2nd Nov: Shubhmangal 2019 Deepawali, 2nd Nov 7pm at 60 Shirley Road, Christchurch. Organized by Christchurch Fiji Association
2nd Nov: Deepawali & Ankut Utsav, 2nd Nov 6pm onwards followed by maha prasad (feast) at Wintec City Campus, Hall A1.04, Tristram Street Hamilton. Organized Shri Swami Narayan Temple ISSO Hamilton
2nd Nov: Deepavali Festival of Light Cultural Show, 2nd Nov 4pm to 6pm at Newlands Community Center, 9 Bachelor St, Wellington. In support of Kurinchi Kumaran Temple Wellington.
2nd Nov: Kodai Vizha, variety of entertainments with cultural events on 2nd NoV, 5.30pm to 9.30pm at Freemansbay Community Centre, 52 Hepburn St, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011. Organized by Muthamil sangam.
2nd Nov: Please note: Sandringham Village Street Festival 2019 which was scheduled on 2nd Nov is POSTPONED. Check FB page for latest updates.
3rd Nov: Waihi Vegetarian Festival 2019, 3rd Nov 10am to 3pm at Waihi Academy, 132 Landlyst Road RD1, Waihi 3681
3rd Nov: Whangarei Vegan Expo, 3rd Nov 10am to 4pm at Forum North, 7 Rust Ave, Vinetown, Whangarei, Northland 0140
9th Nov: Tulsi Vivah programs organized in most of the temples across New Zealand
9th Nov: Canterbury Turban Day 2019, 9th Nov 12noon to 3pm at Cathedral Square, Christchurch 8011
10th Nov to 23rd Nov: National celebration of Eid Milad-un-nabi 2019. 10th Nov 11am: New Zealand Muslim League, 45 Bandon St, Hamilton. 15 Nov 6pm: West auckland Masjid recreation center, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson Auckland. 17th Nov 10am: South Auckland Muslim Association, Malaeola Community Centre, 16 Waokuri Place Mangere. 23rd Nov 6.30pm: Avondale Islamic Centre, Tait St, Blockhouse Bay Auckland.
12th Nov: Celebrations on 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji
16th Nov: Dunedin Tamil Society Deepavali Event, 16th Nov, 4pm to 7.30pm at Union Hall, University of Otago, 640 Cumberland Street, North Dunedin
17th Nov: Parnell Festival of Roses 2019, 17th Nov, 10.30am to 4pm at Parnell rose Gardens – Dove Myer Robinson Park Auckland. Organized by Waitemata Local Board.
17th Nov: Celebrating the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib (The founder of Sikhism) on 17th Nov, morning till afternoon followed by Langar (community meal) at 1pm at Wellington gurudwara Sahib, 4 Vogel Street, Naenae, Wellington.
22nd to 24th Nov: 2019 Hauora Yoga Conference, 22nd Nov to 24th Nov at AUT University, North Shore, Auckland. Main focus of a conference is education of yoga professionals (although any yogi is welcome!). Click here to know more, conference schedule, accommodation and registration info.
23rd Nov: Shri Srinivasa Kalyanam (Tirupati Balaji) on 23rd Nov, 5pm onwards at Shri Shirdi Saibaba Temple Onehunga Auckland
23 Nov & 29th Nov: Murder at Hotel Balle Balle – Dinner Theatre at its best, on 23rd Nov & 29th Nov, 7.30pm – 11.55pm at Red Shed Palazzo, 16 Jesmond Rd, Drury, Auckland. Tickets $90.12
23rd & 24th Nov: A Very Welly Christmas, Wellington Christmas celebrations at Lambton Quay on 23rd Nov 12noon to 6pm and 24th Nov, 12noon to 5pm. Carols in Midland Park on 23rd Nov 6pm to 8pm
24th Nov: Wellington Diwali Festival of light Celebrations, 1.30pm to 9.15pm at TSB Arena and Shed 6 Wellington. Gold Coin Entry. Indian vegetarian food stalls, traditional & contemporary dance, Music and fashion, Arts, Crafts and Henna stalls. celebrations will close at 9.15pm with the Cottrell Law fireworks at Frank Kitts Park promenade.
