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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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Beaches 15 Dec 2023

Free and low-cost summer fun for your whānau

Summer days are here, and for tamariki that means hours and hours of uninterrupted play time.

Summer 14 Dec 2023

Five Auckland camping spots you may not have heard of

So, you’ve earned your beginner’s camping badges. Now it’s time to head off the beaten track and try some of Auckland’s most idyllic and secluded camping spots.

Summer 11 Dec 2023

Music and Movies in Parks return for blockbuster season!

The much-loved Music and Movies in Parks returns for another blockbuster season with a line-up including supergroup Hedlok featuring Che Fu and King Kapisi, and a screening of 2023’s biggest film – Barbie!

Summer 1 Dec 2023

10 delightful moments to experience on Karangahape Road this summer

Welcome to the free spirit of Auckland’s city centre. Edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.

Development 1 Dec 2023

Discover the magic where Queen Street meets the sea

It’s the coveted spot in New Zealand’s Monopoly boardgame. It’s New Zealand’s premier street. It fires up the passion of Aucklanders. It’s a dynamic place. And the lower end of Queen Street is all shiny and new and ready for you to visit.

Summer 30 Nov 2023

Exciting new season of Music and Movies in Parks and affordable activities announced

Get ready for a summer of fun as Auckland Council announces its lineup of blockbuster events.

Parks / Outdoors 27 Nov 2023

Best Auckland walks reopen for summer

Check out some of Auckland's best walks for the Summer period

Auckland's Future In Progress 27 Nov 2023

8 fun ways for kids to play at Wynyard Quarter

Let your kids’ imaginations run wild with endless ways to play at Wynyard Quarter.

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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...