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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Local Tip Their talent for putting people at their ease is vital in securing the most true-to-life, spontaneous shots.
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.
Visiting Rangitoto Island My first visit to Auckland's Rangitoto Island was as an eight year on a primary school trip. Our teacher...more »
Auckland plays host to some of the top festivals in New Zealand, so there are plenty of exciting events to mark on your calendar. From delicious food gatherings and cultural celebrations, to...more »
If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or short break destination near Auckland, then the Matakana Coast is ideal. With its bounty of pristine...more »
The Auckland Festival of Photography is a signature visual arts event that treasures a city abundant with great photographic talent. This annual festival is New Zealand's largest photographic event and programmes a multitude of exhibitions and events, encouraging more people to celebrate the art of photography through free public access... more »
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 »
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 »
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