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About Auckland

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand. The city serves as the country's economic and cultural hub. Situated on the North Island, Auckland is known for its stunning natural landscapes and vibrant urban lifestyle.


If you stay for the conference only or extend your stay, make sure you experience Auckland:


Harbor City - Auckland is often referred to as the "City of Sails" due to its picturesque harbor. The Waitematā Harbour and Hauraki Gulf define the city's waterfront, providing a stunning backdrop to the skyline.


Skyline - The Auckland skyline is dominated by the iconic Sky Tower, which offers panoramic views of the city and its surroundings.


Cultural Hub - Auckland is one of the most culturally diverse cities in New Zealand, with a mix of Maori, Pacific Island, Asian, and European communities. This diversity is reflected in the city's cuisine, festivals, cultural events and places such as The Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, the Auckland Harbour Bridge and much more.


Green Spaces - Enjoy outdoor activities, hiking and nature at the Auckland Domain, Mount Eden, Cornwall Park, and the Waitakere Ranges.


Maritime Activities - Given its extensive coastline, Auckland offers a range of maritime activities. Sailing, in particular, is a popular pastime, and the city has hosted prestigious sailing events, including the America's Cup.


Islands and Beaches - Auckland is surrounded by numerous islands in the Hauraki Gulf, providing opportunities for day trips and recreational activities. The city's beaches, such as Piha and Mission Bay, are popular destinations for locals and visitors alike.

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Stay for longer? 

Tirititi Matangi Island

Explore a unique island refuge for native flora and fauna, home to 71 bird species.

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Waiheke Island

Waiheke is a haven of beautiful vineyards, olive groves and beaches, all just a 40-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland.

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Hunua Ranges

Enjoy nature walks, mountain biking, fishing and camping in the largest mainland forest within the Auckland region.

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West Coast Beaches

Auckland's wild west is renowned for its rugged beauty; this is where the Tasman Sea's mighty surf crashes onto vast black-sand beaches.

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