Devonport This Weekend

Devonport This Weekend – 21, 22, 23 June

Vauxhall School’s kapa haka group performing at last year’s Matariki festival.

General Events   

Matariki Festival 

Kapa haka performances, games, a market, a bar, entertainment and a bonfire are all on the programme for the Matariki Festival at Bayswater School. Enjoy the entertainment and activities under the themed decorative lighting. 

When: Saturday 3-7pm. 

Where: 183/181 Bayswater Ave. 


Matariki Tamariki 

Get in the Matariki spirit with your young ones at the Devonport Community House, where crafts, weaving, face painting, seed planting and a visit from Moana herself are all on the programme. 

When: Sunday, 10am-1pm. 

Where: 32 Clarence St. 


Noughty Wasters Makerspace Session 

Bring the kids to Resource Recovery Devonport to play and create with items otherwise destined for landfill. A free family session, suitable for all ages, but children under three years old will require close supervision. Numbers limited to 16, bookings required here. (Parents/caregivers will need to stay with their children, with one adult required per three children.) 

When: Sunday 10am-12pm. 

Where: 27 Lake Rd. 


Charles St Reserve Neighbourhood Planting

Join Restoring Takarunga Hauraki in a session of planting native species along the Oneoneroa Shoal Bay ecological focus area, followed by a sausage sizzle and treats. 

When: Sunday, 10am-noon. 

Where: Charles St Reserve (western end of Charles St along the estuary). 


Piki Te Ora journal launch at Devonport Library

Come and celebrate the Matariki launch of Piki Te Ora, a well-being journal for children by Hira Nathan, author of best-selling Whakawhetai – Gratitude, and Jessie Eyre. All ages welcome. Chat to the authors, explore some children’s activities based on the book and enjoy some afternoon tea. 

When: Sunday, 2-4pm.

Where: Devonport Library community room, 2 Victoria Rd.  


Parking changes consultation with Auckland Transport

Come and contribute your views and chat to the Auckland Transport staff in attendance about the proposed changes to Devonport parking arrangements.

When: Sunday, 2-4pm. 

Where: Devonport Library teens room, 2 Victoria Rd. 


Torpedo Bay Navy Museum 

Visit the Navy Museum at Torpedo Bay, with its extensive collection of photos, artefacts, medals and more, for a look into New Zealand’s maritime history. 

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.



Rugby: Takapuna Grammar School First XV. 

Takapuna hosts Mahurangi College. 

When: Saturday, 12pm. 

Where: Takapuna Grammar School, 210 Lake Rd. 


Football: North Shore United

Shore hosts Metro FC in an important fixture: a win would lift the home side out of the relegation zone. 

When: Saturday, 3pm kickoff. 

Where: Allen Hill Stadium, 25 Lake Rd. 


Music & Entertainment  

Friday Night Open Mic

Come to the Harmony Hall tonight to hear talented local singers or give it a go yourself. Bring a plate and BYO. 

When: Friday, 7pm. 

Where: 4 Wynyard St.  


The Patriot

Danny Ebdale performs.

When: Friday, 6-9pm. 

Where: 14 Victoria Rd. 


Pūono O Ngā Whetū

An afternoon of Matariki and star-themed music with the Auckland Youth Symphonic Band, with tunes from famous works such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Skyfall. Free. 

When: Saturday, 12-2pm. 

Where: Devonport Ferry Terminal. 


Lithuanian Film Festival 

This one-day festival presents four Lithuanian films at the Vic Theatre. First up is a children’s film and a drawing workshop, followed by two compelling documentaries and a Sundance-winning drama. The screenings of Periodical and Slow will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.Tickets and times here.

When: Sunday. 

Where: 48 Victoria Rd. 


Sunday Singing 

Come along to the Harmony Hall for a singing session. Email for song lists each week. Wine and cheese at 5pm. 

When: Sunday, 3pm. 

Where: 4 Wynyard St.


Gallery Exhibitions  

Concre[ā]te at the Depot Artspace

Concre[ā]te is an exhibition that showcases large-scale mixed-media artwork crafted by artist duo 2PARU – Tui Kayoko Hirabayashi and Marie Hemo Titi Mapa. Both artists draw inspiration from the ever-evolving cityscape of Tāmaki Makaurau. They fuse painting, installation, and sculpture into an exploration of urban narratives. 

When: Saturday, 10am-4pm. 

Where: 28 Clarence St.


The photo, the object, the story at Satellite2 Gallery

Ten-time World of Wearable Art finalist Beatrice Carlson brings her newest exhibition to Satellite2 Gallery. The photo, the object, the story uses 11 photographs, 11 pieces of jewellery and eight objects to illustrate Carlson’s creative process, capturing aspects of New Zealand history at the same time. 

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-2pm. 

Where: 61a Victoria Rd. 


Believe – Rainforest Sentinels

As part of the Auckland Festival of Photography, photojournalist James Whitlow Delano presents a documentary series of black and white photographs depicting indigenous people and the places where they live in various countries he has visited. 

When: Saturday and Sunday, Noon-11.55pm.

Where: Devonport Wharf, 1 Queens Pde.


Open Homes

Barfoot & Thompson

1B & 3B 18 King Edward Pde, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

16 Hastings Pde, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

21A Norman Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12.30- 1pm.

14 Abbotsford Tce, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

10A Bayview Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

17C Fraser Rd, Saturday, 11-11.30am.

47 Roslyn Tce, Saturday, 12-12.30pm.

22 Abbotsford Rd, Sunday, 1-1.45pm.



3/14A Albert Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

23A Clifton Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.45am.

5/12 Fraser Rd, Saturday and Sunday 1-1.30pm.

2/9 Calliope Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12.15-12.45pm.

1/45 Anzac St, Saturday and Sunday, 12.15-12.45pm.

2/69 Hinemoa St, Saturday and Sunday, 12.15-12.45pm.

24a Niccol Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

7/12 Fraser Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

1/92 Norwood Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1.30-2pm.

41 Hanlon Cres, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.45pm.

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

2/11 Buchanan St, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

75A Stanley Point Rd, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

22 Mays St, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

14 Maleme Ave, Sunday, 12.30-1pm.

41 Old Lake Rd, Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

37 Kiwi Rd, Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

55 Clarence St, Sunday, 1-1.45pm.

8 Rutland Rd, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.


Harcourts Cooper & Co 

317 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

26B Harley Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

3/53 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

1/68 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

22 Empire Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

56a Wairoa Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 

17 Anne St, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

1/263 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 3-3.30pm.

71a Ngataringa Rd, Saturday, 11-11.30am.

36 Calliope Rd, Saturday, 1-1.30pm.

3/3 Opua St, Sunday, 11-11.30am.


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