Make the most of Auckland

The cicadas are calling and so is another stunning Auckland summer.

From surf beaches out west and gentle family-friendly white sands out east to majestic bush walks and stunning island getaways, there is an Auckland adventure calling for you. Tāmaki Makaurau has something for everyone with plenty of free summer events, pools, splashpads, paths and over 4000 parks to explore.

Nau mai, haere mai. Your Auckland summer is calling.

News65 Results

Summer 20 Jan 2022

Best boogie boarding spots in Auckland

Wondering where to take your boogie boards next? These boogie boarding beaches are the best in the Auckland region, according to children.

Summer 18 Jan 2022

Climb every maunga this summer

Exploring Auckland's maunga is a great way to stretch your legs and enjoy getting into nature.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

Discover Auckland’s greatest walks

Between the sweep of the Waitākere Ranges and the glittering stretch of the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland has abundant natural riches.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

10 cool things to do in our regional parks

There are always more new and surprising things to do in Auckland’s regional parks. If you’re looking for something different to do, try one of these cool experiences.

Summer 17 Jan 2022

Scenic summer running trails

Whether you want to head north, south, east or west, you’ll find scenic running trails winding through Auckland’s parks and reserves.

Summer 23 Dec 2021

How to keep safer 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 22 Dec 2021

Who’s a good doggie…owner?

Top tips for being a responsible dog owner this summer.

Summer 22 Dec 2021

A day out in Auckland: Devonport and the central city

With the city opening up again and summer in full swing, here's how you and your family can get out and enjoy all our wonderful new spaces.

Events31 Results

18 Dec 2021 - 04 Feb 2022

Summer School Holidays 2021-2022

Find lots of fun, local and affordable activities for kids across the region over the school holidays.

28 Jan 2022 - 30 Jan 2022

Dulux Super Bash

Cricketers of all ages and skill levels have the opportunity to see if they can clear the rope at one of the world’s most iconic cricket grounds.

28 Jan 2022 - 31 Jan 2022

Vector Lights for Auckland Anniversary 2022

Vector Lights on the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge is celebrating Auckland Anniversary Weekend with a dazzling light show.

24 Jan 2022 - 18 Apr 2022

Whale Tales 2022 Art Trail

An immersive public art trail is surfacing in Tāmaki Makaurau.

23 Jan 2022 - 03 Feb 2022

Water World

A huge floating waterpark full of challenging obstacles that moves around Auckland beaches throughout the summer.

22 Jan 2022 - 19 Feb 2022

Shakespeare in the Park 2022

Shoreside Theatre presents a special night of Shakespeare with sumptuous costumes, creative production design and passionate performances.

10 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

Curious Creatures of the Concrete Jungle

Explore and discover parts of the city you've never seen before and see if you can find the curious creatures.

06 Jan 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

Kaipātiki Summer Fun Programme

For local families/whanau to enjoy being active together in local parks and reserves.