Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

Rainbow Auckland Gala Auction

Opening AROHA18 this year with guest of honour, Helen Clark at the Rainbow Auckland Gala Auction as we support fundraising for worthy LGBT charities.

A special performance by Mika and Bare Feet Street and the donation of the first ever copy of Sharon Mazer Book; I Have Loved Me A Man, the life and times of Mika – with foreword by Witi Ihimaera up for auction to raise funds for youth charities.

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Sep
26
to Sep 28

Costume & Make Up Design Lab – Stage & Screen Workshop

Mana-Quins is a 3-day Costume for screen with a focus on Drag costume and character makeup. With Drag Couture Pollyfilla (AUS), stylists Sammy Salsa and Rosanna Raymond. and SPFX Make-up workshops and lessons with Kelly Mitchell

Auckland War Memorial Museum (AWMM) archiving workshop a day to learn about archiving costumes.

MHF Content Creative Hub made possible by a CNZ Grant

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Oct
1
to Oct 3

Festival Creative Content Lab

For Aroha 19, PRIDE Festivals (NZ) and Edinburgh Fringe.

3-nights of content creating for your shows at festivals in 2019.

Planning, funding, venues, budgets and marketing planning with advice from Pride Festival Director Julian Cook, industry professionals and special guest Amanduh La of Wellington International Pride Parade (WIPP) and Ramon Tewake to guide and support our LGBTIQ and Takatāpui creatives

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Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

'I Have Loved Me A Man' Book Release Party

Celebrating Mika’s 30th anniversary of his first solo show is the release of the Sharon Mazer biography I have loved me a Man, the life and times of Mika.

A special book launch unlike any other – with a star-studded line up.

Launched by legendary Witi Ihimaera as Mika performs accompanied by Penny Dodd on Piano and Haka Voguers Bare Feet Street sizzle around the artsy naughtiness.

The for a very limited season Mika will perform at Shanghai Lil’s, on K’Rd for a 5-night intimate cabaret season.

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Oct
9
to Oct 13

Salon Mika at Shanghai Lil's

With Penny Dodd and introducing Bare Feet Street – the haka-vogue experience.

Celebrating the release of the Sharon Mazer biography I have loved me a Man, the life and times of Mika. Accompanied by Penny Dodd on Piano and Bare Feet Street in a night of comedy, cabaret storytelling and lots of artsy naughtiness. Enjoy relaxed breaks in between sets for sumptuousness hang-outs and audience schmoozing.

For a very limited season. Enjoy the comfort of Shanghai Lil’s, on K’Rd for an intimate cabaret season.

October 10 is World Homeless Awareness Day Bring canned goods at the door for city mission.

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