Auckland's iconic Santa Claus has taken his position overlooking Queen Street for the Christmas...
Browse our recommendations for where to shop, explore, dine, drink and be merry this Christmas.
If you love Spanish tapas then head down to Bellota - conceived by chef Peter Gordon, this is one...
- Britomart Day Out
Starting just in time for the morning coffee, Big Day Out (BDO) will kick off at 8am with a ...
- DeBretts Kitchen
Sitting within the glass covered atrium, with the fire roaring, there is a great atmosphere at...
- ASB Santa's Bach
Santa is back at Silo Park this Christmas Season, come on down and meet the big guy plus donate a...
- Help Santa
Santa’s Little Helpers required! Santa’s reindeer have all gone missing and he needs your help to...
Britomart bar, Fukuko, is a small but perfectly formed addition to Auckland's eating and drinking...
- Summer in the Square
Auckland Live presents a lush, activity-filled wonderland this Christmas season.
- Gift Guide - Foodies
Check out these delectable gifts from around the central city to keep your food lover happy this...
- The Sugar Club
Peter Gordon has designed the menu at The Sugar Club which offers fine dining and an opulent...
- Gift Guide - Girls
Check our round-up of the best gifts in the central city for the ladies.
Dinner and a show is the attraction at this Britomart dining establishment where there is live jazz...
- Gift Guide - Guys
Check out our list of the best ways to treat your man friend this Christmas.
- Ostro Bar and Brasserie
Situated in the Seafarers Building with a view out over the harbour and Josh Emett at the helm...
- Gift Guide - Kids
Check out the cutest toys, accessories and shoes perfect for the kids this Christmas.
Masu is Metro's 2014 restaurant of the year. With Chef Nic Watt at the helm they serve world class...
- Silo Cinema
Silo Cinema returns for the fifth season of Silo Park on December 4th, 2015.
- Food Space
All of your favourite food trucks are coming to Wynyard Quarter this summer.
- Santa's Enchanted Forest
Visit Santa in his Enchanted Forest this Christmas in the Heart of the City at Smith & Caughey'...
- Coley & Punch
Whiskey and cocktails by the water.
- Farmers Santa Parade
The 2015 Farmers Santa Parade is happening on November 29. Let this classic Auckland event get you...
- Auckland Fair
The perfect event for unique Christmas shopping.
- Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Disney's Beauty and the Beast is the musical version of the classic movie, straight from the screen...
- Besos Latinos
The 1st Authentic Latin American Gourmet Restaurant in NZ at Elliott Stables.
- Where to Book your Christmas Function
The season to be jolly is well upon us. If you're a little stumped on where to gather your...
New to Fort Street, Miann (to desire or crave in Scottish Gaelic) is a haven for dessert-lovers.
- Delectable Desserts - Elliott Stables
With a charm and elegance which fits in with the Stables era, Delectable Desserts serves homemade...
- Handel's Messiah
Handel's Messiah, a true Christmas tradition will be performed live at the Auckland Town Hall this...
Moodily lit with dripping candles, whimsically decorated with off-beat Mexicana, Mexico instantly...
- Christmas Services
St.Matthew-in-the-City is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas with events on the eve of the...
- APO 4 Kids - Christmas Edition
Celebrate Christmas with your pre-schoolers by taking them to an interactive sing-along, dance-...
- Hudson & Halls Live!
Before Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules there was Hudson & Halls. In the closet with the door...
- Jesus Christ Part II
In a last ditch to save humanity, God sends Jesus back for another go at it.
- Frankies Wurstbude - Elliott Stables
Hidden down the cobbled lanes of Elliott Stables, Frankies Wurstbude is New Zealand’s first...
- Silo Markets
The Silo Night Markets are ready for you to enjoy every weekend this summer.
- The Crab Shack
The Crab Shack ultimate ‘bibs and fingers’ seafood experience now has a home on Auckland's Princes...
Matterhorn offers delicious fine dining in a comfortable, stylish location.
- Scratch Bakers HQ
This new cafe and kitchen is a delicious new addition to the central city.
- Gift Guide - Fragrances
Fragrances are an ideal gift for Christmas bringing some whimsy and luxury to someone's festive...
- Gift Guide – Gift Vouchers
Take the stress out of gift giving this Christmas with our selection of gift cards for places in...
- 12 Days of Christmas Markets
Head to the Downtown Shopping Centre this December for 12 days of merry Christmas markets.
- Le Chef Vulcan
Le Chef on Vulcan Lane is now open!
- Gift Guide - Jewellery
Select something special from our selection of pieces by local and international designers, and add...
- Victoria Park Markets
Auckland's original outdoor market is set to make a return on the 7th of November.
- Gift Guide – Pamper Packages
We’ve curated some of the best pampering experiences in the inner city for Christmas - ideal for a...
- Ela Cuisine - Elliott Stables
The South Indian cuisine served at this restaurant makes it the epicentre of spice.
- Ithaca - Drink Dine Desire
A cirque cabaret inspired by the epic tale that is Homer's Odyssey.
- Gift Guide - Experiences
Mulling over what to get friends and family this year for Christmas?
- Samurai Sushi - Elliott Stables
Samurai Sushi has been serving its customers Japanese dishes with dedication since 2003. They craft...