Lion Rock at Piha Beach, Auckland, New Zealand
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Lion Rock at Piha Beach

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Auckland Bridge Climb and Bungy

Local Tip You don't have to do a bungy jump to enjoy the experience of New Zealand's only bridge climb.

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MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)

Local Tip Take a ride on a vintage tram to the MOTAT 2 site to see the Solent Mark IV Flying Boat which is the only one in the world.

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 Brew's Epic Curry night, every Thursday night

Brew's Epic Curry night, every Thursday night

21 Aug

Epic Beer and ourselves have teamed up to create the most Epic curry night in Auckland every Thursday. For $20 you will get a 568ml of Epic Pale Ale and a fabulous curry. EPIC! more »

New Lynn Night Markets

New Lynn Night Markets

21 Aug

This weekly street-food market is the first not-for-profit and 'Wash Against Waste' market operating in the Auckland region. Over 20 stalls offering low-cost delicious street food from countries around the world can be found in the centre of New Lynn. Each Thursday the shared space at Totora Avenue comes alive with the aromas of... more »

Cirque Du Soleil: Totem

Cirque Du Soleil: Totem

22 Aug - 28 Sep

Cirque du Soleil returns to Auckland with a spectacular show presented under the much-loved blue and yellow Big Top. Totem traces the awe-inspiring journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. The cast features 47 performing artists from 15 countries specialising in many breathtaking... more »

Ambion Tavern and Restaurant - Live Music

Ambion Tavern and Restaurant - Live Music

22 Aug

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

Doolan Brothers Ellerslie

Vibrant Irish bar in the heart of Ellerslie. Casual dining and wide selection of drinks, with great craic, and regular live music (weekends). Great place to hang out evenings and weekends. more »

Auckland Photos

Okahu Bay, near Mission Bay

Okahu Bay, near Mission Bay

Ponsonby Central

Ponsonby Central

Te Wero Island, Viaduct Harbour

Te Wero Island, Viaduct Harbour

Westhaven Marina

Westhaven Marina

Wynyard Quarter

Wynyard Quarter

Devonport Ferry Terminal

Devonport Ferry Terminal

Karangahape Road (K-Road)

Karangahape Road (K-Road)

Bird Lady by Jamie Pickernell

Bird Lady by Jamie Pickernell

Achilles Point

Achilles Point

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