Calendar of Events

World Masters Games 2017 is a 10-day festival, with daily action on and off the field of play. Search our Calendar of Events for things to do at WMG2017 competition and entertainment venues, as well as activities offered by our Games partners.

Day 08

44 Events on Friday 28 April

Day Eight Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Eight of the Games.

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Waipa Participant Party

Celebrate the final day of competition in Waipa on Friday 28 April at the Cambridge Town Hall. Join in with the whole community to celebrate your success at a pop-up outdoor family event with food trucks, stalls and performances.

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Tami Neilson and her Hot Rockin’ Band of Rhythm

New Zealand’s reigning Queen of Rockabilly, Tami Neilson, brings her unique and multi-award winning blend of country, soul and pop to Rock the Dock. Fresh from the world stage, Tami is the jewel in the crown of a music filled Friday.

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Will Crummer and The Rarotongans

A dynamic master singer and entertainer originally from Rarotonga, Will Crummer brings all the vibrancy and rhythm of the Cook Islands in punchy ukulele filled splendour.

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NZ Dance Company Workshop #6: Social Dance

A social dance influenced session where you move in formations around the space with the NZ Dance Company.

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KPMG Sport Summit

Wrapping up the week BBC journalist David Eades hosts an esteemed panel of sporting legends as they discuss Sport for Life, Through the Eyes of the Greats.

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Brayden Jeffrey

Auckland based musician, Brayden Jeffrey, brings his own style of New Zealand Folk and fuses it with elements of blues and soul.

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  • Entertainment

Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

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  • Culture

Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

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  • Culture

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

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Raranga – Weaving Workshops

Te Puawai Raranga bring you interactive weaving workshops and displays, while Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective) collaborate with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

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Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

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Te Ātinga - Print Making Workshop

Artist Natalie Couch (Ngāti Tuwharetoa) leads print making explorations in our Print Making Workshop. Come and have a go at making lino cut prints and your own paper cards, inspired by the creatures and plants of New Zealand’s native forest.

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Haka Workshops

Learn the haka created especially for World Masters Games 2017 by composer Joe Pihema, through workshops lead by local kapa haka group, Te Pou Whakairo.

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Whaotapu - Kowhaiwhai Workshop

Colouring workshops for all ages. Discover the patterns and stories of Aotearoa.

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Auckland Museum Story Lab

Engage with music, stories, art and waiata (songs). Get creative with collection items and tell your story in the Auckland Museum Story Lab.

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Quiz / Bingo

Shed 10 goes pub styles with nightly Quiz and Bingo with haughty hosts and quirky questions.

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Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

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  • Entertainment

Guided tours with the Maritime Museum

Join the New Zealand Maritime Museum on guided tours and experience the sights and sounds of Auckland's waterfront en route to the Maritime Museum located in the vibrant Viaduct Harbour.

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  • Explore Auckland

DJ Exile

A high energy DJ set, from funk, soul, reggae and classics to dance grooves, disco and house. This will be memorable from start to finish.

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TJ Taotua

Come and soak up the RnB Soul, jazz fusion, funk Soul and gospel music sensation, curated by Timothy Taotua (TJ).

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  • Entertainment

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

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  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

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  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Have-A-Go with Auckland Rugby

Have a go with Auckland Rugby at the Barfoot & Thompson's Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub. Learn a variety of skills and drills and get a grasp on what it’s like to be a part of the rugby action on the field.

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  • Family Friendly

Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

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  • Family Friendly

SKYCITY player appearances

Meet players from the Blues Super Rugby team.

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  • Family Friendly

Renegade Hockey with Hockey New Zealand

Come and have a go at Renegade Hockey located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub. Jump onto the blow up field and see how easy and fun this new format of hockey is!

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  • Family Friendly

NZ International Comedy Festival

On in Auckland from 27 April to 21 May, the Comedy Festival offers live comedy shows from around New Zealand and a selection of the best from across the world.

