Category: Discover

Rooftop with a view!

This summer, for a limited time only, you can experience The Incredible Rooftop Tour. From the Museum rooftop, hear the history and be amazed by the unbeatable views. Learn more about one of Auckland’s most beloved heritage buildings, while enjoying incredible panoramic views out over …

It’s finally here – the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA.

With the America’s Cup Race Village open and the racing about to begin, Auckland is ready to come alive as the battle to claim the world’s oldest sporting trophy returns once again to our shores. Here’s what Aucklanders and visitors to Auckland need to know …

Kōtare lands in Parnell

Over the past year the Parnell Business Association has once again been working in conjunction with Chorus and artist Paul Walsh to beautify a Chorus Cabinet in Parnell. To date there have been six cabinets completed, with ongoing plans for more to be painted in …

The Grandest entry to the museum – THE SOUTH ATRIUM

Last night the Auckland Museum South Atrium celebrated the grand new entry space with an opening event of spectacular scale and today, after being closed for approximately 18 months, Auckland Museum reopens its South Atrium entrance to reveal the most significant changes to the Museum …

Auckland’s giant Christmas bauble is back in Parnell!

Enjoy the Magic of Heard Park this Christmas. Heard Park Parnell is lit up again this Christmas season to bring joy, cheer and magic to Auckland’s favourite city fringe suburb during this special time of year. With a giant Christmas bauble, providing an interactive light …

Advent and Christmas Services at Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Nativity Project 2020: NO ROOM Viewing from Sunday 29 November Mon – Sun | 10am – 3pm Holy Trinity Cathedral aims to highlight the issue of homelessness in Auckland with a ‘Homeless Nativity’ installation on the Cathedral forecourt, viewable throughout Advent. In addition they …

Auckland Museum to open South Atrium

There are now just two weeks to go until Auckland Museum open the all new South Atrium, Te Ao Mārama, on Thursday 3 December. This massive renovation has been just under two years in the making, turning the south entrance of the Museum into a …

Parnell Festival of Roses 2020

Join us for this fabulous, free, family-friendly festival celebrating the magnificent Parnell Rose Gardens at Dove Myer Robinson Park. This is the 26th year in a row that Parnell Festival of Roses has run at Dove Myer Robinson Park. The roses will be in full …

Calling all LEGO® fans big and small – Brickman is back!

Don’t miss this exclusive chance to explore a world where everything is simply… awesome! Brickman Awesome: Epic LEGO® Creations is the latest exhibition from the mind of LEGO® Certified Professional, Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught, landing soon at Auckland Museum. Step inside the all-new South Atrium …

Parnell Baths to open for Summer

Parnell Baths will reopen for the Summer 2020 season on Saturday the 7th of November. With over 100 years of history, the iconic Parnell Baths has welcomed millions of visitors since its establishment in 1914. At 60 meters their salt water lane pool is the …

Auckland Museum’s new Double Take Tour

What lies behind the door that has no key? Was there really a penthouse built on the top of the museum? And how did two warplanes end up on the top floor? If you think you know your Museum, it’s time to take a second …

Auckland Heritage Festival 2020

Uncover some of the secrets and stories of Tāmaki Makaurau with more than 150 FREE or LOW COST events across Auckland, several of which are located in Auckland’s oldest suburb Parnell. Learn about generations of famous and infamous Aucklanders, discover the stories of our oldest …