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Auckland Welcomes Returning Family And Friends

Monday, 19 April 2021, 1:01 pm | Auckland Unlimited

    Auckland turned on an emotional welcome for families and friends arriving today at Auckland International Airport, with a choir singing Dave Dobbyn’s Welcome Home/Nau Mai Rā in both te reo Māori and English at the arrivals hall. ... More >>

Government Partnership With Amazon Studios Is Great News For Auckland

Saturday, 17 April 2021, 5:08 am | Auckland Unlimited

RELEASE SUMMARY • The Government has confirmed a long-term partnership with Amazon Studios around its production based on The Lord of the Rings. • Auckland is the main base for the multi-season production, and the agreement provides a key framework ... More >>

Pasifika Festival 2021: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 11:17 am | Auckland Unlimited

Preparations are well underway for the popular Pasifika Festival with hundreds of performers, artists and artisans taking part. The vibrant festival is taking place at Mt Smart Stadium this weekend on Saturday, 10 April (10am-8pm) and Sunday, 11 ... More >>

Changes To Auckland Convention Bureau Team

Friday, 19 March 2021, 10:11 am | Auckland Unlimited

The Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB) today is pleased to announce three new appointments to its team. Richard Clarke, who joined Auckland Unlimited as Head of Major Events in January 2020, will lead the Auckland Convention Bureau following the departure ... More >>

Climate Change And Auckland’s Economic Recovery

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 3:37 pm | Auckland Unlimited

A new report aims to help Auckland businesses understand climate change-related challenges and opportunities. The Auckland Unlimited Insights report is part of the economic and cultural agency’s work to help the region’s businesses and sectors ... More >>

Emirates Team New Zealand Sails Into History Books Winning 36th America’s Cup

Thursday, 18 March 2021, 7:30 am | Auckland Unlimited

Wednesday 17 March 2021 Crowds have turned out in force to watch Emirates Team New Zealand sail into the history books on Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour today, claiming victory over Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team to win the 36th America’s Cup presented ... More >>

Auckland Celebrates The 36th America's Cup With Record Crowds

Sunday, 14 March 2021, 6:57 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Record numbers of fans showed up this weekend to support the first weekend of the 36th America’s Cup Match – with 48,000 in the Race Village on Saturday alone. The Waitematā Harbour was also busier than during December racing or the Challenger ... More >>

Auckland Moves To Level 1 Ahead Of First Weekend Of The 36th America’s Cup Match

Friday, 12 March 2021, 12:10 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Following today’s announcement that Auckland will shift to Alert Level 1 from noon today (Friday 12 March), the city is gearing up for an epic weekend of America’s Cup action on-land and on the water, with plenty of ways to join in. Steve Armitage ... More >>

Auckland Pasifika Festival Postponed

Saturday, 6 March 2021, 12:02 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland’s popular Pasifika Festival has been postponed following the Government’s announcement yesterday that Auckland will remain in Alert Level 2 until at least Friday 12 March. The festival, which was originally planned to take place on 13-14 ... More >>

Auckland Lantern Festival Cancelled

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 5:00 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Following last night’s announcement that Auckland will be at Alert Level 3 until 6 March, the 2021 Auckland Lantern Festival has been cancelled. The event, which was originally scheduled for 25-28 February and postponed to 4-7 March, can only ... More >>

Devonport Is Hosting Race Days By The Sea

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 1:40 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Devonport’s Windsor Reserve is gearing up to be a popular spot for spectators to make the most of the 36th America’s Cup with a jam-packed schedule of free activities, entertainment, food and live screenings of the racing. Taking place across back-to-back ... More >>

Ticket Bookings Reopen For Auckland Lantern Festival

Monday, 22 February 2021, 5:06 pm | Auckland Unlimited

The Auckland Lantern Festival has been postponed to 4-7 March, at Captain Cook and Marsden Wharves on Auckland’s waterfront. The public can book their FREE tickets for the new festival dates, choosing a specific entry time, at ... More >>

Auckland Lantern Festival Postponed

Friday, 19 February 2021, 1:31 pm | Auckland Unlimited

The 2021 Auckland Lantern Festival has been postponed to 4-7 March 2021. Auckland Unlimited, which delivers the Auckland Lantern Festival, has made the decision to postpone the event following consultation with key event stakeholders and community ... More >>

Lantern Festival To Light Up The Waterfront

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 9:24 am | Auckland Unlimited

Auckland Lantern Festival – the region’s most popular cultural festival – will remain free, but be ticketed this year for the first time, to allow ideal crowd management and contact tracing. Tickets will be available online from 11 February ... More >>

Auckland Unlimited Announces Three New Appointments To Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki Advisory Committee

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 10:01 am | Auckland Unlimited

Mark Franklin , Board Chair, Auckland Unlimited; Nick Hill , Chief Executive, Auckland Unlimited; and Tom Irvine , Chief Operating Officer for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei have been appointed to the Advisory Committee for Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. ... More >>

Top Tips For The Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

Monday, 18 January 2021, 2:21 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Tāmaki Makaurau will come to life this weekend when one of its premier festivals returns to celebrate the region’s rich Māori history and culture. The Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival is a free, whānau-friendly event taking place on 23 January ... More >>

Summer Is Calling: What You Need To Know To Get In On The PRADA Cup Action This Weekend

Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 12:38 pm | Auckland Unlimited

With four days of America’s Cup action under Auckland’s belt, the city is gearing up to host the next event of the racing cycle on 15 January: the PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series, a five week-long racing spectacle to determine who will take on ... More >>

A New Waterfront Home For Auckland’s Lantern Festival Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival Returns

Wednesday, 6 January 2021, 1:02 pm | Auckland Unlimited

Two of Auckland’s biggest festivals will add to an exciting summer of events on the city’s waterfront at Ports of Auckland. For this first time, Captain Cook and Marsden Wharves will host the Auckland Lantern Festival, one of the largest cultural ... More >>

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland Welcomes 2021

Friday, 1 January 2021, 6:45 am | Auckland Unlimited

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland led the world’s New Year’s Eve celebrations with lighting and fireworks displays from the region’s iconic landmarks, with tens of thousands of people gathering to watch and look forward to 2021. Auckland’s midnight moment ... More >>

Tāmaki Makaurau Leads World In Welcoming 2021

Monday, 28 December 2020, 8:39 am | Auckland Unlimited

New Years 2019. Auckland is set to lead the world’s New Year’s Eve celebrations with spectacular displays from the city’s landmarks broadcast to audiences globally. Vector Lights on the Harbour Bridge and Sky Tower will bring in the new year with ... More >>