Stand-up performances most nights, with legendary late-night shows during the annual Comedy Festival.
Small, but a stalwart on the live indie music scene nonetheless.
This heritage pub with a great beer garden is Auckland’s leading small venue for local and up-and-coming international bands.
This stadium hosts top rugby (winter) and cricket (summer) tests by the All Blacks (www.allblacks.com) and the Black Caps (www.blackcaps.co.nz), respectively. It's also the home ground of Auckland Rugby (www.aucklan…
This elegant Edwardian venue (1911) hosts the NZ Symphony Orchestra (www.nzso.co.nz) and Auckland Philharmonia (www.apo.co.nz), among others.
Theatre by various companies and intimate live music. Silo Theatre (www.silotheatre.co.nz) often performs here.
Home ground for the Warriors rugby league team (www.warriors.kiwi), Auckland Football Federation (www.aucklandfootball.org.nz) and Athletics Auckland (www.athleticsauckland.co.nz). Also really big concerts.
One of the two home courts of the NZ Breakers basketball team (www.nzbreakers.co.nz) and an occasional concert venue. The other home court is at Vector Arena.
Auckland's main arts and entertainment complex is grouped around Aotea Sq. It's comprised of the Auckland Town Hall, Civic Theatre and Aotea Centre, along with the Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna.
Comprises the small Herald Theatre (drama) and the vast ASB Theatre (used for dance, ballet, opera and musicals). NZ Opera (www.nzopera.com) regularly performs here.