Page 1

F RE E G U IDE

Auckland

JANUARY 2013

VISITOR GUIDE WITH MAPS & VOUCHERS

Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium see What’s Hot page 10

SAVE $$$ see our fantastic voucher offers inside


Are you ready for the Ultimate Auckland Experience? Departing Daily from the Viaduct Harbour See the centrefold of this bo ok for d

iscount coupons

America’s Cup Sailing Experience Unique opportunity to participate in sailing an actual America’s Cup yacht. Experience the thrill. No experience necessary. Trip Duration 2hrs

Auckland Whale TOTE BAG & Dolphin Safari Spot whales and dolphins from onboard Dolphin Explorer. Dolphins viewed on 90% and whales on 75% of trips. Trip Duration 4.5hrs, Departing daily at 1:30pm

KEY RING

NT

HAW

Que

ens

Wha rf

rf rth

Wha

y Be

ces Prin

TST .

QUA EXP Y ST LOR REE E NZ CUS T TOM S ST REE T T

T. EY S HAL S

Y ST . GAU

ANS

VIADUCT HARBOUR

Ferr

ICOE

DEN

DAL D

Conditions apply. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Direct bookings only.

Hob Whason rf

JELL MAD

MA RKE

BEA

UM

ONT

ST.

BR

IG

W

Pride of Auckland Sailing & Dining Cruises Experience the ‘City of Sails’ Harbour Sailing Cruise (1 & 3.15pm) and Dinner Cruise (6:00pm).


AUCKL AND HOP ON, HOP OFF

EXPLORER

See the BIG 14 attractions! All-day sightseeing bus pass!

Auckland Museum seum

SKYCITY Y

Pa Parnell arnell Village

Mission Bay ay

Auckland Zoo

Bastion Bastio Point B

Mt Eden

Kelly Tarlton’s

Central city departure times every 30mins! FERRY BUILDING/ QUEENS WHARF 9am - 4pm

$65 2 Day Pass $25 1 Hour Ticket $90 Family Pass $30 Groups of 10+ $20 Child

CIVIC THEATRE 9.40am - 4.40pm

SKYCITY 9.45am - 4.45pm

FREEPHONE FOR PICK UP

$40

All Day Bus Pass

0800 439 756

info@explorerbus.co.nz www.explorerbus.co.nz

FULL COMMENTARY


2

Welcome

NZL 40 Sailing ©Explore NZ

Haere Mai Welcome to Auckland – the City of Sails. Famous for its beautiful twin harbours and the scenic Hauraki Gulf islands, New Zealand’s largest city combines the very best of city and country living. From sophisticated shopping, dining and cultural attractions to award-winning wineries, magnificent surf beaches, and a host of outdoor adventures, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this cosmopolitan city. Auckland’s vibrant Pacific heritage gives an added cultural flavour. Make sure you get the most from your stay by keeping your copy of Auckland What’s On close at hand as you explore the city. We provide all the latest events in our What’s On calendar, as well as easy-to-use maps, handy information to help you with accommodation, shopping, dining and transport, and plenty of great ideas for sightseeing and activities. Enjoy your stay in Auckland, the City of Sails. Jasons Travel Media Ltd PO Box 9390, Auckland 1149 Phone 09 912 8400 Fax 09 912 8401 Email admin@jasons.com Jasons Auckland What’s On is copyright © Jasons Travel Media Ltd. No reproduction of any content, except brief extracts for the purposes of review, without prior written permission of the Publisher. The Publisher has made every endeavour to ensure accuracy of all material, but accepts no responsibility for consequences arising from any errors or omissions which may occur.

Advertising & Sales Rebecca Knight

mobile 021 248 2455

Editorial Rachel Pinder

email rachel.p@jasons.com

Graphic Design MacWork Design & Print

email jasons@macwork.co.nz


Contents

One Tree Hill Crater ©Alexander Todorenko

Auckland at a Glance............................................. 06 What’s Hot ............................................................. 10 Useful Information ................................................. 14 What’s On .............................................................. 16 Activities ................................................................ 32 Walking in Auckland .............................................. 64 Shopping ................................................................ 65 Cafés ...................................................................... 72 Dining Out ............................................................. 73 Accommodation .................................................... 77 Transport & Rentals ............................................... 79 Driving in NZ .......................................................... 85 Auckland Airport ................................................... 86 Auckland Maps ...................................................... 88

Front Cover: Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium See What’s Hot page 10.

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


and more than 50 of New Zealand’s amazing natural treasures. Take an immersive journey through New Zealand’s natural world at Te Wao Nui. Six stunning habitats that showcase our native wildlife, north to south, all in one place at Auckland Zoo.

only in Te Wao Nui at information +64 9 360 3805 www.aucklandzoo.co.nz AZOO0052/JASONS


AUCKL AND HOP ON, HOP OFF

EXPLORER

See the BIG 14 attractions! All-day sightseeing bus pass! FERRY BUILDING/ QUEENS WHARF

Drive through

AMERICA’S CUP Departs every 30minutes (First bus from 9am) VIADUCT HARBOUR

BASTION POINT & MISSION BAY LOOKOUT

SKYCITY

45mins and 15mins past the hour

KELLY TARLTONS

(First bus from 9.45am)

CIVIC THEATRE

PARNELL ROSE GARDENS

45mins and 15mins past the hour (First bus from 9.40am)

PARNELL VILLAGE

AUCKLAND MUSEUM 30mins past the hour and on the hour

INTERCHANGE MOTAT

Satellite bus from Auckland Museum 10.30am - 3.30pm hourly

AUCKLAND ZOO

H HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL

WINTER GARDENS NEWMARKET

ST LUKES WESTFIELD

EDEN GARDEN

Drive past

MOUNT EDEN

EDEN PARK

Central city departure times every 30mins! FERRY BUILDING/ QUEENS WHARF 9am - 4pm

$65 2 Day Pass $25 1 Hour Ticket $90 Family Pass $30 Groups of 10+ $20 Child

CIVIC THEATRE 9.40am - 4.40pm

SKYCITY 9.45am - 4.45pm

FREEPHONE FOR PICK UP

$40

All Day Bus Pass

0800 439 756

info@explorerbus.co.nz www.explorerbus.co.nz

FULL COMMENTARY


6

Auckland at a Glance

Cosmopolitan in attitude, Pacific in flavour, Auckland offers an enviable lifestyle with a sparkling harbour, scenic offshore islands, rugged ranges, wineries and beautiful beaches.

Shopping at Chancery ©Tourism Auckland

Browns Bay

Auckland City & Hauraki Gulf Islands The heart of Auckland’s CBD is based around Queen Street and the surrounding streets. You’ll find chic boutiques, cafés, art galleries and the unmissable Sky Tower – the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest. On Quay Street, ferries depart for Devonport and the Hauraki Gulf islands. North Shore City The area north of the harbour bridge offers a relaxed lifestyle, harbour views and sandy beaches. Just a short ferry trip from downtown Auckland, the seaside village of Devonport has antique outlets to browse or enjoy the shopping at nearby Takapuna.

©Chris White

Auckland North Head further north and you’ll find historic towns, flourishing wineries, scenic walking trails and beautiful parks and beaches to explore. Warkworth Village has some delightful riverside cafés, or explore the wineries and crafts of the Matakana Coast.

Westcoast Waterfall ©Tourism Auckland

Auckland Botanic Gardens

Waitakere City West of Auckland, scenic Waitakere City has world-class wineries, bushwalks in the rugged Waitakere Ranges and magnificent surf beaches. There is shopping around the main centre of Henderson or enjoy the village atmosphere and cafés of Titirangi. Manukau City Embracing the areas south and east of Auckland, bustling Manukau City enjoys a vibrant Polynesian flavour. Attractions here include Rainbow’s End theme park and the Auckland Botanic Gardens. Heading east to Howick and Panmure, the sheltered bays are popular with boaties, and there is shopping at Botany Downs.


Please note the new location spots for the shuttle bus With over 100 outlet stores at Dress-Smart, Onehunga, you will enjoy savings from leading local and international brands

FREE TOURIST SHUTTLE BUS! • Pick-up/drop-off at key locations within the CBD area, including: Langham, Rendezvous, SkyCity, Mercure and 175 Queen Street (outside Money Exchange) • Shuttle runs from Monday to Friday only • Total of 4 return trips per day • Check out the ‘Shuttle Bus Savings’ brochure onboard for extra savings while shopping at Dress-Smart

Open 7 days, 10am–5pm 151 Arthur Street, Onehunga •

09 6222 400 • www.dress-smart.co.nz


8

Auckland at a Glance Lake Pupuke c

Birkenhead Ave

Glenfield

Beach Haven Birkdale

Milford

a Anz t S

Hillcrest

Takapuna

Takapuna Shoal Northern Beach Ferry to T Bay Motorway Birkenhead Matangi Northcote 1 Ngataringa Bay Chelsea Bay Devonport Auckland AucklandStanley Harbour Bridge Climb Bay Ferry to Torpedo Waitemata & Bungy Devonport Bridge Bay Harbour Herne Bay Rd Coxs Bay Jervois Tam Westmere SEE INNER aki Dr Miss CITY STREET Parnell MAP Western Kohim ara Hobson Auckland Springs MOTAT Ponsonby Point Bay Zoo Rd Chevalier Meado Great North Newmarket 16 Kingsland Rem uer North aR Remuera Mt d Western Eden t Balmoral Eas Waterview Motorway ane Rd enl e r G Mt Albert Ellerslie Greenlane Avondale Rd Sandringham Balmoral Greenlane West Epsom rth o Mt N e-P One w Three A Ellersli ighw Ne H Rd lbert Royal New Hill Tree Kings Penr Stardome Oak Observatory Windsor Penrose Mt Roskill Lak

Mokoia Rd One wa Rd

d eR

by

son

Pon

Rd

Gillies Ave Manukau Rd

Dominio n Rd

r Rd

alie

hev Pt C

Rd

ha

Bay

Ric

th

ou

tS

se

ea

Gr

khou

Bloc

on

rds

Rd

Rd

Hillsborough d hR

g

Neilson St

Hillsborough Bay

Mangere Bridge d

na R

Rd

Mangere Bridge

Favo

enzie

lls Hi

Manukau Harbour 5

rou

bo

Blockhouse Bay

Church St

Onehunga

der

Ba

Puketutu Island

Ascot Rd

Dr

Mangere erie Dr

ria mo George Bolt Me

Montgom

B

Massey Rd

Auckland International Airport l Dr

5km Š Jasons Travel Media Ltd 2010

Fav

McK

New Lynn

Station Rd

Dress-Smart

i Puh


9

Auckland at a Glance Motutapu Island Rangitoto Island

Tiritiri Island

Ferry to Great Barrier Island Ferry to Waiheke Island

Browns Island

Hauraki Gulf

Mission Bay

Musick Point

Tamaki Dr

ion Bay Kohimarama St Heliers ama Rd

Bucklands Beach Eastern Beach Johns Mellons Half Moon Tamaki Rd Bay Bay Glen Innes Howick e Beach Farm Cove re d Panmu R Panmure Cockle Howick nga way ura Bay Pak ose Rd Highland Shelley Park Ca Park Mt Pakuranga scad 10 eR Wellington d Ti R Somerville aka uD r Northpark Burswood Dannemora Whitford Rd Southern e 1 Motorway East Botany Downs Whitford Otahuhu Tamaki Glendowie

Otara

Middlemore

East Tamaki Rd Rd

Ormiston

and

Rd

Brookby

Bounda

ry Rd

Grea Rd

1

d

inui

Puh

R th

Sou

t

on Rd

omm

Rosc

Rd inui

Papatoetoe

Brookby Rd

Rd

Flatbush

Preston

Buc kl

Chapel

Otara Market

ona

Rd

Te Iriran gi Dr

Salesyard Rd

Harris R

d

Botany R

oad

Mt W ellin High gton way

Ta m

Pilkin

e Rd

ak

Ridg

iR

gton R

d

ive

r

owbank St Johns St

Manukau tion

Sta Wiri

Rd

Rainbow's End d ns R

Brow

Totara Heights

Alfriston

Auckland Botanic Gardens ston Alfri d R

Manurewa outh

Redoubt Rd

Rd

m Wey

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

Manurewa East


10

What’s Hot

Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium

Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium Visit the new Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium this January and you can take part in some exciting new experiences. For the first time in New Zealand, Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium is giving visitors the chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime On The Ice encounter with the world’s largest sub-Antarctic penguin colony. Visitors will also have the opportunity to experience a back of house tour offering exclusive access to see how it all works behind the scenes and take part in a new interactive free quiz trail. All this plus the amazing new walk through penguin encounter, New Zealand’s largest collection of sharks and stingrays, the world’s only display of Spiny Sea Dragons and a new live jellyfish display. Venue: Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium, 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland. Ph: 09 531 5065. Book online and save at least 10% www.kellytarltonssealife.co.nz

Sculpture on the Gulf Experience an unforgettable journey of art, nature, wine and food at New Zealand’s premier outdoor sculpture exhibition. For three weeks only at the height of summer, 30 contemporary sculpture and art installations transform a spectacular coastal walkway on Waiheke Island, in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Sculpture on the Gulf a much expanded ‘Waiheke’ experience awaits visitors. Looking across Matiatia Bay and only a short distance from the ferry terminal, the new Sculpture on the Gulf Pavilion features a dedicated small sculpture art gallery, café restaurant, bar and produce area. Local musicians, wine tastings, artists’ talks, twilight walks and other special events will ensure a memorable day out and a mustdo on your summer calendar. For more information or to make a booking for subsidiary events or food and beverage packages visit the sculpture exhibition website. Open daily from 8.30am. It is free to walk the track, although donations are encouraged. 25 January–17 February. Venue: Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland. www.sculptureonthegulf.co.nz


What’s Hot

11

Auckland Zoo

Summer Zoo Snaps Auckland Zoo is challenging visitors of all ages to capture the quintessential ‘Summer Zoo’ photo. Lots of Aucklanders, as well as visitors to the city, create some amazing connections with wildlife and discover great things on their trips to the zoo. The zoo would love to capture as many of these images as possible. So, bring your camera or smartphone to Auckland Zoo this summer and get snapping. Submit your favourite photo from your visit via Instagram or Auckland Zoo’s Facebook page, and be in to win awesome prizes. 1–28 January. Venue: Auckland Zoo, Motions Road, Western Springs. Ph: 09 360 3805. www.aucklandzoo.co.nz

Sculpture on the Gulf

Konstantin Dimopoulos - Beyond Good and Evil

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


12

ThingsWhat’s to See & Hot Do

The Chaps –Auckland Folk Festival

Auckland Folk Festival The Auckland Folk Festival is still going strong after 40 years, bringing the best in acoustic music and dance to an appreciative audience that keeps coming back for more. The festival is for families, and it’s a safe and friendly weekend where everyone is encouraged to join the talented guests and workshop presenters to make music, dance and be part of the entertainment. Special guest artists performing at the festival are Martin Curtis, The Chaps, Pacific Curls, Amira Grenell, Beverley and Al Young and The Pipi Pickers. Early bird tickets include entry to the festival over the whole weekend plus free camping. Day and evening passes are also available. All the programmed events are held in the marquees and Kumeu Hall. The site has lots of room to spread out and enjoy the long weekend, meet friends and make new ones. 25–28 January. Venue: Kumeu Showgrounds, Access Road, Kumeu. Ph: 09 445 2227. www.aucklandfolkfestival.co.nz

New Zealand International Air Show The first ever New Zealand International Air Show over Auckland Anniversary Weekend will redefine the way aviation is presented to the public. It promises to be much more than an exhibition of aviation – air races and cutting–edge technology will put spectators into the cockpit and engage them in the pilot’s adrenaline rush. The headline act Yves Rossy, better known as the world’s top aviation stuntman Jetman, will bring a team of engineers to help him launch 5000ft from a helicopter, before landing by parachute at North Shore Airfield. A team of camera technicians will help spectators feel on board every step of the way, the ultimate experience for anyone who has ever dreamt about flying. 10am–5pm. 26–28 January. Venue: North Shore Airfield, Postman Road, Dairy Flat, Albany. www.nzairshow.com


13 B

What’s Hot

The Ramones at Eric’s Club, Liverpool, England, May 1977 Chromogenic ©Ian Dickson, www.late20thcenturyboy.com Aucklandprint Seafood Festival

Auckland Seafood Festival The 2013 Auckland Seafood Festival is returning to Halsey Wharf over Auckland Anniversary weekend in all of its delicious glory. Held annually over three days, this extravaganza of seafood, entertainment and live demonstrations never disappoints. Whether you’re a newcomer or a festival veteran, this event is an absolute must-do. The event promises an array of New Zealand’s best seafood, craft beers, local wines, Kiwi musicians and entertainers, master cooking classes, celebrity chefs, and even a dash of education for the kids. The Auckland Seafood Festival was created seven years ago to celebrate Auckland’s Anniversary weekend and New Zealand seafood. The event has always been a community project with all proceeds going to charity. During the life span of the festival, over $350,000 has been donated. 11am–6pm. $20 entry. Kids under 13 are free. 26–28 January. Venue: Halsey Wharf, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland. www.aucklandseafoodfestival.co.nz

NZ International Air Show search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


Useful Information

14

Princes Wharf I-SITE Visitor Centre ŠAuckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development

Accident & Emergency Medical & Dental Centres Auckland City Hospital, 24hr A&E and pharmacy. Park Road, Grafton. Phone 379 7440. Ascot Hospital 24hr A&E and pharmacy. Greenlane Road East, Remuera. Phone 520 9555. Ponsonby Accident & Emergency Dental Unit 202 Ponsonby Road, phone 09 376 9222.

