Virtual activities to do this weekend

DATE 16th Apr 2020

12 virtual activities to do this weekend

Staying at home and practicing social distancing doesn’t mean you have to miss out on activities taking place throughout the world. Below is a list of virtual or at-home events and experiences you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.   


Sotheby's Auction House

Since 1744, Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art.Visit the Sotheby's website and browse their collection of fine art and luxury objects. 

Click here to view online

 Sotheby's Auction


New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Performance

 The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra perform online for all of New Zealand. Several section principals have filmed themselves at home playing a piece of music which will make up the performance 

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Royal New Zealand Ballet - Live in your livingroom 

Whilst they are unable to invite you to a live performance, the RNZB is broadcasting some of their back catalogue, right into your living room.

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Vodafone Lounge Jams

From their home, to yours. Vodafone and Live Nation present Lounge Jams, a live streamed concert series featuring some of our best home grown Kiwi talent, in support of MusicHelpsLive. It’s free, and it’s for everyone.

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Vodafone lounge jams


Waitati Music Fest - Live Stream

Waitati Music Festival presents an online, virtual, lockdown friendly, music festival. Plug in your best speakers and get into it!

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Lockdown Live

A new weekly live streaming initiative to support emerging New Zealand musicians. Each artist/ act will perform, streamed live from their own Instagram account

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lockdown live


Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarew

Browse the museums little page of calm where you can do a digital jigsaw puzzle, take an online quizz or browse animals, landscape or items from this online collection.

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 Te papa


San Diego Zoo - Live cams 

The San Diego Zoo animals are still showing off despite the zoo being closed. You can watch the animals in action through 10 different live cams. You can watch the animals 24 hours a day seven days a week

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san diego


Monterey Bay Aquarium - Live cams

Be delighted by the antics of sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of jelly fish. With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are.

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IRONMAN Virtual Racing Series

Now is your chance to train and compete from anywhere with the all-new virtual race series. Celebrate your achievements with a global community of fellow athletes all while earning points to be used towards valuable rewards.

Click here to register

 Iron Man Virtual Club


Work out at home with Les Mills

Les Mills and TVNZ are working together to offer you free access to renowned Les Mills classes during the lockdown period. Choose from bodybalancebodycombat and bodyattack.

Visit Les Mills on demand for more information.

 Les Mills gym from home


Isolation Nation

New Zealand's professional rugby players have combined to create a unique and entertaining new rugby series called Isolation Nation, which will screen on Sky Sport. Each episode will take sports fans into the homes and lives of New Zealand’s rugby stars.

Visit Sky Sport for more information

Isolation nation


Stay home, stay safe, and stay connected.