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  • Explore Auckland

Uncover Karangahape Road

To celebrate World Masters Games 2017 coming to Auckland, Karangahape Road invites you to take free guided tours through one of Auckland’s most colourful, vibrant and bohemian precincts.

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  • Explore Auckland

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

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  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

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  • Family Friendly

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

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  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

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  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

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  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

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  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

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  • Explore Auckland

Sport Performance Innovation Forum

Auckland is home to ground-breaking sport performance innovations. Hear pitches from innovative sports businesses on how their products can give athletes an edge. @Auckland_NZ

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Auckland Business Hub at GridAKL

Interested in working, studying, or doing business in Auckland? The Auckland Business Hub will be open so drop in for a chat with ATEED’s Business and Innovation Advisors.

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Auckland regional parks

Auckland's regional parks are full of incredible natural beauty.

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  • Explore Auckland

Day 09

38 Events on Saturday 29 April

Day Nine Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Nine of the Games.

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WMG2017 Participant Party #2

On Saturday 29 April dress to impress in your finest throwback threads.

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LatinAotearoa

Brazilian born Auckland DJ Bobby Brazuka and Venezuelan singer Jennifer Zea create a unique live performance, with Bobby’s Latin influenced soul-funk and hip hop selections layered with Jennifer’s ravishing vocals.

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Global Beats

We go global with an eclectic mix of musical flavours. From punky jazz flute to Raag time and afrobeat rhythms, Shed 10 leaps contintents to bring you the beats from around the world.

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Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

NZ Dance Company Workshop #7: Yoga Dance

Come and enjoy gentle stretches in a chilled out, yoga influenced class from the NZ Dance Company.

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  • Entertainment

TJ Taotua

Come and soak up the RnB Soul, jazz fusion, funk Soul and gospel music sensation, curated by Timothy Taotua (TJ).

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  • Entertainment

Miho’s Jazz Orchestra

Miho’s Jazz Orchestra is a dynamic jazz ensemble led by Japanese-born New Zealander Miho Wada on flute and saxophone, performing 100% original music.

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Raag Time Trio

Raag Time Trio has a unique sound and improvisational style that is inspired by elements of Indian music, Jazz and pop classics.

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Ijebu Pleasure Club

Ijebu Pleasure Club takes you to Nigeria in 1986, where a small town Afrobeat band have just been told they need to play American top 40 hits to keep their nightclub gig.

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DJ Bobby Brazuka

DJ Bobby Brazuka is known as the unofficial Brazilian ambassador of music and culture in New Zealand, and a great representative of the New Zealand musical style in his Motherland of Brazil.

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Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

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  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Taonga Takaro - Maori Games

The Maori Games Arena is an interactive space for play and learning located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub. Participate in games and activities that celebrate Maori culture and language where young and old can have a shared experience.

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  • Family Friendly

Haka Workshops

Learn the haka created especially for World Masters Games 2017 by composer Joe Pihema, through workshops lead by local kapa haka group, Te Pou Whakairo.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Kapa Haka

Toi Ora performances from leading local kapa haka groups Ngā Tūmanako,Te Iti Kahurangi and Ngā Puna o Waiorea, celebrating the popular Māori performing arts in song, dance and haka.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Whaotapu - Kowhaiwhai Workshop

Colouring workshops for all ages. Discover the patterns and stories of Aotearoa.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

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  • Culture

Ngā Kōrero ō Uki - Māori stories of an ancient landscape

Walk the wharf and be transported as local legends and illuminating histories unfold. Learn about Tāmaki Makaurau from storyteller, Tama Davis.

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Have-A-Go with Football New Zealand

Get your family and friends together and get into some football on the Have-A-Go Sports Field, located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub.

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  • Family Friendly

Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

NZ International Comedy Festival

On in Auckland from 27 April to 21 May, the Comedy Festival offers live comedy shows from around New Zealand and a selection of the best from across the world.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

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  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Things you can only do in Auckland

We’re not ones to brag (much), but Auckland is a pretty amazing place.

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  • Explore Auckland

Day 10

22 Events on Sunday 30 April

Day Ten Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Ten of the Games.

