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Stardome Observatory and Planetarium Functions

Local Tip The accompanying Gallery and Exhibits can host 100 people for a cocktail party, so take advantage of this unique venue and give your guests something really special.

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SNOWPLANET

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.

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Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 2015

Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta 2015

26 Jan

January 26 2015 is Auckland’s Anniversary Day celebrating the founding of the province. And to commemorate the day, one of the world’s single biggest one day sailing regattas will take place – 173 years after the first one back in 1840, with a glorious spectacle featuring the vintage superstars of the past and the high tech heralds of... more »

State Beach Series

State Beach Series

27 Jan

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 »

Bugs, Bees and Butterflies

Bugs, Bees and Butterflies

29 Jan

Howick Historical Village School Holiday Programme Thursday 29th January 2015 9.30 – 2.30 “Bugs, Bees and Butterflies” Be a true nature-loving Victorian and collect butterflies in home-made nets; catch fish in the pond; explore and enjoy all the plants and animals hiding in our unique heritage gardens and of course,take part... more »

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

Broderick Print Summer Swim Series - Race 1

29 Jan

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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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

Rainbow's End

Family-friendly theme park in Manukau City, Auckland. With over 20 rides and attractions,special events, night rides, amazing on stage entertainment and café there truly is something for everyone. more »

Auckland Photos

Duder Regional Park

Duder Regional Park

Vector Arena

Vector Arena

Auckland City at Night

Auckland City at Night

Omana Regional Park

Omana Regional Park

Mt Eden

Mt Eden

Ladies Bay

Ladies Bay

View from Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

View from Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park

Looking down on Albert Park

Looking down on Albert Park

Tawharanui Regional Park

Tawharanui Regional Park

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