Rugby World Cup: What's on in Auckland

10 to 16 October

If you're wanting to embrace Cup Fever and get involved, then you have come to the right place. nzherald.co.nz brings you updates on what to do and where to watch the games in the countdown to the Rugby World Cup Final.

OpShop will be performing on Saturday 15 October at the Main Stage in Auckland. Photo / Supplied
OpShop will be performing on Saturday 15 October at the Main Stage in Auckland. Photo / Supplied


MONDAY 10 OCTOBER

NZ innovations @ The Cloud - Connecting Canterbury

An event showcasing Canterbury Business Innovation, which runs over the Quarter Finals weekend that Canterbury would have hosted.

* Where: The Cloud
* When: From 10.00am

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Oranges At Halftime

A free travelling exhibition about grassroots rugby and the Kiwi spirit.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 4.00pm

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 11.30am - 6.00pm

Black Grace presents Verse 2

Verse 2 is an exciting collection of the latest short works and excerpts from New Zealand's leading Pacific contemporary dance company Black Grace.

* Where: Maidment Theatre
* When: 7.30pm

Bella Kalolo and 8 Piece Band

New Zealand singer Bella Kalolo will perform as a part of 'Live at The Cloud', a series of intimate performances from some of New Zealand's best loved artists.

* Where: The Cloud
* When: 8.30pm

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland



TUESDAY 11 OCTOBER

Oranges At Halftime

A free travelling exhibition about grassroots rugby and the Kiwi spirit.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 4.00pm

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 11.30am - 6.00pm

Black Grace presents Verse 2

Verse 2 is an exciting collection of the latest short works and excerpts from New Zealand's leading Pacific contemporary dance company Black Grace.

* Where: Maidment Theatre
* When: 7.30pm

Comedy at The Cloud: Ben Hurley, Paul Ego, Jamie Bowen and International Guest

* Where: The Cloud
* When: 8.30pm

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland


WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER

Oranges At Halftime

A free travelling exhibition about grassroots rugby and the Kiwi spirit.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 4.00pm

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 11.30am - 6.00pm

Comedy at The Cloud: Dai Henwood, Justine Smith, Jeremy Elwood and International Guest

* Where: The Cloud
* When: 8.30pm

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland


THURSDAY 13 OCTOBER

Oranges At Halftime

A free travelling exhibition about grassroots rugby and the Kiwi spirit.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 4.00pm

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 11.30am - 6.00pm

Arohanui - The Greatest Love

A dramatic and compelling story of love, revenge and torn loyalties, Arohanui - The Greatest Love is the story of twins Kahu and Mira raised to avenge their father's death at the hands of mystical people called Patupaiarehe.

* Where: Dorothy Winstone Centre
* When: 7.30pm

Comedy at The Cloud: Steve Wrigley, Brendhan Lovegrove, Urzila Carlson and International Guest

* Where: The Cloud
* When: 8.30pm

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland


FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER

Oranges At Halftime

A free travelling exhibition about grassroots rugby and the Kiwi spirit.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 4.00pm

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 11.30am - 9.00pm

Arohanui - The Greatest Love

A dramatic and compelling story of love, revenge and torn loyalties, Arohanui - The Greatest Love is the story of twins Kahu and Mira raised to avenge their father's death at the hands of mystical people called Patupaiarehe.

* Where: Dorothy Winstone Centre
* When: 7.30pm

Sacre - The Auckland Dance Project

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra presents a monumental new contemporary dance performance of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.

* Where: ASB Theatre
* When: 7.30pm

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland


SATURDAY 15 OCTOBER

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 9.00pm

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

OpShop, also featuring Ardijah, Jordan Luck Band and Dragon

* Where: The Main Stage
* When: From 3.00pm

Arohanui - The Greatest Love

A dramatic and compelling story of love, revenge and torn loyalties, Arohanui - The Greatest Love is the story of twins Kahu and Mira raised to avenge their father's death at the hands of mystical people called Patupaiarehe.

* Where: Dorothy Winstone Centre
* When: 3.00pm

Semi Final One: France v Wales

* Where: Eden Park
* When: 9.00pm

Computers Want Me Dead and Clarke Gayford

* Where: The Cloud
* When: After the match

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland


SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER

New Zealand On Screen

Inside the converted shipping containers you'll see magic moments from iconic NZ films, TV and music videos.

* Where: Queens Wharf
* When: 10.00am - 6.00pm

The AQUA Experience

True to the spirit of Cirque du Soleil's thrilling creations, AQUA is a multisensory adventure for the whole family.

* Where: Auckland Museum
* When: 10.00am - 5.00pm

The Feelers, also featuring Flip Grater, Julia Deans and Zed

* Where: The Main Stage
* When: From 3.00pm

Arohanui - The Greatest Love

A dramatic and compelling story of love, revenge and torn loyalties, Arohanui - The Greatest Love is the story of twins Kahu and Mira raised to avenge their father's death at the hands of mystical people called Patupaiarehe.

* Where: Dorothy Winstone Centre
* When:3.00pm

Semi Final Two: Australia v All Blacks

* Where: Eden Park
* When: 9.00pm

Hit It and Quit It

Hit It & Quit It, hosted by Detroit-native Recloose and DJ/Producer extraordinaire Frank Booker, is home to a wide range of sounds from the soul and funk diaspora.

* Where: The Cloud
* When: After the match

Art Week Auckland

Expanding the visual arts audience through discovery and discussion. 6 neighbourhoods, 10 days and nights, 70 venues and galleries and over 100 events and exhibitions.

* Where: Various locations around Auckland

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