Devonport This Weekend

Devonport This Weekend – 15, 16, 17 March

Face-painter Rebecca Little with (from left) Fernando Leighton, Eli Little-Codling and Otto Loveday-Rhodes during last years Fair on the Hill.

General Events 

Fair on the Hill

Devonport Primary School invites you to one of the peninsula’s biggest school fairs. Candy floss, fair rides, home baking, plant stalls and live performances from local tamariki and others will make this a day of fun for the whole family. 

When: Saturday 12-6pm. 

Where: Devonport Primary School, 18 Kerr St. 


Pre-Loved High-End Fashion Sale. 

Discover a treasure trove of high-end fashion finds at incredible prices while enjoying refreshments and connecting with fellow fashion enthusiasts. Entry is $5 (which includes a glass of bubbles). 

When: Friday: 7-9.30pm

Where: Devonport Primary School Hall, 18 Kerr St. 


Sunday Roller Discos

Head down to the Devonport Community House this Sunday for a roller disco. Professional instructors will lead the way so all skill levels can enjoy themselves. The event is free to attend. Register by emailing ​​ Skate hire is $3. 

When: Sunday, 6-7.30pm.

Where: 32 Clarence St.  


Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

See the new statue of Navy cat Minnie, who served on HMNZS Leander in World War II, and check out the museum’s extensive collection of photos, artefacts, medals and displays.

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm.

Where: 64 King Edward Pde.


Devonport Museum

The museum has many fascinating displays showing local natural, geological and human history, along with memorabilia relating to schools, transport, early settlers and families, and a collection of historIcal photographs. 

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


Music & Entertainment 

The Vic Theatre

Elton John vs Billy Joel NZ Tribute (Live Show) 

Fresh from sell-out shows across New Zealand, performers ‘Cam & Sam’ present the greatest hits of Elton John and Billy Joel. Tickets here. 

When: Friday, 8pm. 

Where: 48 Victoria Rd


Wicked Little Letters (M) Previews 

Oscar-winner Olivia Colman, Oscar-nominee Jessie Buckley, and five-time BAFTA-nominee Timothy Spall star in this comedic British mystery. When people in Littlehampton start receiving scandalous and obscene letters, a group of women set out to solve the mystery. Previews this weekend. Tickets here.

When: Session times here. 
Where: 48 Victoria Rd. 


Dune: Part One and Dune: Part Two double feature

Experience the full big screen scale of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune epic in this one-off double-feature screening of Part One and Part Two, showing one after the other. For tickets please visit here.

When: Sunday, 2pm.

Where: 48 Victoria Rd.


Academy Award winners at The Vic

To celebrate the main winners of the 96th Academy Awards, The VIc screens Oppenheimer (winner of Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director awards, among others), Poor Things (Best Lead Actress) and The Zone of Interest (Best International Feature). 

When: Session times here

Where: 48 Victoria Rd.


Twelfth Night

A youth-driven remix of Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy sees the 17th century setting swapped for a modern beach resort where time dances to its own tune and magic lurks around every corner. The 90-minute version of the play, shaped by its young cast, maintains all the classic tropes, dialogue and characters, with a few changes to keep it accessible to modern audiences. See latest Flagstaff for more information. Tickets available here. 

When: See here for session times. 

Where: 4 School Rd. 


The Kestrel 

Celebrate the Kestrel’s first birthday with DJ Richie Dutton who will be playing a four-hour set full of house tunes this Saturday. 

When: Saturday, 3-7pm. 

Where: 1 Queens Pde. 


Singer-songwriter Dave Henry brings a mix of originals and covers to the wharf this Sunday afternoon. 

When: Sunday, 2-5pm. 

Where: 1 Queens Pde.  


The Patriot

In celebration of St Patrick’s Day, five-piece cover band Sweetspot plays a live set of rock’n’roll tunes from 8pm this Saturday. 

When: Saturday, 8pm

Where: 14 Victoria Rd.


Acoustic guitar/vocals/violin duo, The Mollymawks, play original songs with a Celtic flavour to continue the celebrations on Sunday afternoon. 

When: Sunday 4pm. 

Where: 14 Victoria Rd. 


Gallery Exhibitions 

Commemorating Tūhoe Prophet Rua Kenana: A Man for Our Times

This exhibition honours leader, faith healer and land rights activist Rua Kenana (1869–1937), who resisted threats to expel Tūhoe from their ancestral lands. The exhibition features a 20-metre-long 10-panel mural, From the Land, an allegorical work based on Kenana’s life painted by Tony Johnston. It was originally completed in 1981 and hung in the Manukau City Council Chambers, but was taken down and put into storage when the council was merged into Auckland Council. It was recently located and is now being exhibited with related works by other artists. If you wish to attend the opening please RSVP with the approximate number of attendees to Lynn Lawton by the end of today. See latest Flagstaff for more. 

When: Opening Sunday 17 March, 10am. 

Where: 30 Victoria Rd. 


The Depot Artspace

Biomorphic Beings by Kiara Schaumkell, Rose Lasham, Sasha Ellis, and Saskia van Dijk uses a combination of sculpture and painting to explore the concept of bodily regeneration. 

When: Saturday, 10am-4pm. 

Where: 28 Clarence St. 



Transport yourself to a time where hair was bigger and telephones were stuck to the wall at Clinton Christian’s 80s-themed exhibition, Leap. It features colourful and nostalgic works referencing popular culture and technology of the time. Sunday is its last day. 

Where: Flagstaff Gallery, 6 Victoria Rd. 

When: Saturday, 10am-4pm. Sunday 11am-4pm.   


Open Homes

Barfoot & Thompson

107 Vauxhall Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

78 Ngataringa Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

17C Fraser Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.45am.

2/42 Kawerau Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

4B Moana Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.45pm

16 Hastings Pde, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

3 Tuaone Court, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

17 Beresford St, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.45pm. 

3A  Allenby Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 3-3.45pm.

2/9 Hart Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

15 Duders Ave, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.



41 Old Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

1/30 Bayswater Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

3A Ariho Tce, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

37 Kiwi Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

28A Waterview Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

32 Russell St, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

38 Jubilee Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 2.15-3pm. 

22 Stanley Point Rd, Saturday, 12-12.45pm.

63 Seacliffe Ave, Saturday, 1-1.30pm.

7/7 Owens Rd, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.

42 Cheltenham Rd, Sunday, 12.15-12.45pm.


Harcourts Cooper & Co

19 Saint Leonards Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 10-10.30am.

2/46 Aramoana Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

5/40 Roslyn Terrace, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am. 

83 Ngataringa Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am. 

2/34 Seabreeze Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm. 

27 Creamer Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 

5 Mozeley Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 

6 Takarunga Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

3 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm. 

4/40 Roslyn Tce, Saturday, 12-12.30pm.

1/15 Northboro Rd, Saturday, 12-12.30pm.

3/99 Vauxhall Rd, Saturday, 1-1.30pm. 

30A Hart Rd, Saturday, 2-2.30pm. 

49 Ngataringa Rd, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.

23 Ascot Ave, Sunday, 12-12.30.

32 Hanlon Cres, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

32 Summer St, Sunday, 12-12.30pm. 

6/66 Victoria Rd, Sunday, 2-2.30pm. 

3/3 Opua St, Sunday, 3-3.30pm. 


Ray White 

6/5a Takarunga Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am. 

1/57 Beresford St, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 


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