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El Faro Spanish Restaurant & Tapas Bar – Elliott Stables APO subscribers can enjoy 10% off any purchase off all food & beverages and begin your concert night experience with a delicious Spanish inspired meal for a reasonable price. Set in the heritage Elliott Stables, you’re only a few steps from the Auckland Town Hall. Click HERE for directions.



  • Wheelchair Access – there is lift or ramp access to all levels of the Auckland Town Hall Foyers. Wheelchairs can be accommodated in the Stalls level of the Great Hall. Please advise ticketing staff when booking if you require these positions when booking.


  • Hearing Impaired – an Induction Loop System is available with full coverage in most seats. Just tune your Hearing Aid to the T Position For any questions relating to THE EDGE venues or patrons services go to www.the-edge.co.nz “Your Visit” or ph (09) 307 5060.



Our free pre-concert talks offer a fascinating insight into the music you are about to experience. Each talk takes place one hour before the concert starts. It’s your chance to listen to guest speakers, to discover more about composers, music and musicians.  Join us in the Supper Room at 7pm and let us set the scene for the music.



Enjoy live jazz and a drink with the musicians, soloists and conductors after most APO concerts in the Auckland Town Hall D Bar.



Concerts in the APN News & Media Premier Series, Great Classics Series, Splendour Series, Opera in Concert and Choral Masterpieces are broadcast live on Radio New Zealand Concert (92.6 MHz).



Avoid parking hassles and driving in the city. The APO Friends organise buses to most APO concerts, depending on demand, for just $10 per round trip. Bus services run from the following destinations:


  • Bus 1: Papakura – Manurewa – Papatoetoe
    For more info call Convener Peggy Foley: Ph (09) 298 9499
  • Bus 2: Howick – Pakuranga – Sunhill –Panmure – Meadowbank – Remuera
    For more info call Convener John Pybus:  (09) 534 7415
  • Bus 3: Devonport – Hauraki Corner –Takapuna – Milford – Northbridge
    For more info call Convener Anne Norris: (09) 446 1228
  • Bus 4: Glendene – Pinesong – Crestwood – Glenburn
    For more info call Convener Liane Hume: Ph (09) 817 0476

Alternatively, use public transport or arrive early and enjoy a pre-concert snack, or attend our Pre-Concert Talks.