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Make the most of Tāmaki Makaurau this Raumati

Raumati (Summer) is here and it’s time to plan your perfect adventure in Tāmaki Makaurau.

From takutai moana (foreshore) to ngahere (forest), our incredible takiwā (region) is ready for you to enjoy with plenty of free summer events, pools, splashpads, playgrounds, paths, over 4000 parks and our refreshed city centre to explore.  

What are you waiting for? Karanga rā te raumati… Summer is Calling.

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Make the most of Tāmaki Makaurau this Raumati

Raumati (Summer) is here and it’s time to plan your perfect adventure in Tāmaki Makaurau.

From takutai moana (foreshore) to ngahere (forest), our incredible takiwā (region) is ready for you to enjoy with plenty of free summer events, pools, splashpads, playgrounds, paths, over 4000 parks and our refreshed city centre to explore.  

What are you waiting for? Karanga rā te raumati… Summer is Calling.

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Summer 12 Jan 2023

Enjoy great entertainment this summer

Throughout the summer, make the most of Auckland's new and reimagined city centre spaces, explore public art trails, visit our zoo, galleries and museums, and much more.

Summer 24 Jan 2023

Explore Auckland's natural wonders

Explore our region this summer and take your pick of Auckland's stunning tracks, bush, maunga and walkways. 

Summer 24 Jan 2023

Make a splash this summer

Take a dip, make a splash and cool off around Auckland this summer at one of our region’s beaches, splashpads and pools. 

Summer 22 Dec 2022

Events across the region

Discover what's on near you and across the region this summer, from live music to movies, sports, family fun and more.

Summer 23 Dec 2022

Your city centre refresh is calling

We invite you to nourish your soul with a summer refresh in our glittering city centre. Make a day of it and discover what’s new since you were here last.

Summer 24 Jan 2023

50 fantastic fun and free things to do this summer

To provide some inspiration for the warm longer days, here are 50 free activities from across the region for you to enjoy a fun-filled summer in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Summer 24 Jan 2023

How to keep safe in the water this summer

With long summer days finally here and your favourite swimming spot calling, now is a great time to think about how to stay safe around the water. 

Summer 24 Jan 2023

What to do for Auckland's birthday

Those of us who call Auckland home are fortunate to have our region’s birthday in the middle of summer. With so much on over the three-day weekend, we are also spoilt for choice with ways to celebrate.

Summer 27 Jan 2023

Hauraki Gulf islands to explore this summer

Waiheke and Aotea / Great Barrier are just two of the dozens of islands in Hauraki Gulf and offer plenty of adventures perfect for a weekend getaway.

Events45 Results

14 Jan 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Music in Parks 2023

Head to a park near your for a summer packed with free live music. More than sixty musical acts will perform across 17 events from Pukekohe in the south, through Helensville in...

27 Jan 2023 - 31 Mar 2023

Movies in Parks 2023

As the sun goes down, gather with friends and whānau for a picnic and movie under the stars. From animated kids flicks to recent blockbusters, we’re putting on a magical movie n...

22 Feb 2023 - 25 Feb 2023

Te Matatini Herenga Waka Herenga Tangata Festival 2023

Te Matatini is the biggest kapa haka festival in the Māori calendar, held over four days at Ngā Ana Wai Eden Park.

28 Jan 2023

How Are You Ranui? Hauora Event

There will be light food and drinks (gold coin prices) with live busking musicians jazzing up the summer weather.

28 Jan 2023

The Wingman Festival

A one-day bi-annual music festival held on Great Barrier Island on Auckland Anniversary Weekend.

28 Jan 2023 - 30 Jan 2023

Riverhaven Artland Summer Sculpture Weekend 2023

This is the fourth year in a row that the Blundell family have offered up their sculpture park to help support Franklin Hospice.

28 Jan 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Bronze Adult Bike Skills

Learn to ride and develop your bike handling skills.

27 Jan 2023 - 30 Jan 2023

Auckland International Buskers Festival

Four full days of energetic displays of fire breathing, hula hoops, mime, rola bola, comedy, magic and so much more, our performers will leave you mystified and mesmerized!

26 Jan 2023 - 23 Mar 2023

E- Bike Maintenance Courses

Free course on how to fix the mechanics of your electric bike.