September is in full swing and there is plenty to get stuck into this month! Find our hot picks for the month below for some inspiration.




Melanie Bracewell’s ‘Melodrama’ sold out at the Auckland International Comedy Festival, so she’s brought it back for 3 more shows. As the 2018 Billy T winner and writer for The Project and Wellington Paranormal, Mel can promise nonstop laughs that will have you recommending it to all your friends. 

Melodrama runs from the 6th to the 8th at the Basement Theatre.

Make sure you catch this young kiwi talent in action by purchasing tickets here.


Sam Campbell’s award-winning show is in the thick of it at the Basement Theatre right now but fear not, there are still tickets available for his Friday and Saturday shows. After winning Most Outstanding Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sam has taken residence at the Basement to share his show with the people of Auckland. 

The Trough runs from the 4th to the 8th at the Basement Theatre.

For the wildest comedy show in town, buy tickets here.




Looking for a new lunchtime spot? Wander down to Wakefield Street and you’ll find a new favourite with Freaky. The menu is quaint, but every dish is worth a try – from granola to fried chicken, the owner of Auckland favourite Prego is worth giving a go.

Check it out here.


Wynyard Quarter favourite Williams has now extended their services to offering dinner, six months after the doors have opened. From Wednesday to Sunday, you can now dine on meals like pulled pork tacos, lamb shoulder and a caramelised pineapple for dessert.

See the menu here.



Kiwis are being spoilt for choice this month with many international artists hitting our shores. Kicking off the month is P!nk with a 6 date Auckland run. This is a show that will having you jaw-dropped – with acrobats and a giant Eminem inflatable filling Spark Arena with hits.

Limited tickets are still available so get in quick! Buy here.



Pop icon Cher is gracing Auckland with a performance that is set to engage audiences in a way that only a diva can. Having just appeared in the very successful Mamma Mia! 2, we can only hope for a performance of Fernando from the singer to top it off.

Get tickets here.



Hip Hop and Electronic fans will come together this month at Listen In, a spinoff of Australia’s Listen Out festival. A$AP Rocky, Skrillex, Skepta and more will take the stage at Auckland’s Spark Arena on the 28th.

Tickets, including VIP packages, are still available here.