Things to do in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

21 July 2019


Ambury Farm

Ambury Farm lies along the coast of the Manukau Harbour in the suburb of Mangere Bridge. You can take in various farm animals as you wander around the farm. This is a significant habitat for shorebirds and the coast has examples of basalt lava flows.

6:00am to 7:00pm  
Ambury Regional Park, 43 Ambury Road, Mangere Bridge

Admission: FREE 

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Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection numbering over 15000 works.

10:00am to 5:00pm 
Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Gallery entry: FREE  with proof of NZ Residency

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New Zealand Maritime Museum

Set sail with the Maritime Museum with twice daily harbour sailings, explore the largest maritime collection in New Zealand and discover the remarkable stories of epic voyages and journeys that have shaped New Zealand's history and identity.

10:00am to 7:00pm  
Corner of Quay and, Hobson St, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1140, New Zealand

Admission: FREE  with proof of residency in Auckland 

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Weka Wednesdays 

Every Wednesday until 31 July
10:00am, 11:00am 
Te Papa, 55 Cable St

Admission: FREE

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The Wellington Underground Markets 

The Underground Market offers shoppers a perfect little slice of creative Wellington on the waterfront and the chance to enjoy ethical retail therapy as they buy direct from the artists themselves.

Every Saturday 
10:00am - 4:00pm 
Jervois Quay, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

Admission: FREE 

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Breaking the Ice: The First year in Antarctica

'Breaking the Ice: The First Year in Antarctica' is your only chance to see rare objects from Antarctica’s first buildings before they return the ice.

Monday 22 July - Sunday 13 October
9:00am - 5:00pm 
Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch

Admission: FREE

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Friday Street Food Market

The Friday Street Food Market brings together the best food trucks and food stalls with live entertainment, buskers and more!

Every Friday
From 11:00am
Cathedral Square

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Late night tours at the art gallery

Take a free guided tour of Christchurch Art Gallery's collection highlights with one of their friendly, knowledgeable guides.

Every Wednesday
Christchurch Art Gallery, Montreal Street, Christchurch Central

Admission: FREE

Find out more here