Banks & ATMS Trading banks are normally open Monday-Friday, from 9am-4.30pm. There are ATMs (money machines) and exchange facilities at most banks in the central city.

Carparks – see map page 94 Victoria Street Corner Victoria & Kitchener Streets. Civic Underground Carpark access off Mayoral Drive. SKYCITY Corner Federal & Victoria Streets. Carpark access off Nelson Street. Phone 363 6000.

Emergencies Police, Fire and Ambulance, phone 111. Auckland Central Police Station is located at the corner of Cook and Vincent Streets, phone 302 6400.

Embassies/Consulates Britain Germany Italy Japan Netherlands Sweden USA

IAG House, 151 Queen Street 11th Floor, 41 Shortland Street 102 Kitchener Road, Milford Level 12, 135 Albert Street Level 1, 57 Symonds Street Level 11, 41 Shortland Street Level 3, 23 Customs St East

Phone 303 2973 Phone 375 8718 Phone 489 9632 Phone 303 4106 Phone 379 5399 Phone 373 5332 Phone 303 2724

Foreign Exchange NZ Post will convert foreign cash without commission at PostShops, for details visit www.nzpost.co.nz/foreign currency/


15

Useful Info TSB

Cnr Queen and Wellesley Streets, Cnr Hurstmere and Lake Roads, Takapuna ANZ 95 Queen Street, 126 Queen Street, Cnr Queen & Victoria Streets Thomas Cook 159 Queen Street TravelEx NZ 32 Queen Street

GST A Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 15% is applied to the cost of all goods and services in New Zealand, except for purchases at duty-free shops.

Library Auckland Central Library, 44-46 Lorne Street. Open 9am-8pm, Monday to Friday; 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday.

Phone Services When phoning Auckland numbers from out of town, dial 09 first. Local calls from a Telecom payphone cost $1 a call. You can use a Telecom PhoneCard or any major credit card on any payphone. Some also take coins and 500 payphones have a modem port for internet access. AT&T direct 000 911 National directory 018 International directory 0172 National tolls 010 International tolls 0170

Postal Services Auckland City Post Shop 23 Customs Street. Open Monday to Friday 8.00am-5.30pm, Saturday 10am-2pm. NZ Post & Post Restante Wellesley Street West. Open Monday to Friday 8.00am-5.00pm. Not open Saturday.

Public Transport & Rentals – refer page 79 Auckland’s key transport hub is the Britomart Transport Centre, at the downtown end of Queen Street. For bus, train and ferry information contact Maxx, phone 366 6400 or visit www.maxx.co.nz

Visitor Information Airport Info Centres – Auckland International Airport. International Terminal i-SITE Visitor Centre, Arrivals Lounge, International Terminal Auckland. Phone 0800 Auckland. Domestic Terminal i-SITE Visitor Centre, Air NZ Domestic Terminal. Phone 0800 Auckland. Princes Wharf i-SITE Visitor Centre – Viaduct Basin. 137 Quay Street, Downtown Auckland. Phone 307 0615. SKYCITY i-SITE Visitor Centre – SKYCITY Auckland. Cnr Victoria and Federal Streets. Phone 363 7182. search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


What’s On

16

The Ramones at Eric’s Club, Liverpool, England, May 1977 Chromogenic print ©Ian Dickson, www.late20thcenturyboy.com

Exhibitions Daily, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 – Present Experience the creative and collaborative role photographers have played in the history of rock. Organised by Brooklyn Museum, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 – Present features iconic photographs by Diane Arbus, Dennis Hopper, David LaChapelle, Annie Leibovitz, Linda McCartney, Storm Thorgerson and many more. See how these photographs convey the rebellion and ecstasy rock music creates. From rare behind-the-scenes photos to revealing portraits of rock’s superstars and images of powerful live performances, trace the cultural transformations from the 1950s to the present day. From Mick Jagger to Amy Winehouse, Elvis Presley to Grace Jones, Bob Dylan to Metallica and The Beatles to Madonna, discover the creative link between image-maker and musician. Tickets from $10, children under 12 years FREE. Runs until 3 March. Venue: Auckland Art Gallery, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets. www.aucklandartgallery.com or www.eventfinda.co.nz

Daily, Whizz Bang Pop From the immense and striking Andreas Gursky photograph, Ocean III, to the mind-bending, interactive installation of Luc Peire’s Environment III, this exhibition fizzes with emotion. Covering the period from the 1960s to the present day, Whizz Bang Pop will bring your senses roaring to life with its dynamic sculpture, painting, photographs, videos and prints. FREE entry. Runs until April. Venue: Auckland Art Gallery, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland. www.aucklandartgallery.com

Daily, Toi Aotearoa Explore 400 years of New Zealand’s unique cultural and visual history. Start your journey in the 21st century with some of the leading artists of today before travelling back in time via key New Zealand artworks. See what the explorers saw when they first visited these lands and encounter notable ancestors painted in ultra-fine detail by C F Goldie and Gottfried Lindauer. FREE Entry. Runs until mid 2013. Venue: Auckland Art Gallery, Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets. www.aucklandartgallery.com


What’s On

17

Toi Aotearoa exhibition ©Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Daily, Henri Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind Henry Fuseli’s imagination is the focus for this exhibition that combines a selection of the gallery’s world-famous Fuseli drawings with New Zealand artist Andrew McLeod’s dark and detailed Fuseli Tribute I and II. Horror, fear and an Henry Fuseli, Shakespeare: Macbeth, Act I, Scene III, 1798 mezzotint on wove paper awe of the supernatural ©Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002 lay at the heart of the Sublime, but Romantic artists also drew on their own experiences and interests. Swiss-born Fuseli led the charge. Discover his many inspirations, from Homer and Virgil to Shakespeare, and witness how he transformed the images of the mind’s eye into hauntingly mesmerising artworks. FREE entry. Runs until 20 January. Venue: Auckland Art Gallery, Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets. www.aucklandartgallery.com

Daily, From French Chateau to Kauri Canopy: The Gallery’s Architecture Examine plans, sketches, materials and models that tell the behindthe-scenes story of the years of restoration and expansion of the gallery’s heritage Art Gallery’s Architecture building. See the Auckland ©Auckland Art Gallery first designs drawn for the gallery in 1883 and follow the building’s evolution over the years. If our walls could talk these are the tales they would tell. FREE entry. Runs until mid 2013. Venue: Auckland Art Gallery, Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets. www.aucklandartgallery.com search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


18

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On

headland SCULPTURE ON THE GULF New Zealand’s premier outdoor sculptural exhibition set on breathtaking Waiheke Island 25 January – 17 February 2013

For three weeks only, contemporary sculpture transforms a magnificent 2.5km coastal walkway complemented by food, wine, entertainment and more in the new Pavilion overlooking Matiatia Bay. P: 09 372 9894 E: nicky@sculptureonthegulf.co.nz www.sculptureonthegulf.co.nz

Della bella, Death on Horseback ©Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Daily, Battle Cry The Thirty Years War wreaked havoc across Northern Europe in the early to mid-1600s. In the drive to seize power, armies battled on land and at sea. Through the paintings of Battle Cry, encounter this war’s great maritime clashes. From the winged Polish cavalryman in Stefano Della Bella’s etching to the portly moustachioed soldier in An Old, Fat Hungarian Cavalier, study the faces of warriors and the uniforms of mounted soldiers. Peer into intricately drawn city scenes where mêlée becomes pattern, and stare down the face of Death as he carries life away. Runs until 13 January. Venue: Auckland Art Gallery, Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets. www.aucklandartgallery.com

Taratai European Landfalls ©Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum

Daily, European Landfalls This redeveloped exhibition highlights the great journeys of some of Europe’s most notable explorers. Venue: Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, 149–159 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour. Ph: 09 373 0800. www.maritimemuseum.co.nz

Daily, Blue Water Black Magic – A Tribute to Sir Peter Blake Discover New Zealand’s remarkable yachting success and explore the extraordinary life, work and achievements of New Zealand’s finest yachtsman and one of New Zealand’s foremost environmentalists. Entry included in admission charge. Blue Water Black Magic- A Tribute to Sir Peter Blake

Venue: Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, 149–159 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour. Ph: 09 373 0800. www.maritimemuseum.co.nz


19

What’s On

Mangere Bridge Art Group Exhibition ©Bev Herridge

Until 6 January, Art Exhibition-Mangere Bridge Art Group Enjoy local scenes painted in a range of mediums and styles, in an exhibition from this talented group of painters. Open daily 10am–4pm (except Christmas and Boxing Day). Venue: Cornwall Park Information Centre. Ph: 09 630 8485. www.cornwallpark.co.nz

Family events January 20, Midsummer Picnic Round up your family and friends, pack the picnic basket and enjoy a day in our unique Village setting. With outdoor games, races, crafts, and activities for the kids, this will be a summer day to remember.

Midsummer Picnic ©Howick Historical Village

Venue: Howick Historical Village, cnr Bells Rd & Lady Marie Dr, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga. Ph: 09 576 9506. www.fencible.org.nz

Daily, Imagination Factory Travelling Exhibition Invent and play with MOTAT’s amazing new travelling exhibition. Prepare for an action-packed experience as you explore pistons, wheels, levers, pulleys, cams and gears with dozens of hands-on interactive exhibits. All activities and exhibitions are included in your MOTAT admission fee. 10am–5pm. Venue: MOTAT, Great North Rd, Western Springs, Auckland. Ph: 0800 MOTATNZ (0800 668 286). www.motat.org.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

CAMERA Family Space Imagination Factory ©Auckland Museum ©MOTAT


20

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On Daily, Aviation Display Hall at MOTAT See one of the most impressive aircraft collections in the Southern Hemisphere at MOTAT’s newly opened and award winning Aviation Display Hall. Learn about the stories of New Zealand’s aviation legends and marvel at the aircrafts which have taken New Zealanders over land and ocean, and into battle. 10am–5pm.

Aviation Display Hall

Venue: MOTAT, Meola Rd, Western Springs, Auckland. Ph: 0800 MOTATNZ (0800 668 286). www.motat.org.nz.

©MOTAT

Daily, Maori Cultural Performance and guided tour Enjoy a vibrant and entertaining glimpse of Maori culture, culminating in a highenergy haka – New Zealand’s famous war dance, followed by a guided tour of the Maori Gallery. Charges apply – see discount voucher centre pages. Venue: Auckland Museum, Auckland Domain. Ph: 09 306 7048. www.aucklandmuseum.com Maori Cultural Performance and Tour

Daily, Brand New Weird & Wonderful Gallery Weird & Wonderful animals, plants, activities, interactive games and stories are waiting for you inside Auckland Museum’s newly re-launched family-friendly gallery. The Weird & Wonderful gallery has been designed especially for children so they can learn all about the natural environment and the creatures that live in it in a fun, hands-on way. Come and experience one of Auckland’s best-loved family destinations. 10am–5pm. Venue: Stevenson Discovery Centre, Auckland Museum, Tamaki Gallery, Auckland Domain. Ph: 09 306 7040. www.aucklandmuseum.com

Weird & Wonderful Museum ©Auckland Museum

Monday to Friday, I Spy for Under 5s ‘I Spy’ is a fun, hands-on experience especially designed for you and your under 5s, and is only available at MOTAT. Bookings are NOT necessary. Venue: MOTAT, Great North Rd, Western Springs. Ph: 0800MOTATNZ (0800 668 286). www.motat.org.nz

Daily, MOTAT’s Tactile Dome Kids will love the challenge of working their way through a labyrinth of obstacles in this purpose-built tunnel. Ph: 0800 MOTATNZ (0800 668 286). I Spy ©MOTAT

Venue: MOTAT, Great North Rd, Western Springs. Ph: 0800MOTATNZ (0800 668 286). www.motat.org.nz


21

What’s On

Ardijah

The Feelers

Music Throughout January, Music in Parks Auckland Council’s popular Music in Parks returns for its 20th summer. Make sure you check out some of Auckland’s hottest musical talent performing free in the region’s parks and reserves, from Warkworth to Pukekohe. From opera to hip hop and everything in between, the impressive line-up includes Sola Rosa, Tahuna Breaks, Midge Marsden, GiantKilla and Avalanche City. Venues: There will be more than 40 gigs spread over 20 local board areas throughout the region. www.musicinparks.co.nz

4 and 26 January, Heatwave NewstalkZB presents Heatwave, a summer concert series of New Zealand sounds to be held at popular holiday locations during January. Off the back of their November UK tour, New Zealand’s favourite sons The Feelers will be back to perform with other legendary artists Ardijah, and recent Hall Of Fame inductees Herbs, for an unexpected musical match-up that will surprise everyone with a very familiar evening of distinctly classic New Zealand hits, spanning the genres of funk, rock and reggae. Venues: Ascension Wine Estate in Matakana. 4 January. Brewers Field in Mt Maunganui. 26 January. www.thefeelers.co.nz

Until 5 January, Waihi Beach Summer Festival Once again New Zealand’s most iconic beach pub plays host to a summer full of packed out gigs, over six dates from 22 December until 5 January. The beautiful garden bar and surrounding area gets transformed into a festival village atmosphere with shelter from the elements, a variety of food outlets, a boutique brewery with a winery and cider and on-site after parties for those that want to continue into the early hours of the morning. So wax your board, polish the mags and make sure you have your ticket before you head to Waihi Beach this summer. The line-up is: Example and DJ Wire (UK), Homebrew and P-Money on 3 January and Opshop, The Feelers and Avalanche City on 5 January. Venue: Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi. Ph: 09 970 9700. www.ticketmaster.co.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


22

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On

Crystal Castles

Albama Shakes

11 January, Weezer It has been 16 long years since Weezer’s one and only tour of New Zealand and finally the California alt-rockers are coming back to Australasia. The visit will be both a celebration for older fans, revelling in nostalgia from Weezer’s Pinkerton tour of 1996, and an introduction to a younger generation working their way back from more recent albums. Supporting Weezer will be Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Cloud Control. Venue: Vector Arena, 42-80 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland. www.ticketmaster.co.nz

12 January, Yanni On this Auckland stop of his current world tour, Yanni and his stunning 15-piece orchestra will play favourites from throughout his career, as well as selections from his latest album, Truth of Touch. Yanni is known throughout the world as one of this century’s most original and successful composers and musicians. His powerful compositions have come to define a new genre of music and over 500 million people in over 140 countries have seen his live performances. 7.30pm. Venue: Vector Arena, 42-80 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland. www.ticketmaster.co.nz

14 and 15 January, Red Hot Chili Peppers They were the first act to play at Vector Arena when it opened in 2007. Now, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are coming back to the Vector stage in 2013. Even approaching 30 years as innovators of modern rock there’s no sign of the iconic LA troubadours slowing down. When it comes to modern rock anthems, you’re hard pressed to find a band that constantly delivers hit after hit. Now officially Gold, last year’s album release, I’m With You peaked at Number One on the New Zealand and UK album chart, as well as in 15 other countries around the globe. The 2011 release was the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 10th studio album and their first in five years since blockbuster Stadium Arcadium in 2006. The Chili’s summer concert is expected to draw fans from North and South. 8pm. Venue: Vector Arena, 42-80 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland. www.ticketmaster.co.nz


23

What’s On

Band of Horses

January, Big Day Out 2013 NZ shows If the release of the 2013 Big Day Out line-up in Australia brought on serious missing out pangs, there is good news as Crystal Castles, Band of Horses, Alabama Shakes, Animal Collective and Pretty Lights will all join the Red Hot Chili Peppers in confirming they will be including an Auckland stopover on their Big Day Out trip down under. It is a line-up of shows that includes some of the hottest live musical choices on offer this summer. 14 January, Animal Collective. Venue: The Powerstation, Auckland. 15 January, Crystal Castles. Venue: The Studio, Auckland. 15 January, Alabama Shakes. Venue: The Powerstation, Auckland. 16 January, Band of Horses. Venue: Auckland Town Hall, Auckland. 1 February, Pretty Lights. Venue: The Studio, Auckland. www.ticketmaster.co.nz

16 and 17 January, Mike Noga For the first time, Australian Mike Noga makes his way across the Tasman for two shows supporting his dear friends, North Carolina’s Band of Horses, as well as performing his own one-off, intimate side-shows. Whether it’s drumming for Australia’s most critically acclaimed band The Drones, fronting his own outfit The Gentlemen of Fortune or releasing solo albums such as 2011’s much lauded The Balladeer Hunter, Mike Noga has carved a huge name for himself in the Australian music scene. From the lyrical and sonic assault of three time nominated and one time winners of the Australian Music Prize, The Drones, to the stripped back folk-rock of his solo efforts, Noga is one of the most in demand musicians in Australia. Venues: Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street, Auckland. January 16. The Wine Cellar, 183 Karangahape Road, Auckland. January 17. www.undertheradar.co.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

Pretty Lights

Yanni

Mike Noga


24

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On

Mangawhai Summer Gala

CornEvil at Spookers

26 January, Ronin Festival Ronin is THE music event for Anime, Gaming and Asian pop music fans. With two stages running simultaneously featuring local and international performers including bands from Japan, America, Italy and Australia, this will be a fun event unlike anything else in New Zealand, with music, rides, food and more to thrill and entertain. Venue: Western Springs Stadium, Stadium Road, Western Springs, Auckland. Ph: 0800 836 837. www.roninfestival.co.nz

Special Events 1–28 January, Summer Zoo Snaps Bring your camera or smartphone to Auckland Zoo this summer and get snapping. Submit your favourite photo from your visit via Instagram or Facebook and be in to win awesome prizes. Normal zoo admission prices apply. Venue: Auckland Zoo, Motions Road, Western Springs. Ph: 09 360 3805. www.aucklandzoo.co.nz

2 January, Mangawhai Annual Summer Gala A great family fun day for the Mangawhai Community and visitors. A fun carnival atmosphere with events, entertainment, rides, food and shopping. $8 –car and occupants. $8–family at gate. Venue: Mangawhai Domain, Moir St, Mangawhai.

