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AUCKLAND ARTS FESTIVAL 2016

DAILY GUIDE

Welcome to the

Auckland Arts Festival N u mai, haere mai ki Te Ahurei Toi O T maki Makaurau

How to use this guide CHOOSE Consult the daily listings sorted chronologically to CHOOSE the show/s that suit you. BOOK aaf.co.nz is your destination for comprehensive details about the Festival and instructions on HOW TO BOOK.

HOW TO FILL YOUR LIFE WITH 19 DAYS AND NIGHTS OF MUSIC, THEATRE, CABARET, CIRCUS, VISUAL ARTS AND DANCE FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

2 - 20 March 2016

CONNECT Follow the Auckland Arts Festival from wherever you are: facebook.com/Aklfestival @Aklfestival @Aklfestival #AKLfest Visit aaf.co.nz to sign up for regular newsletters and info on daily deals.


The New Zealand Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square Featuring the iHeartRadio Sound Lounge 19 summer days and nights of food, fun, beats, eats, friends, family, arts and entertainment at the The New Zealand Herald Festival Garden in Aotea Square. The New Zealand Herald Festival Garden is your ultimate Festival destination. Kick back and talk about shows you’ve seen or shows you’re about to see. Enjoy MOJO coffee, Rekorderlig cider, a selection of Pernod Ricard wines and delicious bites from Ripe’s mobile kitchen. iHeartRadio Sound Lounge Our free music stage with exceptional sounds from some of Aotearoa’s best artists and fresh new music acts plays throughout the Festival. Check out our iHeartRadio Sound Lounge timetable at aaf.co.nz, grab some friends and come and be a part of the rhythm in the heart of the city. Sponsored by

YOU CAN BOOK AT: Ticketmaster for all Festival events (except Waves at Artworks Theatre and Tar Baby at TE POU Theatre). ticketmaster.co.nz 09 970 9700 or 0800 111 999

Aotea Centre Box Office

Aotea Square

Bruce Mason Centre

Tickets are available on the day of the performance at the relevant box office, 90 minutes prior to the performance unless sold out.

Festival Information Booth

Visit aaf.co.nz for more details about:

Cnr Hurstmere Road & The Promenade, Takapuna (2-20 March only) NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square FOR SHOWS AT THE FOLLOWING VENUES YOU CAN ALSO BOOK AT:

Q Theatre

www.qtheatre.co.nz 09 309 9771 305 Queen Street

Artworks Theatre

www.artworkstheatre.org.nz 09 372 2941 2 Korora Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island

TE POU Theatre

With support from

www.iticket.co.nz 0508 iTICKET/ 09 361 1000

Friends of the Festival

Friends of the Festival enjoy ticket discounts, zero booking fees and a hotline (09 970 9745).

ICONS EXPLAINED Family

Talk

Free

Audio Described performance

Signed performance

Music

Theatre

Dance

Cabaret

Special Events

Door Sales

• Accessibility shows • Wheelchair access • Concession pricing • Group bookings • Student rush tickets • Special offers

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Going to more than one show? Book multiple shows easily and SAVE. Go to aaf.co.nz, select your events and click MY SHOPPING CART When you are ready to purchase tickets, go to your cart and follow the prompts. Booking more than 2 tickets? Booking online incurs the lowest charges. Buying 6 tickets or more? Get on the Group booking line: 09 970 9745. Ticket prices include GST. All sales are final and there are NO refunds or exchanges, except as required by law.

The James Plays Three plays, three generations of Scottish kings brought to life in monumental, rich and riveting epic theatre. 5 - 12 March ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre $39 - $109* *Service fees apply

A co-production between

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In association with

Circus

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Information in this programme is correct at the time of printing. The Festival reserves the right to alter without notice any events, programmes and artists.

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5.30 - 7.00pm BRAYDEN JEFFREY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm NOT IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Aotearoa/NZ Opening Night | Q Theatre, Loft, $43 - $49

7.00pm LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Opening Night | Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

7.30pm SPEED OF LIGHT: THREE BRILLIANT DANCEWORKS (RNZB) Aotearoa/NZ | Opening Night | SKYCITY Theatre, $25 - $87

8.00pm MARAMA Aotearoa/NZ Opening Night | Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

8.15pm DUST TO DUSKY Aotearoa/NZ Opening Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

9.45pm-11.00pm NATHAN HAINES Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Visually stunning wordless theatre, gorgeous handcrafted puppets and the sounds of the Pacific. 2 - 6 March Q Theatre, Rangatira $39 - $59* *Service fees apply

Developed with the assistance of the British Council and Nga‐ti Te Tarawa

Co-produced by Auckland Arts Festival and The Conch


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5.00pm - 9.00pm AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