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  • Sport

Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony is a special occasion honouring the memories and companionships created during the Games, and features a handover to the next host of the Summer World Masters Games in 2021, the Kansai region of Japan.

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Linn Lorkin

Linn Lorkin is a national treasure, writing cool, elegant songs with brilliantly tangled rhymes and dizzying musical twists.

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  • Entertainment

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Have-A-Go with Athletics New Zealand

Come and have a go at 'Get Set Go' and 'Run Jump Throw' - two programmes being run by the team at Athletics New Zealand located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub.

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  • Family Friendly

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

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  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Live entertainment at Good Union, Cambridge

Enjoy live entertainment in the Beer Garden at Good Union in Cambridge.

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  • Entertainment

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

NZ International Comedy Festival

On in Auckland from 27 April to 21 May, the Comedy Festival offers live comedy shows from around New Zealand and a selection of the best from across the world.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Uncover Karangahape Road

To celebrate World Masters Games 2017 coming to Auckland, Karangahape Road invites you to take free guided tours through one of Auckland’s most colourful, vibrant and bohemian precincts.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Past Days

Day 01

10 Events on Friday 21 April

Opening Ceremony

World Masters Games 2017 participants will walk in the footsteps of New Zealand sporting legends when the dazzling Opening Ceremony commences at Auckland’s Eden Park on day one of the Games.

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Day One Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day One of the Games.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Auckland's hidden gems

Uncover some of the region’s greatest treasures, from secluded islands to urban hot spots.

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  • Explore Auckland

Day 02

26 Events on Saturday 22 April

Day Two Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Two of the Games.

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  • Sport

Athletics Half Marathon and 10km at the Entertainment Hub

The Entertainment Hub doubles as the start and finish line for the Athletics Half Marathon and 10km on Saturday 22 April from 7.30am-2pm. Come down and cheer on the World Masters Games 2017 athletes!

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  • Sport

WMG2017 Participant Party #1

On Saturday 22 April celebrate the superhero in you by donning your costume and suiting up to Motor City Family Funk.

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  • Participant Only

Superhero Second Line

This masked 8-piece band brings together the familiar sounds of the traditional New Orleans Brass Band, along with modern pop and classic blues.

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  • Entertainment

Catherine Tunks and the Beautiful Dreamers

Vocalist Catherine Tunks joins international collaboration ‘The Beautiful Dreamers’ . This combination of  musicianship from Germany, Aotearoa, and Rotuman Island is knock-out soul, dreamy alt country, and dirty gritty blues.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Brayden Jeffrey

Auckland based musician, Brayden Jeffrey, brings his own style of New Zealand Folk and fuses it with elements of blues and soul.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Kapa Haka

Toi Ora performances from leading local kapa haka groups Ngā Tūmanako,Te Iti Kahurangi and Ngā Puna o Waiorea, celebrating the popular Māori performing arts in song, dance and haka.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Uncover Karangahape Road

To celebrate World Masters Games 2017 coming to Auckland, Karangahape Road invites you to take free guided tours through one of Auckland’s most colourful, vibrant and bohemian precincts.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Illuminate 2017: New Zealanders on the Western Front

Bring a blanket and sit under the stars to view rarely seen footage from the Western Front projected onto Auckland Memorial War Museum.

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  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Auckland day trips

Enjoy a perfect day trip – or two – while you’re here.

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  • Explore Auckland

SKYCITY player appearances

Meet players from the Vodafone Warriors rugby league team

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  • Family Friendly

Day 03

32 Events on Sunday 23 April

Day Three Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Three of the Games.

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  • Sport

Cycling Time Trial at the Entertainment Hub

The Entertainment Hub doubles as the start and finish line for the Cycling Time Trial on Sunday 23 April from 7am-3pm. Come down and cheer on the World Masters Games 2017 athletes!