11 January, CornEvil at Spookers opens It’s that time again - to scream your lungs out in a cornfield while being chased by chainsaw wielding maniacs! Everyone’s worst nightmares come to life. The rustling of the corn may well be just the wind...or is it? A heart thumping, adrenalin fuelled night out. R16, No ID no entry. Venue: Spookers Haunted Attraction Theme Park, Kingseat. Ph: 09 291 9002. www.spookers.co.nz


25

What’s On

The Grand Pageant of Waipu

The Lion Foundation Orchestral Summer School Concerts ©APO

11 and 12 January, The Grand Pageant of Waipu This event happens only every 10 years. This time it will commemorate 160 years since the first Nova Scotian settlers arrived in Waipu. On these January evenings of 2013 there will be no moon and a full tide in the ‘Glebe’. Once again the people of Waipu will retell their miraculous story. The epic saga of New Zealand’s oldest European community. Be a part of this ten yearly momentous outdoor extravaganza. A breathtaking spectacle of light, sound, drama, magic and wonder featuring the narration of Dame Fiona Kidman. Evening programme starts at 7pm. Adult $60, child: $25. Venue: Waipu Museum, Bream Bay. www.waipumuseum.com/html/events.htm

17 January, The Lion Foundation Orchestral Summer School Finale Concerts The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra present the talent of tomorrow as the students taking parting the 2013 Summer School perform for the public. 5.30pm Junior Orchestra, 8pm Fellowship Orchestra. Venue: St Cuthbert’s College, 122 Market Road, Epsom, Auckland. Ph: 09 623 1052. www.apo.co.nz

26–28 January, Auckland Anniversary Weekend Come along and enjoy our long weekend of festivities and fun activities for all the family. Normal zoo admission prices apply. Venue: Auckland Zoo, Motions Road, Western Springs. Ph: 09 360 3805. www.aucklandzoo.co.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


26

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On

The Laneway Festival

26 January, Cliff Richard Sir Cliff Richard OBE, with global record sales beyond 250 million and a ceaseless performance schedule spanning the 54 years of his career, is set to return to New Zealand with a hit-packed national tour Still Reelin’ and A-Rockin. Cliff Richard is indisputably Britain’s all-time greatest hit-maker – the ultimate pop star. No other UK band or solo artist is even close to equalling his 123 hit singles. 8pm. Venue: Vector Arena, 42-80 Mahuhu Crescent, Auckland. www.ticketmaster.co.nz

28 January, The Laneway Festival This year’s festival will be held in the spectacular setting of Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. It features a great line-up including A Place to Bury Strangers, Kings of Convenience, Bat for Lashes, Bailterspace, Yeasayer, Of Monsters And Men, Alt-J, Nicolas Jaar, Divine Fits, The Phoenix Foundation, Lawrence Arabia, Jessie Ware, Phelps and Munro, Japandroids, Street Chant, The Men, Cloud Nothings, Kings of Convenience, Real Estate, Tame Impala, Policia and The Eversons, Deer Park and Beach Pigs. Venue: Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter, Beaumont Street, Auckland. www.lanewayfestival.co.nz

Sports & Outdoors 1 January, The New Zealand Herald Christmas Carnival New Year’s Day Races There’s no better way to toast in the New Year than with a great day out at the races. Be at Ellerslie for the tradition that is the New Year’s Day races – 10 of the best horse races in New Zealand, free general admission for the under 15s and plenty of spaces to enjoy a family picnic or superb hospitality on course. See you there. Venue: Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland. Ph: 09 524 4069. www.ellerslie.co.nz


27

What’s On

Ruakaka Races

Defending National Surfing champion Billy Stairmand ©CPL

1–3 January, Women’s domestic cricket Wanting to watch some high quality cricket for free? You’ll get the opportunity when the Auckland Hearts meet the Wellington Blaze in a full weekend of Women’s domestic cricket. It starts off with a Twenty20 match on New Year’s Day, followed by two 50-over matches on Saturday and Sunday – why wouldn’t you check it out? Venue: Melville Park, Auckland. www.blackcaps.co.nz

3 January, Interislander Summer Festival Ruakaka Races Join Whangarei Racing Club for the Interislander Summer Festival Ruakaka Races. Hailed as one of the country’s best racing locations, where surf meets the turf. Enjoy a relaxed family day out at the races with be plenty of local food and wine to enjoy, live music and all day free entertainment for the kids. $10 adult - over 18yrs. Venue: Ruakaka Racecourse, Peter Snell Rd, Marsden Point, Bream Bay. www.theraces.co.nz

4 January, HRV Cup–Auckland Aces v Otago Volts A battle of the North and South. Get down to Eden Park to watch some electrifying Twenty20 Cricket in the HRV Cup. Played on a Friday night under lights, what better way is there to start your weekend than watch bowlers get hit for six? 7pm. Venue: Eden Park, Auckland. www.blackcaps.co.nz

13–19 January, Hyundai National Surfing Championships Piha plays host to the best surfers in New Zealand when the Hyundai National Surfing Championships come to town at Auckland’s most famous West Coast beach. Over 20 divisions to be contested with surfers from the age of 10 through to 60 competing, having fun and enjoying the beach lifestyle that New Zealanders love. Venue: Piha Beach, Piha. www.surfingnz.co.nz

15 January, HRV Cup–Auckland Aces v Central Stags Bring the family along to an action packed evening of Twenty20 cricket, as the finals loom for the HRV Cup. The last round–robin match for both sides, it could be decisive in who gets into the playoffs. There will be no love lost in this encounter. 4pm. Venue: Eden Park, Auckland. www.blackcaps.co.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


28

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On

AOTEARO"tNEW

ZEAL AND

CELEBRATING

40 YEARS of Folk Music & Dance 25–28 January 2013 Kumeu Showgrounds Ph: (09) 445-2227 www.aucklandfolkfestival.co.nz

Bay of Islands Sailing week

23 January, Bay of Islands Sailing Week North Sails Tent–2013 at Opua Wharf Car Park in the Bay of Islands will be the venue for the 11th Bay of Islands Sailing Week, from January 23 to 25 with registration on Tuesday evening (Jan 22) – followed by three days of yacht racing in the Bay. The website has information on the Bay Regatta – also photos and newsletters from the January 2012 event. Entry will be available online with a page to access crews looking for a position – and/or skippers looking for crew. 9am. Venue: Opua Wharf, Paihia. www.bayofislandssailingweek.org.nz

Sailings on Breeze ©Voyager

27 January, New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Million – Twilight Summer Series This twilight party is an international showstopper–with racing’s glitterati and Auckland’s social set coming out to play and celebrate the running of New Zealand’s richest horse race– the $1,000,000 Karaka Million. Live it up at Ellerslie this Auckland Anniversary Weekend with a spectacular mix of racing, entertainment and partying until late at the famous Birdcage Bash. Venue: Ellerslie Racecourse, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, Auckland. Ph: 09 524 4069. www.ellerslie.co.nz

Sundays, Music in the Gardens Claim back your lazy Sunday and enjoy a day out at the gardens with some free music to make you smile. Check out the website to see who is playing. 11am–3pm. Throughout January. SS Puke Steam boat rides ©Voyager

Venue: Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Road, Manurewa. Ph: 09 267 1457. www.aucklandbotanicgardens.co.nz


29

What’s On

Cornwall Park Guided Walk Series

Sandra Morris

Sunday to Tuesday, Sandra Morris The Friends of Auckland Botanic Gardens are supporting visiting artist Sandra Morris, who will be at the gardens during January and February. Sandra is a wildlife artist and illustrator and will be creating large charcoal and eraser botanical studies plus sampler sheets of pencil and watercolour studies of plant life from around the gardens. Sandra will also work on her book A Nature journal for Kids, which explores techniques and inspirational examples of nature journalling around the new Zealand environment. Find the inner artist in you and sign up for her public workshops. Venue: Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Road, Manurewa. Ph: 09 267 1457. www.aucklandbotanicgardens.co.nz

Wednesdays, Auckland Botanic Gardens – Guided Tours Free guided walk every Wednesday – meet at Huakaiwaka Visitor Centre at 1pm and enjoy a free mid-week walk with a member of the Gardens staff. Every Sunday – ride the Wiri Rambler train and explore the garden’s beautiful collections. Depart from the visitor centre about every half hour from 12pm–4pm. $2 per person. Venue: Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Road, Manurewa. Ph: 09 267 1457. www.aucklandbotanicgardens.co.nz

Sundays, Sailings on Breeze Climb aboard Breeze and experience a truly authentic sailing on Auckland’s sparkling Waitemata Harbour. $35 per person, from 1–3.30pm. Sailing trips suitable for passengers 12 years and older. Venue: Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, 149–159 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour. Ph: 09 373 0800. www.maritimemuseum.co.nz.

Sundays, SS Puke steam boat rides Take a ride on New Zealand’s oldest working steam vessel, the SS Puke. Putter about the Viaduct Harbour and hear the whistle blow. 15 minute steam trips run from 11am–3pm and cost $2 for adults and $1 for children. Venue: Tidal Steps, Karanga Plaza, Viaduct Harbour, next to the Viaduct Events Centre. Ph: 09 373 0800.www.maritimemuseum.co.nz. search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


30

ThingsWhat’s to See & Do On Wednesdays–Sundays, Ted Ashby harbour sailings Experience Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour as our forefathers did 100 years ago and then visit the museum galleries for free. Voyager’s heritage sailing scow, Ted Ashby, departs twice a day. Adults $29, children $14.50 Venue: Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, 149–159 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour. Ph: 09 373 0800. www.maritimemuseum.co.nz

Daily, The Amazing Maze ‘n Maize Fun for the whole family - Get lost in out giant maze made out of the crop maize. This year’s theme ‘Take a walk on the wild side!’ Learn all about wild animals by reading our kernels of knowledge and have fun in the play. Open seven days throughout January. Venue: Spookers Haunted Attraction Theme Park, Kingseat, Ph: 09 291 9002. www.maze.co.nz

Ted Ashby harbour sailings

The Amazing Maze ‘n Maize ŠSpookers

Discover the island of wine wi th Fullers Wine on Waiheke Tour Taste of Waiheke Tour OUR DELUXE VINEYARD TOUR

Wine on Waiheke combines world class wine and the beautiful surroundings of Waiheke Island. Transported by luxury coach, you’ll enjoy premium tastings at three of Waiheke’s �QHVWYLQH\DUGV7KHWRXULQFOXGHVDUHWXUQIHUU\ trip and an All Day Bus Pass to be used at your FRQYHQLHQFH ADULT $117 (includes return ferry)

OUR POPULAR WINE, BEER & OLIVE TASTING TOUR EQMR\DGD\RIZLQHDQGROLYHWDVWLQJDWWKUHH YLQH\DUGVDQGDQROLYHJURYHSOXVKDYHWKH chance to indulge in locally produced foods like PRXWKZDWHULQJSUHVHUYHVDQGZRUOGFODVVROLYH oils. Tour includes a light lunch at Stonyridge Vineyard. Adult $127 (includes return ferry)

$GYDQFHGERRNLQJUHTXLUHG)XOOHUVYLQH\DUGWRXUVDUHQRWVXLWDEOHIRUFKLOGUHQDJHGXQGHU

FACEBOOK.COM/FULLERSFERRY TWITTER.COM/FULLERSFERRY (09) 367 9111

WWW.FULLERS.CO.NZ


31

What’s On

Theatre & Dance 12 and 13 January, Crossroads A series of exhilarating performances from the Mixit Refugee Youth Arts Project using drama, dance, acrobatics, film, music and design. Crossroads features 30 young performers from a diverse range of refugee, migrant and local communities. Mixit Refugee Youth Arts Project The multi-cultural cast come from; Burundi, Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Fiji, NZ, Palestine, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Tonga. As the young performers soar through the city space, they will bring to life their personal stories of journeys, boundaries crossed and new territories entered, using imaginative and powerful young voices– expressed with creativity, courage, humour and celebration. Three free performances will be held daily at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Venue: Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland. www.mixit.co.nz

360 Discovery CRUISE TO PARADISE AND BACK

t t t t t

5*3*5*3*."5"/(**4-"/% )"3#063%*4$07&3:$36*4&4 .056*)&*4-"/% $030."/%&-508/ 305030"*4-"/%

3LHU4XD\6WUHHW$XFNODQG IDFHERRNFRPGLVFRYHU\  ZZZGLVFRYHU\FRQ]


32

Activities

Auckland Bridge Climb

Auckland offers a host of activities and adventures, from sophisticated museums, galleries and sightseeing attractions, to urban adventures, harbour cruises, scenic offshore islands and award-winning wineries. Auckland lies between two stunning harbours – the Waitemata and the Manukau. The city’s residents enjoy a relaxed, outdoor lifestyle, with vineyards, parks, sandy beaches and rugged ranges right on their doorstep. Down at the waterfront, the Viaduct Harbour is a good place to begin exploring. Take in the harbour highlights on a cruise, help sail an authentic America’s Cup yacht, or catch a ferry to one of the Hauraki Gulf islands. You can climb to the summit of bush-clad Rangitoto Island, visit the wineries and art studios on Waiheke, picnic on the beach at Motuihe or see endangered native birdlife on beautiful Tiritiri Matangi. Head uptown and you can ride the lift to the top of the Sky Tower – the Southern Hemisphere’s highest – for magnificent views of the city and harbour, or raise your heart-rate with a SkyWalk ® or SkyJump®. The city’s landmark Harbour Bridge has more adventure options to tempt the daredevils, including a bridge climb and the world’s first bridge bungy. Culture vultures will find themselves at home in the city’s sophisticated galleries and museums. You can browse New Zealand’s largest collection of art at the Auckland Art Gallery, view the rare Maori taonga (treasures) at Auckland Museum, go sailing on a heritage vessel at Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum or ride the historic tram at MOTAT. There are plenty of family attractions to keep you busy. Join a guided tour of the Botanic Gardens, watch the sharks being fed at Kelly Tarlton’s, get up close to the animals at the Auckland Zoo, enjoy the latest amusement rides at Rainbow’s End or head north to see an authentic Kiwi farm show at SheepWorld. Further afield, you’ll find tranquil bushwalks, wild surf beaches, historic villages and award-winning wineries to discover.


34

Activities

Auckland Bridge Bungy

Adventure AMUSEMENT PARK

see ad page 33

RAINBOW’S END Get flung upside down, spun around, stuck in a runaway mine cart, hurled down a five-metre water chute and dropped 18 storeys at 82km/h... and still be home in time for dinner! Fun for the whole family at Rainbow’s End Theme Park. Cnr Great South & Wiri Station Roads, Manukau City. Phone 262 2030. Infoline 262 2044. Web www.rainbowsend.co.nz

BRIDGE BUNGY

see ad page 43

AUCKLAND BRIDGE BUNGY Leave Auckland with no regrets and Bungy with the experts, AJ Hackett Bungy. NZ’s only ocean touch, equipped to offer every Bungy Jump option – ankle tie, harness jump, tandem – you name it, we can do it! The Auckland Bridge Climb & Bungy Base, Westhaven Drive, Herne Bay. Freephone 0800 GO BUNGY. Phone 09 360 7748. Email info@bungy.co.nz Web www.bungy.co.nz

BRIDGE CLIMB

see ad page 43

AUCKLAND BRIDGE CLIMB Take a 1.5hr adventure under, around, up and over the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. A safe, fun and interactive way to experience Auckland from a new perspective. The Auckland Bridge Climb & Bungy Base, Westhaven Drive, Herne Bay. Freephone 0800 GO CLIMB. Phone 09 360 7748. info@aucklandbridgeclimb.co.nz Web www.aucklandbridgeclimb.co.nz


35

Activities JET BOATING AUCKLAND JET BOAT TOURS New Zealand’s best adventure tour and a must, on your list of things to do in Auckland! Join us for a 35-minute jet boat tour of the stunning Auckland City Coastline, Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf. Tours depart on the hour, every hour, from 10:00am, 7 days a week. Auckland Jet Boat Tours is located at the Wynyard Quarter, Hobson Wharf in Down Town Auckland at the corner of Quay Street and Hobson Street. Freephone 0508 AK JETBOAT or 09 281 4748 Email info@aucklandjetboattours.co.nz Web www.aucklandjetboattours.co.nz

SKYDIVING see ad opposite SKYDIVE AUCKLAND Check out the North Island of New Zealand from as high as 16,500ft, with breath taking views of both coasts, with the rainforests, beaches, volcanoes and even Auckland City! The World at your feet ! The Ultimate Rush is just a phone call away. Bring this booklet to get 10% discount off DVD & photo’s! Freephone - 0800 92 16 50 to book - FREE PICK UP! Web www.skydiveauckland.com or Find Us on Facebook Skydive Auckland ltd

SKYJUMP see ad inside back cover SKYJUMP Take a plunge from the tallest building in the southern hemisphere - 192 metres. Cost is NZ $225. See discount voucher, centre pages. Sky Tower, enter main Sky City Atrium and take escalator down to check in. Phone 0800 SKYJUMP (759 586). Email bookings@skyjump.co.nz Web www.skyjump.co.nz

SKYJUMP

Auckland Bridge Bungy

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


36

Activities

Muriwai Surf School

SKYWALK see ad inside back cover SKYWALK 360º Auckland’s urban adventure will literally put you on the edge as you step outside to walk around the outside ring of the spectacular Sky Tower – the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere. Suspended high above Auckland City on a narrow 1.2m platform, there is only a harness between you and a sheer 192m drop on either side! Unlike other Tower walks, there is no protective railing or balcony – each walker is harnessed to an overhead railing to prevent them swinging off the edge. Daredevil walkers who take up the SkyWalk ® challenge will enjoy spectacular views of Auckland’s skyline and harbour, while a guide points out the city’s famous landmarks. SkyWalk ® costs NZ $145. See discount voucher, centre pages. Sky Tower, enter main Sky City Atrium and take escalator down to check in. For bookings phone 0800 759 586 or visit www.skywalk.co.nz

SURFING MURIWAI SURF SCHOOL is located on Auckland’s beautiful West Coast, only 35 minutes drive from the central city. Surf lessons are 90 minutes long and include wetsuit and surfboard hire. Introduction to Surfing lessons are held daily at 10.30am and 3pm. We have a huge range of surfboards and wetsuits for hire suitable for beginner to advanced surfers. Bookings recommended. Phone 021 4 78734. Email info@muriwaisurfschool.co.nz Web www.muriwaisurfschool.co.nz

Attractions COMEDY THE CLASSIC – COMEDY CLUB AND BAR New Zealand’s home of live comedy featuring local and international guest comedians open up to 6 nights a week with 8pm shows and 10.30pm Late Shows on the weekend. Fully seated and fully licensed, cabaret style. Check www.comedy.co.nz for listings or ph 09 3734321.


