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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

Climb every maunga this summer

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

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Half-day hikes around Tāmaki Makaurau

With 27 regional parks across Tāmaki Makaurau to explore, getting out in nature is a breeze. Here’s our pick of the best half-day hikes across the region.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Ideas for free days out across Auckland

Tāmaki Makaurau comes into its own in summer with plenty of opportunities to get outdoors.

Akl Paths 12 Jan 2023

Explore and play in south Auckland this summer

Exploring Auckland’s paths is a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Picnic spots with a difference

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to dine al fresco at sunset or enjoy an active day out, the wider Auckland region has a diverse array of picnic spots.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Dogs in the city: Off-leash hotspots

Nothing beats seeing your four-legged friends hurtle around a dog park with sheer joy. Make their day and let your dog off the leash in these four dog-friendly hotspots.

Akl Paths 12 Jan 2023

10 parks to explore in Auckland's city centre

Did you know that there are ten parks or green spaces within one km of the Auckland Town Hall?

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Explore outdoor art trails

Public art in Auckland city celebrates the creativity of local artists and the diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau. Plan your own personal art pilgrimage or check out these outstanding pieces of public art that show different faces of the city.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

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.

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.