There’s definitely a chill in the air this month as events head indoors. Catch a show around Auckland like Jersey Boys, the NZ Comedy Festival or the Auckland Writers Festival during the month of May. Tran-Tasman Rugby finally makes a long awaited comeback to Eden Park. Book your Shore Rentals Auckland car rental online or call us on (09)4880920.

Jersey Boys

Don’t miss Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who wrote their own songs and created their own sound from the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Our smaller rental cars are ideal for parking at the Civic Car park in Auckland City.

What: Jersey Boys

Where: The Civic

When: On until the 16th May

Van Gogh Alive

Van Gogh Alive is no ordinary art exhibition. See the world’s most visited multi sensory exhibition with this large scale indoor experience at Vector Arena set to entertain the whole family. View Van Gogh’s work from different angles and unique perspectives by walking into his paintings.

What: Van Gogh Alive

Where: Vector Arena

When: On until the 23rd May

Happy Place

Featuring larger-than-life installations and multi-sensory immersive rooms, visitors can get snap-happy in the world’s largest indoor Confetti Dome, a giant rainbow complete with a jumpable ‘Pot of Happiness’, six-foot-tall X’s and O’s surrounded by red lips, the famed Rubber Ducky Bathtub, the wildly popular Cookie Room scented with the aroma of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, an Upside Down room that defies gravity, and Super Bloom, a room filled with 40,000 golden handmade flowers, to name just a few of the photo-friendly spaces

What: Happy Place

Where: Vector Arena

When: On until the 23rd May

NZ International Comedy Festival

The NZ Internation comedy festival is back this month with the best talent such as Urzila Carlson, Michele A’Court, Guy Williams, Tom Sainsbury and Ben Elton.

What: NZ International Comedy Festival

Where: Various locations around Auckland

When: 4th – 23rd May

Auckland Writers Festival

The Festival brings the very best local and international writers of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, scientists, economists, poets, journalists and public intellectuals together with audiences to explore ideas, share stories and experience brilliant conversations. Celebrate curiosity and a sense of intellectual adventure, the programme is driven by the desire to spark ideas, to get us talking and to give us a time and place to engage with the world.

What: Auckland Writers Festival

Where: Various locations

When: 11 May – 16 May

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Auckland Blues

Super Rugby is back with trans-tasman games. Support the Auckland blues as the they take on the Aussies at Eden Park.

What: Blues vs Waratahs and Blues vs Brumbies

Where: Eden Park

When: 22 May and 29 May

Wellington Phoenix vs Perth Glory

The Wellington Phoenix will play the Perth Glory at home in New Zealand after being based in Australia since last year which is great news for soccer fans.

What: Wellington Phoenix vs Perth Glory

Where: Eden Park

When: 30 May

RNZB Giselle

This timeless and romantic ballet, Giselle is a perfect fusion of every element that makes ballet so special: touching, human characters, a romantic story, beautiful choreography from pure classical ballet to folk dances in a wonderful setting. Music will be performed live by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. If you are parking in town, we recommend one of our smaller rental cars such as our Holden Spark, Toyota Corolla or Ford Focus.

What: Giselle

Where: Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Theatre

When: May 27th – May 29th

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