5.30pm - 6.00pm ALARMANDA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.15pm - 7.00pm TRIP PONY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm MARAMA Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

7.00pm DUST TO DUSKY Aotearoa/NZ Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

7.30pm SPEED OF LIGHT: THREE BRILLIANT DANCEWORKS (RNZB) Aotearoa/NZ | SKYCITY Theatre, $25 - $87

8.00pm NOT IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Loft, $43 - $49

8.15pm LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

9.30pm TAR BABY USA Opening Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $29 - $33 1 egaP 4 2:90BELLEVILLE 5102/01/31 D 861x5Aotearoa/NZ 02 ERUHCORB YKSUD OT KSUD_pxq.D 861x502 ERUHCORB YKSUD OT KSUD DJ 11.00pm - 11.45pm

iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Anna Coddington, Tami Neilson and Bella Kalolo, and introducing Colleen Davis, doing Dusty Springfield - Aotearoa style. 2 - 5 March Spiegeltent, NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square $49 - $55* *Service fees apply

Dust to Dusky


Carabosse Fire Garden Roam through blazing landscapes and ignite your senses in this otherworldly fire garden.

Arrive anytime between 7.30pm and 10.00pm. The gates of the Fire Garden will open at 8.30pm. Allow yourself at least an hour or more... Event closes at 11.00pm.

4 - 6 March Auckland Domain $12 - $35* *Service fees apply

With support from

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Fr i d a y 4 March

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5.00pm - 9.00pm AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

5.30pm - 6.00pm TEEKS Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.15pm - 7.00pm KITTENS OF THE INTERNET Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm NOT IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Loft, $43 - $49

7.00pm DUST TO DUSKY Aotearoa/NZ Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

7.30pm SPEED OF LIGHT: THREE BRILLIANT DANCEWORKS (RNZB) Aotearoa/NZ | SKYCITY Theatre, $25 - $87

8.00pm NO MAN’S LAND Aotearoa/NZ One Night Only | Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall, $35 - $69

8.00pm MARAMA Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

8.15pm LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59 Show open between

8.30pm & 11.00pm CARABOSSE FIRE GARDEN France Opening Night | Auckland Domain, $12 - $35

9.30pm TAR BABY USA Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $29 - $33

11pm - 11.45pm DJ BELLEVILLE Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

No Man’s Land An epic global orchestra of 150 musicians meets groundbreaking film in John Psathas’s mega-music experience. 4 March Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall $35 - $69*

With support from

*Service fees apply Produced by Victoria University of Wellington, with support from the Lottery Grants Board, Adrian Durham, the British High Commission, the Polish Embassy, the French Embassy, the New Zealand-France Friendship Fund and Radio New Zealand Concert.


tu rd a y 5 Sa March 1.00pm - 2.00pm CAITLIN SMITH Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

1.00pm & 5.00pm DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP Aotearoa/NZ Opening Day | The PumpHouse, Takapuna, $12 - $20

2.00pm & 8.00pm MARAMA Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

3.00pm RAW: HINEMOA AND TUTANEKAI Aotearoa/NZ One Day Only | Q Theatre, Loft, $10

3.30pm - 5.00pm MIHO WADA Aotearoa/NZ Opening Day | iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

5.00pm - 9.00pm AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

5.30pm - 6.00pm UNWONTED Aotearoa/NZ

iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.00pm RAW: BLACK TREE BRIDGE Aotearoa/NZ One Day Only | Koha Entry | Q Theatre, Loft

6.15pm - 7.00pm FORTRESS EUROPE Aotearoa/NZ

iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

7.00pm DUST TO DUSKY Aotearoa/NZ

Final Performance | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

7.00pm TAR BABY USA

TE POU Theatre, New Lynn, $25

7.00pm NOT IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Aotearoa/NZ Final Performance | Te Oro, Glen Innes, $25

7.30pm JAMES I – THE KEY WILL KEEP THE LOCK Scotland Opening Night | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109

7.30pm SPEED OF LIGHT: THREE BRILLIANT DANCEWORKS (RNZB) Aotearoa/NZ | SKYCITY Theatre, $25 - $87

8.15pm LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium

Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

Show open between

8.30pm & 11.00pm CARABOSSE FIRE GARDEN France Auckland Domain, $12 - $35

9.30pm DRAGON’S DIVA DEN Aotearoa/NZ

One Night Only | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $19

11.00pm - 11.45pm WILL COOPER BARLING Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square


da Sun y 6 March 11.00am & 2.00pm

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DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP Aotearoa/NZ The PumpHouse, Takapuna, $12 - $20

