Stuck on how to fill your Labour Weekend? We've got you covered with plenty of ideas that'll be sure to keep you entertained. 

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Art tours, talks, installations and trails


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Peter Gordon's Turkish Eggs & Kimchi Bloody Mary cooking class

Kick off Labour weekend on 21 Oct with a cooking class that promises to be both delicious and memorable.

Weekend markets

Go on a morning walk and get some breakfast

Spring weather is fast approaching, bringing with it the luxury of warmer days, budding greenery, and blue skies. Ease into your long weekend with a leisurely stroll around the city and reward your efforts with a treat yourself breakfast moment - we're thinking coffee and eggs benedict or perhaps a pastry fresh from the oven. 

Fun for kids

Treat yourself to some shopping 

If your spring wardrobe needs a refresh or your feel like shopping just because, there's no shortage of options in the city centre. Check out these guides for all the inspiration you'll need. 

Enjoy a picnic in the sun

Plenty of lush outdoor spaces and epic eateries make the city centre a great place for a picnic. Avoid the arduous task of packing your picnic from home and grab something from the city. Pick up a selection of pastries from Daily Bread, try Auckland's Iconic Eats dumplings from Sumthin Dumplin, or try a Lobster roll from Lobster & Tap

Head out for the evening 

Keen to grab tickets to an event? Whether you're up for a lively evening at a board game bar and eatery, exploring the vibrant Auckland Night Markets, or indulging in an enriching Civic tours, there's plenty to choose from!

Raise a Glass and Enjoy a Meal

Bursting with diverse cuisine and a lively nightlife, the city centre has something for everyone and any occasion. Get inspired below.

Last updated: 19 October 2023