Auckland Live Digital Stage

14 Jan - 31 Dec

Auckland Live Digital Stage

Free

Aotea Square

Visual Arts

The Auckland Live Digital Stage is the city’s newest outdoor platform for showcasing local and international live arts and entertainment in larger-than-life, big- screen colour and sound.

Screening every day*, the Digital Stage’s curated programme of short films and video content offers a view into the worlds of dance, music, visual arts, theatre, and film and literature, with stories and profiles of arts companies, artists, and new and existing works from New Zealand and around the world. 

Inspirational, entertaining, educational and informative, the Digital Stage champions the arts while providing a vibrant, all-ages backdrop for anyone relaxing in or passing through Aotea Square.

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK?

Monday 15 July: 12pm - 11pm

Tuesday 16 July: 12pm - 11pm

Wednesday 17 July: 12pm - 11pm

Thursday 18 July: 12pm - 11pm

Friday 19 July: 12pm - 11pm

Saturday 20 July: 12pm - 11pm

Sunday 21 July: 12pm - 11pm

WHAT'S ON NEXT WEEK?

Monday 22 July: 12pm - 11pm

Tuesday 23 July: 12pm - 11pm

Wednesday 24 July: 12pm - 11pm

Thursday 25 July: 12pm - 11pm

Friday 26 July: 12pm - 11pm

Saturday 27 July: 12pm - 11pm

Sunday 28 July: 12pm - 11pm

Take a look at Auckland Live's Digital Stage
Come down to Aotea Square and watch fascinating local and international content as well as finding out what events and shows are happening in our amazing city.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

Elemental AKL - Festival Special

This July, Aotea Square is transformed into the hub of Tāmaki Makaurau’s sizzling new winter festival, Elemental AKL.
Open until late every day from 1-28 July, the Elemental Hub is the perfect place to sample the best of what Auckland has to offer this winter.

Discover our unique culture through an incredible array of performances, theatre productions, storytelling sessions, and more.

Content provided by Elemental Festival

  • Be in your element | Light Shows | Entertainment | Maori & Pacific Culture | Cuisine | Elemental Festival

Music | Takitaki

PART 2 

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performs Brahms' Symphony No.2, composed in the summer of 1877, while Brahms holidayed on the shores of a beautiful Austrian lake.

Content provided by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

  • Brahms - Symphony No.2 | JX Live, Radio NZ Concert | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

 


PART 4

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performs Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, based on One Thousand and One Nights tales.
Content provided by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

  • Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade | RNZ Concert / JX Live | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

 

PART 5

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performs Mozart's Symphony No.41, the longest and last symphony the classical composer ever wrote. 

Content provided by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

  • Mozart - Symphony No.41, 'Jupiter' | RNZ Concert / JX Live | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

 

PART 6

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performs Strauss' Horn Concerto No.1, one of the nineteenth century’s most frequently performed horn concertos. 

Content provided by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

  • R. Strauss - Horn Concerto No.1 | RNZ Concert / JX Live | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

 

PART 7

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Marche Slave, celebrating Russian intervention in the Serbian-Turkish Wars of the 1870s.

Content provided by Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

  • Tchaikovsky - Marche Slave | RNZ Concert / JX Live | Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

New Generation | Kōhungahunga

PART 3

Students of Auckland University of Technology tell stories of the here, the now, and the many tomorrows. 

Content provided by AUTV

  • On-Line | Daniel Thomson | AUTV
  • Steam Rival | Lucius Koh | AUTV
  • 2040 | James Letele | AUTV
  • Teardrops | Lucy Wong-Kamm | AUTV
  • Inside World/Outside World | Amy Matthews | AUTV
  • Me.Him.Her | Wei Kit Yoon | AUTV
  • Unmasked | Chloe Biano | AUTV
  • The Sound You All Make | Jasmine Ng | AUTV

 

PART 4

Students of Auckland’s Media Design School show the way forward with fascinating takes on the real and digital worlds we inhabit. 

Content provided by Media Design School

  • Student Showcase | Adam Shrosbree, Aneesha Baidwan' Billy Lewis, Cameron Bates, Chanelle Higgins, Ching Chow, Daniel Lutterman, Dylan Mckissock, Erica Bisset, Guang Yuli, Huey Min Pon, Inez Essex, Jack Whitehead, Jamie Boyo, Joshua Schultz, Judd Surtida, Juvensco, Kaitln Hindson, Maise Macdonald, Matt Uy, Nicholas Bassett, Olivia Lloyd, Paige Hickling, Patrica Marie Calinga, Rodney Goosen, Ryan Ganley, Sherylene Chan, Te wihoko Te Rangihirawea, Tess Saxby, Till Dittmers, Tyson Dvorak, Vania Chandrawidjaja, William Kusuma | Media Design School

 

PART 5

University of Auckland students use dance and movement to share their stories and identities. 

