Upcoming Indian and Indian subcontinental Events, Festivals and Celebrations in New Zealand.

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Due to lock down, many events are postponed or cancelled or moved to virtual event. Please confirm with organizer before attending the event.

October 2020

Pal Pal dil Ke paas पल पल दिल के पास, Musical evening, A Tribute to Kishor Kumar, on 3rd Oct 7pm to 10pm at Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland. Hosted by Hosted by Music Divine and Melody Studio


Navratri 2020 in New Zealand

Let’s Go Garba 2020, Navratri garba dance event on 10th Oct 7pm to mid night at Barfoot & Thompson Stadium, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland 1071

Karwa Chauth and Diwali Mela 2020, 10th Oct 12noon to 8.30pm at Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion Road, Balmoral, Auckland, New Zealand 1024 EVENT CANCELLED

Teeyan Da Mela, 17th Oct, 4pm to 9pm at La Vida Centre, 34A Hansons Lane, Upper Riccarton Christchurch. Complete event for ladies. … Old Tradition: Teeyan is about happiness, prosperity and well-being.

Hare Krishna National Festival 2020, 23rd Oct 11am to 26th Oct 10am at Rotorua New Zealand

Diwali Celebrations New Zealand


Palmy Punjabi Festival, 31st Oct, 10.30am to 4pm at The Square, Palmerston North. Free entry. Major activities: Turban tying, bhangra & gidha, kids games, bouncy castle, cricket, soccer and other performances.

November 2020

DASHAIN & TIHAR celebrations together with authentic Nepali Food, Music & Drinks, 2nd Nov, 8pm to 12 mid night at Trilogy Bar & Eatery, 150 Karangahape Road, CBD, Auckland (R18, id required)

Karwa Chauth 2020 in New Zealand: 4th Nov

KARWA / KARVA CHAUTH New Zealand करवा चौथ पूजा

Sandringham Spring Festival, 7th Nov 9am to 4pm at 510-599, Sandringham Road, Sandringham Auckland 1041

Eid Milad Un Nabi National Jalsa, 8th Nov, 10am to Zohar Salaat at Jamia Masjid Al-Mustada, 26 Mangere Road, Otahuhu, Auckland. Organized by South Auckland Muslim Association (SAMA)

Diwali Festivals in New Zealand

Diwali Celebrations New Zealand

Nepal Festival, biennial Nepalese festival on 21st Nov, 11am to 7pm at Aotea Square Auckland. Food, Music, Dance and Crafts. Free entry

Mela Trinjana Da – Ladies Nite, 21st Nov 6pm to 11.45pm at Vodafone Event Centre, 770 Great North Road, Manukau, organized by NZ Sikh Woman Association office Otahuhu. Ticket $10.

NZ Yoga Day 2020, 28th Nov, 10am to 5pm at Western Springs Lakeside Park, 859 Great North Road, Western Springs, Auckland

Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Jayanti (birth anniversary)

2nd New Zealand Sikh Games, Sports, Games and Competitions on 28-29th Nov at Bruce Pulman Park, Takanini. click for details

2nd Sikh Walk 2020 – Auckland, celebrating 551th birth anniversary of Great Guru Nanak Sahib ji, 28th Nov, 9am at Great South Rd, Manukau, Auckland 2025. The 11 km walk will start from Sri Dashmesh Darbar Gurudwara NZ at 9am.

December 2020

Rubaru – Evening of Ghazals, on 5 Dec, 6.30pm to 9.30pm at Fickling Convention Centre, Three Kings, Auckland. Ticket $20. Organized by Mohan Nadkarni Foundation.

Annual Ratha Yatra queens Street Auckland, Sat 5th Dec, 11am to 3pm starting from Fort Shortland Street. Hosted by ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple Auckland

Hilarious Hindi comedy play “Mere Samne Wali Khidki Mein मेरे सामने वाली खिडकी में” (हिन्दी हास्य नाटक) on Sat 12th Dec, 6.30pm and Sun 13th Dec 5pm at Play House Theatre, 15 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, Auckland. Ticket $30/$25/$20

Chak De Phattey, Punjabi Musical Concert with live orchestra, Fri 18th Dec at Mt Eden Memorial Hall Auckland

Christmas Events

Christmas 2020 and New Year 2021


Santa Parades in most of the cities across New Zealand: Please check with local authorities about the program


January 2021

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.


March 2021

Nepal Festival 2021, 27 Mar, 11am to 7pm at Aotea Square, Queens Street, Auckland. Food | Music | Dance.

April 2021

The Grand Indo Western Bridal expo and fashion show, 10th April 2021, 12 noon onwards at Stamford Plaza Auckland, Hosted by Kaleidoscope Fashion Events.


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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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