Devonport This Weekend

Devonport This Weekend – 22, 23, 24 March

Music & Entertainment 

Twelfth Night

A youth-driven remix of Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy sees the 17th-century setting swapped for a modern beach resort. 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 Vic Theatre

The Mountain (PG) preview 

Rachel House makes her directorial feature debut with this heartfelt drama about three children on a mission under the watchful eye of Taranaki. For session times and tickets please visit here. 

When: Saturday, 2pm. 

Where: 48 Victoria Rd.  


General Events 

Belmont Primary School Fair

School fair fun continues this weekend at Belmont Primary School, with market and food stalls, petting zoo, games, inflatable obstacle courses, a raffle and more. 

When: 11am-3pm. 

Where: 3/A Harrison Ave. 


Round North Head Classic swim

This open-water tide-assisted community swim starts at the beach beside Windsor Reserve and ends around 2.5km later at Balmain Reserve, Cheltenham Beach. The Freedom Swimmer (nude) category is once again open to daredevils. Entry is $55 for seniors and $30 for those under 15 years. Tickets available here.  

When: Saturday, 7.45am.

Where: 2 Victoria Rd. 


Book Launch at Devonport Library 

Author Karen McMillan is at the library to launch her latest historical novel, Turbulent Threads, a passionate tale of freedom and love set in Victorian Dunedin. 

When: Sunday 2pm. 

Where: 2 Victoria Rd. 


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.


Gallery Exhibitions 

Nunuku’s Light

A new exhibition from Miriam Cameron, inspired by the story of pacifist Moriori chief Nunuku-whenua and Cameron’s trip to the Chatham Islands, features expressionist paintings that reflect the chief’s ideas, values and way of life. See latest Flagstaff for more. 

When: Saturday and Sunday

Where: Satellite2, 61 Victoria Rd. 


Commemorating Tūhoe Prophet Rua Kenana: A Man for Our Times

This exhibition honours leader, faith healer and land rights activist Rua Kenana (1869–1937). It features a 20-metre-long 10-panel mural by Tony Johnston based on Kenana’s life. The work was completed in 1981 and hung in the Manukau City Council Chambers, but was put into storage when the council was among those merged into Auckland Council. It was recently located and is being exhibited with related works by other artists. If you wish to attend the opening please RSVP with the 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

New Principles is a collection of contemporary furniture from emerging and established artists based in Auckland. The exhibition includes the work of six artists who present furniture not as accessories to a room, but as a highlight. In embracing the high level of craftsmanship that has been developed to create each piece, New Principles elevates furniture to objects of fine art.  

When: Saturday, 10am-4pm. 

Where: 28 Clarence St. 


Open Homes

Barfoot & Thompson 

2/42 Kawerau Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

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

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

45B Hanlon Cres, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

3/59 Norwood Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

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

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

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

60 Old Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

3 Tuaone Court, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

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

17C Fraser Road, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.45pm.

2/5 Hanlon Cres, Saturday and Sunday, 2.30-3pm.

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

15 Duders Ave, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.



2 Kawerau Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

3/45 Vauxhall Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

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

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

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

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

42 Cheltenham Rd, Sunday, 12.15-12.45pm.

63 Seacliffe Ave, Sunday, 1-1.30pm.


Harcourts Cooper & Co 

27 Creamer Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 10-10.30am.

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

4/12 Aramoana Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

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

32 Hanlon Cres, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm. 

173 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

71A Ngataringa Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 

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

19 Saint Leonards Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.

83 Ngataringa Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm. 

4/40 Roslyn Tce, Saturday, 11-11.30am. 

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

3/3 Opua St, Saturday, 3-3.30pm.

32 Summer St, Sunday, 12-12.30pm. 

23 Ascot Ave, Sunday, 12-12.30pm. 

6/66 Victoria Rd, Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 

6 Takarunga Rd, Sunday, 2-2.30pm. 

49 Ngataringa Rd, Sunday, 2-2.30pm. 


Ray White 

36 Cheltenham Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11.45am-12.30pm. 

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


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