1.00pm - 2.00pm

LINN LORKIN Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

2.00pm

JAMES II – DAY OF THE INNOCENTS Scotland Opening Day | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre $39 - $109

3.00pm

RAW: CELL FISH Aotearoa/NZ One Day Only | Koha Entry | Q Theatre, Loft

3.30pm - 5.00pm 4.00pm

AUCKLAND JAZZ ORCHESTRA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square SPEED OF LIGHT: THREE BRILLIANT DANCEWORKS (RNZB) Aotearoa/NZ | Final Night | SKYCITY Theatre, $25 - $87

4.00pm - 8.00pm

AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

5.00pm

MARAMA Aotearoa/NZ Final Night | Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

5.00pm

TAR BABY USA Final Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $29 - $33

6.00pm

RAW: TEA Aotearoa/NZ One Day Only | Koha Entry | Q Theatre, Loft

6.30pm - 7.00pm

AMRITA KAUR Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm

JAMES III – THE TRUE MIRROR Scotland Opening Night | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109

7.00pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

8.15pm - 9.15pm

TJ TAOTUA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Show open between

8.30pm & 11.00pm

CARABOSSE FIRE GARDEN France Final Night | Auckland Domain, $12 - $35

Speed of Light Royal New Zealand Ballet 2 - 6 March I $25 - $87* *Service fees apply

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nday 7 Mo March

LOOKING FOR SOME FESTIVAL GOODNESS? 9.00am - 5.00pm 9.00am - 7.00pm

Today is the perfect day to check out some of our visual arts programme and to visit The New Zealand Herald Festival Garden. Refer to Visual Arts pages for full schedule.

¯’ ALIGA Samoa/Australia/Aotearoa/NZ SURVEY / FA M¯ angere Arts Centre – Ng¯ a Tohu o Uenuku TAUTAI I NAVIGATE Aotearoa/NZ Studio One, Toi T¯ u

9.00am - 5.00pm

WAIAPU KOKA HUHUA: WAIAPU OF MANY MOTHERS Aotearoa/NZ | Papakura Art Gallery

10.00am - 4.30pm

A STUDY OF A SAMOAN SAVAGE Aotearoa/NZ FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Aotearoa/NZ Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery

10.00am - 5.00pm

A STORAGE PROBLEM Aotearoa/NZ Objectspace

10.00am - 5.00pm

A BEAUTIFUL HESITATION Aotearoa/NZ Auckland Art Gallery Toi o T¯ amaki

5.30pm - 8.00pm

DJ LICIOUS MISS Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

La Cucina dell’Arte Embrace hilarious chaos with hearty helpings of slapstick, vaudeville and traditional commedia. 2 - 20 March Circus Ronaldo Big Top, NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square $39 - $59* *Service fees apply

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Sponsored by


sday 8 Tu e March 5.30pm - 6.30pm 7.00pm SOLD OUT TONIGHT

7.00pm - 7.45pm 8.00pm

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SHE’S SO RAD Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square The Colenso BBDO season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID Australia Opening Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $63 - $69

FAZERDAZE Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square SUFJAN STEVENS USA One Night Only | The Civic, $49 - $89

The Colenso BBDO season of

Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid Meow Meow sails to a land of altered hearts, minds and body-parts in this decidedly un-Disney kamikaze-cabaret. 8 - 13 March Spiegeltent, NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square $63 - $69* *Service fees apply Sponsored by

COLENSO This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals, Sydney Festival, Perth International Arts Festival, Malthouse Theatre and Auckland Arts Festival.

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5.30pm - 7.00pm

PAUL MCLANEY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm

WAVES Australia/Scotland Opening Night | Q Theatre, Loft, $15 - $39

7.00pm

The Colenso BBDO season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID Australia Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $63 - $69

7.30pm

JAMES I – THE KEY WILL KEEP THE LOCK Scotland ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109

8.00pm

¯ Aotearoa/NZ TE PO Opening Night | Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

8.15pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

9.30pm - 11.00pm

NATHAN HAINES Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

The James Plays More treachery and scheming than Game of Thrones. Enough political hardball to rival House of Cards. Darker than the darkest cellar in Wolf Hall. 5 - 12 March ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre $39 - $109*

A co-production between

*Service fees apply Sponsored by

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In association with


Te Po Finding Bruce Mason has become a matter of life, death and catching a big fish. 9 - 14 March Q Theatre, Rangatira $39 - $59* *Service fees apply Co-produced by Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand Festival, Theatre Stampede and Nightsong Productions With support from

Sponsored by

Brass Poppies This powerful new chamber opera brings to life the domestic and military realities of war. 11 - 12 March Mercury Theatre $48 - $65* *Service fees apply Co-produced by Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand Festival and New Zealand Opera with support from the Lottery Grants Board. With support from


