Maori fashion designer Kiri Nathan opens the Kahui Collective pop-up in Britomart this weekend. Photo / Supplied

Splore Festival & More Fun Things To Do This Weekend

Plus an exciting clothing pop-up from Maori fashion designers opens in Britomart

Kāhui Collective Pop Up Shop
Five Māori fashion designers are presenting an exciting pop-up store in Britomart that opens this week. Browse and buy collections from designers including Kiri Nathan, Nichola Te Kiri, Campbell Luke, Adrienne Whitewood, J’AKE and Mitchell Vincent Collection. Open now for the next month. 52 Tyler St, Britomart

READ: Emerging (And Ethical) Local Designers That Belong On Your Fashion Watchlist

Hyderabad Hotel's Pet Nat Party
The Satya and Garage Project pop-up Hyderabad Hotel in Ponsonby is rolling out the first of its summer-planned events this weekend. On offer will be pet nats (naturally sparkling wines) from Garage Project's range by the glass and bottle, with an afternoon DJ and possibly a paddling pool. Plus a menu special of curry-buttered barbecue corn on the cob. Friday February 21-Sunday February 23. 42 Pollen St, Grey Lynn

Maori fashion designer Kiri Nathan opens the Kahui Collective pop-up in Britomart this weekend. Photo / Supplied

Splore Festival
Don't forget to pack your most glittering get-up if you're heading along to Splore. The three-day festival, on this weekend from Friday to Sunday at Tapapakanga Regional Park, attracts more than 8000 people with an eclectic lineup of performers. This year's lineup includes international musicians The Illustrious Blacks, Brass Against, The Parov Stelar Band and Kate Tempest. Friday February 21-Sunday February 23Tapapakanga Regional Park

The Hunting Lodge Brazilian Carnival
The Hunting Lodge restaurant and winery in Waimauku will celebrate Brazilian culture this Saturday with a colourful day out complete with live Brazilian music. Gear up for some Samba dancing with one of the traditional Brazilian cocktails on offer. It's free entry and attendees are encouraged to dress in their brightest outfit. Saturday February 22, 3.30pm-7.30pm. 305-307 Waikoukou Valley Road, Kumeu

Sour Beer Showcase
Beer trends have turned sour over recent years, with new and exciting brews favouring a tart, acidic taste. Fine Wine Delivery's Mt Wellington flagship is hosting a day of testing from local sour producers including Deep Creek Brewing, Garage Project, Sawmill Brewing, Urbanaut, Behemoth and more. Saturday February 22, 1pm. 42 Lunn Ave, Mt Wellington

Confidence Man at Galatos
Brisbane's electro-pop band Confidence Man will have you dancing on Thursday night with an upbeat gig at Galatos. They've been busy playing the summer festival circuit including a spot at Glastonbury. Get there early to catch rising Auckland duo Imugi and Auckland-based DJ Teto. Tickets from Thursday February 20, from 8pm. 17 Galatos St, City

Williams Eatery X Fitness All Together 
Although now closed for dinner, Williams is back open for the next three Friday evenings for a special shindig. There are favourites back on the menu such as handmade pasta and fried chicken along with Aperol spritz, natural wine, beers plus DJ tunes. February 21- March 6, from 5pm. 85 Daldy St, Wynyard Quarter

Sri Lankan Food Fair 2020
Head along to Mount Albert for a taste of Sri Lankan cuisine this weekend. On the menu is kottu rotti along with other vegetable-led Sri Lankan dishes, drinks and traditional sweets. There will be face painting and henna too. Saturday February 22. Onehunga Bay Reserve 

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