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Make the most of Tāmaki Makaurau

Tāmaki Makaurau has something for everyone. Sing and dance along to fantastic local and international tunes, enjoy the thrills and spills of spectacular sporting events, relax with your whānau with a movie under the stars or explore Auckland’s arts, culture and vibrant city centre.

There is an Auckland adventure calling for you.

News52 Results

Summer 21 Feb 2024

Three of the best east coast beaches in Auckland

Auckland's east coast is home to some of the best beaches in the region.

Summer 14 Feb 2024

Best beaches for swimming at all tides

You might think that hitting the beach is best at high tide, but with 1800km of coastline – 69 percent of the Auckland region is sea!

Parks / Outdoors 14 Feb 2024

Come to the dark side - summer walks in the shade

When the heat is on and it’s sweltering outside but you want to go for a walk or a run, there’s nothing like the refreshing coolness of a tree-lined path.

City Centre Waterfront 9 Feb 2024

Auckland’s pan-Asian flair ignites city centre in 15-day Lunar New Year celebration

We’re joining millions of others round the world celebrating Lunar New Year – opening as the new moon rises and closing as the full moon fills the sky with light.

Walkways 7 Feb 2024

Three shared paths that can be enjoyed by everyone

Here are three shared paths which make for good days out.

Summer 26 Jan 2024

Stay safe at Auckland beaches this summer

Before heading to your favourite Auckland beaches this summer, make sure you know how to keep your family safe in and around the water.

Summer 26 Jan 2024

Cool tips to protect your feet from burning on hot sand

Remember to tread carefully at West Auckland beaches this summer.

Summer 24 Jan 2024

Explore outdoor art trails

Public art in Auckland city celebrates the creativity of local artists and the diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Events13 Results

13 Jan 2024 - 23 Mar 2024

Kids Learn 2 Ride

Our kid's learn-to-ride courses are a great way for your child to try out some different bikes pr...

13 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

Bronze Bike Skills

If you’re new to riding or haven't been on a bike for a while, this relaxed, practical session is...

08 Mar 2024

NEW DATE: Movies in Parks: Sing 2

Can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers prepare to launch a dazzling...

09 Mar 2024

Movies in Parks: Coco

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplishe...

09 Mar 2024

Music in Parks Mission Bay

Music in Parks is stoked to be setting up beach-side in Mission Bay, so come get your groove on w...

13 Jan 2024 - 09 Mar 2024

Silver/Gold Bike Skills

Our Silver and Gold course will leave you feeling more confident riding around your neighbourhood.

13 Jan 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

E-Bike Experience

This session introduces you to e-bikes and takes you on a guided ride on shared paths.

10 Mar 2024

Music in Parks Kiwi Anthems

Howick Local Board once again brings you an afternoon of Kiwi Anthems with NZ's soul icon Annie C...