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SPIEGELTENT NIGHTS

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DUST TO DUSKY 2 - 5 March, from $49*

TAR BABY 3 - 6 March, from $29*

DRAGON’S DIVA DEN 5 March, from $19*

The

season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID

8 - 13 March, from $63*

UNSTRUNG HEROES: THE BLACK QUARTET WITH SPECIAL GUESTS 10 March, from $39*

DON MCGLASHAN & SHAYNE CARTER 11 March, from $39*

EMILY KING 15 - 16 March, from $49*

LAUGHTON KORA & FRIENDS 17 March, from $25*

THE GREAT DOWNHILL JOURNEY OF LITTLE TOMMY 17 - 20 March, from $39*

SHOOGLENIFTY 18 - 19 March, from $49* *Service fees apply


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5.00pm - 9.00pm

AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

5.30pm - 6.00pm

BRAYDEN JEFFREY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.15pm - 7.00pm

COCO DAVIS Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm

WAVES Australia/Scotland Q Theatre, Loft, $15 - $39

7.00pm

The Colenso BBDO season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID Australia Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $63 - $69

7.30pm 8.00pm 8.15pm 9.30pm

11.00pm - 11.45pm

JAMES II – DAY OF THE INNOCENTS Scotland ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109

¯ Aotearoa/NZ TE PO Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59 LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square , $39 - $59 UNSTRUNG HEROES: THE BLACK QUARTET

WITH VERY SPECIAL GUESTS Aotearoa/NZ One Night Only | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $39 - $45 DJ MAGIK JOHNSON Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Waves Intimate, imaginative storytelling for the whole family about a girl defying a tide of expectations and discovering hidden strengths. 9 - 18 March Q Theatre – Loft, Piha – Barnett Hall, Waiheke Island – Artworks Theatre $12 - $39* *Service fees apply Presented in association with Catherine Wheels Theatre Company and Imaginate Festival

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Get out and experience diversity in the arts and the city as White Night brings art and culture to your neighbourhood.

12 MARCH 2016 I 6PM - MIDNIGHT I FREE Keep an eye out for sights, sounds, curiosities, special events, pop-up entertainments and lots of art in Auckland’s galleries, squares, laneways, promenades and town centres. Find out what to do and where to go at

aaf.co.nz/whitenight

In partnership with

With support from

Lottery Grants Board


Ruaumoko An explosive performance featuring 150 young dancers, Atamira Dance Company and the APO. 12 March The Civic $15 - $25* *Service fees apply

A co-production with APO, Atamira Dance Company and Auckland Arts Festival

With support from

The Science Show:

Big Bang, Little Bang! Nanogirl (aka Michelle Dickinson) From the cosmos to microcosms, explode your mind with NZ’s science superhero, Nanogirl. Sponsored by

13 March Bruce Mason Centre $12 - $40* *Service fees apply

Presented in association with

With support from

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Fr i d a y 1 1 March POP-UP NOREUM MACHI Korea Auckland wide

5.00pm - 9.00pm AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

5.30pm - 7.00pm FLEDGLING Aotearoa/NZ

iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Loft, $12 - $20

7.00pm The Colenso BBDO season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID Australia Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $63 - $69

7.30pm JAMES III – THE TRUE MIRROR Scotland ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109

8.00pm BRASS POPPIES Aotearoa/NZ Opening Night | Mecury Theatre, $48 - $65

¯ Aotearoa/NZ 8.00pm TE PO Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

8.15pm LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

9.30pm DON MCGLASHAN AND SHAYNE CARTER Aotearoa/NZ One Night Only | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $39 - $45

11.00pm - 11.45pm DJ MAGIK JOHNSON Aotearoa/NZ HeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Duck, Death and the Tulip

Perfect for children aged four to eight. Giggle, weep and contemplate the universe. 5 - 13 March The PumpHouse Theatre & Q Theatre, Loft $12 - $20* *Service fees apply

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NOREUM MACHI Korea Auckland wide

12.00pm 1.00pm

JAMES I – THE KEY WILL KEEP THE LOCK Scotland Final Performance | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109 DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP Aotearoa/NZ Q Theatre, Loft, $12 - $20

1.00pm - 2.00pm

BLACK SAND DIVA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

3.30pm - 5.00pm

RAAG TIME Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

4.00pm 5.00pm 5.30pm - 6.00pm 6.00pm - Midnight 6.15pm - 7.00pm 6.30pm

JAMES II – DAY OF THE INNOCENTS Scotland Final Performance | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109 RUAUMOKO (APO AND ATAMIRA DANCE COMPANY) Aotearoa/NZ | One Night Only | The Civic, $15 - $25

