Visitor Information

The Auckland Live Digital Stage is located in Aotea Square, a public space open all year round. 
This larger-than-life big-screen screen presents a curated line-up of digital experiences from the worlds of arts, culture and entertainment. The programme changes regularly and you discover the full line-up here.

Practical info

The Digital Stage is located in Aotea Square. You'll find Aotea Square on Queen Street adjacent to the historical Auckland Town Hall (301 – 317 Queen Street) and Aotea Centre.

The Civic Car Park is a short walk from Aotea Centre, making it a great option for shows here. It is important however, to remember that sometimes all our venues are filled with events. Make sure you have a backup plan - or book a space in advance.

Mobility parking

The Civic car park has 20 mobility spaces available. Take your mobility card and entry ticket to a pay machine and press the help button for instructions. More information available on Auckland Transport's website

Public transport

Visit Auckland Transport or download the AT app to see what public transport options are available.


For city centre venues, the best spot to meet a taxi is the Bledisloe Street car park at 24 Wellesley Street West. 

Auckland Live has two great cafés in and around Aotea Square for you to enjoy a drink and grab a bit to eat. BOX Café and Bar located on the terrace of the Aotea Centre and Box in the Square Café and Bar.

Aotea Square is a large outdoor space. As such it is easy to access for wheelchairs, however does not have a hearing aid loop. 

About the Venue

Auckland Live Digital Stage is our outdoor platform for showcasing local and international live arts and entertainment on a larger-than-life big-screen.

Its 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.


More information about the Auckland Live Digital Stage

Want to know more about the Auckland Live Digital Stage, including Auckland Live’s programming priorities and considerations?

Download the Digital Stage Content Guidelines and Technical Specifications here.