6th Jan: Shakotsav, 6th Jan 5pm onwards Bhajan Kirtan, discourse on bhagvatji, Aarti and maha prasad (feast) at ISSO Swami Narayan Mandir, 10-12 Wentworth Avenue, Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025
11th Jan: Lohri Mela – Auckland, 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.
11th Jan: Lohri Mela – Christchurch, 11th Jan, 5pm to 9pm at Loncoln Event Center, 15 Meijer Drive, Lincoln Christchurch. Ticket $10, kids under 12 are free. Alcohol free family event. Bhangra, Gidha, Live DJ, Dhol, Boliyan, Live folk instruments, Punjabi authentic food.
11th Jan: MTS Pongal Vizha, 11th Jan 6pm to 8.30pm at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall, Corner Wairere Avenue and New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1024. Free admission with RSVP. Organized by Muthtamil Sangam Auckland
11th Jan: Girls Second Lohri, 11th Jan 5pm to 8pm at 733 Great South Road Papatoetoe Auckland. Limited entry, Live DJ, Dinner and gifts. Registration required.
12th Jan: Makar Sankranti Indian Kite Festival, 12th Jan, 11am to 6.30pm (Rain date 19th Jan), at Eastdale Reserve, Avondale, Auckland. Kite flying, stage performances, fun, picnic and kite flying. Free entry. Organized by Vaishnav Parivar Auckland
17th Jan: Kite Day – Fort Takapuna reserve, 17th Jan 10am to 12noon, at Fort Takapuna Vauxhall Rd, Narrow Neck, New Zealand 0624.
18th Jan: Chinese New Year Festival & Market day, 18th Jan, 9.30 am to 4pm at Halls 3 & 4, ASB Show grounds, 217 Greenland Road West, Auckland. Organized by Auckland Chinese Community Centre Inc.
18th Jan: Pongal Competition, 18th Jan 9am to 12.30pm at Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion Road, Balmoral, Auckland 1024. Rangoli (Kola), cookery, Poetry, coloring, oratorical competitions and more. Organized by Auckland Tamil Association
18th Jan: Thai Pongal Pooja, 18th Jan 10am to 1pm at Harvard Community Lounge, 24 Henry Wigram Drive, Christchurch 8042. Organized by Sri Ganesh Temple Christchurch.
25th Jan: Hare Krishna Food Festival 2020, 25th Jan 4pm to 8pm at ISKCON Temple 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Auckland 0892.
25th Jan: Deep South Kite day 2020, 25th Jan 11am to 3pm, at New Brighton Beach, Marine Parade, New Brighton, Christchurch.
26th Jan: Flag hoisting ceremony to celebrateIndian Republic Day at Indian Embassy, Consulates and Indian communities across New Zealand
High Commission of India, Wellington invites all Indian nationals, persons of Indian origin and friends of India for celebrating 70th Anniversary of the Republic of India on 26 January 2020, 9:30 am onwards at India House, 128 Knights Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington 5010.
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)
8th Feb: Thaipoosam Pooja, 8th Feb, 10am to 1pm at Harvard Community Lounge, 24 Henry Wigram Drive, Christchurch 8042. Organized by Sri Ganesh Temple Christchurch
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)
15th Feb: Ashburton Holi Festival of Colours, 15th Feb, 11am to 3pm at Ashburton Domain, Ashburton 7700.
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.
28th Feb: Sunil Grover Show, Live in Auckland, 28th Feb, 8pm. Doors open 7pm. at Victory Convention Centre, 98 Beaumont St, Freemans Bay, Auckland. Buy tickets online
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)
29th Feb: Christchurch Holi – Festival of colours 2020, 29th Feb, 10am to 4pm at Hagley Park, Christchurch 8011. Multi community event. Free entry.
Auckland Vegan Food Festival, 8th Mar 10am to 4pm at Corban Estate Arts Center Henderson Auckland
4th Apr: Nepal Festival 2020 on 4th Apr 10.30am to 7pm at Aotea Square, Queens Street, Auckland. Nepalese performing arts, street food and a glimpse of Nepalese culture and handicrafts.
9th Apr – 13th Apr: Royal Easter Show, 9th to 13th Apr, 10am to 10pm at ASB Showgrounds 217 Greenlane West, Epsom, Auckland 1051.
18th Apr: Tamil New Year Pooja, 18th Apr 10am to 1pm at 64 Kirk Rd, Templeton, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand (Templeton Community Center). Organized by Sri Ganesha Temple Christchurch
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.