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Auckland is an intoxicating mix of city thrills and outdoor lifestyle. With over 50 Islands to explore, world-class surfing and a warm climate, it's often voted as one of the best cities to live in...
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The Lost Spring

Local Tip Luxury, 5-star pampering palace utilising the area's rich, volcanic, thermal waters to provide therapeutic pools.

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Escape Rentals

Local Tip Escape offers a discounted rate for extended hire periods and early bird bookings.

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BILLY IDOL

BILLY IDOL

1 Apr

BILLY IDOL with special guests CHEAP TRICK & THE ANGELS Rock icon BILLY IDOL is returning to Australia and New Zealand for his first concert tour of Australia since 2002 and his first of New Zealand since 1987. The original punk turned global superstar will perform indoor shows and a day on the green winery events in March and April... more »

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

2 Apr

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

3 Apr

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

Otara Flea Market

Otara Flea Market

4 Apr

The famous Otara Flea Markets operates every Saturday mornings from 6.00am until 12.00pm midday. There are stalls in the car park behind the Otara Town Centre on Watford and Newbury Streets and stalls inside Te Puke o Tara Community Centre hall. The market has a wide range of clothing stalls, a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables... more »

Videos

Auckland Bridge Climb and Bungy

Ultimate city adventure, including bungy and bridge climb over Auckland Harbour. Home of the world's first Harbour Bridge Bungy Jump, and operating since 2003. The jump of a lifetime. more »

Virtual Tours

The Sugar Club

Chic and innovative dining with fabulous panoramic views over the city and the Hauraki Gulf. The Sugar Club comprises a stylish cocktail bar and gorgeous art deco inspired restaurant. more »

Auckland Photos

Spring Blossom Valley @ Auckland Botanic Gardens

Spring Blossom Valley @ Auckland Botanic Gardens

Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

Auckland City at Night

Auckland City at Night

MOTAT

MOTAT

Looking down on Albert Park

Looking down on Albert Park

Wynyard Crossing Footbridge

Wynyard Crossing Footbridge

Skytower Reflection

Skytower Reflection

Westhaven Marina

Westhaven Marina

Selwyn Domain, Mission Bay

Selwyn Domain, Mission Bay

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