One of Tāmaki Makaurau’s most iconic central city locations will come alive with a series of FREE community events and activities.
Young, old, city-dwellers, families, commuters, day-trippers and the Queens-Wharf-curious, everyone is welcome. Whether you come with whānau and friends or just bring yourself to join in the activities, Summer on Queens Wharf is the perfect opportunity to get out and connect with your community.
8, 15 December and 9,16,23 February 2022 and 9 March 2022, 7am – 8:15am
Get up early, salute the sun, and start your day with a restorative session of Sunrise Yoga, specially curated by WE-AR. All experience levels are welcome, with classes held at the water’s edge at the end of Queens Wharf. BYO yoga mats – some mats provided but first come first served.
Morning People on Queens Wharf
10 February 2022 and 17 March 2022, 6:30am – 8am
For all the early birds, Morning People returns to the wharf for the third year running,
jump-starting your day with DJs, dancing and coffee as the sun rises over the sparkling
Plus there are so many more activities such as: a group bike ride and picnic for little ones with Bike Auckland, a wharf fishing morning with Blue Light, and an underwater Virtual Reality experience centred around the sustainability of the Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana in partnership with Blake Trust.
Alongside the Virtual Reality experience, Sustainable Coastlines will be presenting Love Your Coast – an interactive presentation on ocean health. The sustainability theme continues with the Queens Clothing Swap on Waitangi Weekend and for the arts minded there will be two photography exhibitions on the Queens Wharf fenceline over the summer period – KAHA [Strength], curated by the Women’s Work collective, and Connections: Regenerate, a group show curated by participants of a seven-week mentorship programme overseen by internationally renowned photographer, Tom Ang.
Also on the arts calendar is Ngā Tohu o te Taiao, a live sand art performance that reflects on the environment and season of raumati (summer), combining art with matauranga māori (maori knowledge).
All activities are completely free, with some activities ticketed to help manage numbers. Visit
the events page on the Queens Wharf Facebook page for more information and to reserve a spot.
Summer at Queens Wharf is proudly presented by Eke Panuku Development Auckland.