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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    Best Ugly Bagels

    Al Brown's Best Ugly Bagels serves up Montreal style, hand rolled and wood-fired bagels baked fresh...

  • Hannahs

    Hannahs are all about family. For over 140 years we have provided New Zealand families with quality...

  • Winter at Orleans

    Winter brings delectable new dishes to Orleans that are indulgent, exciting and always...

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    Shake up the routine and make a date with your special someone at some of these romantic spots in...

  • La Boulange
    La Boulange

    Takeaway coffee and pastries, all your favorite French flavours are available in one quaint hole in...

  • Hearts of the City
    Hearts of the City

    Diverse and colourful artworks in the shape of a heart are being created on the walls of Auckland’s...

  • 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...

  • 5 Places To Get Dessert

    Whether it's an after-dinner treat, a cure for your cravings or

  • Our Top 5 Winter Drinks

    Winter is finally here and there's nothing more comforting than a delicious hot drink.

  • Katherine Lowe - Auckland Anniversary Weekend in the City
    Sifting in the City

    Katherine Lowe shares her ideas for a day out in the Heart of the City.

  • Orleans Britomart

    Dinner and a show is the attraction at this Britomart dining establishment where there is live jazz...

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    Halloween Costumes

    Looking for the perfect Halloween costume? 

  • Ted Baker
    Ted Baker

    Having launched as a shirt specialist of some repute in Glasgow, Ted Baker has quickly become the...

  • Our Top 5 Brunch Spots
    Our Top 5 Brunch Spots

    Brunch might be the best meal ever - check out where we're heading this weekend.