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Blessed with two harbours, swathes of subtropical rainforest and kilometres of white and black sand beaches, it’s not hard to see why Tāmakai Makaurau roughly translates as a land of one hundred lovers. One of the world’s most diverse cities, it is full of distinct neighbourhoods and unique outdoor escapades.
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New Lynn is home to a museum for a Kiwi icon

For casual visitors and enthusiastic collectors, this fascinating place provides the opportunity to inspect, compare, admire and learn about the brand.

Train journeys

A glorious front seat to the North Island's back country

These days, the oldest passenger train service in the country is much more about the experience than getting from A to W.

Māori culture

Why a hīkoi to Britomart will make you see Auckland in a new light

This guided walk is an eye-opener to the often-overlooked art that envelops us in Auckland's inner city.

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Explore our nation's past and natural wonders in a day at Waiuku

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Auckland: Three of the best volcanoes to climb

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Staycation heaven: Inside Auckland's Park Hyatt

Looking for a romantic staycation? Auckland's newest hotel will have you not wanting to leave bed.

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Is Auckland really more diverse than London?

The 09 was listed as the fourth most diverse city on Earth in a global report. But there's much more to diversity than the number of migrants.

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Welcome to New Zealand's city of volcanoes

Here's how to get the most out of five of the best Tūpuna Maunga, as well as the best spots for a post-climb reward.

29/3/2021
Back Your Backyard

Three of the best golf courses

If you like stunning views and world-class golf courses, here are three to tee off from.

27/3/2021
Cycling holidays

The delights of Auckland by night? It's no sweat on an e-bike

This is not only a great way to see another side of Tāmaki Makaurau, but terrific fun as well.

27/3/2021
Auckland

Suburb spotlight: Why you should visit Parnell, Auckland

Make some time to do more than stop to smell the roses in Auckland's oldest suburb.

26/3/2021
Back Your Backyard

Art, rainbows and Pasifika beats: 5 events to check out this weekend

There are a heap of events taking place this weekend up and down the country. Here are five to check out.

25/3/2021
Auckland

Four tiny Galápagos tortoises hatch at Auckland Zoo

The biggest hatchling weighs just 88 grams, but could grow to about 150kg and live for more than 150 years.

24/3/2021