NOREUM MACHI Korea iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square WHITE NIGHT One Night Only | Auckland wide

ESTERE Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square WAVES Australia/Scotland Q Theatre, Loft, $15 - $39

6.30pm - 10.00pm

AOTEA SQUARED Live painting Aotearoa/NZ NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square

7.00pm & 9.30pm

The Colenso BBDO season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID Australia Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $63 - $69

8.00pm

¯ Aotearoa/NZ TE PO Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

8.00pm

BRASS POPPIES Aotearoa/NZ Final Performance | Mercury Theatre, $48 - $65

8.15pm

JAMES III – THE TRUE MIRROR Scotland Final Performance | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $39 - $109

8.15pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

10.45pm – 11.45pm

ALARGO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square


day 13 Sun March

aaf.co.nz 10.30am - 3.30pm 11.15am & 1.15pm 1.00pm 1.30pm & 7.30pm 4.00pm 4.00pm - 5.00pm 5.00pm 5.00pm 6.15pm - 7.00pm 7.00pm

¯ NAU WHA ¯ NUI: see schedule pages 30-31 FAMILY DAY WHA NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square NOREUM MACHI Korea Final Performance | NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square DUCK, DEATH AND THE TULIP Aotearoa/NZ Final Performance | Q Theatre, Loft, $12 - $20 ¯ Aotearoa/NZ TE PO Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59 WAVES Australia/Scotland Q Theatre, Loft, $15 - $39 AUCKLAND JAZZ ORCHESTRA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59 THE SCIENCE SHOW: BIG BANG, LITTLE BANG! Aotearoa/NZ One Day Only | Bruce Mason Centre, $12 - $40

NAT ROSE Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square The Colenso BBDO season of MEOW MEOW’S LITTLE MERMAID Australia Final Performance | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $63 - $69

8.15pm - 9.00pm

JESSIE CASS TRIO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

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Photograph: Tristram Kenton

A Sadler’s Wells London Production

mÂĄlonga Stilettos, six-packs and the ferocious desire of the tango direct from the steamy heart of Buenos Aires. 18-20 March ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre $35-$79* *Service fees apply

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nday 14 Mo March 5.30pm - 8.00pm 6.30pm

DJ LICIOUS MISS Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square ÂŻ Aotearoa/NZ TE PO Final Performance | Q Theatre, Rangatira, $39 - $59

Emily King Understated pop and soul with gorgeous grooves and heaps of heart. 15 - 16 March Spiegeltent, NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square $49 - $55* *Service fees apply

A lesson in the power of words from Goebbels to JFK, Socrates to Malcolm X. 15 - 20 March Q Theatre, Loft $53 - $59* *Service fees apply

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5.30pm - 7.00pm

BRAYDEN JEFFREY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

7.00pm

BIGMOUTH Belgium Opening Night | Q Theatre, Loft, $53 - $59

7.15pm - 8.00pm 8.15pm 9.45pm - 11.00pm

ANDREA LISA GROENEWALD Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square EMILY KING USA Opening Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55 MALCOLM LAKATANI Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

John Grant New wave, electronic, industrial rock As cleverly executed as a conjuring trick and pastoral chamber-pop that melts Theiciest Guardian, UK the of hearts. 18 March Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall $35-$77*

White

*Service fees apply

Perfect for children aged two to four, this is the story of two magical friends who look after birdhouses. 17-22 March, Q Theatre, Loft $12-$20* *Service fees apply

With support from Creative Scotland

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TEEKS Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.15pm - 7.00pm

ED WAAKA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

7.00pm

BIGMOUTH Belgium Q Theatre, Loft, $53 - $59

7.00pm

EMILY KING USA Final Performance | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

7.00pm

CHANGES 變 (NEIL IEREMIA & KUIK SWEE BOON) Aotearoa/NZ & Singapore | Opening Night | SKYCITY Theatre, $39 - $59

8.15pm 9.30pm - 10.30pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59 NATHAN HAINES Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

The Chorus; Oedipus 더 코러스; 오이디푸스 Four pianos, electrifying choreography and harmonic vocals combine in an astounding and modern take on a Greek legend. 17 - 20 March Q Theatre, Rangatira $45 - $65* *Service fees apply With support from

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5.30pm - 6.00pm

ALARMANDA Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.15pm - 7.00pm

ANTHONIE TONNON Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm

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360 ALLSTARS Australia Opening Night | The Civic, $12 - $59

7.00pm

CHANGES 變 (NEIL IEREMIA & KUIK SWEE BOON) Aotearoa/NZ & Singapore | SKYCITY Theatre, $39 - $59

