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 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.

Summer 3 Dec 2021

Love Leigh - exploring Rodney's highlights

From secluded coves to exotic wildlife, Lisa Toi, long-time Rodney resident, offers her highlights package for Leigh.

Kauri dieback 3 Dec 2021

Help keep kauri standing this summer

If you’re looking for a nature fix this summer, there are heaps of kauri safe places you can go across the region

Summer 1 Dec 2021

Sculpture in the Gardens returns for summer

After a year and a half of planning, The Friends of Auckland Council's Botanic Gardens are pleased to announce the 8th Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition will open on 11 December 2021.

Summer 1 Dec 2021

Staying safe around pools this summer

Summer’s here and Auckland Council is urging pool owners to keep vigilant as the weather heats up.

Summer 1 Dec 2021

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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Nov 2021

Top 10 things to discover in our new downtown this summer

Summer wouldn’t be summer without ice cream melting all over the kids’ hands and faces. So, grab an ice cream and 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.

Auckland's Future In Progress 24 Nov 2021

Top 10 delights to explore on our new Karangahape Road

Welcome to the place affectionately known as the wild child of Auckland’s city centre. Still edgy, diverse and authentic, Karangahape Road is now an uber-modern, smoothly functioning street.