Events 2018

Your first look at our 2018 Bear NZ Week. Please note some times, costs etc may change.

Tuesday February 6
Waitiangi Day BBQ
Kick off the week with the most Kiwi of holidays, the Waitangi Day backyard BBQ.
BYO alcohol/ beverages, and something to put on the BBQ if you want. Bear New Zealand will provide some salads, nibbles and desserts.

Venue: Contact us and we’ll email you the address. From 2pm
Cost: Free

Wednesday February 7
Drag Race and Bear Divas
The most anticipated and feared event of the week is back! The traffic-stopping Drag Race from Cocos Cantina, followed by dinner and the unforgettable Urge Bear Divas show at the fabulous Caluzzi.
Venues: Cocos Cantina (376 Karangahape Rd) from 5pm, and Caluzzi (461 Karangahape Rd) from 7pm
Cost: Drag Race free, Bear Divas $60

Thursday February 8
Comedy Show
An evening of hilarity at the Classic Comedy Club, hosted by Neil Thornton.
Venue: Classic Comedy Club (321 Queen St) at 8pm
Cost: $20

Friday February 9
Mr Bear NZ
Can anyone fill Mr Australasia Bear Morro’s happy, dancing shoes? Come along and find out!
Venue: Dog’s Bollix (2 Newton Road) from 8pm
Cost: Free

Saturday February 10
Wet Fur
Cum along for a relaxing afternoon as our friends at Centurian Sauna host Wet Fur. There will pizza, massages, a DJ, dark rooms and a hot tub.
Venue: Centurian Sauna, 18 Beresford Square, 2pm – 5pm
Cost: $15 entry with your Wet Fur pass (in your run pack, or pick one up at a previous event).

Tri-Nations – The Underbear Edition
The biggest night of the week just got… skimpier? For the first time Tri-Nations meets the Underbear party. This will get messy. We are delighted to be bringing over the amazing Scott Anderson from Melbourne. Joining him are Everett Wayne (US and NZ) and Donald Bennett (NZ)

**Please note this event is men only**
Venue:  Dog’s Bollix (2 Newton Road) from 9:30pm
Cost: $30

Sunday February 11
Midday Big Gay Out
Auckland’s largest LGBTQ event, and a relaxing way to recover after a long week.
Venue: Coyle Park, Pt Chevalier, from midday.
Cost: Gold coin donation