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February 2019

 

Black Caps vs India Cricket Series One day International (ODI):

  • Fifth one day International at Westpac Stadium, Wellington Sunday, 3 February 2019, 3pm

Black Caps vs India Cricket Series Twenty20 International:

  • First Twenty20 International at Westpac Stadium, Wellington – Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 8pm
  • Second Twenty20 International at Eden Park, Auckland – Friday, 8 February 2019, 7pm
  • Third Twenty20 International at Seddon Park, Hamilton – Sunday, 10 February 2019, 8pm

Holi Christchurch – Festival of Colors, on 2nd Feb, 10am to 4pm at North Hagley Park Events Village, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch. Entry Free, suitable for all age group.

Auckland Tamil Association Pongal Festival competitions, 2nd Feb, 9am to 3pm at Mt Roskill War Memorial, Auckland. No registration fees. (The Pongal celebration event is on 9th Feb)

Chandan Yatra with boat & flower festival on 3rd Feb 11am to 3pm at Hare Krishna ISKCON Temple 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Auckland, New Zealand 0892

Shri Ram Mandir’s annual walkathon: Shri Ram-A-Thon, 3rd Feb 8am to 5pm starting from Shri Ram Mandir, Henderson, Auckland. Fun and games activities for  men, women, senior citizens and kids. click here for more info.

Auckland Tamil Association Pongal Festival Celebrations, 9th Feb, 5pm to 8pm at Mt Eden War Memorial, Balmoral, Auckland. (The celebration competitions are held on 2nd Feb, see above for details)

KRISHNA, Dance drama and annual performances, on 9th Feb 6pm at New Lynn Community Center, 45 Totara Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland. All are welcome, free entry. Organized by Tamil New Zealand School of Dance.

Hare Krishna Food Festival 2019, 9th Feb. Enjoy delicious multi cuisine vegetarian and vegan food at Hare Krishna Temple, 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy 
Kumeu RD2, AucklandRodney 0892

Holi Wellington Colour Fest 2019 on 9th Feb, 11am to 4pm at Frank Kitts Park, Jervois Quay, Wellington 6011. The Festival of Colour and Celebration for all age group. click here for ticket info.

Shri Shirdi Saibaba Temple 5th anniversary celebrations on 9th Feb, 6.30am to 9pm followed by maha prasad (feast) at 12-18 Princess St, Onehunga Auckland.

Faag gayan on Basant Panchmi, Sunday 10 Feb from 7.30pm at Shri Ram Mandir, 11 Brick St, Henderson Auckland. 

HOLI 2K19: New Zealand’s largest Holi (color) Festival at ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple on 10th Feb 2019, 12noon to 5pm at 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Auckland, New Zealand 0892. Free entry, Free parking.

Samuhik Saraswati Pooja (Group prayers to Mother Saraswati) on 10th Feb:

  • 4pm-7pm at Shri Ram Mandir, 11 Brick St, Henderson, Auckland.
  • 10am to 12noon at Bhartiya Mandir, 252-254 Balmoral Road Mt Albert, Auckland

Ōtaki Kite Festival 2019 from 16th Feb 9am to 17th Feb 5pm, at Otaki Brach, New Zealand.

Rap Yoga & Electronic Dance Kirtan w/ Jesse Brand on 16th Feb 7pm to 9pm at Hot Yoga 115 Spey St, Invercargill, Southland. Join Jesse Brand for an evolving set of conscious Electronic Dance Kirtan.

New Zealand International Yoga Festival, 21st to 24th Feb, 10am-10pm at Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland, 0632

Maha Shivarathri (Shivratri) 10 days festival from 23rd Feb to 4th Mar at Kurinchi Kumaran Temple, 3 Batchelor St, Newlands, Wellington

March 2019

Maha Shivarathri (Shivaratri) 10 days festival from 23rd Feb to 4th Mar at Kurinchi Kumaran Temple, 3 Batchelor St, Newlands, Wellington.

Shivaratri Celebrations on 4th March, 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre, 14 Mills Lane, Albany North Shore, Auckland, 0632

Maha Shivratri 2019 Pooja from 2nd to 4th Mar, 7.30pm daily at Lord Shiv, 63 Creightons Road, Clevedon New Zealand

Milk and Honey Festival: Music Event on International Womens Day programs, 8th Mar:

  • Blue Smoke, Christchurch, 8th Mar, 7pm
  • Whammy Bar Newton Auckland, 8th Mar, 8pm
  • Club 121, Wellington, 8th Mar 10pm
  • Power Station, Eden Terrace, 8th Mar, 8pm

 

Flute Master Pt Ronu Majumdar Live in concert on 9th March at Shri Ram Mandir, 11 Brick St, Henderson, Auckland

Dinkar Mehta Stand Up Comedy Show (Family Gujarati Show) on 9th Mar, 7pm onwards at Dorothy Winston Centre, 16 Howe St, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011

Waitakere Indian Association Holi 2019 (#WIAHoli19) on 24th Mar, 10am to 6pm at Trusts Arena, Henderson, Auckland

Voice of sacred earth festival 2019, from 28th Mar, 12noon to 31st Mar, 8pm at Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre14 Mills Lane, Albany North Shore, Auckland, 0632

April 2019

Canterbury Kabaddi Cup 2019 and Vaishakhi Mela, Saturday 13th Apr, 11am onwards at Gloucester Green (Corner of Gloucester Street and Madras Street), Christchurch. Organized by Canterbury Punjabi Social Sports and Cultural Group.

