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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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Auckland's Future In Progress 27 Nov 2023

Top 10 ways to experience our ever changing downtown

Discover ten awe-inspiring things on Auckland’s waterfront. Some weren’t even here last summer, and some have been here for more than a century. Your walking shoes are calling.

Waitangi Day 16 Nov 2023

Waitangi ki Manukau returns for 2024 with Savage, Che Fu & The Kratez and Annie Crummer headlining

Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Council and Manukau Urban Māori Authority (MUMA) are thrilled to announce the return of Waitangi ki Manukau for 2024 with a stellar line-up including Savage, Che Fu & The Kratez, Annie Crummer, Rei and more!

Summer 7 Nov 2023

Puhoi: The perfect weekend escape

Explore Puhoi River by kayak, enjoy walks through native bush, and learn the history of this charming small town – all just an hour north of central Auckland.

Summer 1 Nov 2023

Five stunning spots for day trips in Auckland

Spend a day exploring some of Auckland's best parks and beautiful beaches without straying too far from home.

Summer 24 Feb 2023

10 creative spaces for art lovers to visit in Auckland

Tāmaki Makaurau is a haven for art lovers, and there are galleries all over the region where you can attend free exhibitions, sign up for art classes and attend fun events. Here are 10 creative spaces to check out.

Summer 24 Feb 2023

Pick a path through the central city’s coolest spots

From cool Karangahape Road to downtown art installations, explore these free and low-cost spots as you wander through Auckland's city centre.

Summer 23 Feb 2023

Karangahape Road’s colourful past and bright future

With its unique atmosphere and colourful history, you'll soon discover why Auckland's Karangahape Road was named the sixth coolest street in the world.

Summer 27 Jan 2023

Hauraki Gulf islands to explore this summer

Waiheke and Aotea / Great Barrier are just two of the dozens of islands in Hauraki Gulf and offer plenty of adventures perfect for a weekend getaway.

Events13 Results

01 Mar 2024

Movies in Parks: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

While working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers and brothers Mario and Luigi are...

13 Jan 2024 - 23 Mar 2024

Kids Learn 2 Ride

Our kid's learn-to-ride courses are a great way for your child to try out some different bikes pr...

13 Jan 2024 - 31 Mar 2024

Bronze Bike Skills

If you’re new to riding or haven't been on a bike for a while, this relaxed, practical session is...

09 Mar 2024

Movies in Parks: Coco

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplishe...

09 Mar 2024

Music in Parks Mission Bay

Music in Parks is stoked to be setting up beach-side in Mission Bay, so come get your groove on w...

13 Jan 2024 - 09 Mar 2024

Silver/Gold Bike Skills

Our Silver and Gold course will leave you feeling more confident riding around your neighbourhood.

13 Jan 2024 - 16 Mar 2024

E-Bike Experience

This session introduces you to e-bikes and takes you on a guided ride on shared paths.

10 Mar 2024

Music in Parks Kiwi Anthems

Howick Local Board once again brings you an afternoon of Kiwi Anthems with NZ's soul icon Annie C...