NZ Maritime Museum Visit website

New Zealand Maritime Museum is a place of dreams, daring feats, amazing journeys, burning ambition, passion, human endeavour, imagination, exploration, and courage. . . . More . . . 

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Auckland Zoo Visit website

Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic animals in New Zealand, set in 17 hectares of lush parkland and just . . . More . . . 

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Auckland Botanic Gardens Visit website

With 64 hectares and over 10,000 plants to discover, a trip to the Auckland Botanic Gardens is a great way to spend the day. . . . More . . . 

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Motu Manawa-Pollen Island Marine Reserve

The Motu Manawa–Pollen Island Marine Reserve, adjacent to Auckland's Northwestern motorway protects 500ha of the inner reaches of the Waitemata Harbour.  Read the story . . . 

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Activities

Boating: Kiwis on the water

Going to the beach, lake or river for a splash is so commonplace in New Zealand, we seldom spare a thought for those in land-locked in places, thousands of kilometres from the shore. Read the story . . . 

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Five excellent days out with kids in Auckland

We've got another five great ideas for getting out with the kids around Auckland... Read the story . . . 

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Rangitoto Island walks under one hour

Catching the ferry and taking a short walk on beautiful Rangitoto Island is an absolute Auckland must-do. Read the story . . . 

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Rangitoto Island summit walks

Walk straight to the summit of Rangitoto Island, or take one of the alternative routes and enjoy the exceptional views of Auckland spread out before you from the top.  Read the story . . . 

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Auckland's volcanoes: geological gems

All-in-all there are over 60 sites of bygone volcanic activity scattered about the Auckland isthmus. Read the story . . . 

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Natural attractions

Urban explorer: Ponsonby

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 . . . 

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Urban explorer: Point Chevalier

If you’re partial to a peninsula and you like your city settlements on the quirky side, the trio of suburbs near central Auckland’s inner harbour is well worth exploring.  Read the story . . . 

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Urban explorer: Kingsland and Mount Albert

Kingsland and Mt Albert are pockets of fun in Central Auckland where you’ll discover great bars and eateries, historic sites and invigorating outdoor spaces. Read the story . . . 

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