Matakana farmers markets. One hour north of Auckland. Take family for the day and spend some time at the copious excellent vineyards dotted around Matakana.
Wynyard Quarter, silo park cinema, playground, markets, bars/cafes
North Head, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
Butterfly creek. Crocodiles, butterflies, train rides.
Swimming hole at the old cement works: Wilson Road (off Pulham Road), Warkworth, Rodney, Greater Auckland The lake bottom drops off pretty quickly so if you've got younger kids, best to make sure they've got floaties or other.
Devonport playground, wharf and village
Music in Parks (Jan-March)
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