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Summer 20 Dec 2021

Auckland summer daytrips are calling

Get outdoors, try something new and make the most of summer in Auckland by heading out to one of these great locations.

Summer 20 Dec 2021

Walks for every Auckland landscape

Whether it’s rugged black-sand surf beaches, dense native forest, rolling green pastures or urban city centres, there’s always something different to see and do.

Summer 20 Dec 2021

Looking for some Waitākere alternatives? 

With more than 4000 parks across the region, there are heaps of alternatives to the Waitākere Ranges out there!

Summer 20 Dec 2021

Take a hike on these Auckland tracks

Get outdoors and explore Auckland this summer by hiking through our beautiful countryside.

Waste 17 Dec 2021

Waiheke welcomes waste-wise visitors

Auckland Council’s tips for managing your waste sustainably

Summer 16 Dec 2021

Explore outdoor art trails

Public art in Auckland city celebrates the creativity of local artists and the diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau. Plan your own personal art pilgrimage or check out these outstanding pieces of public art that show different faces of the city.

Summer 16 Dec 2021

Enjoy great entertainment this summer

Throughout the summer, make the most of Auckland's new and reimagined city centre spaces, explore public art trails, visit our zoo, galleries and museums, and much more.

Climate action 16 Dec 2021

Auckland Council supports delivery partner to reduce inner-city emissions

Auckland Council is supporting its delivery partner, Urgent Couriers, in its bid to cut inner-city emissions. The certified carbon zero courier company is aiming to take 40 to 50 tonnes of carbon emissions a year out of inner-city Auckland by replacing its city fleet of cars with electric cargo bikes.   Auckland Council General Manager Corporate Support Services Robert Irvine says the council is providing them with parking and charging stations in the basement of Te Wharau o Tāmaki Auckland House.

Events

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Construction Boom – Mark Whippy

Mark’s series aims to capture people during the changing times in Auckland.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Garth Steeper – Kororareka Olive Green and Oxide Red

This exhibition depicts the northern town of Kororareka in the Bay of Islands around the 1820s.

26 Jan 2022 - 24 Feb 2022

Joanna Black – Whakaata Kitea (Through the Looking Glass)

This exhibition shows the symbolic meaning of the uses of mirrors in Joanna Black's art.

25 Jan 2022 - 29 Jan 2022

The Kamasutra Chronicles

This play explores the ups and downs of marriage while boldly challenging stereotypes.

25 Jan 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Exhibition: Oliver Cain | Let's Start Again

Cain’s work covers a broad range of topics as it changes and develops as well as a wide range of materials.

25 Jan 2022 - 06 Mar 2022

Exhibition: Ruth Cleland | Terrazzo

Paintings and drawings from the supermarket series focusing on the patchwork of terrazzo flooring in the refrigerated and bakery aisles.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

23 Jan 2022 - 03 Feb 2022

Water World

A huge floating waterpark full of challenging obstacles that moves around Auckland beaches throughout the summer.