Devonport This Weekend

Devonport this weekend – 27, 28, 29 October


General Events

Bayswater Halloween Trail

Dress up and get in the halloween spirit at the Baywater Halloween Trail this Saturday. All the favourite activities from last year are back, including Devonport Drama’s ‘zombie run’, Circability’s games and face painting, and the Devonport Volunteer Fire Brigade will be on hand to show kids around their fire engine and let them spray the hose. Most importantly, participants get to follow the trail and collect their bounty of lollies along the way. 


When: Saturday, 5-7pm.

Where: Bayswater Park, 113 Bayswater Ave. 


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. And for a special jazz event on Sunday, see our Music & Entertainment listings below.

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



Takapuna Grammar first XI 

The boys first XI face off against Kings College at home this Saturday. 

When: Saturday, 10:30. 

Where: TGS back fields, 10 Winscombe St. 


North Shore Cricket Club 

North Shore’s top team continues their two day season opener against old foes Takapuna, who have a 71-run first innings lead with only three wickets down. Former Sri Lanka A representative and batting all rounder Sanjaya Cathuranga will be making his debut as Shore look to overcome the hosts’ early advantage.  

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


Auckland Marathon 

Thousands of marathon and half-marathon runners will be starting from King Edward Pde on Sunday morning. Entries are still open if you’re keen to tackle the challenge, or you could find a good spot to encourage the runners passing by before turning your attention to a certain rugby event in Paris. 

When: Sunday, Marathon, 6am start, half marathon, 6.50am. 

Where: King Edward Pde. 


Rugby World Cup Final 

Head down to the North Shore Rugby Club to watch the big final with a crowd of passionate rugby fans, or to The Kestrel or The Patriot – both are showing the game at 8am this Saturday and serving breakfast from 7am. 

When: Sunday 8am.
Where: North Shore Rugby Club, Cambridge Tce; The Kestrel, 1 Queens Pde; The Patriot, 14 Victoria Rd. 


Music & Entertainment

The Patriot

Damian Huwai brings the feel good vibes to The Patriot during happy hour tonight. 

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

The Kestrel

Lee Martin is all about bringing music back to its blues roots so be prepared for some tasty licks and rocking riffs when he plays The Kestrel tonight. 

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


Damian Huwai is back, this time at The Kestrel. 

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


Aaru at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum

In the mood for jazz? Head to the Navy Museum to see ensemble Aaru perform the hits you know and love, plus some new sounds to discover.  

When: Sunday, 1pm

Where: 64 King Edward Pde.


Tainui Tuesdays at Devonport Yacht Club

Six-piece Tainui Tuesdays promise a set-list of classics ranging from Kiwi favourites to hits by artists such as the Rolling Stones, Neil Young and the Pogues – plus some French numbers. Tickets are $20 at the door.

When: Sunday, 5-7pm. 

Where: 25 King Edward Pde. 


Bunker Hill Unplugged

Climb Takarunga to see a collective of great young folk artists at the Bunker. Four musicians will play half an hour sets of originals plus a sprinkling of covers. 

When: Sunday, 8-10.30pm. 

Where: The Bunker, near the top of Takarunga.


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

New works from Fraser Williamson 

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


Open Homes

Barfoot & Thompson 

6 Eton Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.45pm.

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

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

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

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, 3.30-4pm.

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

2/93 Lake Rd, Saturday, 11-11.45am.

159 Victoria Rd, Saturday, 2-2.30pm.

15 Duders Ave, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.



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

4/18 Cambria Rd, Saturday and Sunday,1-1.45pm

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

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

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

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

14 Macky Ave, Sunday, 11-11.30pm.

39 Williamson Ave, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

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

1 Grove Rd, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.



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

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

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

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

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

21 Ariho Tce, Saturday, 12-12.30pm.

2/10 Merani St, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

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

16 Kiwi Rd, Saturday, 2-2.45pm.

3/6 Keys St, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm.



6 Arthur Crescent, Hauraki – Sunday 2 – 2.30pm

1/16 Clifton Road, Hauraki – 3 – 3.30pm


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.