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  • Sport

Catherine Tunks and the Beautiful Dreamers

Vocalist Catherine Tunks joins international collaboration ‘The Beautiful Dreamers’ . This combination of  musicianship from Germany, Aotearoa, and Rotuman Island is knock-out soul, dreamy alt country, and dirty gritty blues.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Haka Workshops

Learn the haka created especially for World Masters Games 2017 by composer Joe Pihema, through workshops lead by local kapa haka group, Te Pou Whakairo.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Pacifica Mamas

Join the Pacifica Mamas for music, drums, dance and ei making workshops that have originated from the pacific. They will be engaging and fun-filled for all age groups.

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  • Culture

Kapa Haka

Toi Ora performances from leading local kapa haka groups Ngā Tūmanako,Te Iti Kahurangi and Ngā Puna o Waiorea, celebrating the popular Māori performing arts in song, dance and haka.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Uncover Karangahape Road

To celebrate World Masters Games 2017 coming to Auckland, Karangahape Road invites you to take free guided tours through one of Auckland’s most colourful, vibrant and bohemian precincts.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Illuminate 2017: New Zealanders on the Western Front

Bring a blanket and sit under the stars to view rarely seen footage from the Western Front projected onto Auckland Memorial War Museum.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Live entertainment at Good Union, Cambridge

Enjoy live entertainment in the Beer Garden at Good Union in Cambridge.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Quiz / Bingo

Shed 10 goes pub styles with nightly Quiz and Bingo with haughty hosts and quirky questions.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Samsom Nacey Haines Trio

With combined experience, love of jazz and life that spans more than a century, this trio of Aotearoa's finest jazz musicians ease us into the evening with a whole lot of class.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

DJ Exile

A high energy DJ set, from funk, soul, reggae and classics to dance grooves, disco and house. This will be memorable from start to finish.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Auckland for art lovers

Experience Auckland art in all its expressions

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Day 04

43 Events on Monday 24 April

Day Four Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Four of the Games.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Move Ya Body with Tempo Dance Festival

A free dance class with NZ’s own international dance sensation Gandalf Archer Mills and NZ’s premier DJ Aroha.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Comedy at the Hub

Starting the week with a chuckle, we showcase a line-up of top local and international comedians from the up-coming NZ International Comedy Festival.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Sam Allen

Sam Allen is an Auckland based singer-songwriter whose music is influenced by his lifelong passion for reggae, pop and soul.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

NZ Dance Company Workshop #1: Movement and Rhythm

Movement and rhythm games for all ages - come and play with dancers from the NZ Dance Company.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

NZ Dance Company Workshop #2: Hip Hop

Come and join a Hip Hop class with NZ Dance Company's Chris Ofanoa.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Guided tours with the Maritime Museum

Join the New Zealand Maritime Museum on guided tours and experience the sights and sounds of Auckland's waterfront en route to the Maritime Museum located in the vibrant Viaduct Harbour.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Raranga – Weaving Workshops

Te Puawai Raranga bring you interactive weaving workshops and displays, while Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective) collaborate with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga - Artist Talks

Meet and hear from the artists of Te Ātinga as they give you an insight into the creation of their work and the story behind their mahi.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga - Print Making Workshop

Artist Natalie Couch (Ngāti Tuwharetoa) leads print making explorations in our Print Making Workshop. Come and have a go at making lino cut prints and your own paper cards, inspired by the creatures and plants of New Zealand’s native forest.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Haka Workshops

Learn the haka created especially for World Masters Games 2017 by composer Joe Pihema, through workshops lead by local kapa haka group, Te Pou Whakairo.

  • MORE
  • Culture

SKYCITY player appearances

Meet players from the SKYCITY Breakers basketball team

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

MoreFM Family Games

MoreFM will be at the Entertainment Hub located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone with activities to keep the kids busy (as well as a cafe area where parents can relax).

