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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.

News50 Results

Summer 1 Jan 2024

50 fantastic fun and free things to do this summer

To provide some inspiration for the warm longer days, here are 50 free activities from across the region for you to enjoy a fun-filled summer in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Climate action 21 Dec 2023

El Niño to blow hot and cold this summer

Don't get caught short this summer - check water tanks regularly

Summer 21 Dec 2023

Get out and about on the bus this summer

Public transport isn’t just for getting to and from work, and Auckland’s bus network is more modern, comfortable and streamlined than ever.

City Centre Waterfront 21 Dec 2023

Summer of nostalgia for six majestic icons

Take a moment to picture how inventive Auckland was in the early 1900s.

Civil Defence / Emergency Management 19 Dec 2023

Summer storm preparedness takes a few simple steps

With summer well and truly upon us, it is timely to remember that the season not only brings sunny days but also the chance of stormy weather.

Summer 19 Dec 2023

Auckland Council summer opening hours

Find out about summer hours for libraries, pools, rubbish and recycling collections, and more.

Community 18 Dec 2023

Make noise with consideration this holiday season

Noise consideration from both sides for the festive season

Beaches 15 Dec 2023

Free and low-cost summer fun for your whānau

Summer days are here, and for tamariki that means hours and hours of uninterrupted play time.