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...
Britomart
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.
  • Free Coffee Fridays

    You heard it right - start your Friday morning off right with a free coffee from streetwear label, ...

  • Kate Sylvester
    Kate Sylvester

    Kate Sylvester’s design is independent and intelligent. An irreverent classicist, Kate balances her...

  • Ebisu

    Ebisu offers something new, a sophisticated twist on the traditional Japanese izakaya style of...

  • Amano Bakery

    I have this ice-breaker I use with people all the time.

  • Zambesi

    Renowned for being on the cutting edge of New Zealand fashion, Zambesi creates dark, moody and...

  • Nike Britomart

    This central city store stocks Nike’s latest and most innovative collections of footwear and...

  • Kikki K

    Make over your home or office workspace and turn it into an extension of your personal style with...

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

    Situated in the Seafarers Building with a view out over the harbour and Josh Emett at the helm...

  • Sunday Roast at Ostro
    Sunday Roast at Ostro

    Treat yourself to a hearty meal with spectacular views at Ostro this Sunday. 

  • 1885 Britomart
    1885 Britomart

    Located in a stunning heritage building, 1885 is a chic destination in the burgeoning Britomart...

  • Mexico Britomart
    Mexico

    Moodily lit with dripping candles, whimsically decorated with off-beat Mexicana, Mexico instantly...

  • High Tea at Ostro

    Ostro's High Tea is the perfect treat to celebrate Summer. 

  • WORLD Britomart

    WORLD Britomart reflects the label's eclectic and quirky style. 

  • Pavilions at Britomart

    The Pavilions house a selection of products, retailers, and eateries catering to various tastes.

  • Rec

    A music club and record store that puts the music in the right place.