Things to Do in Auckland

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The Auckland War Memorial Museum is a stunning example of colonial architecture, with Greco-Roman grandeur and expansive views across Waitemata Harbour. Read More

This self-contained, late-Victorian neighborhood has plenty of historic sites, including North Head, a British fort dating back to 1887. Read More

You'll find 1950's French industrial Jieldé lamps and vintage tapestry pillows. Read More

A string of exquisite little beaches line the shores of Herne Bay, one of Auckland’s most desirable and expensive suburbs. Read More

For hats and hair accessories with a retro spin, stop by Natalie Chan; even Lady Gaga has one of the designer's one-off creations. Her pearl-and-feather... Read More

The iconic 600-year-old beauty is Auckland’s youngest volcano. Read More

Housed in a restored cinema, Royal Jewellery Studio sells the work of such local artisans as Benjamin Flynn, who uses Maori koru patterns in his... Read More

At an artistic level, the Royal New Zealand Ballet demonstrates how creativity, fresh energy, and dynamism can be infused into the long-standing... Read More

Twenty kilometers to the east of the city (take a 30-minute ferry trip or speedy helicopter ride), Waiheke is a destination within a destination. Read More

There are more than 50 tracks in this adventure playground, and for the nominal fee of a $10 day pass, you can have as much fun as your legs and lungs... Read More

The avant-garde shop is famous for its origami-inspired dresses; the less daring will find blazers and women's 1940's-style blouses. Read More

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