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State Beach Series

State Beach Series

3 Mar

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 »

Auckland Art Festival 2015

Auckland Art Festival 2015

4 Mar - 22 Mar

Since the inaugural event in 2003, the Auckland Arts Festival has welcomed over a million attendees. For 19 magical days in March, Auckland Arts Festival 2015 will bring the Auckland region to life once again with creations from some of the country's most innovative artists and performers alongside a sensational assemblage of internationals. more »

Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day - Auckland Cup Week 2015

Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day - Auckland Cup Week 2015

4 Mar

Auckland Cup Week continued with Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup Day, with the opportunity for every Aucklander to take pride in their city and a great excuse to have a half day off work to celebrate the thrill of Auckland’s iconic race! The best racing in New Zealand The $500,000 Group I Barfoot & Thompson Auckland Cup is a gruelling... more »

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

5 Mar

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 »

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SNOWPLANET

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

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Sails Restaurant

Never was a dining room more aptly-named....Sails Restaurant sits right on the edge of Auckland's Westhaven Marina - in fact, you can probably get a good look at what you'll be soon be feasting on... more »

Auckland Photos

View from Stanley Bay, Devonport

View from Stanley Bay, Devonport

Karangahape Road (K-Road)

Karangahape Road (K-Road)

Bird Lady by Jamie Pickernell

Bird Lady by Jamie Pickernell

Spring Blossom Valley @ Auckland Botanic Gardens

Spring Blossom Valley @ Auckland Botanic Gardens

Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland Harbour Bridge

Westhaven Marina

Westhaven Marina

New Zealand Fern

New Zealand Fern

Vector Arena

Vector Arena

View from Arataki Visitor Centre

View from Arataki Visitor Centre

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