37

Activities CELLAR DOOR BLANC Blanc is a slice of West Auckland, offering a broad range of craft beers, premium wine and boutique spirits, all unique with a story to tell. Relax, unwind and enjoy something different to help you experience a memorable occasion as you explore and take in the wonders of West Auckland. A pleasant 20 minute drive from Auckland City in the heart of West Auckland. Blanc, 130 Lincoln Road, Henderson. Phone 09 838 6944. www.blanc.kiwi.nz

FOOD STORE THE KAPITI STORE Discover the amazing tastes and flavours of Kapiti at our Kapiti Store in the heart of Auckland City. This is the perfect place to sample our range of award winning Kapiti cheeses, premium ice creams, grilled cheese sandwiches, and discover new taste experiences. Our expert and passionate staff will help you select not just cheese but specialty breads, fruit pastes, olives and other delicious accompaniments - not to mention our premium Kapiti ice cream. The Kapiti Store - another New Zealand original. The Kapiti Store, 19 Shortland Street, Auckland CBD. Phone 09 358 3835.

FOOD TOURS ZEST FOOD TOURS OF AUCKLAND Experience Auckland’s fabulous foodie culture with 2 tour offerings. The Auckland City Tastes Tour takes in the vibrant Britomart Precinct and Viaduct Harbour ,tastings include our exceptional coffee, baking treats, cheese, chocolate, ice cream, produce and seafood with premium NZ wine. 9:30am to 12:30pm Mon-Sat. The Urban Village Delights Tour takes you to the charming urban village of historic Ponsonby, tastings include our exceptional coffee, baking treats, cheese, produce, chocolates and includes a 2 course light bistro lunch with premium NZ wine. 9:30am to 1:30pm Mon-Sat. Phone 09 3620588 Email: auckland@zestfoodtours.co.nz Bookings: www.zestfoodtours.co.nz

Zest Food Tours Of Auckland search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


38

Activities FACTORY OUTLET see ad page 7 DRESS-SMART FACTORY OUTLET CENTRE With over 100 separate factory shops under one roof, Dress-Smart is Australasia’s largest factory outlet centre. It provides genuine savings on popular national and international names in fashion, footwear, sportswear, accessories and books. At Dress-Smart you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and a choice of fabulous food. Plenty of free parking available. Open 7 days, 10am-5pm. 151 Arthur Street, Onehunga. Phone 622 2400

FARM SHOW see ad page 40 SHEEPWORLD FARM & NATURE PARK Set in 30 scenic acres, the park has a wide variety of rural and natural attractions including farm animals, eco-activities, adventure playground, plus of course the world-famous sheep dog shows. There’s also a café, shop and easy parking. For more information check out the SheepWorld website. Shows daily at 11am & 2pm. Phone 09 425 7444. Web www.sheepworldfarm.co.nz

GARDENS see ad opposite AUCKLAND BOTANIC GARDENS A spectacular South Pacific Botanic Garden just 25 minutes from the city and 20 minutes from the airport. Make the visitor centre Huakaiwaka your first stop and enjoy a leisurely lunch at Café Miko open 8am–4pm daily. Home to over 10,000 plants from around the world, there is always something in bloom and it’s a great place to visit year round. If you have kids make sure you explore the interactive Potter Children’s Garden. Come, relax and enjoy fantastic self guided walks, free picnic areas and events. View our event calendar on line. FREE ADMISSION. Open Daily. Visit us at: Hill Road, Manurewa. Phone 09 267 1457. Email botanic.gardens@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz Web www.aucklandbotanicgardens.co.nz

Auckland Botanic Gardens


40

SA10/04

Activities

HISTORICAL VILLAGE HOWICK HISTORICAL VILLAGE Step back in time and experience life in a Fencible settlement during the 1840 to 1880 period. Howick Historical Village has one of the most extensive collections of early colonial buildings in New Zealand, including raupo cottages, schools, Fencible cottages, church, forge and general store. Spend half a day strolling through the seven acre site at your leisure. Bell Road, Pakuranga, Phone 09 576 9506, Fax 09 576 9708. Email liveday@fencible.org.nz Web www.fencible.org.nz

HORROR AMUSEMENT PARK see ad page 42 SPOOKERS Spookers Haunted Attraction Scream Park takes you on a trip through the scariest, creepiest, most bloodcurdling attractions outside of America. Spookers Haunted House – flee for your life from frightening apparitions in the old Kingseat Hospital. Cornevil – Step into the Cornfields and become engulfed by darkness, fear and heart pounding terror. Monsters will come out crawling, moaning, groaning, screaming or exploding with chainsaws running. Or try Disturbia with crazed, demented clowns and creatures, or the pitch-black body crushing Claustrophobia. 833 Kingseat Road, Karaka. Phone 09 291 9002. Email info@spookers.co.nz Web www.spookers.co.nz

Howick Historical Village


41

Activities

Experience Goat Island’s latest attraction:

The Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre The centre is a perfect introduction to Goat Island’s marine environment. You will leave excited and ready to explore New Zealand’s most famous marine reserve. For opening hours and pricing, visit www.leighmarine.auckland.ac.nz

MARINE CENTRE see ad above THE GOAT ISLAND MARINE DISCOVERY CENTRE Experience Goat Island’s latest attraction. The centre is a perfect introduction to Goat Island’s marine environment. You will leave excited and ready to explore New Zealand’s most famous marine reserve. Goat Island Road, Leigh, Auckland. Phone 09 373 7599 ext 83645 For opening hours and pricing, visit www.leighmarine.auckland.ac.nz

PARK CORNWALL PARK Escape the ‘hustle and bustle’ of the city. Make the Cornwall Park Information Centre your fi rst stop for brochures and park information including self guided walks and historic displays. The adjacent Education Centre contains archaeological and geological information on the area. Historic Acacia Cottage, the oldest wooden building in Auckland, is open for viewing daily. The park features fi ne specimen trees, panoramic summit views, grazing sheep and cattle, free summer and winter events, free gas/wood BBQs. Restaurant and kiosk situated in the park. Phone 630 8485. Fax 623 0869. Email huialodge@xtra.co.nz Web www.cornwallpark.co.nz

Huia Lodge left, Acacia Cottage right, Cornwall Park search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


42

Activities

STARDOME STARDOME OBSERVATORY & PLANETARIUM is one of Auckland’s most popular and best loved attractions. Experience the unique wonders of New Zealand’s night sky. The Southern Hemisphere sky contains beautiful star clusters, gas cloud nebulae and star patterns that can only be seen from this latitude. Astronomy Presenters reveal the features of the Southern Hemisphere sky as these constellations are projected onto the domed ceiling of the planetarium. Learn about their history and significance to New Zealanders. Evening visits to the Stardome on clear nights also include telescope viewing. 670 Manukau Rd, Royal Oak, Auckland. Phone 09 624 1246 Email info@stardome.org.nz Web www.stardome.org.nz

Stardome Observatory & Planetarium


44

Activities

Freddy’s Ice House

BAR FREDDY’S ICE HOUSE is Auckland’s Coolest Experience. This longstanding ice bar will chill your bones while delighting your senses. Freddy’s is Auckland’s only winter wonderland where everything is hand carved from ice. You can touch, feel and explore our hand carved sculptures and architecture; even the cocktail glasses are ice!! The theme is based around the famous Frederic Tudor, the “Ice King” and the original man to pack and ship ice around the world. He’s the reason you have ice in your drinks today!! An amazing experience for people of all ages, one not to be missed! Phone: 09 377 6702. Email fred@freddysicehouse.co.nz Web www.freddysicehouse.co.nz

SKYCITY see ad back cover SKYCITY AUCKLAND Located in heart of the city, SKYCITY is home to an exciting array of over 20 restaurants, bars and cafes, the 5-star Grand Hotel, the 4-star plus SKYCITY Hotel, the spectacular Sky Tower and the world-class casino. Every day you will find something exciting happening from casino promotions, top DJs or live sport on the big screens. Have a casual drink in one of the many bars or experience 5-star dining at one of three celebrity chef restaurants. The iconic Sky Tower is open every day and provides spectacular 360 degree views of the city, providing a great way to familiarise yourself with our beautiful ‘city of sails’. SKYCITY Auckland, Cnr Federal and Victoria Streets, Central City Phone 0800 SKYCITY (0800 759 2489) Web www.skycityauckland.co.nz


Freddys FP


AUCKLAND MUSEUM

Experience the excitement of a Maori cultural performance. Then immerse yourself in the stories of our people, lands and seas at this internationally renowned museum, situated in the city’s most beautiful park, Auckland Domain. OPEN EVERY DAY 10AM – 5PM CULTURAL PERFORMANCES DAILY FURTHER INFO +64 9 306 7067


Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing with full commentary. Conditions: See the bus driver. Present this voucher at time of purchase.

Freehone 0800 439 756 www.explorerbus.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

10% discount off one adult return ferry ticket to Tiritiri Matangi Island. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Advance bookings essential. Freehone 0800 360 3472 info@360discovery.co.nz www.360discovery.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Present this voucher instore for your 10% discount. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer not available on already reduced product. Not redeemable for cash.

10% discount off a standard adult admission to Auckland Museum’s Maori cultural performance and tour when you present this voucher.

Viaduct Harbour, Downtown Auckland Phone: 09 307 2699 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Auckland Domain, Parnell Infoline phone 09 306 7067 www.aucklandmuseum.com EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Present this voucher to receive the stated discount. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other Freddy’s Ice House promotional offer, e.g Happy Hour. Not redeemable for cash. Bookings are essential.

10% discount off one adult return ferry ticket to Rangitoto Island. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Princes Wharf, Quay St Phone 09 377 6702 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Phone 09 367 9111 Email enquiries@fullers.co.nz www.fullers.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Present this voucher to receive the stated discount. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other Freddy’s Ice House promotional offer, e.g Happy Hour. Not redeemable for cash. Bookings are essential.

To receive discount the voucher must be presented on admission. This discount is not valid in conjunction with any other discount, special offer or family pass concession, annual membership or educational visit. 10% discount off one full adult admission fee only.

Princes Wharf, Quay St Phone 09 377 6702 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei Freephone 0800 80 50 50 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

10% discount off total purchase price. This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Discount applies to purchases over $10 only. Cannot be redeemed for online purchase.

Present this voucher and receive one free Lone Star loaf for your dining table. Min two people ordering a main meal, valid at any of the Auckland Lone Stars and not valid with any other promotion.

10A Victoria Street East Auckland CBD Phone 09 302 0109 www.looksharpstore.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Newmarket | Waitakere Manukau | North Shore www.lonestar.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Voucher valid for one discounted admission when at least one other full price admission of greater or equal value is purchased. Voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount offer. State Highway 1 Phone 09 425 7444 www.sheepworldfarm.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Receive 25% off admission. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Not valid for birthday parties, group tours, functions or LEOTC school trips. Open 7 days, from 10am to 5pm Great North Road and Meola Road Western Springs Freephone 0800 668 286 www.motat.org.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013


360 Discovery Cruises ses

Auckland Hop On, Hop op Off Explo Explorer p rer

10% discount

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Buy a 1 day pass & pay only $20 for the 2nd day!

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland Museum

Canterbury of New Zealand

10% discount on cultural performance & tour ur

10% discount instore

one Tiritiri Matangii Island adult return fare

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

Fullers Auckland

Freddy’s Icehouse

10% discount off one Rangitoto Islandd adult return fare.

$4 off adult admission, $2 offf child admission

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium

Freddy’s Icehouse

10% discount off entry fee

$4 off adult admission, $2 offf child admission

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

Lone Star

Look Sharp Discount nt Store

Free Lone Star loaf

10% discount off total purchasee

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckkland

MOTAT Museum of Transport port & Technology

SheepWorld Farm & Nature Park

25% discount off admission

20% discount off one entry admission

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand


FREE Jasons maps and guides

Spookers

Order FREE visitorr maps, guides & accommodation directories

Buy 2 attractions, s, get one free

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

Snowplanet

SkyJump 192m

25% discount off a Day Pass

$20 off the adult price

JAS25

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

SkyWalk 360

Timmy’s Tours Aotearoa earoa

$20 off the adult price

$10 per person off fff the Roady (North of Auckland Tour) r)

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

code: jasetheace

Voyager NZ Maritime me Museum

Pride of Auckland

$2 off museum entry per person

Present this to get Free Keyring

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Conditions apply, see back of voucher oucher

Auckland ckklaand

Auckland ckklaand

Waitomo Adventures es

Sail NZ America’s Cup Sailing

20% off any activity Early Bird d Booking Special!

Present this to get a Free lunch

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Conditions apply, see back of voucher ucher

Auckland ckklaand www.ex plo renz.c o.n z

Waitomo Adventures es

Whale & Dolphin Safari

20% off any activity Early Bird d Booking Special!

Present this to get a Free Tote Bag

Conditions apply, see back of voucher

Auckland ckklaand

Conditions apply, see back of voucher oucher

Auckland ckkland

www.ex plo renz.co.n z


Buy two attractions, get one free. One voucher per person, available Friday and Saturday nights. Strictly R16.

Phone 09 291 9002 833 Kingseat Road, Auckland www.spookers.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

To order free printed travel guides from New Zealand, Australia or the South Pacific, simply go to www.jasons.com and follow the simple steps. Your order will then be posted to you.

www.jasons.com/guides

New Zealand’s highest jump, 192m. Conditions: Cannot be used with any other offer. Must be booked direct with the operator. Enter promo code ‘Jasons’ for online bookings.

This voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and is only valid on the Day Pass. Voucher must be presented on admission. Not redeemable for cash. Rental clothing and rental equipment are not included.

Base of Sky Tower, Sky City Cnr Federal & Victoria Streets, Central City Freephone 0800 759 586 www.skyjump.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

91 Small Road, Silverdale, Auckland Phone 0800 SNOWPLANET www.snowplanet.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Minimum of 2 people are required to activate this offer. Available on advance website bookings only – enter code: jasetheace when booking.

Auckland’s leading edge attraction. Conditions: Cannot be used with any other offer. Must be booked direct with the operator. Enter promo code ‘Jasons2for1’ for online bookings. Base of Sky Tower, Sky City Cnr Federal & Victoria Streets, Central City Freephone 0800 759 925 www.skywalk.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

info@timmystours.co.nz www.timmystours.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Join us for Harbour Sailing Cruise (lunch option available) or a Dinner Cruise and experience Auckland, the ‘City of Sails’ for what it is known for! Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Direct bookings only. Explore NZ Kiosk, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Freephone 0800 397 567 or 09 359 5987 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Passengers become the crew and are encouraged to take the helm or exert energy on the grinders. The trip suits people of all experiences and abilities. Not to be taken in conjunction with any other offer. Direct bookings only. Explore NZ Kiosk, Viaduct Harbour, Downtown Auckland Freephone 0800 724 569 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

w w w. e x p l o re n z . c o . n z

Considered one of the most biologically and geographically diverse marine parks in the world with almost 1/3 of the entire world’s population of species. Not to be taken in conjunction with any other offer. Direct bookings only. Explore NZ Kiosk, Viaduct Harbour, Downtown Auckland Freephone 0800 397 567 EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

www.ex plo renz.c o .nz

Receive $2 off museum admission. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Not valid for birthday parties, group tours, functions or LEOTC school trips. Cnr Quay & Hobson Streets Viaduct Harbour Phone +64 9 373 0800 www.maritimemuseum.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Must be booked and paid NOT LESS than 12 hours prior to departure. Must be booked direct with operator. Not to be taken in conjunction with any other promotional offer. Valid only with this ad. PO Box 29, Waitomo Caves To book phone 07 878 6266 Freephone 0800 924 866 www.waitomo.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013

Must be booked and paid NOT LESS than 12 hours prior to departure. Must be booked direct with operator. Not to be taken in conjunction with any other promotional offer. Valid only with this ad. PO Box 29, Waitomo Caves To book phone 07 878 6266 Freephone 0800 924 866 www.waitomo.co.nz EXPIRES 31 JAN 2013


Maritime Museum on the Waterfront Let us take you on a journey to discover New Zealand’s story. Explore the Museum for yourself. Try your hand at yacht design, relax in the bach, hoist the sails, hear the cannon ďŹ re, test your sea legs and batten down the hatches in the rocking cabin.

