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Bastille Day 2017

Bastille Day 2017

A perfect winter's day brought many visitors to Remuera to enjoy French music, mimes, crepes and Citroens!  Poodles of all descriptions were on the street, enjoying the sunshine.  Opera Factory was a highlight, performing French opera and songs from Les Mis.  Thanks to the Orakei Local Board for sponsoring Bastille Day once again.  Photos by Vanita Andrews.

 

Chinese New Year 2017

Chinese New Year 2017

Remuera celebrated Chinese New Year on February 10 with lanterns, cultural performances and the announcement of Lantern Competition winners.  School families and Remuera locals enjoyed an enteraining evening outside Remuera Library.  Thanks to the Orakei Local Board and Barfoot & Thompson for sponsoring this event.  Photos by Vanita Andrews.

Lantern Competition 2017

Lantern Competition 2017

Seven local schools took part in the Chinese Lantern Competition in 2017, with some very creative lanterns entered!  Judges David Wong from the Orakei Local Board and Peter Thompson from Barfoot & Thompson had a challenge selecting ten finalists from Year 1-3 entrants and ten finalist from Year 4-6 entrants... and then choosing the top five winners from each! Photos by Vanita Andrews.

Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016

Santa and Mrs Claus visited Remuera in December 2016, spreading Christmas cheer at Santa's Cabin in the Village Green and getting involved with local businesses too!  With Village Jazz happening on Saturdays it was all go in the Village Green in the lead-up to Christmas. 

Halloween Market Day 2016

Halloween Market Day 2016

Halloween Market Day brought lots of costumed kids of all ages to Remuera.  Amongst the Market Day specials were pirates, princesses, cowboys, bumble bees and scarey stuff too.  Horse and wagon rides, a Freaky FotoBOOth, costume competition and plenty of music made it a fun day out for trick or treaters.  Photos by Vanita Andrews.

Bastille Day 2016

Bastille Day 2016

Remuera's Bastille Day Festival took place the day after the tragic events in Nice.  Many people of different nationalities came together in Remuera to show their solidarity for France.  Remuera was proud to host this event, celebrate the French culture and show our support for France.  It was a joyful day although our friends from Alliance Francaise were missed.  Photos by Vanita Andrews.

White Night 2016

White Night 2016

On Saturday March 12 Remuera transformed into a White Night experience once again.  Raku Firing, makerspaces, visual arts, street art, ballet, electronica and cinematic performances were a highlight this year.  White Night was curated by Jillian de Beer, and sponsored by the Orakei Local Board, Barfoot & Thompson Remuera and Perpetual Guardian.

Chinese New Year 2016

Chinese New Year 2016

Remuera celebrated Chinese New Year on Feburary 12 with drumming, dancing, food stalls and lantern making... along with Lion and Dragon dance performances.  Artist Weilun Ha demonstrated his calligraphy artwork, and Chinese tea tastings took place.  Winners of the School Lantern Competition were announced.  Photos by Vanita Andrews.

Chinese Lantern Competition 2016

Chinese Lantern Competition 2016

Local schools took part in a Lantern Competition as part of Remuera's Chinese New Year.  Sponsored by Barfoot & Thompson Remuera and ANZ, 20 finalists were chosen from hundreds of entries.  Finalist's lanterns are displayed throughout Remuera shop windows until 22 February 2016.

Halloween Market Day 2015

Halloween Market Day 2015

A Halloween theme for Remuera Market Day brought many costumed children and families to Remuera to enjoy trick or treating, horse and wagon rides, a Monster Mash and plenty of other entertainment!  Remuera Rotary, Lions, Plunket, Playcentre and Scouts also participated on the day.

Photos by Michael Jeong.

Bastille Day 2015

Bastille Day 2015

Despite a weather bomb that included torrential rain and tornadoes, Remuera celebrated Bastille Day with its fourth annual Street Festival.  Gendarmes, Mimes, Pop-Up fashion parades, music, crepes and French circus brightened a very wet Saturday on 18 July.   Thanks to the Orakei Local Board for sponsoring this event.  Photos by Michael Jeong and Bruce Tetley.

White Night 2015

White Night 2015

Several thousand people enjoyed the opportunity to see intallations, meet artists and experience magical performances at White Night in Remuera on 14 March.  Part of the Auckland Arts Festival, White Night in Remuera was sponsored by Barfoot & Thompson Remuera, the Orakei Local Board, Perpetual Guardian and China Airlines,  Curated by Jillian de Beer.

Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Remuera embraced the Christmas spirit in 2014 with regular appearances by Santa, Mrs Claus, Elves and Christmas buskers throughout December.  Christmas decorations included Santa's Sleigh and Reindeer climbing street poles.

 

 

Remuera Market Day 2014

Remuera Market Day 2014

The sun shone on shoppers at Remuera Market Day on November 8, with lots of colour and activities for families.  The Pironigia Clydesdale horse and wagon rides were a big hit, along with street entertainers Trevor and Bonnie and Le Cirque de JP.  Photos by Emily Bray.

 

 

Bastille Day 2014

Bastille Day 2014

Remuera's third annual Bastille Day Street Festival took place on Saturday 19 July 2014.  French music, dance, circus, mime artists and classic Citroen cars made it a memorable day. Stringbean marionette puppets and an amazing Meccano Day in Remuera Library rounded off a month of French celebrations.  Thanks to the Orakei Local Board, Air France and House of Travel for supporting French for July.

Remuera goes to RIO 2014

Remuera goes to RIO 2014

Rio came to Remuera on 1 March 2014!  Live bands Kantuta and Henrique Morales Quartet entertained alongside Samba dancers, Salsa dancers, Capoeira, AK Samba and Carmen Miranda.  A community art project facilitated by Jill Walker created a stunning flower archway into the Village Green.  Thanks to the Orakei Local Board for their support. 

 

 

Fashion Lunch 2013

Fashion Lunch 2013

With summer just around the corner, fashion and food were the highlight of Remuera's Fashion Lunch on 24 September 2013.  Held at Banque Oyster Bar & Eatery and MC'd by Jackie O'Fee, guests were treated to a two course lunch, bubbles and a fashion show by local Remuera retailers... and featuring many local models!  Photos by Nina Gastreich.

White Night 2013

White Night 2013

Remuera transformed into a 'White Night' contemporary arts experience for the first time on 16 March 2013,  part of the Auckland Arts Festival.  Thousands of people enjoyed unique artworks, experimental art forms and magical performances.  Thanks to the Orakei Local Board and Kellands for their support. Curated by Jillian de Beer.

Remuera Village Photos

Remuera Village Photos

Remuera shopping village has everything you need to live life local.  You'll find fresh produce and grocery, a butcher, fish shop and bakeries - together with a wonderful Library, Post Office and a wide range of shops and services. And of course a warm welcome and great coffee at local cafes and restaurants!