Whale Tales Auction


Organised By: WWF-New Zealand

Event Location: Maritime Room

Event Address: Maritime Room, Princes Wharf, Viaduct Harbour

Event Type: Auction


Event Time: 6:00pm - Late

Event Date: 02/05/2022

Event Price: $45 - purchase tickets through the link below


Early Bidding

Our Auctions Live platform is now open. Be sure to register here ASAP before the early bidding for some of the Tails begins on April 19.

Hybrid Auction: May 2 (online and in-person)

Bid to purchase your favourite Tail at this evening event, to be held at the Maritime Room, Viaduct!

To bid in person, you can purchase tickets from Eventfinda. Please note, seating in the room is limited but we have unlimited capacity online.

Tickets include

  • Guests will enjoy an electric atmosphere as they get ready to bid for the artwork they love.
  • Refreshments
  • Beverage on arrival
  • Network with WWF-New Zealand, Whale Tales event partners and art enthusiasts
  • A cash bar will be open, and it will be the last opportunity to purchase some of the Whale Tales merchandise.

    OR Bid online via Auctions Live platform or app 

The Tails have brought creativity, colour, and environmental awareness to the public spaces of Tāmaki Makaurau over the last few weeks, but now they are ready for their forever home.

Funds raised at the auction will go toward WWF-New Zealand’s vital work protecting New Zealand’s marine environment and its taonga species, including the Bryde’s whale.

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail