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Summer 25 Jan 2022

Three must-visit swimming spots

Auckland is not short of swimming spots. Have you been to these three out-of-the-ordinary city beaches?

Summer 25 Jan 2022

Make a splash this summer

Take a dip, make a splash and cool off around Auckland this summer at one of our region’s beaches, splashpads and pools. 

25 Jan 2022

Auckland Lantern Festival 2022 cancelled

Following New Zealand’s move to the red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework, the 2022 Auckland Lantern Festival at Auckland Showgrounds has been cancelled.

24 Jan 2022

Waitangi ki Manukau cancelled

Event partners, Auckland Council and Manukau Urban Māori Authority have together made the call to put community safety first by cancelling Waitangi ki Manukau. The swift decision comes in response to the Omicron variant being in the community triggering the government moving Aotearoa to the red setting in the traffic light system.

COVID-19 24 Jan 2022

Auckland Council prepares for Omicron

Like many other organisations, Auckland Council is preparing for how widespread community transmission of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 might affect its services, service delivery, workforce and customers.

COVID-19 24 Jan 2022

Auckland is at Red – here’s what you need to know 

New Zealand is now under the Red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework’s traffic light system. Read here for more information.

City Centre Waterfront 21 Jan 2022

Vector Lights presents: Whale Tales in Lights

Engaging light show brings Whale Tales to life on Auckland’s Harbour Bridge.

Development 21 Jan 2022

New homes and preserved heritage for New Lynn

A part of New Lynn’s rich history and the development of new homes for the neighbourhood has been secured by Eke Panuku Development Auckland.

Events

19 Feb 2022

QAF Market

Buy locally and sustainably this summer while supporting queer artists.

19 Feb 2022 - 03 Mar 2022

Holly Haines – Exhibition

A free exhibition of small and medium traditional oil paintings.

19 Feb 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Artists Revealed Exhibition

An eclectic mix of forty artists from the Auckland region who are not represented by galleries.

20 Feb 2022

Elvis in the Park

A free family picnic day for the whole family to celebrate Elvis' 87th birthday. 

20 Feb 2022 - 19 Jun 2022

Kaukapakapa Village Market

A great morning out with live music, kids' activities, fresh local produce, plants, handmade crafts and much more.

21 Feb 2022

Embroidery for Crafty Queers

Learn to embroider with fellow queers from local domesticated dyke, tutor Siobhan Ridgley.

22 Feb 2022

Ranger Guided Walk – Manutewhau Walkway

Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the forest habitat within the reserve.

22 Feb 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

Po' Boys and Oysters

Expect fireworks as Flo and Jo prepare to break the news and get ready for a dinner party that you won't forget.