Elemental Winter Festival on in Auckland during the Institute!

Vibrant festival hub situated in Aotea Square outside the venue including

– Ice skating and ice slide
– Auckland Live digital stage
– Auckland night markets

Check out the link below for more information

Auckland / Tāmaki

Auckland is a vibrant and exciting city with lots to see and do. It is New Zealand’s largest city and considered by many the Gateway to the Pacific.

The following are a few suggested attractions & activities:

  • Auckland Museum

    Auckland Museum is the cultural and spiritual touchstone for the many cultures that inhabit this beautiful land, and the first stop for anyone wishing to gain an insight into New Zealand and its peoples.
  • Auckland Explorer Bus

    The Auckland Explorer Bus is a hop on, hop off sightseeing tour with full commentary, visiting Auckland’s big 14 attractions. Tours and Nature.
  • 360 Discovery

    Explore the Hauraki Gulf and its history, the Tiritiri Matangi island sanctuary, and Motuihe Island.
  • Ananda Tours

    Discover Waiheke Island (Waiheke means “cascading waters” in Maori) and its award winning wines along the wine trail, olive oils, arts & crafts, scenic and eco tours.
  • Auckland Wine Trail Tours

    Auckland Wine Tasting Tours offers a personalised experience encompassing the scenic North/West Auckland and/or Matakana regions. Enjoy a full day winery tour with lunch from $135 per person and a half day tour from $90 per person.
  • Waiheke Island

    Waiheke is home to a number of wineries and vineyards nestled into the landscape. Join a guided tour for tastings of award-winning wines and relax over a delicious vineyard lunch. There are some stylish eateries in Oneroa village well worth a try too.
  • Piha

    Piha is New Zealand’s most famous surf beach. Situated on the west coast of the North Island. 40kms from the city of Auckland, this black iron-sand beach has a reputation for awesome surf which rolls over the Tasman Sea.
  • Goat Island Marine Reserve

    Renowned for its amazing marine life, New Zealand’s first marine reserve, also known as Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve, is a great place to spend a day in the outdoors with friends and family. At Goat Island you will discover an abundance of New Zealand marine life and enjoy the experience of being surrounded by schools of playful fish and beautiful coral.
  • Sky Walk

    Dare yourself to walk the circumference of the Sky Tower, 192 metres above ground, with no rails or balcony, just a safety harness on a ledge 1.2 metres wide.
  • Sky Jump

    Throw yourself off the top of the Sky Tower and plunge 192 metres in a controlled fall while wearing a safety harness.
  • Snowplanet

    Snowplanet is the only indoor snow resort in the southern hemisphere, where tourists can experience the thrill of snowsports and atmosphere of a snow village. It is located just 20 minutes north of Auckland and open 365 days a year.


*The above information is provided as a point of interest only. The organising committee takes no responsibility for the services provided by any of the groups mentioned above, nor does it receive any incentives from businesses listed on this page.

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