Devonport This Weekend

Devonport this weekend – 10, 11, 12 November

General Events

NZ Sculpture OnShore 

If you haven’t yet visited Fort Takapuna to experience the impressive selection of sculptures on show in this sprawling exhibition, the weather promised for this weekend offers the perfect opportunity to do so. A path through the wild grass leads to more than 115 works of  huge variety. Visitors can also venture into the underground fort itself to see what local schools have crafted and head to the Officers Mess to take in an indoor gallery. If you can’t make it this weekend, you have until 19 November (closed Monday) to do so. General admission tickets are $25. 

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm. 

Where: 170 Vauxhall Rd. 


Devonport School of Dance showcase

The Devonport School of Dance presents Dancing in Wonderland, a showcase of ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, tap, acrobatics and musical-theatre dance.

When: Saturday, two shows 2pm and 6pm. 

Where: Bruce Mason Centre, The Promenade, Takapuna.  


Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

Visit the Navy Museum at Torpedo Bay for a look into New Zealand’s maritime history. View the wartime artwork of Able Seaman, Owen (Miles) Spence along with the many other informative exhibits. 

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Where: 64 King Edward Pde.


Devonport Museum

Devonport Museum has many fascinating displays showing local natural, geological and human history. A great spot to learn more about one of Auckland’s earliest 19th-century European settlements and the place we call home. 

When: 2-4pm, Saturday and Sunday.
Where: 33 Vauxhall Rd.



North Shore Cricket Club 

Shore will look to fight back on the second day of their two day match against Auckland University, having posted 213 in the first innings and with the visitors well placed on 188/3. 

When: Saturday, from 11am. 

Where: Devonport Domain, 52 King Edward Pde. 


Music & Entertainment

The Patriot

Folk/pop musician Jaz Paterson brings her soulful voice and guitar skills during happy hour tonight. 

When: Friday, 4-7pm.
Where: 14 Victoria Rd. 


The Kestrel

Blues man Lee Martin is all about bringing music back to its roots. He plays The Kestrel tonight. 

When: Friday, 7-9pm.
Where: 1 Queens Pde.

Enjoy a sunny Sunday afternoon listening to the sweet sounds of Mitch Murray, with his  funk, soul and blues setlist. 

When: Sunday, 3.30-5.30pm.
Where: 1 Queens Pde.


Tiny Triumphs 

German house and techno DJ The Pusherman will be sure to get you raving when he plays Tiny’s tonight. 

When: Friday, 8pm onwards

Where: 5 Clarence St. 


Gallery Exhibitions

Māori carving at Whare Toi

Ngahiwi Walker and Natanahira Te Pona this weekend kick off the Depot’s open-studio series, during which a series of artists take over Whare Toi to run workshops and show exhibitions and installations. Walker and Te Pona’s Māori carvings and artworks will be on display throughout the weekend.

When: Friday, 5-7pm. Saturday, 10am-4pm. Sunday, 10am-2pm.

Where: 16 Kerr St (on Takarunga). 


The Depot Artspace

Two exhibitions:

Proof of Concept marks the halfway point in a two year journey for the 11 participants in HANDSHAKE 8, a professional development programme for contemporary jewellers. The exhibition is an invitation to see ideas, processes, materials still in development, and to help shape their future form.

When: Opening, Saturday, 2-4pm. Artist talk, Sunday, 1-2.
Where: 28 Clarence St.


Creating an Empty Space in Between showcases a combination of folk paintings and Chaekgeori, a historic Korean painting genre, by artist Ji Yeon Jeong, whose works seek to express the ways immigrants can enjoy all cultures in a multicultural society.

When: Opening, Saturday, 2-4pm.
Where: 28 Clarence St.


Flagstaff Gallery

New works from Sofia Minson.  

When: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-4pm.
Where: 16 Victoria Rd.


Open Homes

Barfoot & Thompson

6 Eton Ave (pictured above), Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

1/24 Ngataringa Rd, Saturday, 11-11.30am.

3/44 Stanley Point Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

2A High Street, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

2/126 Vauxhall Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

11B Albert Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

7A North Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

9 Wesley Street, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

25 Queens Pde, Saturday and Sunday, 1.15-2pm.

159 Victoria Rd, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.

13 Mozeley Ave, Saturday, 3-3.30pm.

64 Church Street, Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

15 Duders Ave, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

2/93 Lake Rd, Sunday, By Appt.

1/296 Lake Rd, Sunday, By Appt.




22 Merani St, Saturday and Sunday, 10-10.45pm.

22 Stanley Point Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.45am.

1 Ascot Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

1/2 Tudor St, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

7/7 Owens Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

2/6 North Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

40 Kawerau Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.45pm.

203 Victoria Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.45pm.

43 Stanley point Rd, Sunday, 11-11.45pm.

4/7 Owens Rd, Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

104A Stanley Point Rd, Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

63 Seacliffe Ave, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.


Harcourts Cooper & Co


3/67 Vauxhall Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30-11am.

8/16 Queens Pde, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

8 Bayview Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.45am.

1/38 Old Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11.30am-12pm.

16 Egremont St, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

9 Tui St, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

11 Summer St, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

62 Vauxhall Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

4/40 Roslyn Tce, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

1/5 Patuone Ave, Saturday, 3-3.30pm.

2/10 Merani St, Sunday, 11-11.30am.

21 Ariho Tce, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.



1/16 Clifton Road, Sunday, 3-3:30pm.


Ray White


12/2 Queens Pde, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30. 

2/32 Old Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday 12-12.30. 


Tell us about your weekend event, email details to no later than Thursday morning.