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Have-A-Go with Baseball New Zealand

Experience the great game of baseball by having a go at all of the disciplines - hitting, pitching, catching, running and throwing, located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Auckland Museum Story Lab

Engage with music, stories, art and waiata (songs). Get creative with collection items and tell your story in the Auckland Museum Story Lab.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Quiz / Bingo

Shed 10 goes pub styles with nightly Quiz and Bingo with haughty hosts and quirky questions.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Live entertainment at Good Union, Cambridge

Enjoy live entertainment in the Beer Garden at Good Union in Cambridge.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Illuminate 2017: New Zealanders on the Western Front

Bring a blanket and sit under the stars to view rarely seen footage from the Western Front projected onto Auckland Memorial War Museum.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Ten Pin Bowling competition at Dr Rudi’s Rooftop Brewing Co

Pop in any time during the day, test out the bowling lanes and be in to win a Good George prize pack.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Auckland Business and Innovation Highlights Bus Tour

Explore Auckland’s innovation hotspots and join a half-day bus tour departing from GridAKL, Auckland’s innovation hub at Wynyard Quarter. Please arrive by 9.15am for a special welcome and briefing before departure. @Auckland_NZ

  • MORE
  • Business

Auckland Business and Innovation Landscape and Networking Lunch

Auckland has a thriving innovation landscape including GridAKL, the innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter, and the AR/VR Garage. Come and network and hear about these developments. @Auckland_NZ

  • MORE
  • Business

Auckland Business Hub at GridAKL

Interested in working, studying, or doing business in Auckland? The Auckland Business Hub will be open so drop in for a chat with ATEED’s Business and Innovation Advisors.

  • MORE
  • Business

Top 10 free things to do in Auckland

Auckland is a natural playground of sparkling waters, iconic volcanoes, beautiful beaches and lush rainforests - and they’re free to explore.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Day 05

34 Events on Tuesday 25 April

Day Five Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Five of the Games.

  • MORE
  • Sport

ANZAC Day Ceremony

Join us on ANZAC Day for a ceremony at 2pm in The Cloud to honour and commemorate our service men and women, both past and present.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

The Warratahs

The Warratahs are a stripped back blend of country/folk and fiery 50’s style rock and roll. Anchored by Barry Saunders’ vocals and songs laced with Nik Brown’s infectious violin riffs, and with 7 studio albums and multiple awards, The Warratahs are a household name in New Zealand.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

ANZAC Day afternoon entertainment at the Hub

A great line-up in the afternoon of entertainment, including Rob Ruha - a multi-award winning singer/songwriter from Aotearoa, and The Black Quartet - unrivalled as Aotearoa's premier string quartet.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Quiz / Bingo

Shed 10 goes pub styles with nightly Quiz and Bingo with haughty hosts and quirky questions.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

ANZAC Day at Auckland War Memorial Museum

Visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day for the Dawn Service, Civic Service, as well as tours, performances, and special displays.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Dixon Nacey

Dixon Nacey is renowned as one of New Zealand's top jazz guitarists. From solo to session player, he is highly respected as an instrumentalist and Musical Director.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Live entertainment at Good Union, Cambridge

Enjoy live entertainment in the Beer Garden at Good Union in Cambridge.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Whaotapu - Kowhaiwhai Workshop

Colouring workshops for all ages. Discover the patterns and stories of Aotearoa.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Comedy at the Hub

Starting the week with a chuckle, we showcase a line-up of top local and international comedians from the up-coming NZ International Comedy Festival.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

DJ Polite Notice

End the day with the king of rare and racy! Trinidadian Soca & Calypso, Herb Alpert, The Beach Boys, Burt Bacharach plus greats of both kinky psychedelia & kooky exotica all take shelter beneath the slightly cheesy Polite Notice umbrella.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

MoreFM Family Games

MoreFM will be at the Entertainment Hub located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone with activities to keep the kids busy (as well as a cafe area where parents can relax).

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Auckland Business Hub at GridAKL

Interested in working, studying, or doing business in Auckland? The Auckland Business Hub will be open so drop in for a chat with ATEED’s Business and Innovation Advisors.

