Devonport This Weekend

Devonport this weekend – 20, 21, 22


North Shore Cricket Club 

North Shore open their season with an away fixture not too far from home against old foes Takapuna this Saturday. The team have recruited new faces to help defend their Hedley Howarth Championship, with English left-arm spin bowler Jude Roberts joining the side and former Sri Lanka A representative Sanjaya Cathuranga coming in for the second day next week. Familiar faces such as captain Will Clarke and big hitter Riley Mudford are returning with hopes of making it back-to-back championships for Shore. 


When: Saturday, 11am.
Where: Onewa Domain, 44 Northcote Rd. 


Rugby World Cup semi-final 

Missed out on tickets to watch the All Blacks-Argentina semi-final in Paris over breakfast North Shore Rugby Club? The Kestrel and The Patriot have you covered – both are showing the match at 8am this Saturday and serving breakfast from 7am. 

When: Saturday 8am.
Where: The Kestrel, 1 Queens Pde. The Patriot, 14 Victoria Rd. 


Music & Entertainment

The Kestrel

Indie-pop singer-songwriter Marianne Leigh will tonight entertain Kestrel patrons with a mix of covers and originals.  

When: Friday, 5-8pm.
Where: 1 Queens Pde.


Singer-songwriter Ra Keelan’s feel-good, laid-back tunes will be sure to brighten up your Sunday afternoon.  

When: Sunday, 2-4pm
Where: 1 Queens Pde.


The Patriot 

The singer for Auckland band Hospital Sports, Danny Ebdale, takes a break from his bandmates for a solo gig at the Patriot tonight.

When: Friday, 6pm.
Where: 14 Victoria Rd. 


North Shore Brass Band

This Labour day weekend is a great time to get out and enjoy what Devonport has to offer but music lovers might also consider heading up to Takapuna to see North Shore’s award-winning brass band. Celebrating 100 years of entertainment and education on the Shore, the band will be joined by New Zealand music legend Don McGlashan, performing his well-known songs with a brass backing. For tickets see


When: Saturday, 7.30-9.30pm.
Where: Bruce Mason Centre, 1, The Promenade. 


General Events

Plant-based Living

Join Amanda Sorrenson from the Vegan Society in a discussion about switching to a plant-based diet, with the chance to sample vegan food and learn the basics of a more-sustainable diet.

When: Saturday, 11am-1.30pm
Where: Devonport Library, 2 Victoria Rd.  


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 and other informative exhibitions. 

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.

Gallery Exhibitions

The Depot Artspace

Two exhibitions:

In Grounding, Debbie Barber and Rachel Wegrzyn shape and craft natural materials to convey ideas that words can’t. Barber’s installation is an interactive piece inviting gallery visitors to walk over a path of clay spoils that represent what once was and what could have been. Wegrzyn’s work reflects the various states of her mental health using plasters, ground lava stone (basalt), Japanese ink and calligraphy paper.

When: Saturday, 10am-4pm.
Where: 28 Clarence St.


X>1 reimagines ceramic art through dynamic collaborations. The artists from Auckland Studio Potters showcase meticulously crafted ceramics alongside experimental, unfinished works.

When: Saturday, 10am-4pm.
Where: 28 Clarence St.


Flagstaff Gallery

View the craftsmanship of sculptor Oliver Duhamel in new works that utilise thin slices of laser-cut acrylic to show the human figure in its most elegant form. 

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


Open Homes

Barfoot & Thompson

13 Mozeley Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

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

1/296 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 3-3.30pm.

2/93 Lake Rd, Saturday, 10.45-11.15am.

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

159 Victoria Rd, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.

15 Duders Ave, Sunday 2-2.30pm.



39 Williamson Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

36 Calliope Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

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

1/2 Tudor St, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.45pm.

1 Grove Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

63 Seacliffe Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

14 Macky Ave, Sunday, 11-11.30pm.

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

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

4/18 Cambria Rd, Sunday, 1-1.45pm.



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

1/38 Old Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30-11am.

1/5 Patuone Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

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

21 Ariho Tce, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

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

M7/45 Stanley Point Rd, Saturday, 12-12.30pm.

30A Hart Rd, Saturday, 1-1.45pm.

39 Abbotsford Tce, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.



1/16 Clifton Road, Sunday 3 – 3.30 pm


Ray White

2/14 Mozeley Ave,  Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.
12/2 Queens Parade, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.
5/37 Clifton Rd, Request an inspection


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