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Zoo Music

Zoo Music January 11, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Every year during the summer months, Auckland Zoo hosts a series of music concerts. The fun is in being able to sit amongst the animals and listen to some great local music. Tickets cost in the range of $32- $45  and you can buy them from Ticketek or at the venue itself. The shows are a nice way to...

Hyundai Pro Longboard Tour at Piha Beach

Hyundai Pro Longboard Tour at Piha Beach January 5, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Calling all longboarders! The Hyundai Pro Longboarding Tour is coming to Piha beach. Besides high-level surfers from around New Zealand, there are also some Aussie entrants getting involved in what is set to be a very exciting competition. Bring the family out to this fun event to watch the surfers...

2011 ASB Classic Women’s Tennis Tournament

2011 ASB Classic Women’s Tennis Tournament December 30, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The ASB Classic has slowly grown from its beginnings in 1986 to the worldwide event it is today. We’re pretty proud of that down here in little ol’ New Zealand.  This year the excitement is all about Maria Sharapova joining in the play. It was all over TV news that her plane has landed...

Coca Cola Christmas in the Park

Coca Cola Christmas in the Park December 10, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Grab your blanket and favourite picnic foods because Saturday night is New Zealand’s largest outdoor Christmas concert. The event is very popular and fun for families, groups of backpacker mates, or couples wanting to smootch in the dark (although privacy is another issue). The usual procedure...

Auckland Bus Fundraiser for Pike River Miner’s Relief Fund Trust 8 December

December 7, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
In case you haven’t heard, New Zealand has suffered a major loss recently during the Pike River mining tragedy . If you are travelling in Auckland tomorrow, the local bus service is donating all cash fares to the Pike River Miner’s Relief Fund Trust. Often visitors buy one day passes for...

Earth From Above: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Photography

Earth From Above: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Photography December 4, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There a wonderful exhibition going on in Aotea Square at the moment. Taking advantage of the good weather, you can walk around the 100 amazing shots by Yann Arthus-Bertrand entitled “Earth From Above”. The exhibition has a green message which becomes apparent as soon as you start looking...

Auckland’s Santa Parade

Auckland’s Santa Parade November 25, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Yes, it’s that time. Time for all things Christmas to invade the city including the jolly fellow himself. It is a New Zealand tradition to kick off the season with Santa Parades down most city and town high streets and Auckland is no exception. If you are travelling with kids* and just not feeling...

Grey Lynn Park Festival

Grey Lynn Park Festival November 17, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
The summer festival season is upon us and it’s starting with the Grey Lynn Festival. This little local neighbourhood festival has grown substantially every year. Now it is a big event with plenty of music, food and stalls selling handcrafted New Zealand goods as well as other interesting bits...

Summer Running Events in Auckland

November 12, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
While many people are attracted to New Zealand’s wide open spaces, it’s not that usual for visitors to get involved in local running events. Perhaps people don’t know where to start.  Joining in an event is a great way to have a cultural experience as getting out and about in the...

Auckland Port Open Days

Auckland Port Open Days November 5, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ports of Auckland by Lynda W1 on Flickr Have you ever seen a port in action? Being an island nation, of course, our ports are very important to us both historically and now. This Saturday and Sunday Ports of Auckland is having open days. You can book on to one of the hour long bus tours to see what...