Local Tip Tour Muriwai and West Auckland with the operators that actually live there. This way you get local knowledge plus access to the host's own private sheep farm too.
Local Tip Visitors with children should try the Snowplay area, which has a space for children to enjoy the snow and special beginners toboggan route.
Teeming with life, creativity and the strong desire to make a mark on the worlds bar scene, Auckland has established itself as one of the most...more »
Anchor Bay is a glorious beach that's situated in Tawharanui Regional Park, 80 minutes drive north of the city. The white sandy beach is popular with surfers and enjoys a beautiful setting within the 588 hectare park.
New Zealand is a nation engraved with a rich history. Since being settled 700 years ago when it was first discovered by Polynesians, it has grown into one of the most vibrant countries on Earth. It...more »
Perhaps it's the geography of The Coromandel that inspires a slower pace of life. The peninsula juts out into the Pacific Ocean, as if trying to seek...more »
Auckland Museum is proud to exclusively present a major exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum encapsulating the glamour, mystery and drama of the world’s most striking fashion photographs. The exhibition will feature work by giants of twentieth century photography including Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut... more »
Come to the Parnell Farmers' Market on Saturdays from 8am to 12noon for a fantastic selection of fresh seasonal produce, brought to you by the producers themselves. Parnell Farmers' Market is located in the Jubilee Building car park at 545 Parnell Road, Parnell between the library and Auckland War Memorial Museum. The market is a treat... more »
The Matakana Farmers Market is a popular market held every Saturday from 8.00am -1.00pm. Live music, local produce and a beautiful setting in the countryside. It's an ideal place to grab a tasty brunch and browse the choice of cheese, meats, fish, bread and enjoy the bustling atmosphere with like-minded visitors. more »
Situated in the upmarket suburb of Parnell, La Cigale French Style Farmers Market is as the name suggests, a french influenced weekly market filled with seasonal fresh produce. The stalls include freshly baked bread stalls, french crepes, fruit and vegetables, spice stalls, fish, smoked sausages, cheese, preserves, oils, cakes and much... more »
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