Content provided by the University of Auckland

  • Laal | Allesha Wallabh | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Te Whare Tangata | Chas Samoa and Ankaramy Fepulea'I | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Drupe | Naki Taulaunga and Jireh Lalotoa-Peniata | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Hand Down You’re Pearls | Talia Howes and Bronte Jones | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Breathe | Kelsie Skelton | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Plain Sight | Daniella Roth and Emily MacKenzie | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Lunchtime | Ashlay Yang | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Construct | Alesha Wallabh and Emily Well | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Are you breathing | Emily MacKenzie | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Infected | Madeline Naydor and Aimee Robinson | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland
  • Time to make something | James Lobaton | Dance Studies, Creative Arts and Industries, the University of Auckland

Visual Art | Kōpuratanga

PART 2

Guided meditations - self-care and environmental awareness in the 21st century

Content provided by Circuit

  • EVERY DAY FOR 30 YEARS, NANCY WOULD SIT OUT ON THE STREET CORNER AND WATCH THE SUNSET | Sam Hamilton | Circuit
  • A guide to effective implementation of self-service | Elisabeth Pointon | Circuit
  • Waitakere Drag | Mark Harvey | Circuit

 

PART 3

Go where the spirit takes you – from Aotearoa to Pacific Islands to the cover of Vogue Magazine; where do we belong and where could we go?

Content provided by Circuit

  • Lelia | Christopher Ulutupu, Kevin Cartwright, Heather Galbraith | Circuit
  • All the way to Te Rerenga Wairua | Ana Iti | Circuit

 

PART 5

Be inspired by the beauty of West Auckland's landscapes and natural elements.

Content provided by Media Projects

  • Crossings | Martin Sercombe, Brigid Ursula Bisley | Media Projects
  • Breathe | Martin Sercombe, Monty Adkins | Media Projects
  • Tidelight | Martin Sercombe | Media Projects

 

PART 6

Dive into the pattern world of New Zealand VJs

Content provided by The Wanderer Productions

  • Urban Remix 2 | Mike Bridgman, Tom Ludvigson, Creature, Naomi Lamb | The Wanderer Productions

Winter Experience | Hūtoke

PART 1

There's no snow in Auckland but you can still enjoy the chill with a look at the worlds of ice skaters, skiers and other talents who play in colder climates.

Content provided by Urban Screen Productions

  • Skiing | Extreme sports - HD videos | UTV
  • Mandelrun | Julius Horsthuis | UTV
  • Break ton Neck | Alex Yde | UTV
  • 5 minute photo essay | Alisa Sparks | UTV
  • The Best of the Art of Flight | Patrick Auld | UTV
  • The Winter Surf | Monday Film | UTV
  • Carving the Mountains | sk8 Cinema | UTV
  • Jesper, Øystein & Oscar in Stubai | Jesper Tjäder | UTV
  • PARKOUR Luxembourg | Stephane Benini | UTV

 

PART 2

There's no snow in Auckland but you can still enjoy the chill with a look at the worlds of ice skaters, skiers and other talents who play in colder climates.

Content provided by Urban Screen Productions

  • Base Jumping at Deans Blue Hole | Bluenery Productions | UTV
  • 5 minute photo essay | Alisa Sparks | UTV
  • A love letter to Winter | The North Face | UTV
  • OVERWERK Winter Official Music Video | Overwerk | UTV
  • Ice Call: Backyards Project by Antoine Frioux | Drone Film Festival ANZ | UTV
  • Runner - Winter Paralympics | Aoife McArdle | UTV
  • The Art of Figure Skating | Crane TV | UTV
  • REJOICE - Sammy Carlson | Quicksilver | UTV
  • 5 minute photo essay | Alisa Sparks | UTV

 

PART 3

There's no snow in Auckland but you can still enjoy the chill with a look at the worlds of ice skaters, skiers and other talents who play in colder climates.

Content provided by Urban Screen Productions

  • Mckenna Peterson Montana | K2 Skis | UTV
  • People are Awesome - Winter Sports Edition | People are Awesome | UTV
  • 2016 NYDCFF Extreme Sports & Best In Show Winner Afterglow Lightsuit Segment By Sweetgrass Productions | NYCDFF | UTV
  • Winter Eisbach | Big Col | UTV
  • R3turn to Winter | Sherpas Cinema | UTV
  • Winter Feelings | Montaz-Rosset Studio | UTV
  • 5 minute photo essay | Alisa Sparks | UTV

 

PART 4

There's no snow in Auckland but you can still enjoy the chill with a look at the worlds of ice skaters, skiers and other talents who play in colder climates.

Content provided by Urban Screen Productions

  • Winter by Fergal Smith | Fergal Smith | UTV
  • Night Chase by Hadrien Picard - Best Special Effects - Drone Film Festival ANZ x SanDisk | Drone Film Festival ANZ | UTV
  • Øystein Bråten - WINTER 15 | Øystein Bråten | UTV
  • Winter Dolomites 4K Timelapse | Timestorm Films | UTV
  • Winter (2) | AmyrXA | UTV
  • Winter in Yosemite National Park | Henry Jun Wah Lee / Evosia | UTV
  • 5 Min Photo Essay | Alisa Sparks | UTV
  • Winter Night Longboard | Juan Rayos / sk8Cinema | UTV
  • Winters Edge | Bike Minimalism | UTV
  • Photek Pyramid - REDance | Jack Chute | UTV

Ticket Pricing

This is a free, non-ticketed event.

The Digital Stage is open every day from Jan 8.  Please check What's On Today for programme details and hours of operation*

* Hours of operation vary according to weather conditions and other relevant factors. 

Upcoming Performances

Free
Aotea Square