Make the most of Auckland

The cicadas are calling and so is another stunning Auckland summer.

From surf beaches out west and gentle family-friendly white sands out east to majestic bush walks and stunning island getaways, there is an Auckland adventure calling for you. Tāmaki Makaurau has something for everyone with plenty of free summer events, pools, splashpads, paths and over 4000 parks to explore.

Nau mai, haere mai. Your Auckland summer is calling.

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Summer 9 Dec 2021

Get active out west this summer

Visit Akl Paths to find paths, playgrounds and cycle paths to enjoy in west Auckland.

Akl Paths 9 Dec 2021

Head east and explore this summer

Exploring Auckland’s paths is a great opportunity to exercise, burning off some energy and have fun outdoors.

Akl Paths 6 Dec 2021

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, excluding Aotea Square?

Summer 6 Dec 2021

Summer sorted on the shore

Auckland’s North Shore is a great place to spend the coming summer following the opening of a new skatepark in Glenfield, a new destination playground on Devonport’s waterfront, and impressive bush track upgrades in the Birkenhead area.

Arts 6 Dec 2021

Explore art in the open air with a geo-location tool to guide you

Plan your own personal art tour at He Kohinga Toi and discover our city through a new lens this summer.

Summer 6 Dec 2021

Don't let grey skies spoil your summer

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

Environment 5 Dec 2021

Sustainable summer holiday waste tips

Whether you’re headed to the beach or bach, or having the family round to your place, use these simple tips to avoid excess waste over the holidays.

Summer 3 Dec 2021

Dog days - great summer dog walking spots

Put on sunblock and get outside with your canine companion this summer to explore our pick of the best beaches and reserves across Tāmaki Makaurau.

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21 May 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

Matakana Village Farmers' Market

Relax by the riverside to live local music, while the kids explore the rustic treehouse and natural playground.

22 May 2022 - 12 Feb 2023

Central Flea Market

A curated selection of vintage clothing, crafts and homeware vendors.