Auckland preview

New Zealand

Music in Parks – January to March
http://www.musicinparks.co.nz
Live music performed for free in parks around Auckland
Region-wide

Auckland Lantern Festival – midsummer, January or February usually (Chinese New Year)
http://www.aucklandnz.com/lantern
Nighttime celebration of Chinese New Year
Albert Park

Auckland Anniversary Weekend Festival – Late January/Early February
http://www.aucklandseafoodfestival.co.nz
Viaduct Harbour
Live performances and fireworks over the water

Waitangi Day Festival – on February 6
http://www.waitangidayfestival.co.nz
Okahu Bay, Orakei
Daylong celebration of signing of the treaty between Britain and the Maori people. Food, music, reenactments, Maori culture

Auckland Cup Week – Early-Mid March
http://www.ellerslie.co.nz
Ellerslie racecourse
Auckland’s premiere biggest and most glamorous horse racing event

Pasifika Fest…