Equity events

See the upcoming cultural and religious events that our members currently observe at the institute.

Below is a list of sacred, celebratory, and historical events that we like to acknowledge every year at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. We do our best to include the events that are culturally and religiously important to our members and that we have traditionally observed at the institute. But if we have missed one that is special to you and not listed here, please get in touch with us! We are happy to continue to grow this list to reflect the events that are important to the many diverse members represented by our institute.

Event Date
Chinese New Year 
Auckland Pride 
Nowruz March
International Women's Day March
Pasifika festival March
Easter April
Ramadan May 5 - June 4
Norwegian Constitution Day  May 17
Vesak (Buddha Day) May 19
Matariki Late June
US Independence Day July 4
Women's Equality Day August 26
Diwali October 27
Christmas December 25

Recent events

ABI Winter Shorts

Check out the short films celebrating our language and cultural diversity.

When: Biweekly on Thursdays, 12-1pm 
Where: G08, Ground Floor
Running: 20th June - 5th Sept. 2019



Check out the video put together by our students capturing their experience of Wesak held at Auckland Bioengineering Institute on 20th May 2019.


Nowruz - Persian New Year

See how ABI welcomed in Nowruz - the Persian New Year