Food and drink
Ring in Chinese New Year in Auckland at the bright, colourful, cultural extravaganza of the Lantern Festival. Read the story . . .
Heritage and history
A celebration of all the style and sass of the1950s and 60s, Repco Beach Hop is about music, fashion and fun. But mostly it’s about the cars. Read the story . . .
Get your glad rags on and join the revellers at the Napier Art Deco Festival. Read the story . . .
Food and drink
Whether you’re in the heart of the city or exploring the outskirts for a weekend, the Auckland region has a selection of excellent markets to visit. Read the story . . .
Events and festivals
Get out the body paint and glitter for Splore – New Zealand’s biggest fancy dress party. Read the story . . .
WOMAD, or World of Music, Arts and Dance, is a festival held at locations throughout the world. In New Zealand, the event has made its home in Taranaki. Read the story . . .
A laid-back festival in chilled out Raglan is the epitome of a classic Kiwi summer, which is why Soundsplash is so popular. Read the story . . .
There’s nothing quite like listening to live music under stars and fairy lights on a warm summer evening. Read the story . . .
A whole lot of Kiwi ‘number 8 wire’ thinking has gone into creating The Waterworks in Coromandel. Read the story . . .
Whether you prefer to ring in the New Year with music and festivities amongst mountains or vineyards, there is a festival to suit. Read the story . . .
Whether you're looking for things to do on a day trip or hitting the road to discover more of the region, we've rounded up 10 ideas to inspire your Northland travels. Read the story . . .
Wealthy, good-looking and oh-so-hip, if Ponsonby was a kid you went to school with, you’d probably hate them. Read the story . . .
When it’s T-shirts and togs weather in Auckland, the city sparkles with sunshine and smiling faces. We’ve picked 11 ideas to help make the most of a summery day. Read the story . . .