Easter Vishu Program, 22nd Apr organized by Auckland Malyali Samajam Inc

Tamil New Year Celebrations, 27th April, 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Templeton Community Center, 64 Kirk Road, Templeton, Christchurch 8042. Organized by Canterbury Tamil Society

May 2019

South Island Mariamman Tirunaal, 24th May to 26th May at Shree Sanatan Dharam Hall, 19 St John Street, Woolston Christchurch.

January 2019

Jagannath Family Festival 2019, 5th Jan to 12th Jan. At Kauri Mountain Beach , off Taihururu Road , Whangarei Heads
Rathayatra Whangarei on Jan 12th

Shakotsav Celebrations on 6th Jan, 5pm onwards followed by Aarti and maha prasad (feast) at shree Swaminarayan Hindu Temple (ISSO) 10-12, Wentworth Avenue, Papatoetoe, Auckland 2025.

The annual Murugan Thiruvizha (Sri Vilambi Year Mahotsavam) for 11 days (mornings and evenings) from 11 Jan to 22 Jan at Kurinchi Kumaran Temple 3 Batchelor Street, Newlands 6037 Wellington

Lok Geet Nite by Shelin Kumar and Anand Prasad on 12th Jan 7pm to 11pm at 19 St John Street Woolston Christchurch. Tickets NZ$10 including dinner. Organized by Shree Sanatan Dharam Christchurch

Thai Pongal Celebrations, 12th Jan, 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Templeton Community Center, 64 Kirk Road, Templeton, Christchurch 8042. Organized by Canterbury Tamil Society

Lohri celebrations, 13th Jan 7pm onwards followed by Lohri Pujan and Maha prasad (Feast) at Bhartiya Mandir, Balmoral Road, Auckland

Makar Sankranti celebrations on 13th Jan, 10am to 12noon at Kirbirnie Park, Wellington. Organized by Wellington Indian Association

Makar Sankranti Indian Kite Festival on 13th Jan, 11am to 6.30pm at Eastdale Reserve Avondale Auckland. Kite flying, stage performances, fun, picnic and more. Organized by Vaishnav Parivar NZ Inc

Thai Pongal and Iyyappa makarajothi vilkku pooja on 15th Jan 10.30am till noon at Thiru Subramaniyar Aalayam Temple, 69 Tidal Road, Mangere, Auckland 2022. Same day evening will be Thai Poosam festivities.

Christmas and New Year 2019 celebrations on 19th Jan, 6.30pm at Auckland Normal Intermediate School Hall, Poronui St, Mt Eden, Auckland 1024. Organized by Auckland Malayali Samajam Inc. Register by 9th Jan.

2019 Lunar Festival on 19th Jan, 3pm to 11pm at The Trust Arena, 65-67 Central Park Dr Henderson Auckland. Free admission. Food, Fun, Fireworks

Thai pusam Festival celebrations, 19th Jan, 6pm to 9pm at Harvard Community Lounge, 31 Corsair Dr Wigram Christchurch. Organized by Sri Ganesh Temple Christchurch

Thai Poosam (Kavadi Festival) on 20th Jan, 9.30am at Thiru Subramaniyar Aalayam Temple, 69 Tidal Road, Mangere, Auckland 2022

Auckland Live Sounds of Summer: Jugalbandi on 20th Jan, 2pm-3pm at Aotea Square, Queens Street, Auckland. Renowned mandolin and table players Anand Thakore and Manjit Singh combine classical Indian strings and rhythmic interactions in an electrifying performance.

India vs New Zealand ODI and T20

Black Caps vs India Cricket Series One day International (ODI):

  • First one day International at McLean Park, Napier Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 3pm
  • Second one day International at Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui Saturday, 26 January 2019, 3pm
  • Third one day International at Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui Monday, 28 January 2019, 3pm
  • Fourth one day International at Seddon Park, Hamilton Thursday, 31 January 2019, 3pm
  • Fifth one day International at Westpac Stadium, Wellington Sunday, 3 February 2019, 3pm

Black Caps vs India Cricket Series Twenty20 International:

  • First Twenty20 International at Westpac Stadium, Wellington – Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 8pm
  • Second Twenty20 International at Eden Park, Auckland – Friday, 8 February 2019, 7pm
  • Third Twenty20 International at Seddon Park, Hamilton – Sunday, 10 February 2019, 8pm

Indian Republic Day – 26th Jan flag hoisting and cultural performances on 26th Jan, 11am to 2pm at Mahatma Gandhi Center, 145 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland. Organized by NZ Indian diaspora and Indian High Commission

Celebrations of India’s republic day, 26th Jan, 10.30am to 12noon at Bharat Bhawan Centre, 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington. Kindly reach the venue by 10.15am. Hosted by High Commission of India, Wellington

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).

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