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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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14 Jan 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

Music in Parks 2023

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27 Jan 2023 - 31 Mar 2023

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22 Feb 2023 - 25 Feb 2023

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Riverhaven Artland Summer Sculpture Weekend 2023

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