If you’re dreaming of an affordable summer holiday by the beach that doesn’t involve hours of driving and having to pitch a tent, Auckland Council has a range of accommodation options to provide a dynamic experience.
Looking for a low-stress family holiday option that’s within an hour’s drive? Ōrewa is the ultimate beachside staycation.
With sheltered and sandy beaches, calm waters and easy access, Auckland’s shores are a paradise for stand-up paddle boarding enthusiasts. Here’s our pick of five of the best locations in the region.
These baches are lovingly managed by Auckland Council, providing the perfect combination of country and coast, all barely an hour from Auckland.
Muriwai Beach will be closed to vehicle access over the summer holiday period.
New Zealand’s highest performing 4.3 square kilometres is seeing a return to form, with data showing growth in employment and GDP in Auckland’s city centre tracking faster than New Zealand as a whole.
Aucklanders have backed Auckland Council’s draft strategy for how the city should grow over the next 30 years with more than 10,000 giving feedback
Auckland Transport (AT) has developed proposals to improve our public transport system over the next eight years.
Progress made but more action needed to accelerate delivery of Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri: Auckland’s Climate Plan
Severe weather events like the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle show the devastating impacts of climate change – and the importance of climate action.
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council have partnered to deliver Te Wharekura, a project which celebrates the cultural richness of Te Waitematā, and aims to inspire its protection.
The Auckland Water Strategy (2022 – 2050) is Auckland Council’s 30-year approach to water, guided by the vision te mauri o te wai, that the life-sustaining capacity of Auckland’s water is protected and enhanced.
Parks and Playgrounds
Auckland Council has purchased 1.6 hectares (4 acres) of land on Hill Road in Manurewa to extend the iconic Auckland Botanic Gardens and protect access to this treasured park.
Looking for a cardio boost? These walking tracks across Auckland have hills, bumps, stairs and more to get your heart racing while taking in panoramic views.
With everything from handcycles and wheelchair bikes to trishaws and tandems, Bike Auckland’s TryACycle events are putting the spotlight on accessible cycling.