24th Nov: Christmas Market 2019, 24th Nov 10am to 3pm at Pukekohe Indian Association Centre (PIA Event Centre), 59 Ward Street, Pukekohe, Auckland
24th Nov: Farmers Santa Parade 2019, 24th Nov 1pm at Queens Street Auckland followed by amazing stage entertainment, food and lot more for whole family at Santa Party, Aotea Square Queens Street Auckland from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
1st Dec: Santa Parade Kilbirnie, 1st Dec. Parade starts 10.30am, Entertainment on Bay Road from 9am to 12noon. Kilbirnie/Lyall Bay Community Centre, 56-58 Bay Road, Kilbirnie 6022
1st Dec: Upper Hutt Santa Parade 2019, on 1st Dec, 3pm to 4pm at Main Street Upper Hutt, Upper Hutt, Wellington Region
1st Dec: Palmerston North Christmas Parade, 1st Dec, 12noon to 4pm at The Square, Palmerston North
7th Dec: Christmas In the Square 2019 – Celebrating 25 Years, 7th Dec 4pm to 9.15pm at The Square, Palmerston North
14th Dec: Mainstreet Whanganui Christmas Parade, 14th Dec, 2pm to 3pm at Victoria Ave, Whanganui
25th Dec: Special Christmas day prayers organized in all Churches across New Zealand.
31st Dec / 1st Jan: Firework display at Sky Tower Auckland CBD
31st Dec / 1st Jan: New Year Eve programs across New Zealand
11th Jan: Lohri Mela, 11th Jan, 2pm to 10pm at Barry Curtis Park, 163 Chapel Road, Flat Bush Auckland 2016 Free entry, Free parking. Food stalls, other commercial stalls, Kids Amusement Rides, Stage Performances, Gidha, Bhangra, DJ & Bonfire. Organized by Maa Durga Temple 4/3 Onslow Ave Manuaku, Auckland 2125.
25th Jan: Hare Krishna Food Festival 2020, 25th Jan 4pm to 8pm at ISKCON Temple 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Auckland 0892
26th Jan: Flag hoisting ceremony to celebrateIndian Republic Day at Indian Embassy, Consulates and Indian communities across New Zealand
26th Jan: Krishna Holi 2020, 26th Jan 12noon to 4pm at ISKCON Temple 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Auckland 0892
26th Jan: BLACKCAPS v India: Second Twenty20 International, 26th Jan, 8pm onwards at Eden Park Auckland (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – Twenty20 International)
29th Jan: BLACKCAPS v India: Third Twenty20 International, 29th Jan, 8pm onwards at Seddon Park, Hamilton Waikato (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – Twenty20 International)
31st Jan: BLACKCAPS v India: Fourth Twenty20 International, 31st Jan, 8pm onwards at Sky Stadium, Wellington (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – Twenty20 International)
2nd Feb: BLACKCAPS v India: Fifth Twenty20 International, 2nd Feb, 8pm onwards at Bay Oval, Tauranga (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – Twenty20 International)
5th Feb: BLACKCAPS v India: First One day International, 5th Feb, 3pm onwards at Seddon Park, Hamilton Waikato (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – One day International)
8th Feb: BLACKCAPS v India: Second One day International, 8th Feb, 3pm onwards at Eden Park Auckland (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – One day International)
11th Feb: BLACKCAPS v India: Third One day International, 11th Feb, 3pm onwards at Bay Oval, Tauranga (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – One day International)
14th Feb: New Zealand XI v India: 3 day Match, 14th Feb, 11am onwards at Seddon Park, Hamilton Waikato (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20)
21st Feb: BLACKCAPS v India: First Test Match, 21st Feb, 11.30am onwards at Basin Reserve Wellington (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – Test Match)
22nd Feb: HOLI Wellington Colour Fest, 22nd Feb, 11am to 8pm at Upper Frank Kitts Park, Jervois Quay Wellington 6011. Tickets available from 1 Dec.
29th Feb: BLACKCAPS v India: Second Test Match, 29th Feb, 11.30am onwards at Hagley Oval Christchurch (India tour of New Zealand 2019-20 – Test Match)
We try to cover upcoming Indian events in New Zealand of all the types (Music, Dance, Yoga, Gathering etc) and of all the religions (Baishakhi, Budhha Purnima, Christmas, Diwali, Easter, Eid, Holi, Janmashtami, Lohri, Mahavir Jayanti, Maha Shivratri, Karwa Chauth, Parsi New Year, Ram Navmi and many more).
Please contact us if you wish to submit correction or addition to this calendar / events.