  • MORE
  • Business

Auckland beaches

From wild black-sand surf beaches to sheltered golden bays, there are thousands of beaches throughout the greater Auckland region.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Day 06

43 Events on Wednesday 26 April

Day Six Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day SIx of the Games.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

  • MORE
  • Culture

NZ Dance Company Workshop #3: Muscle and Bone

Come and join a Muscle and Bone class with NZ Dance Company's Carl Tolentino.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Tom Rodwell

Tom Rodwell is a critically acclaimed guitarist and singer performing a hybrid of blues, calypso and spirituals.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Sonic Delusion

Too funky for folk and too folky for funk! Sonic Delusion is a vibrant, high-energy live performer blending dynamic layers of rhythm, tones, bass lines and vocals.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

DJ Sal Valentine

When Sal Valentine is not leading his band he can be found selecting a pan-generational sprinkling of a finely curated tunes - specialising in rhythm, soul, neo-soul, smooth cuts and a little hip-hop.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Raranga – Weaving Workshops

Te Puawai Raranga bring you interactive weaving workshops and displays, while Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective) collaborate with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

  • MORE
  • Culture

The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Guided tours with the Maritime Museum

Join the New Zealand Maritime Museum on guided tours and experience the sights and sounds of Auckland's waterfront en route to the Maritime Museum located in the vibrant Viaduct Harbour.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Te Ātinga - Artist Talks

Meet and hear from the artists of Te Ātinga as they give you an insight into the creation of their work and the story behind their mahi.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Te Ātinga - Print Making Workshop

Artist Natalie Couch (Ngāti Tuwharetoa) leads print making explorations in our Print Making Workshop. Come and have a go at making lino cut prints and your own paper cards, inspired by the creatures and plants of New Zealand’s native forest.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Haka Workshops

Learn the haka created especially for World Masters Games 2017 by composer Joe Pihema, through workshops lead by local kapa haka group, Te Pou Whakairo.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Auckland Museum Story Lab

Engage with music, stories, art and waiata (songs). Get creative with collection items and tell your story in the Auckland Museum Story Lab.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Comedy at the Hub

Starting the week with a chuckle, we showcase a line-up of top local and international comedians from the up-coming NZ International Comedy Festival.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Quiz / Bingo

Shed 10 goes pub styles with nightly Quiz and Bingo with haughty hosts and quirky questions.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Meet the Good George brewer at 16 Tun

Enjoy some Good George beers, get tips from one of the brewers and hear the ins and outs of being a brewer.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Live entertainment at Good Union, Cambridge

Enjoy live entertainment in the Beer Garden at Good Union in Cambridge.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

  • MORE
  • Shopping

Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Shoot and Win with Basketball New Zealand

Can you nail a basket like a Tall Black or Tall Fern? Come along to the ‘Shoot and Win Hoop’ being run by Basketball New Zealand located at the Barfoot and Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Turbo Touch Have-A-Go Day

Come and join the fun at the Turbo Touch have-a-go day located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub! Bring the family down to demo, watch and even jump into a quick and fun mini-tournament.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Uncover Karangahape Road

To celebrate World Masters Games 2017 coming to Auckland, Karangahape Road invites you to take free guided tours through one of Auckland’s most colourful, vibrant and bohemian precincts.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

Auckland Business and Innovation Highlights Bus Tour

Explore Auckland’s innovation hotspots and join a half-day bus tour departing from GridAKL, Auckland’s innovation hub at Wynyard Quarter. Please arrive by 9.15am for a special welcome and briefing before departure. @Auckland_NZ

  • MORE
  • Business

Auckland Business and Innovation Landscape and Networking Lunch

Auckland has a thriving innovation landscape including GridAKL, the innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter, and the AR/VR Garage. Come and network and hear about these developments. @Auckland_NZ

  • MORE
  • Business

Auckland Business Hub at GridAKL

Interested in working, studying, or doing business in Auckland? The Auckland Business Hub will be open so drop in for a chat with ATEED’s Business and Innovation Advisors.

  • MORE
  • Business

Hauraki Gulf Islands

Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf Marine Park encompasses an incredible 1.2 million hectares of coast, sea and islands.

