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.


12:00 AM
An exhibition of local heritage photos with a focus on journeys.
Blue laneway adjacent to the Onehunga Club, Onehunga Mall
Oct 5 @ 10:00 AM – Oct 20 @ 5:00 PM
10:00 AM
Display of books, articles and photos.
Onehunga Community Library
1:30 PM
Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.
Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.
3:00 PM
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.
Onehunga Community Library
10:30 AM
Learn about settlers and the trees they brought to Onehunga on this guided walk.
Jellicoe Park
1:30 PM
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.
Onehunga Community Library
10:00 AM
A military exhibition including the fencibles.
Onehunga Community House
10:00 AM
Take a horse & carriage ride up Onehunga Mall and celebrate Onehunga’s heritage.
Outside the Onehunga Police Station
10:00 AM
A military exhibition including the fencibles.
Onehunga Community House
10:00 AM
Learn about early rail travel in Onehunga.
Railway Enthusiasts Society Museum
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
10:30 AM
Learn about early fencibles & settlers who journeyed to & built Onehunga on this one and a half hour guided walk.
Catholic Church of Assumption
Oct 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
10:30 AM
Enjoy a heritage themed storytime about two boys travelling from Onehunga Wharf to the Awhitu Peninsula and their camping adventures.
12:00 PM
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.
St Peter's Church
12:00 PM
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 Community Library
2:00 PM
Hear about the hardships and joys of fencibles looking for a better life in New Zealand from Don Gallagher, President of the Fencibles Society.
St Peter's Church
10:00 AM
A military exhibition including the fencibles.
Onehunga Community House
10:00 AM
Learn about early rail travel in Onehunga.
Railway Enthusiasts Society Museum
1:00 PM
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 Bay Lagoon (near the children's play area)
1:30 PM
Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.
Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.
2:00 PM
A talk by Guiseppe Gallina about NZ soldiers in Italy during World War Two.
The Blockhouse
2:00 PM
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.
Onehunga Community House
3:00 PM
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.
Onehunga Community House
1:30 PM
Three historic buildings will be open for viewing and there’ll be photo displays of the fencibles journey to Onehunga.
Journeys End, Laishley House and the Blockhouse, Jellicoe Park.
3:00 PM
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.
Onehunga Community Library