Lightbox Luminaries
Whitecliffe College
Outside 10 Darby Street

These lightboxes showcase the talent being developed at Whitecliffe College, a centre of creativity and innovation. This eclectic collection of imagery has been created by Year 1 and 3 students from the School of Design Innovation.

Good News For You
Art Exhibition
Strand Arcade, 227 Queen Street

Join our host Ross Liew for live art and discussion in the iconic Strand Arcade where artists prepare work to present in the upcoming Good News For You exhibition. Embracing the nature of temporary space, the artists Ed Bats, Nicholas J Boyd, Anna Hanson, Oscar Low and Margarita Vovna, will be presenting new work in this pop-up exhibition before reconfiguring into a durational project space to host installations, workshops, and other activities. 

Auckland Zinefest Zine Zone
Zinemaking, zine reading & badge making.
Strand Arcade, 227 Queen Street, Elliott St end

Experience a slice of Tāmaki Makaura’s zine scene with our Late-Night Zine Zone. Read and buy zines from Aotearoa’s best zinemakers, get inspired, make a badge or two and contribute to our collaborative zine! All materials and tools will be provided for free along with our friendly team to guide you. Our space is kid and introvert friendly.

Celebrating 500 Years as an Eat Street
Taurima - Neon Artworks
Suspended above Elliott Street
Till 20 October

You will see pātaka kai (food storehouse) symbolism suspended above the street in quirky fluoro-neon art created by Lissy Robinson-Cole (Ngāti Kahu and Ngāti Hine), Rudi Robinson-Cole (Waikato, Ngaruahine, Ngāti Pāoa, Te Arawa), Ataahua Papa (Ngāti Korokī Kahukura, Ngāti Mahuta), and Angus Muir Design.

Taurima marks the street’s origins in hospitality. In 1987, archaeologists found evidence in Elliott Street indicating people had harvested and provided food there since the 1500s.


  • Free


  • Thu 28 Sep


  • 6:00 pm — 9:00 pm


  • Midtown, Auckland City Centre
  • Tāmaki Makaurau