  • MORE
  • Explore Auckland

SKYCITY player appearances

Meet players from the SKYCITY Mystics netball team.

  • MORE
  • Family Friendly

Day 07

44 Events on Thursday 27 April

Day Seven Sports Schedule

There is a lot of sports action happening each day across our 28 sports and 48 venues, and it is free for the public to go along and support the athletes! See a summary of all the action on Day Seven of the Games.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Twistin' The Swing

Twistin’ the Swing is an all-acoustic band, influenced mainly by Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli. The repertoire of Twistin’ the Swing is a great mixture of world and gypsy swing music.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Pacifica Mamas

Join the Pacifica Mamas for music, drums, dance and ei making workshops that have originated from the pacific. They will be engaging and fun-filled for all age groups.

  • MORE
  • Culture

Good George Beer Tasting

Experience the gold medal winning pilsner from WMG2017 Official Beer Partner, Good George.

  • MORE
  • Food and Beverage

Brayden Jeffrey

Auckland based musician, Brayden Jeffrey, brings his own style of New Zealand Folk and fuses it with elements of blues and soul.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

Sports Wrap

Join us at 7pm each evening at the Entertainment Hub as we celebrate the highlights from the days sporting events. Featuring interviews with inspiring athletes, along with special appearances from the WMG2017 Ambassadors.

  • MORE
  • Sport

Quiz / Bingo

Shed 10 goes pub styles with nightly Quiz and Bingo with haughty hosts and quirky questions.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

NZ Dance Company Workshop #4: Girl Power

Come and join a Girl Power class for all ages with NZ Dance Company's Chrissy Kokiri and Katie Rudd.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

NZ Dance Company Workshop #5: Swing Dance

Learn from Maya and Rupert, two of Auckland’s leading swing dancers and teachers from the NZ Dance Company.

  • MORE
  • Entertainment

DJ Belleville

DJ Belleville (Paris, France) aka Monsieur Escargot from the Mamaku Project, will take you on a tour of the wonderful world of music via his game changing genre blending sets.

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The Journey of a Million Miles at NZ Maritime Museum

Explore the journeys made by migrants to New Zealand in a compelling exhibition inspired by real-life experiences at the New Zealand Maritime Museum.

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Whaotapu - The Sacred Chisels of Tāmaki Makaurau

Master carvers collective Whaotapu bring to life the stories of this land, sea and heritage through their unique carving and design.

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Ta Moko (Maori Skin Adornment)

Showcasing the art of tā moko artists collective Te Whē. Visitors can make bookings to receive traditional tā moko and kirituhi. Temporary kirituhi will be available for the kids.

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Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective)

Aotearoa's treasured art of raranga (weaving) as demonstrated by our national collaborative with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

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Raranga – Weaving Workshops

Te Puawai Raranga bring you interactive weaving workshops and displays, while Te Roopu Raranga Whatu ō Aotearoa (The National Weaver’s Collective) collaborate with Whaotapu carvers to create treasured adornments.

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Te Ātinga - Artist Talks

Meet and hear from the artists of Te Ātinga as they give you an insight into the creation of their work and the story behind their mahi.

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Te Ātinga – Visual Art Exhibition

Celebrate the best of contemporary Māori art in this exhibition from the Te Ātinga collective of acclaimed Māori visual artists, through painting, ceramics and sculpture.

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Te Ātinga - Print Making Workshop

Artist Natalie Couch (Ngāti Tuwharetoa) leads print making explorations in our Print Making Workshop. Come and have a go at making lino cut prints and your own paper cards, inspired by the creatures and plants of New Zealand’s native forest.

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Pop-Up Performances

Enjoy roving performers White Face Crew and the White Knight Marching Girls, surprising and delighting both the young and the young at heart.

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Guided tours with the Maritime Museum

Join the New Zealand Maritime Museum on guided tours and experience the sights and sounds of Auckland's waterfront en route to the Maritime Museum located in the vibrant Viaduct Harbour.

