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.
  • Ebisu

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

  • Halloween Inspiration Auckland City
    Halloween Costumes

    Looking for the perfect Halloween costume? 

  • Frida's Margaritas
    Frida's Margaritas

    Try delicious margarita flavours like Melon & Mint or Lychee & Chilli Salt. 

  • Our Top 5 Winter Drinks

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

  • 7 of the best breakfast spots
    7 of the best breakfast spots

    Start your morning off with a memorable meal that makes all the difference.

  • Gifts for the Kids
    Gifts for tots to tweens

    We’ve scouted out a few items that will help you start ticking presents off your shopping list.

  • Office Christmas Party Ideas
    Ideas for the Office Christmas Party

    The ‘silly season’ is almost upon us which means it’s time for that long-awaited work Christmas p

  • Christmas Catch Up Lunch Spots
    Christmas Catch Up Lunch Spots

    If you're planning to escape the office for a mid-week catch up with a friend, try these city...

  • Major Sprout
    Major Sprout

    This delicious Graham Street café was conceived by the impressive team behind Dear Jervois and...

  • Ostro
    Ostro Bar and Brasserie

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

  • Scarecrow

    An urban oasis of fine food serving fresh, healthful food to cater to every diet plus a store...

  • Our Top 5 Bars

    Looking for somewhere to go before or after a show? Sammy Salsa's got you covered. 

  • Ted Baker
    Ted Baker

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

  • Auckland's Civic Theatre
    The Civic

    The Civic is an Auckland landmark and is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres in the world...

  • Lineage Britomart
    Lineage

    Designer shoe boutique Lineage is a must-visit for footwearphiles, filled with fashionista Jennie...