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Summer 30 Mar 2021

Summer fun for kids

Whether you need to keep the kids occupied while you are at work, or whether you want some new adventures to share with your children, we have your summer sorted.

Summer 9 Mar 2021

The 36th America’s Cup starts tomorrow

After four years in the making, it all starts here tomorrow – with defender, Emirates Team New Zealand taking on Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, in the battle to win the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA in Auckland.

Summer 5 Feb 2021

Cool down at your local pool

This time of the year is always great to get out and enjoy splashing around.

Summer 2 Feb 2021

Great days out this summer

Discover amazing wildlife, explore new exhibitions and uncover the past on great days out this summer.

Cycling 20 Jan 2021

Cycle and skate your way into summer

From smooth cycle paths suitable for family outings to skateparks ideal for those intent on achieving a bit more air, getting the wheels rolling is a great way to be active.

Environment 15 Jan 2021

Sustainable summer holiday waste tips

Whether you’re headed to the beach or bach, or having the family round to your place, use these simple tips to avoid excess waste over the holidays.

Summer 14 Jan 2021

Get active for free this summer

With so much to explore and do outdoors, here are some ideas to help get the whole whānau active this summer.

Film 8 Jan 2021

Entertainment for everyone with Music and Movies in Parks

Both Music in Parks and Movies in Parks are back for 2021 with an incredible line-up.

Summer 7 Jan 2021

Five easy summer getaways

With no opportunities to get overseas thanks to COVID-19, now is the perfect time to explore our own amazing region.

Summer 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 7 Jan 2021

Visit Auckland's markets this summer

Take a look at just some of the great markets held in our region and ways to grow your own food and help your community:

Summer 6 Jan 2021

What Aucklanders need to know about the America’s Cup racing

Auckland is ready to come alive as the battle to claim the world’s oldest sporting trophy returns once again to our shores.

Dogs 22 Dec 2020

Dog days - great summer dog walking spots

Put on sunblock and get outside with your canine companion this summer to explore our pick of the best beaches and reserves across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Beaches 22 Dec 2020

Five sheltered beaches for little ones

With rock pools, shelly bays and pōhutukawa-fringed paddling pools, the region offers a wealth of kid-friendly seaside experiences. OurAuckland visits beaches especially good for young families.

Summer 22 Dec 2020

Seven local wanders

While Auckland grows increasingly more cosmopolitan, each summer brings new precincts to discover and explore. Here are our seven picks for destination wandering.

Summer 22 Dec 2020

Ideas for free days out across Auckland

Tāmaki Makaurau comes into its own in summer with plenty of opportunities to get outdoors.