7.00pm

THE GREAT DOWNHILL JOURNEY OF LITTLE TOMMY Belgium | Opening Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $39 - $45

7.00pm 7.30pm

WAVES Australia/Scotland Barnett Hall, Piha, $12 - $29 THE CHORUS; OEDIPUS 더 코러스; 오이디푸스 Korea Opening Night | Q Theatre, Rangatira, $45 - $65

7.30pm

NIXON IN CHINA Aotearoa/NZ Opening Night | Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall, $45 - $135

8.15pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

8.30pm

BIGMOUTH Belgium Q Theatre, Loft, $53 - $59

9.30pm

LAUGHTON KORA & FRIENDS Aotearoa/NZ One Night Only | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $25 - $29

11.00pm - 11.45pm

ALARGO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Nixon in China A semi-staged production of John Adams’ modern opera masterpiece about the historic meeting between Richard Nixon and Mao Zedong.

17 & 19 March Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall $45 - $135* *Service fees apply

Produced by Auckland Arts Festival in association with APO and NZ Opera With support from Platinum Patron


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BRAYDEN JEFFREY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.15pm - 7.00pm

NADIA REID Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

6.30pm

360 ALLSTARS Australia The Civic, $12 - $59

6.30pm

6.30pm

REINVENTING THE CLASSICS:

URI CAINE WITH THE NZSQ USA/Aotearoa/NZ One Night Only | Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, $32 - $85 CHANGES 變 (NEIL IEREMIA & KUIK SWEE BOON) Aotearoa/NZ & Singapore | SKYCITY Theatre, $39 - $59

7.00pm

THE GREAT DOWNHILL JOURNEY OF LITTLE TOMMY Belgium | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $39 - $45

7.30pm 7.30pm

WAVES Australia/Scotland Final Performance | Artworks Theatre, Waiheke Island, $12 - $29 THE CHORUS; OEDIPUS 더 코러스; 오이디푸스 Korea

Q Theatre, Rangatira, $45 - $65

8.00pm

m¡longa Argentina/Belgium Opening Night | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $35 - $79

8.15pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

8.30pm

BIGMOUTH Belgium Q Theatre, Loft, $53 - $59

8.30pm

JOHN GRANT USA One Night Only | Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall, $35 - $77

9.30pm

SHOOGLENIFTY Scotland Opening Night | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

11.00pm - 11.45pm

DJ KILLAMANRARO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

Uri Caine

WITH THE NEW ZEALAND STRING QUARTET

Eclectic and inventive interpretations of the classical repertoire performed by jazz luminary Uri Caine and the ever innovative NZSQ. Presented in association with Chamber Music New Zealand

18 March I Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall $10 - $85* *Service fees apply


Changes 莊 Two new dance works by visionary choreographers Neil Ieremia and Kuik Swee Boon. 16 - 19 March SKYCITY Theatre $39 - $59* *Service fees apply Co-produced by Auckland Arts Festival and Black Grace With support from

Sponsored by

Platinum Patrons Sir Roderick and Gillian, Lady Deane

Shooglenifty Fiery and infectious Celtic grooves from a six-man band to get you going all night long. *Service fees apply

18 - 19 March Spiegeltent, NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square $49 - $55* BUY TICKETS: 0800 111 999 | ticketmaster.co.nz


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1.00pm - 2.00pm

SURREY BOUDIT Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

1.30pm & 7.30pm

360 ALLSTARS Australia The Civic, $12 - $59

2.00pm & 8.00pm

m¡longa Argentina/Belgium

2.00pm & 8.30pm

BIGMOUTH Belgium Q Theatre, Loft, $53 - $59

3.00pm & 7.30pm 3.30pm - 5.00pm 5.30pm - 6.00pm 6.15pm - 7.00pm 7.00pm 7.30pm 8.00pm

ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $35 - $79

THE CHORUS; OEDIPUS 더 코러스; 오이디푸스 Korea Q Theatre, Rangatira, $45 - $65

CARNIVOROUS PLANT SOCIETY Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

ADAM OGLE Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square THE GRANT GREEN EXPERIENCE Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

THE GREAT DOWNHILL JOURNEY OF LITTLE TOMMY Belgium | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $39 - $45

NIXON IN CHINA Aotearoa/NZ Final Performance | Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall, $45 - $135 CHANGES 變 (NEIL IEREMIA & KUIK SWEE BOON) Aotearoa/NZ & Singapore | Final Performance | SKYCITY Theatre, $39 - $59

8.15pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

9.30pm

SHOOGLENIFTY Scotland Final Performance | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $49 - $55

