NZCC Aotearoa Ball 2016 - Paint The Town Black!

NZCC Aotearoa Ball 2016 - Paint The Town Black!

The Land of the Long White Cloud summons you… to paint the town black!

Join us for an evening of fine New Zealand wine and food as stunning as the view of the Mount Cook. Later, dance the night away like it´s 1984, to tunes from a classic era of 80's rock… it will be "a slice of heaven".


Automatic 80’s

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Directly from Auckland, AutoMatic 80’s is New Zealand’s leading Eighties touring show. Featuring the very best new romantic and new wave hits, AutoMatic 80s perform songs by The Pretenders, Simple Minds, The Police, Billy Idol, INXS, Roxette, David Bowie, Devo, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and many more. Their live, loud and pumping performances will transport you back to those heady, youthful times!

AutoMatic 80s features world class musicians including Justin Maclaren – a dynamic vocalist and front man, vocals and keys by Pearl Runga – top session vocalist and one of the legendary Runga sisters, Bobby Kennedy – Drummer for Opshop & StereoBus, lead guitar & vocals by DannyMcCrum – worked alongside Eric Clapton, Bryan Ferry, John Mayer, Simple Minds, and Clint Harris – bassist for Opshop & The Feelers.


David Downs

David Downs is a seasoned presenter, author, husband, father and occasional uke player.

David started his working life on NZ Television, working on a number of TV comedy shows that you have to be a certain age to remember, and helped set up the Classic Comedy club in Auckland.

Spending a couple of years as an expat in Singapore working for Microsoft. David returned to NZ in 2013 and his day job is to help companies grow internationally as General Manager for New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.  David is the author of bestselling books, including the recent “No.8 Rewired – 202 Kiwi inventions that changed the world”, which you can find out more about at

Grand Prize

One lucky winner will walk away with a pair of tickets to Auckland, compliments of Air New Zealand

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Paint the Town black  theme created and designed by The Teeth.

And remember to always blow on the pie! Midnight supper proudly sponsored by Kiwi Kitchen, New Zealand delivered to your door.

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Time & Date

Saturday, 27 August 2016, 07:00 PM - Sunday, 28 August 2016, 01:00 AM


22 Orange Grove Road

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$250 NZCC Members, $275 Non-Members, $2500 Table of 10