We're Connected

Auckland Live is one of the many creative and dynamic teams connected under Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA).

RFA’s portfolio also includes: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o TāmakiAuckland Conventions, Venues and EventsAuckland StadiumsAuckland Zoo; and New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui A Tangaroa.  

We love that we’re part of this wider, connected network and want to introduce you to the rest of our extended RFA whānau. Check out what they've been up to below!

Auckland Art Gallery launches Enchanted Worlds Virtual Tour

Take the Enchanted Worlds Virtual Tour, a cinematic digital journey through more than seventy exquisite original paintings exploring the characters, places, and pastimes that defined Edo Japan. 

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New Zealand Maritime Museum’s puzzle of the day!

Puzzle your way through images from Aotearoa’s maritime history thanks to our friends at the New Zealand Maritime Museum. Look out for a new puzzle on their Facebook daily and get busy solving.

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Maritime Museum’s Alphabet Series

Introducing the Maritime Alphabet, inspired by Maritime Museum’s collection items and ngā kōrero o te moana (the stories of the sea). Maritime stories will be posted to Facebook three times a week to inspire your thoughts and reflections through this time. He waka eke noa (we are all in this together).

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Learn at home with Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo has gone wild online with a ton of free lesson plans and resources to support teachers and students with learning at home. Lesson packs are released every Wednesday, check it out now! 

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Curate your own exhibition with Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery invites you to take on the role of curator and put together a mini exhibition with five artworks from their collection. How it works: select the works using a search tool, give the exhibition a title, and tell us a bit about your ‘curatorial process’. Do these artworks mean something special to you, or spark an emotion? You can say as much or little as you like! 

Pictured below: Grand Designs (installation view), 2015. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, photo by David St George.

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Auckland Zoo Kids Hub 

Kids on your back during lockdown? Check out Auckland Zoo's kids’ hub - it's packed full of free activities, games, exercises and videos the whole whānau can enjoy.

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7 lesser-known facts about Aotea Centre as told by Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events

Thought you knew everything about Aotea Centre? Think again! Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events have 7 lesser-known facts about our beautiful venue nestled in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau. 

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Six things to know about Shed 10 from Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events

Shed 10 was built over 110 years as an industrial cargo shed and has since become Auckland’s primary cruise ship terminal. It’s also one of the largest and most sought-after event spaces in the CBD. Auckland Conventions, Venues & Events has given the scoop as to why our venue is much more than just a shed.

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