre & Library foyer
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.
Jun 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 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.
Jun 28 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM 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.