11.00pm - 11.45pm

DJ KILLAMANRARO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

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PROJECT ALBATROSS & THREE POINT TURN Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

3.30pm - 5.00pm 4.00pm

JESSIE CASS TRIO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square 360 ALLSTARS Australia Final Performance | The Civic, $12 - $59

5.00pm

THE CHORUS; OEDIPUS 더 코러스; 오이디푸스 Korea Final Performance | Q Theatre, Rangatira, $45 - $65

5.00pm

LA CUCINA DELL’ARTE Belgium Final Performance | Ronaldo Big Top, Aotea Square, $39 - $59

6.15pm - 7.00pm

THE GARLAND SISTERS Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

7.00pm

BIGMOUTH Belgium Final Performance | Q Theatre, Loft, $53 - $59

7.00pm

m¡longa Argentina/Belgium Final Performance | ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, $35 - $59

7.00pm

THE GREAT DOWNHILL JOURNEY OF LITTLE TOMMY Belgium | Final Performance | Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, $39 - $45

8.15pm - 9.00pm

DJ KILLAMANRARO Aotearoa/NZ iHeartRadio Sound Lounge, Aotea Square

The Great Downhill Journey of Little Tommy Live rock concert, theatre and graphic novel collide in a classic coming-of-age story. 17 - 20 March Spiegeltent, NZ Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square $39 - $45* *Service fees apply

With support from

Platinum Patrons Sir Roderick & Gillian, Lady Deane


Family Day Whanau Whanui Sunday 13 March 10.30am - 3.30pm New Zealand Herald Festival Garden, Aotea Square Check out Family Day Wha ¯nau Wha ¯nui at aaf.co.nz

Circus Ronaldo 11.45am & 1.00pm

ACE Crew Dance Corporation Shows 12.00pm & 2.15pm Workshop 1.00pm - 1.45pm

Ink Spot All day

Noreum Machi 11.15am & 1.15pm

Mini Cubes and Tioka Toi All day


With support from

Noreum Machi supported by Center Stage Korea, Korea Arts Management Service, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

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Masquerade Face Painters All day

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Cameo Appearance All day

Ravishing Rangoli All day

*Applies to most events

Circus Central All day

APO Remix the Orchestra 11.00am - 12.00pm

Details in this schedule are correct at the time of publication, but may be subject to change. Check the the Family Day page on our website for changes or updates.


Visual Arts

Something to see every day of the Festival Check out the full Visual Arts Programme at aaf.co.nz Aotea Squared, New Zealand Herald Festival Garden Charles & Janine Williams, Elliot Francis Stewart, Benjamin Work 3 March - 6 March & 10 March - 12 March See daily listings for times

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o T maki Fiona Pardington A Beautiful Hesitation 5 March - 26 June Daily, 10am to 5pm

Artspace The Bill 12 March - 16 April Tuesday - Friday 10am to 6pm, Saturday 11am to 4pm

Gus Fisher Gallery Alexis Neal Ko¯rero Tuku Iho; A Traditional Narrative Dagmar Dyck Kofukofu Koloa 11 March - 9 April Tuesday - Saturday 10am to 5pm

M ngere Arts Centre – Ng Tohu O Uenuku Angela Tiatia Survey / Fa¯’ aliga 2 February - 19 March Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm

Objectspace Martin Poppelwell A Storage Problem 5 March - 16 April Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm

Papakura Art Gallery Natalie Robertson Waiapu Ko‑ka‑ Huhua: Waiapu of Many Mothers 6 February - 12 March Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm


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Silo 6, Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter By Kathrin Simon, with Glenn Colquhoun, Emily and Jane Hakaraia Full Moon Kingdom 20 February - 20 March Tuesday - Thursday 12pm to 8pm, Friday 12pm to 9pm Saturday 10am to 9pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm

ST PAUL St Gallery, AUT Maddie Leach From where she was standing 19 February - 24 March Pauline Rhodes Dark Watch 19 February - 24 March The Veiqia Project 15 March - 26 March Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5.30pm, Saturday 11am to 3pm

Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust, Studio One, Toi Tu ¯ Tautai I Navigate 5 February – 26 March Monday - Thursday 9am to 7pm, Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday 9am to 4pm

Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery Bepen Bhana Frankie Goes to Hollywood 13 February - 15 May Yuki Kihara A Study of a Samoan Savage 27 February - 22 May Daily, 10am to 4.30pm

Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre Richard McWhannell In My Own Time 26 January - 10 April Scape 1 March - 17 April Madeleine Slavick 香 HONG 港 KONG 嗓 SONG 16 February - 17 April Tuesday - Friday 10am to 3pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm Visual Arts Programme supported by

