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Grab your wine loving friends for Wine AKL this weekend

Grab your wine loving friends for Wine AKL this weekend


Auckland Restaurant Month celebrations continue, get up close and personal with New Zealand wine this weekend at Wine AKL. If you are after something to occupy the kids, check out our popular Workshops on the Wharf.
This week we spent some time with our neighbours, Auckland Seaplanes and discovered what they love about our beautiful waterfront.

Wine AKL
Viaduct Events Centre
Saturday 16 August – Sunday 17 August
Grab your wine loving friends and taste your way around the country's wine growing regions. Sample and buy wine, attend a crash course in food and wine matching, hear from the wine makers themselves with Wine AKL as part of Auckland Restaurant Month. Read more »


Update: Waterfront promenade & cycleway
We are busy progressing construction work on the Westhaven Marina promenade and cycleway. We are looking forward to seeing the first stage open in time for summer. Read more »


Sacred Chisels of Tamaki Makaurau
Silo 6, Silo Park
Until Saturday 23 August
If you haven’t yet seen the very special live exhibition - Nga Whaotapu o Tamaki Makaurau (The Sacred Chisels of Tamaki Makaurau) pop by before they finish next weekend. See six carvers representing the five tribal regions of Tamaki Makaurau. Read more »


Profile: Auckland Seaplanes
An area as vast and beautiful as the Auckland region can only truly be appreciated from the air. Auckland Seaplanes bring an air of swashbuckling adventure, history and old fashion romance to Wynyard Quarter. We took some time to get to know the team behind Auckland Seaplanes and found out what they love about flying, the area and the people they meet here. Read more »


Workshops on the Wharf
Playspace, Wynyard Quarter
Sundays 11am-2pm
If you are looking for something fun and educational to do outdoors with the kids check out our popular Workshops on the Wharf. The workshops cover everything from making and floating your own little boat, kite flying and clay homes for insects. Read more »

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