The Best Weekend Events
in Auckland for Kids
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September 2018
Our pick of the best of what's on this weekend for families, children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand
Mauku Country Life Day
Mauku School, 389 Union Road, Mauku, Pukekohe
Saturday 15 September2018: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Country Life Day at this Cool Rural School. There is animal juding, stalls and more.
Cost: FREE entry
Secret World of Butterflies
Sainsbury Horricks Gallery, Auckland Museum
Saturday 15 September 2018 onwards
Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns as new exhibition Secret World of Butterflies takes flight. View thousands of butterflies from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time. Be amazed by these stunning insects in this family-friendly exhibition that reveals unbelievable butterfly facts and is packed full of interactive activities. Zoom in on nature’s designs or create your own butterfly and unleash it into a magical digital garden.
Cost: FREE for Aucklanders
Battle of Britain Parade
Court of Honour, in front of the Auckland Museum, Auckland
Sunday 16 September 2018: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Join Auckland Museum and the Royal New Zealand Air Force Association to commemorate the Battle of Britain and all those who have fallen in the Air Forces. A parade and service accompanied by a flyover by the Warbirds will take place on the Court of Honour.
Cost: FREE event
Mitre 10 Cup: QBE North Harbour vs Bay of Plenty
QBE Stadium, Stadium Drive, Albany
Sunday 16 September 2018: 7:35pm to 9;30pm
Tickets: Children 4 years and under are FREE; Childre aged 5 to 14 years $5 to $10; Adults $25 to $35