Find out what makes us... true BLUE Kiwis Check out our discount voucher in the centre of this book Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum Corner Quay & Hobson Streets Viaduct Harbour, Auckland

Ph: +64 9 373 0800

www.maritimemuseum.co.nz


52

Activities

©Alexander Todorenko

SKY TOWER see ad back cover SKY TOWER Rising 328m above Auckland with 360 degree views from three observation levels, it’s the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere. Interactive technology, glass floor panels, Sky Lounge Café plus two premier restaurants all make Sky Tower one of New Zealand’s most visited attractions. Open 7 days from 8.30am. SKYCITY Auckland, Cnr Federal and Victoria Streets, Central City Phone 0800 SKYCITY (0800 759 2489) Web www.skycityauckland.co.nz

TATTOO see ad below MAI TATTOO We offer the ultimate in custom tattoo artistry, designed to give you high quality living art that will last a life time! Our tattoo artists specialise in many different tattoo styles, including Maori and Japanese and their extensive portfolios mean there is an image available to suits everyone’s style and request. We also offer body piercings, with a wide range of studs, rings and items for you to select from. Visit us on Facebook to view images of our completed work, then call or email to book your free consultation today! 57c High Street, Auckland CBD. Phone 09 368 5385. Email studio@maitattoo.com Web www.maitattoo.com


DISCOVER YOUR INNER EXPLORER WITH

NEW 8

THEMED ZONES

Save 10% by booking at kellytarltonssealife.co.nz Open 9.30am – 5pm (last entry 4pm) 0800 80 50 50 | 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland

Located 10 mins drive from Auckland CBD, with a FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE


54

Activities

Going to the Bay of Islands? Buy a twin tour experience and get the most out of your trip up North! Discover the Bay Cruise & Dune Rider Cape Reinga Tour

$195pp Both for $190pp

(normal price $240)

Please ask about child rate

To book call & quote ’Jasons Twin Tour’ Valid until 2011. until 31 31August October 2010. Subject to availability

TOUR BUS see ad pages 1 and 5 AUCKLAND HOP ON, HOP OFF EXPLORER Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing with full commentary. Visit the Big 14 attractions including Viaduct Harbour, Kelly Tarlton’s, Auckland Museum, Parnell, SKY CITY, Auckland Zoo and much more. Prices: All Day pass adult $40, child $20. Two day pass adult $65. Departs every 30 minutes; Ferry Building/Queens Wharf from 9.00am, Civic Theatre from 9.40am and Sky Tower from 9.45am. Free pick-up from most hotels and motels. Freephone 0800 439 756. Web www.explorerbus.co.nz

Explorer Bus Skycity


55

Activities TOURS WAIHEKE ISLAND WINE TOURS offer the perfect day out. Captivating commentary, beautiful vineyards and scenery, great wines and highly personalised service, all for just $99 per person. Call (09) 372 2140 to book. www.waihekeislandwinetours.co.nz

UNDERWATER WORLD

see ad page 53

THE NEW KELLY TARLTON’S SEA LIFE AQUARIUM Discover your inner explorer with 8 new themed zones including the world’s largest penguin colony display, the world’s biggest species of stingray and New Zealand’s largest collection of sharks. Journey through a unique Southern Ocean experience and marvel at our amazing new jellyfi sh display. In the magical Seahorse Kingdom you’ll find the world’s only display of Spiny Sea Dragons. Save 10% by booking online at www.kellytarltonssealife.co.nz 23 Tamaki Drive, Orakei. Phone 0800 80 50 50. Web www.kellytarltonssealife.co.nz

ZOO

see ad page 4

AUCKLAND ZOO Set in 17 hectares of lush parkland just five minutes from the central city, Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic species in New Zealand. Our award-winning New Zealand precinct, Te Wao Nui, provides an unforgettable journey of discovery through six unique ecological environments. Experience wildlife found nowhere else in the world – from the iconic kiwi to the prehistoric tuatara. For the ultimate adventure, book a Zoom behind-the-scenes experience to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most beautiful and endangered species. Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland. Phone 09 360 3805. Web www.aucklandzoo.co.nz

Auckland Zoo search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


56

Activities

explore

543km of walking and tramping tracks

play stay

182 km of prime coastline

3* campsites

Auckland Regional Parks. Yours to explore. 09 301 0101

www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz t

Lunging Brydes Whale ŠExplore NZ

Harbour Highlights CRUISE see ad page 31 360 DISCOVERY CRUISES Just a 75 minute cruise from Auckland, Tiritiri Matangi Island is a world famous open bird sanctuary with endangered birds, reptiles and 300,000 re-vegetated native trees. Guided walks also available. Freephone 0800 360 3472. Email info@360discovery.co.nz Web www.360discovery.co.nz

CRUISE see ad inside front cover AUCKLAND WHALE & DOLPHIN SAFARI Explore the Hauraki Gulf aboard the Dolphin Explorer. Discover the biologically and geographically diverse marine park right on Auckland’s doorstep. Spot Whales and Dolphins as you get up close to nature and see these majestic marine mammals in their natural environment. Depart Auckland for your 4.5 hour cruise, Daily at 1.30pm. Dolphins are viewed on over 90% of our trips and whales viewed on 75%. Only operator with permit to view whales in Auckland. Adults $160, Children $105. For bookings and more information contact Explore NZ 0800 397 567, +64 9 359 5987, www.explorenz.co.nz


57

Activities

Pride of Auckland Sailing ©Explore NZ

CRUISE see ad page 54 BAY OF ISLANDS TOURS & CRUISES Explore NZ offers great tours and cruises in Auckland and the Bay of Islands. Departing Paihia & Russell you can swim with the dolphins, cruise to the ‘Hole in the Rock’, sail on sailing legend Lion New Zealand, discover the Far North including Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach or relax at Otehei Bay, Urupukapuka Island. Explore NZ, www.explorenz.co.nz Freephone 0800 397 567 or 09 402 8234

FERRY see ad page 30 FULLERS WAIHEKE ISLAND FERRY Regular return ferry – Adult $35.00, Child $17.50. Hours: Up to 20 sailings a day including indirect sailings via Devonport. Sailing time 40-50 minutes (indirect sailing times will vary). This stunning island just 40 minutes from Downtown Auckland boasts beautiful beaches, vineyards, olive groves and laid back seaside villages. Combine your ferry ticket with one of our established island tours and let us show you the best of Waiheke. Ferry Terminal, Downtown, Auckland. Phone 367 9111. Email enquiries@fullers.co.nz Web www.fullers.co.nz

SAILING see ad inside front cover PRIDE OF AUCKLAND Harbour Sailing Cruises with optional lunch as well as Dinner Cruises, must do in the ‘City of Sails’. Explore NZ Kiosk, Viaduct Harbour, Downtown Auckland. Freephone 0800 397 567 or 359 5987

SAILING see ad inside front cover SAILNZ – AMERICA’S CUP SAILING EXPERIENCE A unique 2 hour sailing experience, participate as crew on an actual America’s Cup yacht. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the ride. Explore NZ Kiosk, Viaduct Harbour, Downtown Auckland. Freephone 0800 724 569 or 359 5987 search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


58

Activities

Claire Duncan of Dear Time’s Waste ©Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Get creative at free family drop-ins ©Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

Museums & Galleries ART GALLERY

see ad opposite

Tuesday 22 January, 6–9pm, Who Shot Rock & Roll exhibition The third of five special ticketed events held over Who Shot Rock & Roll’s season. From 6–9pm, enjoy live act Dear Time’s Waste, DJ Aroha and a short talk by New Zealand music legend, Don McGlashan. North atrium and exhibition space. Tickets from $10, children under 12 years–free. Auckland Art Gallery, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets www.aucklandartgallery.com

ART GALLERY Family Drop-in Art Activities Drop in every Saturday afternoon to take part in free creative activities designed with the whole family in mind. Join us at any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long as you want. Free entry. Auckland Art Gallery, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets www.aucklandartgallery.com


Albert Watson Jagger/Leopard 1992, gelatin silver print. Private collection.

Admission $15 and under Principal sponsor

Media partner

Event partners

A A P H OT O G R

PRESENT RY, 1 9 5 5 – P H I C H I ST O

On now Don’t miss 173 photographs of rock, pop and hip hop – captured by the men and women who gave the music its image. Photographers include Diane Arbus, Annie Leibovitz, Dennis Hopper and Linda McCartney.

www.aucklandartgallery.com


60

Activities

Auckland Museum

MUSEUM see ad page 46 AUCKLAND MUSEUM Housed in a magnificent neo-classical building with city views. The collections of Maori taonga (treasures) and South Pacific artefacts are among the most significant in the world. Award-winning discovery centres, hands-on displays, interactive activities and Scars on the Heart – the story of New Zealanders at war. Open daily 10am-5pm. Auckland Domain. Infoline 306 7067. Web www.aucklandmuseum.com

MUSEUM see ad page 51 VOYAGER NEW ZEALAND MARITIME MUSEUM Discover the epic journeys of exploration that shaped our seafaring nation through the Voyager Maritime Museum galleries and discover Auckland’s stunning Waitemata Harbour aboard a heritage sailing vessel. Complete your visit with a relaxing meal at the Waterfront Café in the heart of the Viaduct Harbour. Open daily 9am-5pm. Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum 149-159 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour. Phone 09 373 0800 Email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz Web www.maritimemuseum.co.nz

MUSEUM see ad opposite MOTAT (MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT & TECHNOLOGY) Fun for kids of all ages! Tram rides, mirror maze, tactile dome, interactive science area, weekend and holiday programmes, Victorian Village, extensive collection of New Zealand transport and technology artefacts, travelling exhibitions, Araroa Tearooms and much more. Great North & Motions Roads, Western Springs. Phone 0800 MOTAT NZ (0800 668 286). Email enquiries@motat.org.nz Web www.motat.org.nz


61

Activities

Great North Rd and Meola Rd

Western Springs

0800 MOTATNZ (0800 668 286)

Steam Train Rides at MOTAT search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

Auckland

www.motat.org.nz


62

Activities

Explore deep caverns with Waitomo Adventures ©Waitomo Adventures

Waitomo Caves Waitomo Caves Village is an amazing day trip from Auckland. From here, visitors can access the world-renowned caves, glowworms and scenic attractions. The village is an easy 3-hour drive from Auckland via SH1 then SH3. This makes most of the activities accessible from your Auckland base. If you have more time, there is a great local TOP 10 Holiday Park, as well as Juno Backpackers and the Waitomo Bed & Breakfast. Waitomo Caves Village itself is very small, having only a dozen or so buildings, as all the main attractions are hidden underground! The largest building is the Waitomo Adventure Centre where many activities begin and from where they may also be booked – just look for the large blue ‘i’. However, advance bookings are recommended. Simply freephone 0800 WAITOMO.


s Find print guide y, for every holida interest and destination.

Easy as!

2012

What to do & where to ay - jasons.co.n ons.co. ons.c co.n.nz .nzz

Look for Jasons’ free guides and maps in airports, info centres and Visitorpoint brochure racks nationwide. Or order yours free online at jasons.co.nz.


64

Walking in Auckland

Muriwai Gannet Colony ©Tourism Auckland

Auckland has some wonderful walks to explore, from volcano treks and sculpture trails through to tranquil bushwalks in the surrounding ranges Auckland Central Waterfront Sculpture Walk: This short trail takes in seven sculptures including Auckland’s iconic Maori Warrior, and Eric Orr’s Fire Window at Viaduct Harbour. For details contact Auckland City Council, phone 379 2020. Sculpture Walk, Auckland Domain: This short self-guided walking tour takes in eight sculptures by leading New Zealand artists. A brochure is available from the Auckland Museum foyer. Rangitoto Island: The walk to the summit of this bush-clad island volcano leads through Pohutukawa forest to breathtaking views of the Hauraki Gulf. Ferries depart from Pier 2 on Quay Street. Contact Fullers Cruises, phone 367 9111. Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) Summit: This ancient Maori pa (fortified village) site in Cornwall Park offers dramatic 360º views of the city. Guided walks take place over summer, phone 630 8485 or email huialodge@xtra.co.nz Auckland North North Head Historic Walk: You can walk to this old volcanic headland and former World War II military station from Devonport. A self-guided trail leads past tunnels, guns and defences. Auckland South Auckland Botanic Gardens Guided Walk: Enjoy a free one-hour tour of the garden’s seasonal collections on Wednesdays. Meet at 1pm. Phone 09 267 1457. Auckland West Muriwai Gannet Colony (Takapu Refuge): A short scenic boardwalk from the parking area at Muriwai Beach offers superb views of the birds (August to March) and the rugged coast. Kitekite Track (1.8km): This walk starts from Glen Esk Road carpark at Piha and leads to a beautiful three-tiered waterfall.


Shopping

65

Newmarket shopping ©Tourism Auckland

Auckland offers everything from boutiques and modern malls to colourful markets. Queen Street is Auckland’s main shopping strip, lined with stores, gift shops and arcades. Pop down Vulcan Lane and into vibrant High Street to explore the boutiques and craft outlets. For one-stop shopping in the city centre, Westfield Downtown has a full range of specialty stores. Upmarket Parnell has villagestyle shops and galleries to browse and if it’s designer fashion stores you are looking for Newmarket is the place to shop and be seen! Heading south there are great factory bargains at Dress-Smart in Onehunga and if you’re mad about rugby don’t miss Canterbury Clothing and Champions of the World in the viaduct for rugby merchandise! DISCOUNT STORE

see ad page 67

LOOK SHARP DISCOUNT STORE Get ready for long summer fun! Planning for Luau & Fiesta, splash beach fun or a garden BBQ party? Look Sharp Store is your one stop fun summer shop. Festival & party supplies, costumes, gifts, homeware, souvenirs and travel accessories - Look Sharp has got them all covered. An endless variety of goods with a great bargain. Browse for fun, shop for value. Online shop also available. Open 7 days. 4 Auckland Stores. 10A Victoria Street East, Auckland CBD. Phone: 09 302 0109 140 Onehunga Mall, Onehunga. Phone: 09 634 2070 72 Lunn Ave, Mt Wellington. Phone: 09 527 6373 Shop Online www.LookSharpStore.co.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


twitter.com/CCCNZ facebook.com/CanterburyofNZ


67

Shopping

ONE STOP

ER SUMMO R E ! FUN

ST

Luau & Fiesta P Party BBQ S Supplies pplies l Beach Fun To Toys Infl I flatables bl Summer Hats & Sunglasses Fun Gifts NZ Souvenirs Costumes LOOK SHARP STORE | 10A Victoria Street East, Auckland CBD Ph 09 302 0109 | Open 7 days | www.LookSharpStore.co.nz

277 Broadway, Newmarket

FACTORY OUTLET SHOPPING see ad page 7 DRESS-SMART OUTLET SHOPPING With over 100 outlet stores under one roof, Dress-Smart is New Zealand’s largest outlet shopping destination. It provides great savings on popular national and international brands in fashion, footwear, sportswear, accessories and books. At Dress-Smart you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and a choice of fabulous food. Plenty of free parking available. Open 7 days, 10am-5pm. 151 Arthur Street, Onehunga. Phone 622 2400

MARKET OTARA MARKETS Come and enjoy a multicultural experience every Saturday 6am-12 noon. You will find Maori and Polynesian arts, crafts, music and designer clothing, a wide range of fresh fruit and household goods plus much more! Otara Markets, Otara Shopping Centre, Newbury Street, Otara. Phone 09 274 0830. Email o.f.c@xtra.co.nz www.otarafleamarket.co.nz search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


68

Shopping MARKET LA CIGALE FRENCH MARKET, SHOP, CAFÉ & BISTRO La Cigale – a unique Auckland destination. Shop for French fashion, quirky antiques, fabulous gifts and gourmet food. Eat fabulous fresh food in the café during the day or try a French-inspired bistro meal in the evening. Visit the lively market on Saturday and Sunday – voted Best Market in Auckland for the last 5 years. Market open Sat 8am-1.30, Sun 9am-1.30pm. Shop and café open 7 days. French Bistro – award winning, casual evening dining Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 69 St Georges Bay Road, Parnell (off the Strand) Phone 366 9361. Web www.lacigale.co.nz

SPORTS AND LIFESTYLE CLOTHING

see ad page 66

CANTERBURY OF NZ Canterbury of NZ is the rugby authority, making the best rugby gear in the world. But that’s not all we do! Visit our store at the Viaduct Basin and you’ll find the 3 C’s on a wide range of team kit like the Vodafone Warriors and ITM Cup, as well as our classics and a fantastic range of lifestyle gear! Viaduct Harbour, Quay St, Downtown Auckland. Phone 3072699. Web www.canterburyshop.co.nz

Dress Smart Outlet Shopping


Parnell Shopping

69

Parnell shopping ŠJacqui Walker

Charming colonial-style shops and great restaurants make Parnell a popular attraction The atmosphere and character of Parnell Village make it a great shopping spot. Many of the boutique shops specialise in locally made arts and crafts, ranging from designer jewellery, pounamu (NZ jade) and clothing to paintings, glass-work and sculpture. Relax over brunch at one of the many cafes on Parnell Road, then explore some of the designer shops and art galleries. Stroll around Parnell’s beautiful rose gardens, where some 5000 rose bushes grow in formal beds (October to April is the best time to view the stunning blooms). During summer, enjoy a cooling swim at the Parnell Saltwater Baths. This outdoor swimming pool is extremely popular with Aucklanders, but it is closed during winter. CLOTHING see ad below WOOLLY FOR YOU Garments made with quality wool in unique designs that will keep you warm for winters to come. A huge range of designs available in jerseys, cardigans, jackets, vests, gloves, hats and even nipple warmers! We have something for everyone. 237 Parnell Road. Phone 377 5437. Fax 377 5418.

