Devonport This Weekend

Devonport This Weekend – 7, 8, 9 June

General Events   

Matariki Hikoi and Hangi

Celebrate the Māori new year with a walk up Takarunga on Sunday. From 2pm to 4pm, lanterns and whetū (stars) will be made and kapa haka performances by local schools enjoyed at the Devonport Community House.  The hikoi up the maunga begins at 4.10pm, returning to the house at 5.30pm for a hangi dinner with live music from local performers. Tickets are free, but numbers are limited, so register by email to

When: Sunday, 2pm.  

Where: 2 Victoria Rd. 


Make Your Mark Workshop

Join the artists behind the Concre[ā]te exhibition at the Depot, Tui Kayoko Hirabayashi and Marie Hemo Titi Mapa, to learn some quick and easy techniques for creating urban art. Try your hand at tagging and other methods in collaborating on a large-scale community billboard reflecting and celebrating the cultural fabric of Tāmaki Makaurau. Workshop is free to attend, koha accepted on entry. Register here 

When: Saturday, 11am-1pm. 

Where: The Depot Art Space, 28 Clarence St.   


Devonport School of Dance Showcase 

Devonport School of Dance presents its Mid-Year Showcase at The Rose Centre this Sunday. Students will show what they’ve been learning so far this year over six mini shows throughout the day. For tickets, please visit here.

When: Sunday, 9.30am-4pm. 

Where: 4 School Rd. 


Love Food Hate Waste workshop 

Come along to an Auckland Council supported workshop for tips and tricks on what to do with leftover citrus and advice about how to store your fresh food and leftovers. Free. Register here.

When: Sunday, 11am-1pm. 

Where: Devonport Library, 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.



Football: North Shore United 

North Shore hosts Hibiscus Coast AFC in a league fixture this Saturday. 

When: Saturday, 3pm kickoff. 

Where: 25 Lake Rd. 


Rugby: Takapuna Grammar School first XV 

Takapuna takes on Massey High School this Saturday. 

When: Saturday, 12pm. 

Where: Takapuna Grammar School front field, 210 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.  


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  

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 

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. 


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, 12-12.30pm.

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

22 Abbotsford Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.45pm.

2A Waterview Rd, Saturday and Sunday 1-1.45pm.

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

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

47 Roslyn Tce, Saturday, 11.45-12.15pm.

5/53 Vauxhall Rd, Sunday, 11-11.30am.

24 William Bond St, Sunday, 12.30-1pm.

17C Fraser Rd, Sunday, 3-3.30pm.



3/45a Vauxhall Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am.

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

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

1/96a Victoria Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

1/45 Anzac 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.

22 Mays St, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

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

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

9a Kerr St, Sunday, 11-11.30am.

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

37 Kiwi Rd, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

14 Maleme Ave, Sunday, 12.30-1pm.

42 Cheltenham Rd, Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

42-44 Byron Ave, Sunday, 12-12.45pm.

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

55 Clarence St, Sunday, 1-1.45pm.

8 Rutland Rd, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.


Harcourts Cooper & Co 

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

1/80 Bayswater Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 12-12.30pm.

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

36 Calliope Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 1-1.30pm. 

2/49 Mozeley Ave, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm. 

22 Empire Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 2-2.30pm.

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

1/68 Lake Rd, Saturday and Sunday, 3-3.30pm.

30 St Leonards Rd, Saturday, 11-11.30am. 

6 Takarunga Rd, Saturday, 12-12.30pm. 

2/74 Victoria Rd, Sunday, 12-12.30pm. 

3/3 Opua St, Sunday, 2-2.30pm.


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