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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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Summer 24 Jan 2024

Explore outdoor art trails

Public art in Auckland city celebrates the creativity of local artists and the diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau.

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 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 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.

14-24 year olds 1 Jan 2024

Explore the Manukau Harbour's beaches

Everone heads for the beach in summer - and almost always to the east coach. That means the Manukau Harbour is seldom crowded despite offering superb swimming.

Summer 1 Jan 2024

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.