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What’s on at Westfield Manukau this Lunar New Year

Celebrated globally in countries including China, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, Mauritius and the Philippines, Lunar New Year is easily one of the biggest festivals in the world. This year, Lunar New Year falls on 10 February 2024 and lasts for 15 days. From special events to unmissable promotions, and of course food, here's a roundup of everything you need for your festivities with family and friends to welcome the Year of the Dragon.

What's happening at Westfield Manukau

Discover your Chinese Zodiac at our Wheel of Fortune

Thursday, 1st January - Sunday, 25th January

Based on a 12-year cycle, each year is represented by a different animal sign, discover your fortune for 2024 based on your Chinese zodiac at our Wheel of Fortune, located near JD sports.

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BNZ Auckland Lantern Festival Park & Walk from Westfield Manukau

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at BNZ Auckland Lantern Festival 2024

Make your experience easy. Park onsite at Westfield Manukau for free and walk the 1.2km via Great South Road & Te Irirangi Drive to the Manukau Sports Bowl

When: 22-25 FEBRUARY, 5PM - 10:30PM
Where: Manukau Sports Bowl

Need to pick something up before you head to the BNZ Auckland Lantern Festival? Opening hours for Westfield Manukau are available here.

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Collect your Lunar New Year Pack

Present your Westfield membership to redeem your complimentary Lunar New Year Pack designed for little heads. The pack includes a Year of the Dragon crown, a glow bracelet to enjoy after dark. It's free to join Westfield membership, simply download the Westfield app here.

When: Thurs 22 – Sun 25 February or while stocks last
Where: Customer Service Desk near Farmers

*Terms and conditions apply. Valid Thursday 22 - Sunday 25 Feb 2024 or while stocks last with a valid Westfield Membership. One pack per member for the duration of the promotional period.

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Light up lanterns at Westfield Manukau

In partnership and celebration of the BNZ Auckland Lantern Festival 2024 we have three light up lanterns currently displayed in centre. Find the Ning Bo Dragon
Lantern and the two Terracotta Warriors near Adidas.

When: 14-27 February, during centre hours
Where: In front of Johnny Bigg and Adidas

Discover the story behind our 2024 Lunar New Year creative

We sat down with Tianli Zu, the Sydney-based artist behind our Lunar New Year creative to learn more about the ancient Chinese technique of paper cutting, and the story behind her artwork.

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Lunar New Year limited edition collections and promotions

What better way to celebrate than with these gorgeous Lunar New Year collections from some of your favourite brands? These limited-edition ranges won't last long, so hurry in store to pick up yours today! While you're here, you'll also be in luck with extra special offers, available for a limited time only.

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It's time to dine

Take the stress out of planning and prepping food during Lunar New Year and order take out from one of our Food Court retailers. Check out options such as Magic Wok, Master Bao, Sprout, or Ko ko Dak Chicken.

If you're hosting a celebration at home or going to a potluck with family or friends, head to Countdown or Japan Mart for authentic delicacies and treats, as well as ingredients to whip up your gastronomic masterpiece.

Make the most of every shopping trip as a Westfield member

We’ve been dishing out plenty of incredible member offers, events, and lots more so download the free Westfield app to avoid missing out.

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Need help navigating the centre?

If you need to locate a specific store or event but are not sure where it is, visit our friendly customer service team on level G near Farmers, or call them on (09) 978 5300 and they will be able to direct you to the right location.

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