Welcome to Festival Zone for week 2 of June 2024.

Karanga Plaza; Lighboxes 2024

Check out our Festival lightboxes this week, the last day and night to see them against the backdrop of the city is 12th June, full details below:

Believe - Aim an Arrow at the Rock in the Ocean

Believe - Butoh

Believe - Kiku Kabuki

Believe - Kōwhai Residency - Jenna Eriksen

Believe - Lightbox works - Andrea Gardner

Image above at Karanga Plaza, next to Park Hyatt Hotel, and Viaduct Harbour (source AFP 2024). Thanks to Auckland Council City Centre targeted rate.

Lightboxes - Te Komititanga Square CBD

Believe - NASA James Webb exhibition - Queens Wharf

NASA - James Webb Telescope Galaxy A

NASA James Webb Telescope- Jupiter Images Showcase Auroras Hazes

(NIRCam Image) by NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Ricardo Hueso (UPV), Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley), Thierry Fouchet  (Observatory of Paris), Leigh Fletcher (University of Leicester), Michael H. Wong (UC Berkeley), Joseph DePasquale (STScl)

Deep Space, Queens Wharf Fence - 29 May – 30 June.

Thanks to NASA, and Queens Wharf Fence team, and Eke Panuku Development. And at Karanga Plaza on lightboxes as part of the 'Believe' theme.

Believe - NZ Herald Photojournalists

Last week to visit - Believe [whakapono] - NZ Herald Visual Journalists.

NZH Promotional

At Silo 6, Wynyard Quarter, closes 4pm Saturday 15th June. Free entry. Supported by Eke Panuku Development.

Tammy Williams - Studio One

A darkly beautiful tale of viewer and performer, artist and audience. This photography show delves into the shimmering backstage spectacle of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, dissolving the distinction between the seen and the unseen. Ends Saturday 15th June.

Full 2024 Festival in venue programme see here.

Beatrice Carlson - Satellite 2

“The photo, the object, the story The object, the photo, the story Whatever you believe I start with” - Beatrice Carlson. Image; D Cup by Beatrice Carlson.

Beatrice Carlson; D Cup

Magical Pollinators - Kinder House

The Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust goal is to save our butterflies and moths. This photographic display features a gallery of 30 photographs of our Lepidoptera, and aims to bring the magic of nature's knowledge to New Zealanders/Aotearoa. Check opening times at this historic heritage venue before heading out.

Damon Marshall; Blue Butterfly Golden Light

Damon Marshall; Blue Butterfly Golden Light

Alex Mao Youth Photo Award 2024

Image Auckland [tāmaki makaurau] are delighted to present the 6th annual Alex Mao Youth Photo Award which will take place again during June.

This is an annual photography grant for emerging photographers, at the start of their careers or study. We invite photographers and artists under 25 years to enter their NZ photography work/photo essay/project for the 1st place cash grant, NZ$1200 and a trophy, and are delighted with the support from Alex Mao Photography Foundation and to Print Art for the introduction of NZ$500 print and frame voucher 2nd place and certificate.

Entries open this Saturday, 15th June through to 30th June 2024. Entries will be via Auckland Photo Blog. Terms and Conditions apply.

Alex Mao Award Trophy 2020

Supported by the Alex Mao Photo Foundation, Print Art and presented by Image Auckland [tāmaki makaurau] - winners announced in early July and Award giving in Auckland w/c 8th July.

See all our wonderful Youth Photo Award winners since 2019. To date over $6600 has been Awarded to support Youth photographers in NZ through this Award.

Rangitoto College - Students work

One of several exhibitions on the North Shore suburbs is outdoors by students from the dedicated NCEA curriculum classes, as well as members of our extra-curricular Photo Club share work based on the theme "Beauty in the Everyday". On until 30 June. Full 2024 Festival outdoor programme view here.

Mt Eden Center - ImageN8

Enjoy this exhibition of nature photography by youth ages 8-18! Photography Matters

ImageN8 promotional - Indie

Full 2024 Festival in venue programme announced here.

It's a wrap...soon

Dont miss these, all closing this week or this weekend:

Walking the Path

Believe - Rainforest Sentinels

Believe - Digital Screen

Believe - The Lonka Project

Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards 2023 - City  – 

Extended screenings at Lake House Arts Centre, Takapuna til 21st June


f/30 and Other Locals

The Red Chair Project - Auckland

Birds of Waiheke / Nga Manu o Waiheke

Rural Reverie

Rangitoto Reverie: An Exploration Through Suburban Frames

See calendar for details.

2024 Dates New

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