Past Event11 Feb - 12 Feb 2022

Fashion Weekend

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Aotea Square

Special Events

UPDATE 24 Jan 2022: Auckland Live, our partners and artists involved in Auckland Live Summer in the Square regret to announce that due to New Zealand being in Covid-19 Red Traffic Light setting indefinitely, all events scheduled from Friday 28 January - 26 February will not be going ahead. Due to the nature of the events planned and difficulty safely distancing or capping audience numbers in Aotea Square, the events are now postponed until further notice.  The welfare and safety of our artists, staff and audiences will remain our first priority.  

These events are:

Fiesta  28 – 30 January
Jazz  31 January
Circus  3 - 5 Feburary
The Greatest Showman  5 February
The Circus  5 February
Fashion  11 -12 February
Beats  17 -19 February
In the Heights  19 February
Animation Gets Groovy  19 February
Pride  24 - 26 February
Auckland Pride Party  26 February

We are monitoring advice from the Ministry of Health and will provide further updates and advice around rescheduling of Auckland Live’s Summer in the Square in due course.

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Strike a pose! New Zealand Fashion Week is about to sashay into Aotea Square!

Dress to impress and turn Aotea Square into your personal runaway as you strut your way through a weekend of fashion shows, workshops and films.

Check out the full line-up below!

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Welcome back to Auckland Live, where our venues are open for Covid-19 Protection Framework compliant events. All visitors must show a valid My Vaccine Pass, sign in and wear a face covering when required. Click here for our Covid-19 FAQs and information on how we are keeping our people, visitors, and venues safe.  

Accessibility: If you are attending a show or event in our venues and have an access need, find more information about accessibility here

 

 

Friday 11 February

Activities Marquee

9am - 11am: The Ministry of Social Development Presents

  • An interactive VR simulator activation and equipment to try your hand in the trades.

11am - 3pm: Live painting with artist Chris Dews

11am - 4pm: Kids Workshop

  • With carver and artist Natanahira Pona
  • Take crayon rubbings from a selection of carvings of birds, flora and tukutuku patterns with a Master Carver.

11am - 4pm: Paint by Numbers

  • The Rise Creative will create and setup a 'Paint By Numbers' interactive artwork of outlined NZ Flora and Fauna - with numbers inside to colour artwork to highlight the beauty of Te Ao Māori. With support from Resene paint.

11am - 7pm: Korowai weaving demonstration

  • Te Puawai Orakei Marae Weaving demonstration and tukutuku woven public engagement artwork.

12pm - 6pm: Preloved Project

  • The Preloved Project brings the art of the op shopping experience to life in a multi-media and experiential way. Take part in free workshops that transform your op shop finds with Dizzie Pixie Designs Upcycled Art By Lyn-Marie from 12-3pm and Tamaki Wrap from 3-6pm.

12pm - 7pm: Te Makete on Aotea

  • Supported by Auckland Council
  • With over 30 stalls featuring Pacifica, Māori, sustainability, fashion, food, music and artists demonstrations - come and get hands on!

8pm: Film | Westwood

  • Presented by Rialto Cinemas
  • Rated M

Digital Stage

9.30am - 11am: Recap of weeks shows replayed on screen

11am - 1pm: Resene Designer Runway

1pm - 2.30pm: Caci Presents: 20 Year NZFW Rerospective Showcase

2.30pm - 4pm: Miss Kanorau New Zealand feat Mallo

4pm - 6pm: Bendon Lingerie

6pm - 7.30pm: Te Korowai Atawhai Mercy Hospice introduce: Woven

7.30pm - 10pm: Schick Presents: The NZ Fashion Weekend Mens Show


Saturday 12 February

Activities Marquee

8am - 9am: Free yoga with Stacy Lee Ghinn

  • Live DJ: Phoebe Falconer

9.30am - 9.30pm: Music and performance showcase on Aotea

  • Live DJs and music playing all day - including KDA Kids Kpop Dance Class, Anita Wi'glit and Friends drag show, live music from The Madeleines, Jack Panther, and Dual - and a finale with Rachel Rayner.

10.30am - 11.30am: KDA kid KPop dance workshop

  • Terina, head of KDA, will bring a team to show us how it's done. The music is slowed to learn the motion, and then sped up until you're in full swing!

11am - 1pm: Bespoke your ride (and yourself)

  • Frocks on Bikes are hosting a pit stop with a difference in Aotea Square. Add some sparkle to your bike or make a 'skirt guard' to protect your precious frock, before cycling up to see the Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary at the Auckland Art Gallery.

11am - 4pm: Kids Workshop

  • With carver and artist Natanahira Pona
  • Natanahira works on carving symposiums around NZ and has a collection of small carvings that families can use to have fun creating their own takeaway art. Alongside this, see some live whakairo come to life with a carving demonstration.

11am - 4pm: Korowai weaving demostration

  • Te Puawai Orakei Marae Weaving demonstration and tukutuku woven public engagement artwork.

11am - 4pm: Paint by Numbers

  • The Rise Creative will create and setup a 'Paint By Numbers' interactive artwork of outlined NZ Flora and Fauna - with numbers inside to colour artwork to highlight the beauty of Te Ao Māori. With support from Resene paint.


Digital Stage

9.30am - 11.30am: YMCA Walk The Line

11.30am - 1pm: The Kids Show

1pm - 2.30pm: Tuesday Label

2.30pm - 4.30pm: Augustine

4.30pm - 6pm: Resene Designer Runway

6pm - 8pm: #loveponsonby Presents

8pm - 10pm: Caci Presents: 20 Year NZFW Retrospective Showcase


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