WOOLLY FOR YOU Knitwear in Wool, Mohair, Angora & Possum Fur Merino skincare range Slippers and Accessories Everything New Zealand Made We Post Overseas Tax-free

237 Parnell Road

Phone 377 5437

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

Fax 377 5418


Sprinkled with the magic of yesteryear, Parnell Village boasts some of Auckland’s finest specialty shops and restaurants. Beautiful brickpaved paths lead you through gracious old buildings, designer boutiques, galleries, fine jewellery and craft shops.

PARNELL www.parnellvillage.co.nz

Take time to relax in one of the world-class, deli-style cafés, restaurants and bustling bars. Whatever the choice, Parnell extends a warm and genuine welcome to you.

W i

H

WESTE ERN


To come

 D  R W   I O H V U  X U R L \ D  I W I D 7UH 3DUQHOOD 

VILLAGE PR RIINCES WHA R W AR RF HO OBS OB O BSSO ON WHAR WHARFF

TOOLEY OOLEY OOL

STR

R

KE

ST

YO RK

IN SK

AVE

RD

ES

RD

RU

AH ER E

ST

CR

ROFT

ST

LEY AN

CRAC

NG

LL

R

S BAY

OD CRES

LA U

ER LIV

DO

MA

MA

UN

IN

SEL

L

RD

FTO

N

ED

I ST

GRA

HTO

Holy Trinity H Cat Cathedral Old O d St S Mary's Church rch RAL TH CA

CITY RD

RD

BRIG

ST

VINC ENT ST

O

Auckland uckland and Museum SC COT TIA A

RAF TON RD

T

DW

AUCKLAND CKL DOMAIN OMA

GR EY SA VE

ESFO

T ES

N

BER

T TS PIT

W HO

BERE B ESSFFO RD D

BI R

UNION ST T YDEN

RD

NE

AL TE

E TC

PA R

BR

A

ST

ST N RO

AL

ORGE

OR

N

ST

RD

BE

H UG

M AY

IO

O ATF

STR

ST GE

AK

GI

DR

T

NS

AVO

CE AT

W

NE STO

NW

STA

U AR

IN

OA AR

ELL

AD

O DS

N O LC E FA HIR ES CH

CARLAW PARK LO WE RD OM AIN

R

ST

GL

HEAT TH HE ER

WE ELLES EY ST WEST ELLESLE T

L

IE

RF

GA

D

DR

AN

VEL

CLE

RO BO AR SC

FEDERAL ST

NELSON ST

AM AH GR E NG IN RD HA CK

PARNELL RISE

VICTORIA ST W

St. Stephen's Steph Cha Chapel

S GE OR GE RD ST BAY

KIN NGS ST

K ST

YN NW

ND

M HA PARNELL N RN LO FA ST EG RL VILLAGE ST EA D

GU

AU

STRA

R TAU

ST T

E TC X

AYNE

WY YND DH

S

FO

HOBSON ST

T

ES

U ST

D

SW WANS

R UR

THE

PAKENHAM ENH S ST T

J U DG E S BAY

U

ST

D DOVE-MYER YER ER ROB ROBINSON OBINSON PARK D Par arnell Rose Ga Gardens

ST

ST

S OM ST CU

E

E RD

LFO BA

MARKET T PL

ST TW

Lookout

D AN

QUAY ST

uct bourr

AW SH

R

AKI D

TAM

VIADUC UC CT

EP HE NS

maata ur

VE RIE A

K Kinder AY H R S House T Ewelm Ewelme me Cottage t


72

Cafés

Seaside or city-central, Auckland’s café culture caters to all tastes. Whether you need a little perk to your day, or a relaxing cuppa, a good café is always great to find. Take time out to enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch or a sweet treat and do a spot of people watching. Chocolate Boutique Cafe 323 Parnell Road ■ Phone 09 366 8550 Email: enquiries@chocolateboutique.co.nz www.chocolateboutique.co.nz Fabulous shopping/dining experience. Gourmet, handcrafted chocolates by the piece or gift boxes. Ideal souvenirs as they are all hand-made in New Zealand. Dessert Café - coffees, teas, iced drinks, hot chocolates (including the famous exclusive italian denso). Waffles, ice creams, cakes etc. Open 7 days 11am–10pm.

Hard Luck Café/Bar is born! 150 Karangahape road, Auckland www.facebook/hardluckcafe.com A counter culture establishment redefining what a good food establishment can be with affordable low fuss dining. The products are home made, served with pop culture references to engage the clients mind and memories of the way back then. This ethos is what we call and define as the ANTI-RESTAURANT. Open 7 days. No booking required.

Movenpick Ice Cream Gallery Flagship Store 160 Broadway Newmarket ■ Phone 09 529 9325 Open 7 days 8am-11.30pm This brand new flagship store brings you your favourite Movenpick ice cream products, plus much more. Devour Movenpick super premium ice cream in a freshly made waffle cone, or sample our stunning hot desserts and milkshakes. Meet business colleagues, family and friends for your very own Movenpick coffee, various sandwiches and handmade cakes. Available for group or private functions.

Sky Lounge Café and Bar Sky Tower, Corner Federal and Victoria Streets, Auckland ■ Phone 0800 SKYCITY www.skytower.co.nz Located 182 metres up the Sky Tower, Sky Lounge is a café by day and a casual bar by night offering stunning 360-degree views across Auckland. Standard Sky Tower admission prices applies.


Dining Out

73

Viaduct Dining ©Tourism Auckland

Auckland’s vibrant dining scene ranges from acclaimed wineries and al fresco cafés to bistros, bars and chic city restaurants. Wine and food lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out in Auckland. Down at the city’s waterfront, the Viaduct Harbour is the perfect place to enjoy harbour views with your meal. A bus ride away, Ponsonby Road and Parnell are popular gourmet stops and packed with pavement cafés, chic bars and restaurants and designer stores. For winery dining, try some of the award-winning vineyards to the west or north of the city or on beautiful Waiheke Island. The wine regions also have some great country cafés and breweries to discover. CBD Auckland’s central business district offers a wide selection of cafés, bars and restaurants for eating out – all handy to the city’s entertainment venues and clubs. Popular dining strips include High Street, with its lively eateries and music venues, and upper Queen Street with its strip of budget Asian cafés. Waterfront If you fancy a view as you dine, downtown Auckland is the place to go. Dine al fresco at the lively Viaduct Harbour, try one of the chic waterfront eateries on Quay Street or Princes Wharf, or take a lunch or dinner cruise and see the city from the water. Parnell A short bus ride from the central city, this charming colonialstyle village is known for its designer shops, art galleries and stylish cafés. Parnell’s many cafés and restaurants offer plenty of dining options from upmarket brasseries to gourmet ethnic eateries. Newmarket Heading south, the busy shopping precinct of Newmarket has a full range of options from cafés, bars and pubs to ethnic eateries, Tex-Mex and an organic pizzeria.

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


74

Dining Out DINING see ad page 76 LONE STAR Delicious food, legendary service and great music all served up in an atmosphere you can taste. Open 7 nights. Four Great Auckland Locations. www.lonestar.co.nz North Shore: 335-337 Lake Road, Takapuna. Phone 488 0291. Newmarket: 8 Kent Street, Newmarket. Phone 522 4004. Waitakere: 3 Totara Avenue, New Lynn. Phone 826 1906. Manukau: 792 Great South Road, Manukau. Phone 985 0590.

DINING NO.1 HIGH STREET If you are looking for an elegant venue in the heart of Auckland’s Fashion and Business District, then look no further than No. 1 High Street. Situated in a 1920’s inspired space, No. 1 showcases a casual and comfortable ambience that is centred around a breathtaking 1900’s styled main bar or upstairs on the mezzanine you will find a luxurious Invite-Only VIP room. It all starts at No. 1! No.1 High St, Auckland Central. Phone 09 377 7666. office@no.1highst.co.nz

Da Vinci’s Ristorante Italiano – City Road 5 City Road (downstairs), Auckland City Behind The Langham Hotel ■ Phone 09 373 2843 Established in 1980, Da Vinci’s serves traditional Italian cuisine including fresh fish, clams and salmon, as well as delicious Gelato ice cream. Housed in a 19th Century listed building, the warm and atmospheric setting offers several dining spaces that lends itself to a very romantic evening. Bellissima!

Da Vinci’s Ristorante Italiano – Albert Street 87 Albert Street (Cnr of Albert & Victoria Streets) Auckland City ■ Phone 09 365 1266 Da Vinci’s offers a fantastic dining experience at very reasonable prices for both lunch and dinner. Da Vinci’s commitment to Italian traditions includes the use of high quality ingredients, sourced fresh every day. Mediterranean dishes are also offered alongside the Italian specialties, complimented by an excellent wine list. Why not come in and sample our world famous veal dish of scaloppine with lemon.

Dee Jai Thai Restaurant 477 Khyber Pass Rd, Newmarket ■ Phone 09 523 3497 Located in the heart of Newmarket shopping centre. Since 2004, the restaurant has been serving Aucklander’s with authentic and traditional Thai cuisine. This is a unique colourful restaurant with a glass ceiling room, cosy couple’s room and function room. The friendly staff and a warm atmosphere. Dee Jai is fully licensed and open 7 days for lunch and dinner.

Kyoto Japanese Restaurant 48 Fort Street, Auckland City ■ Phone 09 302 3211 Come and relax in the friendly atmosphere and enjoy authentic Japanese cuisine with a modern twist. We offer a variety of sushi, sashimi and Japanese hot meals. Teppanyaki is the main speciality but other favourites such as teriyaki, katsu, donburi, tempura, ramen/udon soup and bento boxes are also on offer. Fully licensed and BYO, dine-in or takeaway options available.


75

Dining Out Hammerheads Seafood Restaurant & Bar 19 Tamaki Drive, Okahu Bay ■ Phone 09 521 4400 Located a scenic 10-minute drive east along the waterfront from the city centre, one of Auckland’s iconic heritage buildings, award-winning, casual yet elegant, restaurant and bar. Overlooking the boats in the bay, the harbour and city, relax with NZ wine or beer and choose from a menu featuring NZ lamb, beef, game and poultry, with seafood a speciality.

Mikano Restaurant & Bar 1 Solent St, Mechanics Bay ■ Phone 09 309 9514 Whether you arrive at Mikano by land, sea or air, Auckland’s premier destination restaurant won’t disappoint. The menu is based on European tradition with a Pacific Rim identity. If you are planning an intimate dinner, or a large scale corporate occasion, Mikano will provide the wowfactor, with facilities able to cater for anything from two people to 160!

Sails Restaurant Westhaven Marina, Auckland ■ Phone 09 378 9890 Set in the heart of Westhaven Marina, a magical view awaits every diner that is both stunning and serene. Whether you’re a businessperson wishing to impress your client or a visitor wishing to be impressed, Sails Restaurant’s awardwinning food and service make it an experience not to be missed. The restaurant also has a most extensive wine list including rare vintages from top NZ vineyards.

SPQR

www.spqrnz.co.nz 150 Ponsonby Road, Auckland ■ Phone 09 360 1710

A prominent fixture in the heart of Ponsonby’s restaurant district for over 17 years, SPQR is a must for those that like to dine in a lively but ‘service attentive’ atmosphere. Modern Italian cuisine with an emphasis on healthy, clean flavours, our wide ranging menu offers everything from pizza and pasta, to meat and fish dishes using authentic ingredients. Winner of Best Smart Casual Dining, Metro Restaurant Awards 2009.

The Pride of Auckland

■ Phone 0800 397 567 Explore NZ Kiosk, Viaduct Harbour

The Pride of Auckland operates an impressive fleet of large, purpose-built yachts on the sheltered waters of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Experience the sights and actions on this beautiful harbour from a variety of cruises, for either lunch, coffee or dinner. Daily departures from Viaduct Harbour. Visit our Explore NZ kiosk for more information or phone us on 09 359 5987.

The Waterfront Café Maritime Museum Building, Quay St. Viaduct. Phone 09 359 9914 The Waterfront offers patrons the chance to get closer to the water than any other viaduct venue. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week from 8am till late.

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


www.lonestar.co.nz


Accommodation

77

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park - 45km from Auckland city ©Auckland Council

From luxury hotels, easy and tidy motels and apartments to friendly backpacker hostels; from bright and buzzy city centre to green and charming suburbs, or meeting rooms and units conveniently close to the airport, Auckland has the accommodation you are looking for. Hotels generally offer tea/coffee making facilities, a bathroom and an onsite restaurant and bar. Motel units and apartments are ideal for travellers who prefer to do their own cooking, and usually offer self-contained kitchens. If you’re on a fi xed budget, try some of the backpacker or youth hostel accommodation with communal facilities. The regional parks are another good alternative, providing camping in a more peaceful rural setting. For a few more of life’s luxuries, there are plenty of hotels, motels and self-contained apartments. To fi nd out more, visit jasons.co.nz/auckland/accommodation CAMPING

see ad page 56

AUCKLAND REGIONAL PARKS 35 camping locations across Auckland, from beachfront sites to remote bush settings. Camping approx $3-$5 children, $5-$10 adults (per night). Some sites cater for campervans, check with our information centre for locations and rates. Auckland Regional Parks. Phone 09 301 0101 Email regionalparks@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz Web www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

HOSTEL YWCA AUCKLAND The YWCA Auckland Hostel is a great place to stay, whether you are visiting Auckland for a night or planning to study here for a year. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, only a few minutes walk from Queen Street. We are close to Auckland University, AUT and many international language schools. The hostel offers a safe environment with 24 hour security and our friendly reception staff are available 24 hours a day. See our website for more information. 103 Vincent Street, Auckland City Central. Phone 09 377 8763. Email hostel@akywca.org.nz Web www.akywca.org.nz browse and book @ www.jasons.com


78

Accommodation

from

$55

per night

10% off your stay! 10% off your stay! Enjoy central Auckland at Uni Hall Flashpackers! Stay at Uni Hall rooms, Flashpackers central Spacious single internetand andenjoy meals available. Auckland from new accommodation! from 30 Whitaker Place, Grafton, Auckland Show this voucher and get 10% off www.campussummerstays.co.nz or 0800 366 384 www.campussummerstays.co.nz 0800 22this 88 00 Receive 10% off your flashpackeror room with voucherper night

$55

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

see ad above

CAMPUS SUMMER STAYS Normally home to students during the year, Campus Summer Stays offers affordable accommodation to families, sports teams and conference groups from November to February each year. For more information phone 0800 366 384 or visit www.campussummerstays.co.nz

Great Barrier Island ©Auckland Council


Transport & Rentals

79

Auckland has a full range of transport options from rental cars and campervans to ferries, buses and trains servicing the city’s outlying areas.

Airport Transport - Refer page 86 for details.

Auckland Explorer Bus Auckland Explorer Bus (freephone 0800 439 756) is a Hop On Hop Off sightseeing tour with full commentary. See Auckland’s big attractions including Kelly Tarlton, Sky Tower, Parnell Village, Auckland Museum and many more. www.explorerbus.co.nz

Buses For details of routes and timetables, contact MAXX on 09 366 6400 or visit www.maxx.co.nz Long Distance Buses: InterCity Coachline buses leave from the SKYCITY bus terminal at the Hobson Street entrance. For bookings, contact InterCity Coachlines, Phone 09 357 8400. LINK Buses: This service is a great way to move around the city. Catch the Red Link to the shops on Queen Street or K Rd, or catch it to Wynyard Quarter where you catch a ride on the new Auckland Tram Service. Cost on the Red Link is 50 cents Adult 30 cents Child per trip, or catch the Green Link bus to Newmarket, Parnell, Auckland Museum and Ponsonby. Costs is $1.90 Adult or $1.10 Child per trip. Both service can be boarded at Britomart transport Centre. Call Maxx (09) 366 6400 or go to the walk in centre situated at Britomart Transport for timetables and information.

Ferry Services For full details of ferry services and fares, visit www.maxx.co.nz Tiritiri Matangi Island, Motuihe Island & Coromandel Peninsula: 360 Discovery Cruises, Pier 4, Quay Street, phone 0800 888 006. search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


80

Transport & Rentals

Ferry arriving at Matiatia, Waiheke island

Waiheke Island, Rangitoto Island & Devonport: Fullers Cruise Centre, Pier 2, Quay Street Ferry Building, phone 367 9111. Waiheke & Great Barrier Islands: Sealink offer a vehicle and passenger service, phone Sealink 300 5900.

Discovery Day Pass A Discovery Day Pass ($16) is valid for a day’s travel aboard buses, trains and inner harbour ferries in the Auckland region, available anytime. It can be purchased from bus drivers, train stations and at the Fullers Cruise Centre, phone 367 9111.

Taxis Auckland Co-op Corporate Cabs Alert Taxis

Phone 300 3000 Phone 377 0773 Phone 309 2000

Trains All trains arrive and depart from the Britomart Transport Centre in the CBD (see map page 92). There are three suburban services, running south through Newmarket to Papakura, east via Glen Innes to Papakura and west through Henderson to Waitakere. For details of routes and timetables, visit www.maxx.co.nz

Vehicle Rentals Several motorhome and campervan companies offer a comprehensive selection of fully-equipped mobile homes at conveniently located city depots. Car rentals are also available from the domestic and international airports, the central city and outer suburbs – for details, see pages 75-76. Remember, you need to be 21 to hire a rental vehicle and show a current driving licence and/or an international licence.