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Central Auckland Venues For more information on venues, inner city parking and public transport to and from Festival events, visit at.govt.nz

Aotea Centre 50 Mayoral Drive

Objectspace 8 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby

Mercury Theatre 9 Mercury Lane, Newton

Artspace Level 1, 300 Karangahape Rd

Silo Park 96 Jellicoe Street, Wynyard Quarter

PAH Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre 72 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough

SKYCITY Theatre Corner Victoria Street & Federal Street

Papakura Art Gallery Averill Street, Papakura

ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre 50 Mayoral Drive Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Ta-maki Corner Kitchener Street & Wellesley Street Auckland Central Library 46 Lorne Street Auckland Domain Parnell Circus Ronaldo Big Top Aotea Square, NZ Herald Festival Garden, 303 Queen Street The Civic Corner Queen Street & Wellesley Street

Spiegeltent Aotea Square, NZ Herald Festival Garden, 303 Queen Street ST PAUL Street Gallery, AUT Level 1, WM Building, 40 St Paul Street, School of Art and Design Studio One - Toi Tu‑ 1 Ponsonby Road Voyager Maritime Museum Corner Quay Street & Hobson Street, Viaduct Harbour

Concert Chamber Auckland Town Hall, 301 Queen St

MORE VENUES Artworks Theatre 2 Korora Road, Waiheke Island

Great Hall Auckland Town Hall, 301 Queen St

Barnett Hall, Piha 2 North Piha Road

Gus Fisher Gallery The Kenneth Myers Centre, 74 Shortland Street

Bruce Mason Centre The Promenade, Takapuna Beach Ma-ngere Arts Centre - Nga- Tohu o Uenuku

NZ Herald Festival Garden Aotea Square, 303 Queen St

Corner Orly Avenue & Bader Drive, Ma- ngere Town Centre

The PumpHouse Theatre Killarney Park, off Manurere Ave, Takapuna Q Theatre, Rangatira & Loft 305 Queen Street Te Oro 98 Line Road, Glen Innes TE POU Theatre 44a Portage Road, New Lynn Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery Lopdell House, 420 Titirangi Road, Titirangi

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THANK YOU A huge cheer for all the funders, sponsors, patrons, and supporters whose generosity lets us bring the work of great artists to this wonderful city. FESTIVAL PATRON His Excellency Lt Gen The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand BOARD OF TRUSTEES John Judge (Chair); Rick Carlyon; Beatrice Faumuina ONZM; Tarun Kanji; Margaret Kawharu MNZM; Jim Moser; Fred Ward; Sarah Judkins CHIEF EXECUTIVE David Inns ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Carla van Zon


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CORE FUNDERS

MAJOR GRANTS

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

CORPORATE PATRONS PWC, MOJO, Sheffield, Abe’s Bagel Bakery, Rekorderlig Cider, SKYCITY Auckland, Adshel, Phantom Billstickers, Delmaine, APN Outdoor, Ark.Advance, isite, Resene FUNDING PARTNERS Auckland Live, Heart of the City, Chartwell, Four Winds, Lottery Grants Board, Asia New Zealand Foundation, New Zealand WW100 INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS British Council, Creative Scotland, U.S. Embassy, New Zealand, Center Stage Korea, Korea Arts Management Service, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism PLATINUM PATRONS Adrian Burr and Peter Tatham Peter and Sue Cooper Sir Roderick and Gillian, Lady Deane Friedlander Foundation John Judge and Janet Clarke Andrew and Jenny Smith The Wallace Foundation Anonymous GOLD PATRON Heather Simpson SILVER PATRONS Jeremy Collins and Lindsay Thompson Christine and Richard Didsbury

Dame Jenny Gibbs David Levene Foundation Chris and Dayle Mace Geoff and Fran Ricketts Sonbol and Farzbod Taefi Walker and Hall Trust BRONZE PATRONS John Barnett John Billington QC B and J Cadzow Family Trust Rick and Jenny Carlyon John and Victoria Carter Rosslyn Caughey Martin and Angela Clatworthy Graham Cleary

John and Jo Gow Harmos Family Sally Woodfield and David Inns Derek and Christine Nolan Kate Plaw Martin and Catherine Spencer Lady Philippa Tait Fred and Nicky Ward JADE PATRONS Stephen and Virginia Fisher Jim Moser Louise and Scott Wallace


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17 - 20 March, Kids from $12* *Service fees apply With support from U.S. Embassy, New Zealand

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Auckland Arts Festival Daily Events Guide 2016  
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Your daily guide to what's on when and where at the Auckland Arts Festival 2016.

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