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.
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.
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.
This heritage pub with a great beer garden is Auckland’s leading small venue for local and up-and-coming international bands.
Mainly art-house and international films, plus better mainstream fare and regular specialist film festivals.
Blockbusters, bowling alley and food court.
Foreign and art-house films in the basement of the Central Library.
This elegant Edwardian venue (1911) hosts the NZ Symphony Orchestra (www.nzso.co.nz) and Auckland Philharmonia (www.apo.co.nz), among others.
In January the women’s and men's ASB Classic is held here.