81

Transport & Rentals

BIKE HIRE Downtown Auckland

E E HIR IN BIK UNTA P, MO hurch TRAM tc CAMP, d & Chris o.nz an Auckl -337-0633 recapital.c tu Call: 09 ww.adven w Visit :

23 COMMERCE ST. Ride the Waterfront or head to Waiheke Island for the day.

$20 for day rental $30 overnight rental. Rates include quality bike, helmet and cable lock. Self-guided tours & maps available.

7 days, 9am - 5pm throughout the year.

BIKE HIRE

see ad above

ADVENTURE CAPITAL Explore Auckland the fun, affordable way! Hire a bike and explore Auckland’s waterfront, take in the top ten attractions or head to Waiheke for the day. Our store is less than 5 mins walk to the Ferry Building and close to all the major hotels and hostels in downtown Auckland. Come and see us at 23 Commerce Street (Fort Street end) - see our map listing on page 92. 9am – 5pm, 7 days, throughout the year. Call 09 337 0633 Visit www.adventurecapital.co.nz

CAMPERVAN RENTAL see ad page 82 RENTAL CAR VILLAGE Campervans: two berth with day sofa, double or two single beds, cabinet, stove, power connection, light & awning. Campervan hire and ex-rentals for sale. 12 Pavilion Drive, Mangere (5 minutes from Auckland Airport) Phone 0800 33 44 44 or (09) 255 5444. Web www.rentalcarvillage.com

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


82

Transport & Rentals

CAR RENTAL see ad opposite SIMPLE CAR RENTALS Unlimited kilometres. AA 24 hour Breakdown Service. Free airport and hotel transfers within Auckland. All rates include GST. No hidden cost. Maps & guides provided. Very affordable rates. All vehicles air-conditioned. Long term & short term rentals available. 24 hour friendly service, 7 days per week. Insurance (GST included). Freephone 0800 28 49 22 Web www.simplecarrentals.co.nz

FREE GPS SCOTTIES RENTALS Get a Free GPS with your rental car and the lowest rates only at Scotties Rentals. Pickup at the airport or in the city. Scotties have the biggest range of vehicles and the you’ll have the biggest smile with your free GPS. Nobody gets lost at Scotties. Freephone 0800-736825 Web www.scotties.co.nz

Britomart


83

Transport & Rentals

Agents required worldwide

Simple, Personalized and Friendly car hire service We Provide: • Auckland Airport pickup and delivery • Sparkling clean vehicles • 24/7 service • Boutique service with a smile

Phone: 0800 28 49 22 skype: simple.car.rentals. www.simplecarrentals.co.nz

SHUTTLE PIHA SURF SHUTTLE Specialise in transporting tourists and locals to the West Coast beaches of Auckland for fun in the surf. We offer a twice daily shuttle between Piha Beach and Auckland city during summer with 9-seater vans or a 24-seater bus. Tours of the Waitakere area to vineyards and artists’ studios are also available. Transport to all parts of the Hilary Trail. See our website for more details. 27 Caronia Crescent, Lynfield. Freephone 0800 952 526. Web www.surfshuttle.co.nz

TOUR BUS see ad pages 1 and 5 AUCKLAND HOP ON, HOP OFF EXPLORER Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing with full commentary. Visit the Big 14 attractions including Viaduct Harbour, Kelly Tarlton’s, Auckland Museum, Parnell, SKY CITY, Auckland Zoo and much more. Prices: All Day pass adult $40, child $20. Two day pass adult $65. Departs every 30 minutes; Ferry Building/Queens Wharf from 9.00am, Civic Theatre from 9.40am and Sky Tower from 9.45am. Free pick-up from most hotels and motels. Freephone 0800 439 756. Web www.explorerbus.co.nz

Explorer Bus search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


84

Transport & Rentals

MOTORCYCLE RENTAL AUCKLANDMOTORBIKEHIRE.COM Auckland Motorbike Hire makes it easy for you to explore Auckland on a motorcycle. We specialise in self guided motorcycle tours around the Auckland region. • We will bring one of our modern motorbikes to you if your accommodation is in Auckland city. • Provide you with quality motorcycle riding apparel and fit the bike with a GPS loaded with a great ride. • Choose 1,2 or 3 day options on any of our rental fleet, or hire the bike for longer to explore New Zealand. Visit www.aucklandmotorbikehire.com to view our bikes and contact details or ring Randal on +64 021 02528309 or +64 9 5341805.

Auckland Motorbike Hire


Driving in NZ

85

Motorway on-ramps

For detailed information on the New Zealand road code, the official guidebook is available at most bookstores and petrol stations.

Road Rules You must be 21 to hire a rental car or mobile home, and show a current driving licence and/or an international licence. New Zealand drives on the left so remember to keep left at all times. All traffic turning right should give way to a vehicle coming from the opposite direction and turning left. This applies at cross roads, T-intersections and driveways where both vehicles are facing each other. New Zealand law requires all the occupants of a car to wear a seatbelt at all times while mobile. It is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving unless it’s ‘hands-free’. At roundabouts, always keep left and give way to all traffic on your right. The speed limit on the open road is 100km/h and 50km/h in residential areas unless otherwise marked. The New Zealand Police enforce all traffic laws, including the speed limit and dealing with accidents. All accidents must be reported to the police within 24 hours. Dial *555 on cell phones for nonemergency accidents. Obtain the driver’s name and address and vehicle registration number.

Tips for Safe Driving • Speed cameras are in use on New Zealand roads – take care not to exceed the signed speed limits as fines can be heavy, not forgetting the safety factor. • If you notice traffic building up behind you, pull over at a rest area to let it pass. Be extra careful when rejoining traffic. • Winding roads, difficult terrain and adverse weather conditions will slow you down, so allow plenty of time to reach your destination. Comfortable driving distances in a day are 200300km, but less if you want to stop and enjoy attractions. • Ensure you are at least two seconds behind the vehicle in front. • Ringing bells and flashing red lights at a railway crossing signal that a train is coming. Many railway crossings are not controlled by barrier arms. Look out for the distinctive X-shaped railway crossing signs, and take extra care. search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz


86

Auckland Airport

Auckland International Airport ©Images courtesy Auckland Airport

The Auckland International and Domestic Airport lies about 21km south-west of the Auckland CBD at the edge of the Manukau Harbour in Mangere.

Airport Transport Travel options to and from Auckland Airport (phone 275 0789) include taxi, shuttle bus and The Airbus, as well as rental vehicles (see page 79-84) which may be picked up/dropped off at the airport or nearby. From central Auckland, taxis take about 30 minutes (allow an hour at peak times) and cost from $50-$65. Shuttle buses cost less (about $30 per person but less for a group) and take longer, as they pick up and drop off en route. The Airbus (freephone 0800 10 30 80, www.airbus.co.nz) runs every 15 minutes throughout the day, stopping close to most major hotels and backpackers. An adult fare costs $16 one way and $26 return. Transfers take 40-50 minutes. A bus connects to the airport from Papatoetoe Station on the city’s southern train line – for details contact Maxx, phone 366 6400 or www.maxx.co.nz

Auckland International & Domestic Airport Air New Zealand Arrivals and departures, phone 306 5560. Reservations and fare enquiries, phone 357 3000. Inter-terminal Bus A free inter-terminal bus connects the international and domestic terminals. The bus departs every 20 minutes from outside the arrivals hall. Duty-free Allowance Arriving international passengers are allowed 1.125 litres of spirits, 4.5 litres of wine and 200 cigarettes. Information International terminal: Airport i-SITE Visitor Centre, ground floor, arrivals. Open 5am-midnight, 7 days. Phone 256 8535.


Auckland Airport

87

Domestic terminal: Air New Zealand Visitor Centre. Open 7am5pm, 7 days. Phone 256 8480. Luggage Storage Auckland Airport, phone 256 8845. In the CBD, SKYCITY Bus Terminal, Hobson Street. Daily 7am-8pm. Security For security measures for departing international flights, visit www.flysmart.govt.nz

Driving To/From Auckland Airport From the Airport Take the main exit road (George Bolt Memorial Drive) to the intersection with SH20. Follow the signs for Auckland City which will take you onto the motorway. Leave the motorway, turn right into Queenstown Road and continue straight ahead through the roundabout into Pah Road, which becomes Manukau Road. Continue up Manukau Road, turn left at the traffic lights into Alpers Avenue. At the end of Alpers Avenue, turn right into Gillies Avenue and join the motorway to the city, northern 5 and western suburbs. The last exit GREENLANE WEST to the city is Nelson Street (the left-hand lane). From the City On the southern motorway, take the Gillies Avenue exit. Turn right into Gillies Avenue then left at the lights into Owens Road. At the end of the road, turn right into Manukau Road (SH12) and follow the route to the airport, signposted with a white aeroplane on a blue square. search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

10km Š Jasons Travel Media Ltd 2010


Auckland Region

88

Wellsford To the Bay of Islands and the Far North

1 Dome Forest

Atiu Creek

Kaipara Harbour Te Rau Puriri

Warkworth

Pakiri

Goat Leigh Tawha Regiona Sandspit

Snells Beach Kawau Is 1 Scandrett Regio Puhoi Mahurangi Regi Wenderholm Reg Waiwera Orewa Hibiscus Coast Whangapa Silverdale Shakesp Parakai Helensville Whangaparaoa Tiritiri Woodhill 16 Riverhead Long Bay Regiona Albany Forest Forest 1 East Coast Kumeu Muriwai Bays Motutap Regional Park Waimauku Takapuna 18 Island 16 Muriwai Beach Waitakere Rangitoto Wa itema Ranges ta HarIsland bour S Bethells Beach Regional Swanson AUCKLAND Park Wh (Te Henga) CITY CENTRE Howick Titirangi Piha Mutukaroa Henderson Ambury Karekare (Hamlins Hill) Tasman Wh Laingholm Sea 20 Manukau Huia Cleve Whatipu Botan Manukau Manurewa Garde Harbour Air routes to Great Barrier Island Awhitu Papaku Ferry route to Waiheke Drury & Great Barrier Islands 22 Main roads Glenbrook 1 Twin Coast 16

RODNEY DISTRICT

KEY

Discovery Route Pacific Coast Highway Route State Highway 1 20km Š Jasons Travel Media Ltd 2011

Bom

Pukekohe Waiuku 22


Auckland Region Island

New Zeal

ranui al Park

a

nd

89

Port Fitzroy Claris Great Barrier Island

NORTH ISLAND

Tryphenaa SOUTH ISLAND

sland onal Park

ional Park gional Park

araoa Peninsula pear Regional Park Matangi Island 5

al Park Hauraki Gulf

pu d

Waiheke Island

Oneroa

Onetangi Surfdale Pakatoa Island hakanewha Omana Ponui Island Maraetai Duder hitford Waitawa Tawhitokino Park Regional edon nic Ardmore Tapapakanga ens Waharau ura Whakatiwai Kaiaua Hunua Ranges Regional Park

bay

Miranda

To Hamilton and Rotorua

Coromandel

Coromandel Ranges 25

Firth of Thames

Thames

2 25

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

25a


90

Around Auckland 17

1 d

Kahikatea Flat Rd

hik

ate

aF

Kaipara Coast Hwy

16

Parakai

lat

Rd

Silverdale Snowplanet East Coast Rd

Ka

Auckland Waiwera Mwy

lley R

Pine Va

Dairy Flat 17

16 Helensville

17

FA WESTF

Coatesville Hwy

Wharepapa svil le R iverh

ead

NORTH H STADIUM

Lucas Heights

Coa te

16 Woodhill

Riverhead

Paremeremo Waimauku

16

Huapai Herald Island

Mu riw

ai R

d

Kumeu

B H

k Rd

m Cree

riw

16

18

Rd

Mu

Hobsonville Trig

ai

Rd

Waitakere Rd

Brigha

Taupaki Waitemata Harbour

Muriwai Beach Triangle Rd

Te Atatu Rd

16

Swanson Sw

an

son

North Western AuMotorway ckl an dK um eu Mw y

Te A ta Rd tu

Waitakere

Lincoln Rd

WAITAKERE TRUST STADIUM FANZONE

Edmonton

Rd

Ros

eba

Henderson

nk

Rd

ey

Henderson Valley

Bethells Beach

all nV rso de Rd

n

He

As

Gre

at

No

ic en

Sc

rth

Dr ill

tH

res

For

Rd

Waitakere

Waiatarua

Avo Rd

gi

an

ir Tit

New Lynn

Rd

y Rd

Godle

Piha Rd

ia

Scenic Dr

Hu

Lower Nihotupu Reservoir ia

Hu

Rd

Laingholme Dr

Piha

South Tit irangi Rd

Titirangi Rd

Piha Rd

Laingholm

Karekare ia

Rd

Hu

Huia

Cornwallis

Š

Little Huia

Big Bay Whatipu

Wattle Bay


91

Around Auckland d

Island

aoa R

an

ga

Wh ang apa r

d dR on Vip

Wh

e

pa

rao

aR

d

Long Bay

ast

Rd ey

Vall ha Ote Rd

Browns Bay

st Co as ville t Rd Gre Rd

Sunnynook

ve ter A

swa

Motuihe Island Hauraki Gulf

kau

Rd

East Tamaki

Otara

Papatoetoe

Massey Rd

Rd

ry R

ach Rd eR

d

nds Be

Buckla

Redoubt Rd

Rd ow's tion Rainbnd E

Rd

Totara Heights

Sta Wiri

Manurewa

1

Mill Rd

d

r Rd

heste

Rd

R th Sou at

outh

Alfriston

Auckland Botanic ston Gardens Alfri d R Porc

Gre

d on R

omm

Rosc

d

ns R

Brow

Weym

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

d

Manukau

wy

inui

Puh

inui

Puh

nda

M ern South Rd uth

20

dst

San

Flatbush

Bou

t So

Auckland International Airport

Mangere

Whitford Rd

Stanco Otara Market mbe Rd East Tamaki Rd Ormiston Rd

Middlemore

MANUKAU MANGERE ARTS CENTRE FANZONE

Grea

tgom Dr erie

George Bolt Memo

rial

Dr

McK enzie Ascot Rd

Mon

d

Favona

Shelley Park

eR Somerville d Botany Downs Northpark Bursw ood Dannemora

Dr

Otahuhu

1 Southern Motorway

na R

Favo

20

d

C

Howick

Green

Mangere Bridge

sca

Harris Rd

Mangere Bridge

Ca

Pakuranga Ti R a

Highland Park

Rd

Murphys Rd

d

Rd

10

Neilson St

Hillsborough Bay

nga

ura

Pak

Road R idg

Mt W ellin High gton way

hR

Bay

Rd

Dominion Rd

ut

So

on

rds

Farm Cove

Panmure

Mellons Bay Howi Beac

Botany

Gillies Ave Manukau Rd

gham Rd Sandrin

t ea

y

Eastern Beach

Half Moon Bay

Church St

rou

ds klan Buc each B

St Johns

Glen Innes

Ellerslie

Dress-Smart

Puketutu Island

5km

Tamaki

Onehunga d

R gh

Manukau Harbour

Š Jasons Travel Media Ltd 2010

Glendowie

an

St John k s Rd

ure Hw - Panm Ellerslie Mt Wellington Stardome Penrose Rd Observatory d t Smar t Rd Penrose tion R Sta

bo

lls

Hi

5

uera

Rd

Rem

e lan en t Gre Eas

Three Kings Royal OakM

Mt Roskill Blockhouse 20 Bay Hillsborough Whiteswan Rd

w n

Rd

Gr

EpsomGreenlane West One Tree Hill

Sandringham

tA Rd lbert

uera

ne nla

al Rd

ee

Balmor

dowb

Remuera

Rem

Gr

ha

Ric

Blockhouse

New Windsor M

EDEN PARK

Balmoral

Mea

a am ar him Rd Ko

d

orth R

New N

Mt Albert

ak

Newmarket

Mt Eden

Musick Point

Tam

St Heliers Mission Bay i Dr Kohimarama

Hobson Bay

W

moun t

Rd

Point Cheva lier

by

Kingsland

Mission Bay

i Dr

Tamak

Parnell

Springs

r

St

SEE INNER CITY STREET MAP

son

Auckland Zoo Western MOTAT

Waterview

ondale

Rd

Westmere Ponsonby

alie hev Pt C Rd

16

ois

Jerv

Pon

Coxs Bay

Browns Island

Ferry to Waiheke Island

Te Irirang i Dr

Bay

Ngataringa y ea Ba Auckland Bay Devonport ard Chels Auckland Bridge Caliope Rd Climb Edw Harbour & Bungy Stanley King Pde Ferry to Bay Devonport Torpedo ridge Bridge QUEENS WHARF Bay Herne Bay QUAY STREET FANZONE