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Villa Maria Wine Tasting

Experience some of New Zealand's most awarded wine when you visit Villa Maria at the Entertainment Hub.

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Eating at the Entertainment Hub

Taste the best of New Zealand cuisine across the Entertainment Hub. With so much on offer, there's something to tickle everyone's taste buds.

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Live entertainment at Good Union, Cambridge

Enjoy live entertainment in the Beer Garden at Good Union in Cambridge.

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WMG2017 Merchandise

Visit PROJECT Clothing for the most high-tech merchandise range ever presented at a World Masters Games.

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Medal engraving

Bring your medal to the Entertainment Hub where you can get it engraved for a small charge.

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CMG Sport Photography

Drop in to see CMGSPORT to view and purchase all your WMG2017 action images as digital files.

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Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone

Featuring free large inflatable rides, a mini sports field and a cafe where parents can sit down and relax.

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SKYCITY player appearances

Meet players from the SKYCITY Mystics netball team.

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Shuttle Time with Badminton New Zealand

Badminton Oceania and Badminton New Zealand will be located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub. Children of all ages will get a chance to actively participate in fun badminton games and win spot prizes.

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Have-A-Go with Netball New Zealand

Come and check out the ANZ futureFERNS Have-A-Go session located at the Barfoot & Thompson Kids' Fun Zone at the Entertainment Hub. Try the fun activities and learn some new netball skills with their fabulous coaches!

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Uncover Karangahape Road

To celebrate World Masters Games 2017 coming to Auckland, Karangahape Road invites you to take free guided tours through one of Auckland’s most colourful, vibrant and bohemian precincts.

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Shooting Hoops with SKYCITY

Look out for the SKYCITY basketball arcade games at the Entertainment Hub located in Shed 10.

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Sky Tower Sport’s Heroes

Come up the Sky Tower during the school holidays and join in the action! Compete against your friends to become a sporting champion.

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NZ International Comedy Festival

On in Auckland from 27 April to 21 May, the Comedy Festival offers live comedy shows from around New Zealand and a selection of the best from across the world.

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The Body Laid Bare at Auckland Art Gallery

Discover the human form – in all its beauty and complexity – in The Body Laid Bare, only at Auckland Art Gallery.

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Visit the best of NZ in your backyard at Auckland Zoo

From our ‘living dinosaur’ - the tuatara, to the cheeky mountain parrot – the kea, discover New Zealand’s natural treasures at Auckland Zoo.

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Backyard Blockbusters at MOTAT

Explore The Art Of Film Making with MOTAT’s Holiday Experience.

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The Innovators at MOTAT

Meet five Kiwi greats at MOTAT and learn more on how innovation can be a way of life.

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Auckland Business and Innovation Highlights Bus Tour

Explore Auckland’s innovation hotspots and join a half-day bus tour departing from GridAKL, Auckland’s innovation hub at Wynyard Quarter. Please arrive by 9.15am for a special welcome and briefing before departure. @Auckland_NZ

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Auckland Business and Innovation Landscape and Networking Lunch

Auckland has a thriving innovation landscape including GridAKL, the innovation precinct at Wynyard Quarter, and the AR/VR Garage. Come and network and hear about these developments. @Auckland_NZ

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Auckland a Smart Move Seminar

Auckland offers quality study options, diverse career and investment opportunities and an amazing lifestyle. Find out why Auckland is a smart move over breakfast. @Auckland_NZ

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Whāriki Māori Business Networking and Experience

Join us for a cultural experience sailing on traditional Māori waka in Tāmaki Makaurau's (Auckland’s) stunning Waitemata Harbour before meeting Māori business owners and networking. @Auckland_NZ

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Auckland Business Hub at GridAKL

Interested in working, studying, or doing business in Auckland? The Auckland Business Hub will be open so drop in for a chat with ATEED’s Business and Innovation Advisors.

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Auckland walks

Auckland has thousands of walking tracks for people who love discovering a place’s natural beauty on foot.

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