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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

Three must-visit swimming spots

Auckland is not short of swimming spots. Have you been to these three out-of-the-ordinary city beaches?

Summer 12 Jan 2023

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.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Swim, paddle and splash your way through summer

Whether indoors or outdoors, Auckland's swimmers, paddlers and splashers are blessed with options.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Great outdoor swimming spots and splashpads

Auckland is blessed with a long and beautiful coastline, but you don't have to hit the beach to go for a splash this summer.

Summer 12 Jan 2023

Cool down at your local pool

This time of the year is always great to get out and enjoy splashing around.

Parks / Outdoors 12 Jan 2023

Three great holiday baches less than an hour south of Auckland

These baches are lovingly managed by Auckland Council, providing the perfect combination of country and coast, all barely an hour from Auckland.

Summer 10 Jan 2023

Don't let grey skies spoil your summer

Across our region, there's plenty going on to keep you busy whatever the weather.

Summer 28 Dec 2022

Waste and litter-busting tips for summer

To keep our public spaces beautiful, Auckland Council is encouraging everyone to put litter in its place while out and about.

Summer 22 Dec 2022

Four of the best walking trails to explore tunnels and caves in Auckland

Check out these five Auckland walking trails to discover curious caves and historic tunnels hidden on beaches, in the bush and under a volcano.

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.