Things to do in Auckland

From restaurants and bars, to shopping and international events, we are spoilt for choice with things to do in Auckland’s central city.

Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter
Editor's Pick:Silo Park
Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter has a great playground to take the kids, or just wander the waterfront and enjoy being...
Art Art Gallery
Editor's Pick:Auckland Art Gallery
History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. NZ’s largest visual arts experience and is home to a series...
Editor's Pick:Britomart
For the hungry, the thirsty or the restless, Britomart is alive with eating and drinking options at any hour of the day.

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  • Dr Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co.

    Relax and unwind with great beer and plenty of sunshine at Dr. Rudi's Rooftop Brewing Co. 

  • Marti - The Passionate Eye

    Experience this amazing documentary film about New Zealand photographer Marti Friedlander at...

  • 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines Fan Day

    Meet your favourite NRL Auckland Nines players at this great free event in Aotea Square on 3...

  • Crate

    Check out this distinctive and colourful Kiwi streetwear retailer right in the heart of the city. 

  • Culprit

    An American style menu with a traditional Yum Cha twist is well worth checking out at this new...

  • Five Questions with Rose Matafeo
    Five Questions With Rose Matafeo

    Check out which central city spots this talented comedian can't get enough of. 

  • Federal Delicatessen
    Federal Delicatessen

    Al Brown has put his spin on Jewish deli food - go here for the best Reuben sandwiches in town, and...

  • Milse sophisticated sweet treats

    Touted as a ‘sugar temple’ laden with sophisticated sweet treats and seasonal, local desserts,...

  • Karen Walker

    Karen Walker is a NZ fashion designer with a reputation for original, effortless and unpretentious...

  • Service Denim Store

    The ultimate denim destination.   

  • Waterfront Lunch Specials

    Dig into some incredible lunchtime deals this winter including golden fish & chips, an insane...

  • Ortolana

    The beautiful Ortolana is established on the new garden-to-table bistro concept run by the talented...

  • Ralph Hotere, Black Cerulean 1999, Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1999
    Time: Connecting Past and Future Curated by Nigel Borell

    In its constant state of transformation time is implicitly linked to narratives of the past and the...

  • Farry's Menswear
    Farrys Menswear

    Farrys Menswear invite you to take a look through their exciting collections which offer the best...

  • DeBretts Kitchen
    DeBretts Kitchen

    Sitting within the glass covered atrium, with the fire roaring, there is a great atmosphere at...

  • Breakfasts on the Go
    Top 5 Takeaway Breakfasts

    Our list of the best quick and delicious breakfasts in the central city. 

  • Where to shop: Fabric

    Katherine Lowe takes us inside this great High Street boutique. 

  • Parlour

    Offering fresh international brands that represent quality, style and a story about where they were...

  • Vegetarian Menu Specials - Restaurant Month
    Our Top 5 Vegetarian Menus

    Check out our top picks and get booking! Seats are sure to fill up fast. 

  • Baduzzi

    The Sicilian word for 'meatballs,' Baduzzi is the latest collaboration between Michael Dearth,...