Upcoming Indian and Indian subcontinental Events, Festivals and Celebrations in New Zealand.
Please check organizer’s page / website before attending the event.
Auckland Arts Festival (Te Ahurei Toi O Tamaki) UNIFY, UPLIFT AND INSITE: from 4th to 21st March: Extended to 11th April
Waikato Punjabi Sports in association with supreme Sikh society of New Zealand Kabaddi federation of NZ on Sun, 4th Apr, 8am to 5pm at Korikori Park, Kimbrae Drive, Rototuna North, Hamilton.
Invitation for a virtual meeting on 8 April at 3 PM for promotion of Hindi language in NZ
The Grand Indo Western Bridal expo and fashion show, 10th April 2021, 12 noon onwards at Stamford Plaza Auckland, Hosted by Kaleidoscope Fashion Events.
Kabaddi Tournament Christchurch, 10th Apr
Ugadi, Gudi Padwa to Ram Navmi: Nine days festival across all temples and communities in New Zealand: 13th Apr to 21st Apr
ANZAC Day service and special events across New Zealand. Anzac Day: Sunday 25th April. Holiday: Monday 26th April.
WPSCC Presents “ਮੇਲਾ ਮੇਲਣਾ ਦਾ” Dedicated to Mother’s Day, Ladies Cultural DJ Night, Sat, 29th May, 6pm onwards at Indian Cultural Centre, 2 Udy Street, Petone, Wellington
Diversity Awards NZ 2021, Entries close: 3pm, Tuesday, 4 May 2021
Kabaddi Tournament, Auckland
Lets light a candle for our loved ones in India
MAGLush International Fashion Show 2021, 31st July, 1pm to 7pm at Wellington
Punjabi Cultural Night, Ladies only event on 28th Aug 2021, 5pm onwards at Town Hall 32 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
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.
Lohri Mela, 9th Jan 2021, 3pm to 10pm at Barry Curtis Park, 201-203, Chapel Road, Flat Bush, Auckland. Bhangra, performances, amusement rides, food, bonefire, Live DJ and more. Free parking. Organized by Maa Durga Temple, Auckland.
Indian Kite Festival, 16th Jan, 11am to 6.30pm (rain date 17th Jan) at Eastdale Reserve Avondale. Kites & threads on sale at venue. Enjoy kite flying, stage performances, fun, picnic and more. Organized by Vaishnav Parivar NZ Inc
Christchurch Lohri Mela 2021, 16th Jan, 4pm to 10pm at La Vida Center, 34A Hansons Lane, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch. Dances, Live DJ, Food, Cultural performance, fun and more.
MRS Universe New Zealand 2021 Pageant, Grand Finals, 16th Jan, 6.30pm at The Playhouse Theatre, 15 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland
Indian Republic Day 26th January events:
- Indian High Commission, 9.30am onwards at India House, 128 Knights Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington
- Mahatma Gandhi Center, 10.30am at 145 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1021
Mindful Yoga & Meditation Workshop, 31st Jan, 10am to 11am at Salsa Latino Center, 12 Bath Street, Christchurch. Free for members, $10 for non-members. Organized by Indian Social & Cultural Club Christchurch.
The Pedal of Honor: Shri Ram Mandir NZ Waitakere Hindi and Waitakere Indian Association together invite you to hear the inspirational story of SOMEN DEBNATH – Around the World on Bicycle Tour for HIV/AIDS who has been cycling around the world to spread message of peace and Indian culture. Date: 9th Feb, 6pm to 9pm at Shri Ram Mandir, 11 Brick St, Henderson, Auckland. Dinner will be served.
Hare Krishna Food Festival 2021, Sat 13th Feb at 1229 Coatesville Riverhead Hwy,Kumeu, Auckland. Entry/parking is free, all are welcome. All food will be Vegetarian / Vegan. Family Friendly with activities for kids.
National Islamic Family Jalsa, 13th Feb 5.30pm onwards at Netball Complex, 95 Browns Rd, Manurewa, Auckland. Organized by New Zealand Muslim League Inc. Naat o Nasheed, Bayan and opportunity for Sadqa e Jaria. Dinner and refreshments will be served.
Naghme Pyaar Ke, on karaoke track – Valentines Day Party on 13th Feb, 7pm at 48 Kemp St, Kilbirnie, Wellington. Organized by Wellington Indian Association Inc. Ticket $10 per person. Food & soft drinks available for purchase. Drinks – BYO.
Krishna Holi 2021, Festival of colors – 14th Feb, 12 noon to 4pm at ISKCON Temple, Kumeu, 1229 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway, Kumeu, Auckland
Holi Colour Splash, 20th Feb, 12 noon to 4pm at Memorial Park, Devonport Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Auckland Home Show, 24th to 28th Feb, 10am to 7pm at ASB Showgrounds, 217 Greenlane Road West, Epson, Auckland
World Fair Day – Festival of Cultures, 24th Feb to 27th Feb, 10am to 4pm at The Square, The Square, Palmerston North. Celebrate the beautifully diverse cultural identity of Palmy at our Festival of Cultures! Entry free.
Raaga Celebrations, A Unique tribute by India’s premier ‘thinking’ band. Classical Raaga meets popular aura on 27th Feb. Online event, Registration mandatory, click here to register
Rafi – Kishore – Mukesh Night, A tribute to the legends. NEW DATE 6th March, 6.30pm at Dorothy Winston Centre, 16 Howe St, Newton, Auckland. Ticket $25 at ticketbazaar.co.nz. Singers: Arif, Joseph, Viraj, Arpita, Srishaa, Rini, Guncha.
Auckland Vegan Food Festival, 7th March, 10am to 4pm at Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mount Lebanon Ln, Henderson, Auckland. Large selection of quality food trucks and stalls. Eco marketplace, local crafts, health & beauty products, live entertainment and activities for the whole family. Kids under 12 get free entry. General ticket $10 per person. click here to buy tickets
Grand Faag Muqabla, 19th March, 7pm at Vedic Centre, 32 Glassgow Ave, Papatoetoe, Auckland. Ticket $15
Ashburton Holi 2021 – Festival of Colours on 20th March, 11am to 3pm at Ashburton Domain
Tauranga Multicultural Festival, Historic Village, 20th March, 10am to 5pm. Entertainment, Food, Craft, Discovery tents, art exhibition, children’s activities. Parade of nations at 12 noon.
New Zealand Sikh Sports Complex opening event, 21st Mar at 70, Takanini School Road, Takanini, Auckland. World class complex spread over 5.6 acres of land with facilities like basket ball, net ball, running tracks, cricket pitches, kabaddi ground. Equipped with flood lights, in-built sound system, ample car parks, treatment plants and more. Inauguration by Rt Hon Prime Minister Jacinda Arden
HOLI Summer Festival 2021, on 21st March, 12noon to 6pm, at Vodafone Event Centre, 770 Great South Road, Wiri, Manukau, Auckland. Free entry, Certified organic colors will be sold onsite.
Nepal Festival 2021, 27 Mar, 11am to 7pm at Aotea Square, Queens Street, Auckland. Food | Music | Dance.