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24/04/2014 - 18/05/2014
2014 NZ International Comedy Festival
The NZ International Comedy Festival returns to the BIG little City from April, with over hundreds of stonkingly good shows packed with top-notch gags.
Comedians are flocking to the land of the long white cloud from across the globe, and there's a killer local line-up to boot! Book your accommodation at Rydges Auckland and be sure to make it a fun night out!
With international headline acts like Julian Clary, Alan McElroy and Darren Jardine, local crowd-pleasers like the jaw-droppingly funny Guy Williams, Ben Hurley, Rose Matafeo are among many, many more, the 2014 instalment of the NZ International Comedy Festival is going to be another one for the record books!
24/04/2014 - 27/04/2014
ITM 500 (V8 Supercars)
Witness no-holds-barred sprint action and over 500kms of motorsport racing at Pukekohe over Anzac weekend next year.
Experience the exhilaration of being trackside for the new look racing programme at New Zealand’s largest annual sporting event. Enjoy the intensity generated by teams driving sprint circuits, with all the thrills of pit stops for compulsory tyre changes and fuel.
Enjoy the long weekend and book your accommodation at Rydges Auckland.
John Mayer Concert
Celebrity musician John Mayer has announced he will play a one-off Auckland show during the Easter period in 2014. This appearance will be Mayer's first performance in New Zealand since his Battle Studies World Tour in April 2010.
Joining Mayer for this show will be Vermont rock outfit, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals.
Staying in town for the gig? Book your accommodation at Rydges Auckland. Click here to make a booking in our revitalisted rooms.
Dizzee Rascal Concert
English hip-hop star Dizzee Rascall returns to Auckland to perform one show on Wednesday, 30th April at Auckland's Vector Arena.
Since kicking off his career back in 2003, as a 19 year old from East London, his raw talent and distinct British sound was hotly tipped to revolutionise the urban scene. Dizzee Rascal also won the BRIT Award for British Male Solo Artist in 2010, the same year he collaborated with Florence and the Machine for the hit ‘You Got The Dirtee Love’.
Book your accommodation at Rydges Auckland to make this a great weekend away.
Arctic Monkeys Concert
The Arctic Monkeys are an English indie rock band formed in 2002.
The announcement proves the Monkeys have steadily climbed their way through rock's ranks, from a 2006 show at Auckland's St James, to a main stage slot at the 2009 Big Day Out - which included a sold out sideshow at The Powerstation the night before.
THe Monkeys will be bringing some serious stadium swagger with them, so be sure to book your accommodation today.
18/05/2014 - 21/05/2014
TRENZ, New Zealand’s biggest annual international tourism showcase, will return to Auckland in 2014.
TRENZ, New Zealand tourism industry’s major international marketing event, bringing together hundreds of international tourism and travel buyers from around the globe to negotiate new business deals with around the same number of New Zealand tourism operators.
TRENZ will take place 18-21 May 2014, and will again be held on Auckland’s waterfront. Don't miss out on the largest Travel & Tourism event, secure your accommodation today in one of our revitalised rooms.
21/05/2014 - 22/05/2014
Michael Buble Concert
The Canadian superstar will be here to perform two feel good shows at Auckland's Vector Arena.
Michael was first in New Zealand for a promotional tour in 2003. This was followed by a visit in April 2004, where he played three theatre shows.
Now, a decade later, he is set to return to perform his first ever arena show. So don't miss out on tickets and get your accommodation booked and make it a memorable night away.
James Blunt Concert
James Blunt shot to fame in 2006 with the smash singles 'You're Beautiful' & 'Goodbye My Lover' from his platinum selling album 'Back to Bedlam'. Bringing a full band with him for the tour, Blunt's style is a mix of pop, folk and acoustic rock.
In 2014, James Blunt is certain to make audiences swoon at The Civic in Auckland and tickets won't last. Be sure to book your accommodation today.
03/06/2014 - 08/06/2014
The first ever show of its kind to combine shadow theatre with dance, SHADOWLAND is an enchanting tale of a teenage girl who yearns for independence. From her dreams she wakes to something behind her bedroom wall - her shadow. The wall of her room begins to move, trapping her on the other side. Unable to escape, the girl goes deeper and deeper into SHADOWLAND where strange creatures, both threatening and seductive, playfully appear.
An enthralling experience of wonderment for the entire family. Shadowland became an overnight viral sensation bringing their enchanting tale of shape-shifting illusion and dance to The Civic. Don't miss out on accommodation or tickets and make this a weekend family holiday.
Ellie Goulding Concert
Ellie Goulding is set to deliver an electrifying live performance to audiences in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. She will be bringing her exquisite voice and unique brand of indietronica.
Anything could happen at Ellie Goulding's shows, so book one of our revitalised rooms and enjoy the weekend away from home.
Purchase your concert tickets here.
All Blacks vs England
Don't miss the first match of 2014, where Northern Hemisphere meet Southern Hemisphere in the 2014 Steinlager Series.
Auckland is guaranteed to be buzzing as All Blacks supporters flock to Eden Park for the much anticipated match against England.
Make it a weekend getaway and book your accommodation at Rydges Auckland.
22/08/2014 - 28/09/2014
Cirque du Soleil - Totem
The facinating show that is Cirque du Soliel will again be on display in August when they bring Totem to Auckland.
Totem, a show loosely centres on the theme of evolution, looking at our transformation from primordial amphibious creatures to the superhuman beach boy of today, and onward to the futuristic cosmonaut, as well as blending ecological and mythical ideas.
The strictly limited five week season will take you on an awe-inspiring journey through the myths and truths of mankind's evolution, so grab your tickets and book your accommodation at Rydges Auckland.