February, 2022

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2022Fri11Feb11:00 am4:00 pmCancelledSummer in the Square Fashion Weekend | CancelledStrike a pose! New Zealand Fashion Week is about to sashay into Aotea Square! Due to New Zealand being in Covid-19 Red Traffic Light setting indefinitely, Summer in the Square events will not be going ahead for 2022.11:00 am - 4:00 pm Aotea Square, 291-297 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Culture,Festival,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

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Event Details

Chill out in the urban garden as sunny days turn to balmy nights for festival weekends with Auckland Live at Summer in the Square 2022 for free, outdoor family fun this summer in Aotea Square

Fashionistas will find a stylish summer oasis in Aotea Square on 11 & 12 February when NZ Fashion Week heats up in the central city. For 20 years, NZ Fashion Week has given a platform for local designers to showcase their artistry and connect with Aotearoa’s fashion-focused communities. All are welcome to the Square for a weekend of art workshops for the whole family, yoga, dance, korowai weaving demonstrations, and more.

FRIDAY 11 FEBRUARY FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS

Activities Marquee:

  • 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

SATURDAY 12 FEBRUARY FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS

Digital Stage

  • 9.30am – 11.30am: YMCA Walk The Line
  • 11.30am – 1pm: The Kids Show

Activities Marquee:

  • 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: 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.

All visitors must show a valid My Vaccine Pass, sign in and wear a face covering when required. 

Price

Free

Organiser

Auckland LiveAuckland Live is a world-class leader in live arts and entertainment, and an active contributor to the vibrancy and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Auckland Live is one of the creative and dynamic teams connected under the management of Auckland Unlimited and is an Auckland Council organistion (CCO).09 309 2677 PO BOX 5749, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142

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