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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.

News96 Results

Community 16 Jan 2023

Tāmaki Makaurau prepares to host the ‘Olympics’ of kapa haka, Te Matatini Festival

From 22 February 2023, Tāmaki Makaurau will come alive with vibrant sights and sounds of the biggest kapa haka event in the Māori calendar, Te Matatini.

Summer 13 Jan 2023

Discover three of Auckland's best cycle routes

Auckland has a wide range of shared paths to explore on a bike or on foot. Here are three scenic cycle routes for you to try over summer.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Discover three holiday parks north of Auckland

Looking for an easy getaway north of Auckland? These three holiday park are perfect for fun in the sun.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

The best places to mountain bike this summer

Auckland is home to hundreds of mountain bike trails. From family-friendly coastal rides on the North Shore, to challenging downhill trails in the South - there’s something for every rider. 

Summer 12 Jan 2023

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.

Walkways 12 Jan 2023

Discover these hidden gems at Auckland regional parks

Auckland’s regional parks are a treasure trove of unique experiences. Enjoy the best of the region with these hidden gems, all within easy driving distance of the central city.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

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 12 Jan 2023

Get active with AKL Paths: running and walking routes for beginners

Whether you're in training, planning an evening jog, or looking for a way to get fit and active over the summer months, AKL Paths is a great resource for finding a route that suits you.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Urban forests are calling

There are lots of great places in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland where you can get out and enjoy walking amongst native flora.

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.