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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.

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City Centre Waterfront 19 Jan 2024

Auckland Live brings ‘Summer in the Square’ to Aotea Square

Warm summer days are about to get even better with the Auckland Live Summer in the Square line-up that is jam-packed with free live entertainment from Thursday 1 February to Sunday 25 February.

Summer 18 Jan 2024

Best spots for stand-up paddle boarding in Auckland

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.

Summer 17 Jan 2024

Dogs in the city: Off-leash hotspots

Nothing beats seeing your four-legged friends hurtle around a dog park with sheer joy. Make their day and let your dog off the leash in these four dog-friendly hotspots.

Summer 16 Jan 2024

Explore west Auckland’s natural beauty

Spend the weekend out west and discover the hidden wonders of Auckland's largest regional park, Waitākere Ranges.

City Centre Waterfront 15 Jan 2024

Experience our new Queen Street

Window shopping while dreaming of your next holiday, a purposeful walk to work, a leisurely round of retail therapy, or gathering to chat with friends?

Summer 12 Jan 2024

Seven stellar summer stargazing spots in Tāmaki Makaurau

Get away from the bright lights of the city this summer and soak up the splendour of the Milky Way at these seven stargazing spots around the Auckland region.

Summer 11 Jan 2024

Summer camping sorted – sweet-as spots to pitch your tent

Why is Auckland such a wonderful place? Well, if you ask a die-hard camping fan, it’s the 30-plus Auckland Council campsites where you can pitch your tent.

Summer 11 Jan 2024

Best kayaking spots for beginners

Nothing beats the serenity of being out on calm water on a sunny day, so grab some gear and enjoy a paddle at these safe, fun places to go kayaking around Tāmaki Makaurau.

Events13 Results

01 Mar 2024

Movies in Parks: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

While working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers and brothers Mario and Luigi are...

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...

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...