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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

22 Jan 2022 - 09 Feb 2022

Dylan-Blanc Huata – Hi There, Haere

With mixed media works of splattered acrylics, oil pastels and spray paint, harmonious street-like style presents itself throughout the exhibition.

22 Jan 2022 - 16 Feb 2022

Genevieve Thornton, Elise Lidgett, and Michelle Mayn – Future Propositions

The collective workings of Genevieve Thornton and Elise Lidgett and Michelle Mayn.

22 Jan 2022 - 19 Feb 2022

Shakespeare in the Park 2022

Shoreside Theatre presents a special night of Shakespeare with sumptuous costumes, creative production design and passionate performances.

17 Jan 2022 - 11 Feb 2022

Children’s Joy – Come & Explore

A free exhibition with a focus on children's toys and games over the decades.

15 Jan 2022 - 05 Mar 2022

Tiakina | Take Care

New Zealand artists are partnered with artists, from countries more stricken by COVID-19 in this free exhibition.

10 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

Curious Creatures of the Concrete Jungle

Explore and discover parts of the city you've never seen before and see if you can find the curious creatures.

10 Jan 2022 - 27 Feb 2022

The Moon was Talking

Photographer Edith Amituanai presents a series of portraits made with Year 11 art students from Kelston Girls College.

08 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium

Take a deep dive millions of years back in time to meet some of the most incredible creatures to ever swim the ocean depths.