Rd

Birkenhead

Chapel

Shoal Bay

ive r

Lake Rd

1

Exmou th Rd

Onewa Rd

Rd

Birkenhead Ave

Takapuna Beach Lake

Mokoia Rd

Rangitoto Island

St

iR

d eR

Northcote

Rd

ra yb

nn

Hillcrest

Beach Haven Birkdale

Motutapu Island

Milford Lake Pupuke AnzacTakapuna

Su

Glenfield Rd

Castor Bay

ak

rD ou

rH pe Up

Target Rd

Mwy

arb

wy

Glenfield

Preston

r

yH

hern

18

Campbells Bay

Nort

an

Ferry to Great Barrier Island

Ferry to Tiritiri Matangi Island

r

nD

tio

ella

nst

Co

n Rd

Albany Hwy

Rosedale Rd

Northern Motorway

Pilkingto

Albany

Alb

sh

Rothesay Bay

Ea

Ta m

ANZONE FIELD ALBANY ARBOUR FANZONE

Torbay

Co

Salesyard Rd

st

1

Forrest Hill Rd

Ea

eld

Airfi

R


92

Auckland Metro 1

2

3

4

5

7

QUAY ST

ENT EY GR

R

LD ST

CK

AD DO

UPPER QUEEN ST

AVE SYLVAN

IN LTA D OO TW N E

E

U HA

KELLY ST

BR

TC

EN

SH

AN D

PEL

CO

ST

TK

ST BENEDICTS ST

IAN Mc KIN NO N

Y

ST

IR

BE

PH

AB

N

O

RD

MA

RTH

AP

NO

CH

GR EAT ST

IKI

NM OU TH PAR ST TRID GE

MO

ELL

HO ST

AKIRA

E AV

AI

ON

NT

FE

500m © Jasons Travel Media Ltd 2010

OLD

RS

KEP P

D

E RT

PO

R

HAR

ST

DEN R

NI

RU

ST

N

WE ST R

U KA

MT E

FLO

RD

RU

IA

IN

ST

W

NE

EXMOUTH ST

ST

E

RG VI

TT

LL

O

DA

N RE

PUT

NORWICH

BURLEIGH ST

MACAULAY

TH OR

KHY

DUNDONALD

NEWTON RD

MADEIRA

RANDOLPH ST

L AR CH

ST

DACRE

SYMONDS ST

DR WEST

KARAKA ST

FLEET ST

HO ME

SYM

OL CITY RD

FTO N

Y CUR MER

ST

DOMINION

CH AN AN MO STY N

KIN G

W

T ST

EA

Inbound Airbus route Outbound Airbus route

Q

H

P

RG

23

BU

18 19 20 21 22

MOUN

GRA

IN

O

RD

18

ST

RD

ED

N

16 17

TURNER

TS

360 Discovery Cruises B6 Aotea Centre G6 ST Auckland Art Gallery F7WESTERN PARK UN RD Auckland Hospital K10 O T PE PE Auckland Museum J13 HA O A H Auckland Town Hall G6 NG RA Auckland University E9,F8 KA F9,G9 GU Britomart Transport Centre POB7 ND N Central Police G5SONBY RY RD Ferry Building B7 Freddy’s Ice House B5 NE Fullers A7 W TO NZ Maritime Museum B5 N N RD IXO Pride of Auckland B5 NS T Parnell F13 BU RN SS Public Library F7 T Sail NZ/Auckland’s Whale & Dolphin Safari B5 WA SKYCITY Auckland/ I Sky Jump/Skywalk E5 MA S T EVENT Cinemas G6 KIR Visitor Information Ctr E6 KS T HA Viaduct Harbour BB5 SLE R Westfield Downtown B6ISBAN BRIG TT ES 16ALE HT T Adventure Capital C7 XA ND Bike Hire BU E FO

M

12 13 14 15

LD

ESFO

RE

8 9 10 11

BER

HE

L

IE

ST

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

D

WE

HO

SFOR

EF

WAVERLEY

SCOTIA

PIT

BERE

J

W AK

PO

RD

HAYDEN

O AY

ER

VINC

MYERS PARK

SA VE

UNION ST

T

ST

WELLINGTON ST

M

VE

YS

LE

ST

LE

DA

N

RI

ES

RE

IO

LL

AI

ST

D

QUEEN ST

HEPBURN ST

UN

RA

6

AL

WR SAM IG L ST EY

D

LIN

LA N

FRA NK

WE LD

OR

9

2

LIV

BEAUM

ONT

GUDGEON ST

IRE

R

M AY

R

3

WE

16 D

S

ST

ALBERT PARK

AN

L UT

19

COOK ST

KITCHENER

ST

DARBY

EN

W

BO

LORNE ST

7

QUEEN ST

LE

SA

KIN

ELLIOTT ST

ALBERT ST

FEDERAL ST

AM E

D

WIL

HIGH ST

VICTORIA ST W

NELSON ST

AH

ING

ND

NAPIE

H

RD

G

KINGSTON DURHAM

ST

RY

NCE

CHA

GR HA

LE

Y

DD

CK

LA

MI

DO

OT

SHORTLAND

WYNDHAM

18

FO

BANKSIDE

SWANSON

RT

23

S

WELLESLEY ST WEST E RAK

CUSTOMS ST E

ST

CU ST OM S

D

R TU

AW

SE HAL

F

ST

HOBSON ST

DALDY ST

HALSEY ST

MARKET PL

EE

SH

VICTORIA PARK

8

22

ST W

T ES

N FA

COMMERCE ST

21

PAKENHAM ST

GAUNT ST

SC

10

17

ON

IG HAM

BEAUMONT ST

PAKENHAM ST

1

1

14 13 11 20

Viaduct Harbour

MADDEN ST

D

K

8

WESTERN VIADUCT

JELLICOE ST DALDY

C

PRINCES WHARF HOBSON WHARF 12

Waitemata Harbour

BR

HAMER

B

E

6

see map page 94

A


93

Auckland Metro

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

ST

FTO GRA

ST

ED

DO

D NR FTO

OK GEORGE ST ST GE OR GE

NR D FTO GRA

D

D

OO

ANBY R NORM

MARY

ER

AR

D

ST

HE

MU

D FIEL

KO

MORTIMER PASS

IT

RD

ALPERS

LG

GT

RD

RD

STH

KAU

OWENS

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

AVE

U MAN

GI

RE

MORROW ST

NUF

HE

EDEN ST

AY ADW BRO

KO

OSBORNE

E RD

TEED ST

BROADWAY

CLIV

W

KENT ST

AVE

RO C K

MOUNT EDEN

N

GILLIES

ST

CROWHURST ST

1

ST

IN

ALMORAH

W

SECCOMBES ST

AL M OR AH

N RD MOUNTAI

ED

MELROSE

MAUNGAWHAU RD

ENFIELD ST

McCOLL

AUBURN

NUGENT ST

RD

DER

LAU

IA

RAIL WA Y

KINGDON

HUNTLY

PARKFIELD

KHYBER PASS RD

ST

BO

CLAYTON

D

GLASGOW

KR

CLAREMONT

OUTHWAITE PARK

ST RD ON

WIE

NEWMARKET AW PARK

SAR

ST

R PA

PARK AVE

SEAFIELD VIEW RD

YBER PASS RD

L CO

TIT

E

SEL

D

I ST

GRA IDG

AY R

IN

UN

VE RIE A

Kinder ST House Ewelme Cottage

MA

MA

4

CARLTON GORE RD

N

TH CA

Auckland Museum 5

N BR

HTO

LA U

ER

PAR NEL LR

HIT AK

BRIG

Holy Trinity DW Cathedral O OD CRES Old St Mary's Church RAL

AUCKLAND DOMAIN

N RD

T

SS

ND

BI R

NT

J U DG E S BAY

R

CR

R

DR

STA

NLE

AIN

RD

ES

OM

AVE

E AH ER

NG

LL

AL TE

RD

Y ST

NE

BR

RD

S BAY ORGE ST GE E

GI

B AL

TC

PA R

H UG

RO

WE

ON

ER

BO

LO

S

ST

A

CARLAW PARK

ST

RD

TFO TRA

N

RU

OA 15

R KA

AV

SK I

ST

CRAC

ER

T

S ON

S

ST

YO RK ROFT

Y ST NLE

O

DS

IN

W

HEATH

STA NLE Y ST TE LN NNIS

R

ST

CE AT RU RD RA NE TAU

GA

STO

IE RF

ELL

NW

STA

AR

T

LD

R FA ST

SC

N RD

FTO 7

E

N O LC E FA HIR ES CH

GRA

AS

N

ST

D

DR

AN

VEL

CLE

M HA S GE OR GE RD ST BAY

CHURCHILL RD EN LT

PRINCES ST 7

L AR

E

7

ALFRED ST

N

LO

EG

St. Stephen's Chapel AD GL

A

PARNELL RIS

A

7

U UG

T

NW

KE

X

AD

LIA AR LOP OQ UA D

US

ST

RONA YNE S

YN

ND

TC

FO

RO

ES CR

T

N ME

STRA

RD

EN ED

E

STA

ILY

EM

THE

AV E

UR LFO

H

C

DOVE-MYER ROBINSON PARK D Parnell Rose Gardens

BA

AC

ZA

Lookout

D AN

BE

WA TER

TE

S TR

QUAY ST UH MAH

RE UC S

TANGIHUA

AN

KI DR

A TAM

EP HE N

TINLEY

PLUMER

TOOLEY

RD


94

Inner City Map

Central Shopping ©Auckland Tourism

5

6 Island Escape Cruises

Waitemata Harbour

PRINCES WHARF The New Zealand National Maritime Museum

FERRY TERMINAL

CAPTAIN COOK WHARF

QUEENS WHARF

QUAY STREET

GORE STREET

E

AC

RE ST AW

E

ET

SH

P

FORT STREET

EM

SWANSON ST

T

REE

T RY S

NCE

CHA

PL

P

L

NNEL

P

E

NU

M DURHA ST EAST

DURHAM ST WEST

EN

E AV

PRINCES STREET

KINGSTON

HIGH ST

WYNDHAM ST

ANE

AN L

VULC

O'CO

P

ILY

BANKSIDE

SHORTLAND STREET ALBERT STREET

HOBSON STREET

FA N

COMMERCE ST

FORT LANE

ET

ET

S

QUEEN STRE

FEDERAL

MARKET PLACE

CUSTOMS STREET EAST

E TR

TO HARBOUR BRIDGE AND NORTHERN D MOTORWAY

STREET

BR IT

GALWAY

CUSTOMS ST W

C

STREET

BRITOMART

QEII SQUARE

P

GORE

Harbour

OM ART PLACE

QUAY STREET TYLER STREET

B Viaduct

S

MARSDEN WHARF

P

Sail NZ/ Auckland’s Whale & Dolphin Safari

EE RD TU

8

BLEDISLOE TERMINAL

A

7

OW

P

B

P

VICTORIA STREET WEST

Art Gallery EL

LE

SL

EY

ST

EA

ST

Aotea Centre

P

COOK STREET

AVE

MA YOR GR EYS

ND

T RU

LA

Toilets

P STREET

TO AUCKLAND ZOO, NORTH WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MOTORWAYS

VINCEN T

G

ALBERT PARK

W

Library

HOBSON STREET

NELSON STREET

F

The Civic

QUEEN STREET

WELLESLEY STREET WEST

KITCHENER STREET

DARBY

STREET

P

LORNE ST

P

P

ELLIOTT

SKY TOWER Sky Jump® Bus Depot SKYCITY CASINO N

FEDERAL STREET

E

To Victoria Park Market

Auckland Town Hall

A L D RIVE

200m © Jasons Travel Media Ltd 2010

P

ET

RE Parking ST PAUL ST

Information Centre ANZ Foreign Exchange City Circuit Bus route


95

Inner City Map

The Viaduct ©Arwen Flowers

Street index for Inner City & Auckland Metro map Abbey St Airedale St Aitken Tce Akaroa St Akiraho St Alberon St Albert Park Albert St Alexander St Alfred St Almorah St Alpers Ave Alten Rd Anglesea St Anzac Ave Auburn St Auckland Domain Auckland Museum Augustus Tce Avon St Ayr St

M3 H7 Q4 F12 P7 F15 F8 E6 P4 F8 P12 Q14 E10 J1 C9 N9

Copeland St O4 Cowie St K15 Cracroft St E12 Crowhurst St N13 Customs St E C7 Customs St WC4&C5 Darby St E6 Dacre St M6 Daldy St B2, D2 Dock St E3 Domain Rd J14 Dominion Rd O5 Drake St F2 Dundonald St N7 Durham Ln D7 Durham St D6

Halsey St C3 & E3 Hamer St B1 Hardinge St E4 Harold St P8 Haslett St P4 Hayden St J3 Haultain St Q5 Heather St F11 Hepburn St H2 Hereford St L3 Hesketh St Q4 High St E7 Hobson St D5 Home St P3 Hopetoun St L3 Howe St J3 Huntly Ave M10

J12 J13 D11 D14 J15

Balfour Rd C14 Bankside St D8 Beach Rd C9 Beaumont St B1 Beresford St J3 Birdwood Cr H14 Boston Rd 09 Bowen Ave E7 Brentwood Ave Q5 Brigham St B2 Bright St P4 Brighton Rd G15 Brisbane St O3 Britomart Pl B8 Broadway O14 Buchanan St Q4 Burleigh St N8 Burns St N3 Carlaw Park F11 Carlton Gore Rd M10 Cascade St F1 Cathedral Pl J15 Chancery St D7 Chapman St N3 Charlotte St O5 Cheshire St F12 Churchill Rd F10 City Rd J7 Claremont St M10 Clayton St L14 Cleveland Rd D14 Clive Rd R9 Clovernook Rd P15 College Hill Rd F1 Collingwood St J1 Commerce St B7 Cook St G4

Earl St East St Eden Cres Eden St Edgerley Ave Edinburgh St Edwin St Eglon St Elliott St Emily Pl Enfield St Exmouth St

D12 K5 D8 O14 Q14 L4 Q9 D11 E6 C8 P9 O6

Falcon St Fanshawe St Farnham St Federal St Fenton St Fleet St Flower St Fort St Fox St Franklin Rd French St

F12 D3 D13 E5 Q6 N5 O7 C7 D12 H1 A11

Galway St B7 Garfield St E13 Gaunt St D2 George St L13 Gibralter Cres G13 Gilgit Rd Q12 Gillies Ave P13 Gladstone Rd D15 Glasgow Tce L10 Gore St C8 Grafton Bridge K8 Grafton Rd L9 Graham St E4 Great North Rd M3 Great South RdQ15 Greys Ave J5 Gudgeon St E1 Gundry St M4

Ian McKinnon Dr N5 Ireland St G1 Jellicoe St B2 Judges Bay Rd C15 Karaka St M5 Karangahape Rd L4 Kelly St Q7 Kent St N13 Kenwyn St C13 Keppell St Q3 Khyber Pass RdM11 King St R3 Kingston St D5 Kingdon St M13 Kirk St P3 Kitchener St E7 Kohekohe St Q8 Lauder Rd Laurie Ave Liverpool St Lorne St

Q9 J15 I7 F7

McColl St Macauley St Madden St Madeira Ln Mahuru St Market Pl Mary St Maungawhau Rd Maunsell Rd Mayoral Dr Melrose St Mercury Ln Middle St Middleton Rd Monash St Monmouth St Morgan St Morrow St Mortimer Pass

N12 N5 C2 M8 P16 C4 P8 N12 K14 H6 N13 K6 G1 N16 A12 O3 L13 O14 P14

search it, plan it, book it @www.jasons.co.nz

Mostyn St Mount St Mountain Rd Mt Eden Mt Eden Rd Myers Park

Q4 H8 P11 Q9 P8 H6

Napier St G2 Nelson St E4 Newmarket Park K15 New North Rd P6 Newton Rd M4,N6 Ngahere Tce G13 Nikau St P7 Nixon St N3 Normanby Rd Q9 Norwich St N6 Nugent St N8 Nuffield St P15 O’Connell St D7 Ophir St M4 Osborne St N14 Outhwaite ParkM11 Pakenham St C4 Park Ave L10 Park Rd L10 Parkfield Tce M10 Parliament St D9 Parnell Rise E10 Parnell Rd F13 Parnell Rose Garden C15 Partridge St O3 Picton St J2 Pitt St J5 Plumer St B9 Ponsonby Rd M3 Porters Ave Q6 Powerhouse Ln A9 Princes St E8 Putiki St N3 Quay St Queen St

B7 F6

Railway St L14 Randolph St M5 Rendall St O6 Remuera Rd O15 Richborne St P4 Rockwood St Q11 Ronayn St D10 Ruru St P6 Ruskin St F13 Rutland St G7

Scotia Pl J6 Scotland St F1 Seafield View Rd L9 Seccombes Rd O12 Shaddock St P7 Shortland St D7 Smith St J3 Spring St F1 Stanley St G10 Stanwell St D14 St Benedicts St M6 St Georges Bay Rd E13 St Stephens AveG15 Stratford St E14 Sturdee St C5 Swanson St D5 Sylvan Ave Q7 Symonds St H8 Tamaki Dr B13 Tahuna St J3 Taurarua Tce D15 Teed St N14 The Strand C12 Tinley St B9 Titoki St K14 Tooley St A9 Turner St H7 Tyler St B7 Union St H4 Upper Queen St M6 Victoria Park E2 Victoria St West E5 Vincent St H5 Virginia St O5 Vulcan Ln D7 Waima St O3 Wakefield St H7 Waterloo QuadrntD9 Waverley St H7 Weld St G1 Wellesley St E G8 Wellesley St W F5 Wellington St H2 West St M6 Westhaven Dr D1 Western Park J3 Western Viaduct B4 Whitaker Pl J8 Wilkins St G1 Windsor St E13 Wyndham St D5 York St

Sale St G3 Sam Wrigley St G3 Sarawia St K15 Scarborough Tce F13

D12


Search it. Plan it. Book it. Download

FREE iPhone app!


The iconic 328-metre Sky Tower World-class Casino Two first-class hotels Over 20 restaurants, cafès and bars Award-winning dining from acclaimed chefs skycityauckland.co.nz Corner Victoria & Federal Streets Ph (09) 363 6000 or 0800 759 2489

Auckland Whats On - Jasons Travel Media  

Auckland Whats On - Januarry 2013

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you