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Food / Drink 12 Sep 2022

Nominate your Iconic Auckland Eat now

It’s time for food-loving Aucklanders to share the stories behind their favourite food experiences across the region by nominating a dish to be on the 2022 Iconic Auckland Eats list.

Food / Drink 2 May 2022

World-class arts, eats and beats are back on the menu at Elemental AKL

Auckland’s favourite mid-year festival, Elemental AKL returns this July with a sensational season of curated experiences celebrating the unique culture, cuisine, and creativity of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Waste 21 Dec 2021

Love your leftovers this holiday season

Seven simple ways to get a quick new meal everyone will like, using your holiday leftovers.

Waste 24 Mar 2021

Turn over a new leaf and start composting

Now is a great time to start your home composting routine.

Food / Drink 7 Jan 2021

Al fresco in Auckland - Dining out this summer

With beautiful beaches, huge parks and a wide range of cultures, there are food adventures and outings to suit all budgets.

Food / Drink 14 Dec 2020

Eat your heart out: Auckland’s 100 iconic eats chosen

Aucklanders have a new guide to dining out, as the top 100 Iconic Auckland Eats have been uncovered as part of an initiative by Auckland Unlimited.

Food / Drink 10 Nov 2020

Te Ahi Kōmau brings indigenous kai to the forefront

The inaugural Te Ahi Kōmau - Food, Fire, Festival set South Auckland alight over two-nights with soulful waiata and smokey and juicy indigenous kai bringing traditional Māori and Polynesian culture to the forefront at Papatūānuku Kōkiri Marae.

Environment 5 Nov 2020

What to grow and eat seasonally in Auckland

Green up your garden to grow some delicious fresh fruit and vegetables, improve local biodiversity and help offset your carbon emissions.

Food / Drink 29 Sep 2020

New list highlights Auckland’s most iconic eats

Iconic Auckland Eats, developed by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, will feature 100 unique Auckland dishes, as selected by well-known Aucklanders and the public.

Food / Drink 3 Aug 2020

Elemental AKL returns to showcase arts, eats, beats of Auckland

Elemental AKL is back for a second time this spring, 1-31 October, to celebrate arts, eats and beats across Auckland.

Cultural 20 Jul 2020

Share your cuisine, crafts and talent at Auckland Diwali Festival

The hunt is on for stallholders and performers for this year's Diwali Festival, taking place on 31 October and 1 November.

Kids / Family 11 Jun 2020

Matariki Festival Diary: Food

Check out this selection of events boasting delicious kai taking place during Matariki Festival 2019.

Food / Drink 12 Mar 2020

Taste food from around the world at Auckland International Cultural Festival

Auckland International Cultural Festival on Sunday 5 April promises a mouth-watering array of food and drink from around the world.

Waste 25 Feb 2020

Become a hydration hero with Auckland Council

Refill NZ has teamed up with Wai Auckland establish a network of more than 1000 water stations across the region by mid-2021.

Business / Economy 29 Jan 2020

Auckland draws record visitor numbers this summer

A record number of visitors flocked to Auckland this summer with more than 824,000 international arrivals into the region.

Community 29 Jan 2020

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival to showcase Māori business

With huge musical talent and incredible storytelling taking the limelight in the lead up to Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival, it can be easy to miss what else makes up a unique festival experience.