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Jucy Hotel

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Takapuna Market

Takapuna Market

21 Dec

Held every Sunday, Takapuna Market is a lively market packed full of stalls offering speciality foods, fresh fruit and vegetables, antiques, gifts, clothing and much more. The live music, the variety of freshly cooked food and bargains on offer mean this market is one of Auckland's most popular weekly markets. The market is held in Anzac... more »

State Beach Series

State Beach Series

23 Dec

The State Beach Series is an 18 event summer sports series taking place on Takapuna Beach on Tuesday evenings between 4th November 2014 and 24th March 2015. The series is a fun, relaxed and social event to keep fit, train for a bigger event or just enjoy a summer’s evening at the beach with your family. Choose to take part in one of... more »

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

25 Dec

New Zealands Largest Weekly Open Water Swimming Event 18x Thursday Nights at Kohimarama Beach over Summer Every night you have the option of choosing from multiple distances which allows us to cater to all levels whether you're new to ocean swimming or at an advanced level. That means its a great way of preparing for any swim-related... more »

Ambion Tavern and Restaurant - Live Music

Ambion Tavern and Restaurant - Live Music

26 Dec

Every Friday night, $12 Fish and Chips with Live Music from 6pm at Ambion Tavern and Restaurant. more »

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MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)

Inspiring and comprehensive story of New Zealand's transport and technology history, incorporating a state of the art Aviation Display Hall and plenty of interactivity for all the family. more »

Virtual Tours

SNOWPLANET

Enjoy snow sports all year round. Spend a fun family day at New Zealand's only indoor snow resort. more »

Auckland Photos

Auckland City at Night

Auckland City at Night

Wynyard Crossing Footbridge

Wynyard Crossing Footbridge

View from Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

View from Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

Matakana Public Toilets

Matakana Public Toilets

Art Station, Ponsonby Road

Art Station, Ponsonby Road

View from Arataki Visitor Centre

View from Arataki Visitor Centre

Westhaven Marina

Westhaven Marina

Takapuna Beach

Takapuna Beach

Devonport Ferry Terminal

Devonport Ferry Terminal

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