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Wynyard Quarter is Turning Nine

08 Aug 2020


Saturday 8 August 2020, 7.30am - Saturday 8 August 2020, 4.00pm


Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

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Celebrate Wynyard Quarter’s 9th birthday with us.

Wynyard Quarter is growing up. From humble beginnings as a working wharf with fishing boats and marine workers, to the destination it is today, Wynyard Quarter is the best place to be any time of day.

We're celebrating our neighbourhood turning nine with a fun-filled day for the family full of activities designed to brighten up your weekend.

Take a tour of one of the classic yachts in Silo Marina, have a chat to some of the boat owners and, if the mood strikes you, go for a sail around the harbour on the SS Puke with the Maritime Museum.

If a literal boat is not your cup of tea, jump on board the Auckland Libraries waka to settle in with a book including Te Reo Māori books or join in with games, activities and more.

We’ll have music, art installations, gardening workshops and street games to boot, and a training demonstration from Fire and Emergency NZ where they will drop down off the silos.

Don’t forget to check out some of the restaurants nearby too – there’s lots of great deals on with Heart of the City’s Restaurant Month in full swing.


Volunteer and take climate action today

Auckland Council partners with many groups and organisations across Tāmaki Makaurau that offer volunteer opportunities to support climate change action.

Auckland events scene stacked for spring and summer

Auckland is gearing up for a spring season of major events, a prelude to a stacked summer schedule as the region looks forward to 2021 – the region’s largest planned year of major events.

The Baby Show

With 150 exhibitors, parents will have access to everything they need from pregnancy through to pre-school.

The Great MOTAT Bear Hunt

Explore MOTAT's collection and exhibitions to uncover the sneaky hiding places of the MOTAT Bears.

Restaurant Month 2020 in the Heart of the City

Look no further if you're planning a fantastic dining experience this August.

Exceptional Kids Day Out

Every child deserves a party, come down to the Mount Albert War Memorial Hall for a fun-filled afternoon.