Located on the continent's North Island, Auckland, New Zealand's largest city occupies an isthmus between two great harbours, the Manukau and the Waitemata, carved out of a stunning landscape of rainforests and dormant volcanoes. Although the area had been settled long before, it was first given its current name in the 1840s when it became a British colony. It is now New Zealand's financial centre, a buzzing cosmopolitan city with a world-class cultural scene and a wealth of shopping opportunities, from big, glitzy malls to the boho vibe of Karangahape Road, with its art galleries and quirky indie stores selling vintage clothing and collectibles.
Whether you want to hit the town, work on your tan or take in the scenery, there's lots to occupy you in and around the city. From beaches to bars, you're sure to be kept busy both day and night.
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Popular season: Summer
Summer falls in December, January and February. Average temperatures: 20 to 25 degrees.
Cheaper fares during Winter season
Winter is from June to August and air tickets are generally cheaper during the winter travel period. Average temperatures: 12 to 16 degrees.
Shoulder seasons: Spring & Autumn
Autumn is from March to May. Average temperatures: 17 to 21 degrees.
Spring is from September to November. Average temperatures: 16 to 19 degrees.
CTSG tip: The average New Zealand temperature gets lower as you travel south.
Estimate S$ 1.00 = NZ$1.10
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As befits a large, vibrant city, Auckland has something going on most of the year round, from Maori dancing to art exhibitions and international sporting events.
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Approximate Air Distance: 8420 km
Approximate Flight Duration: 10 hrs 30 min
Major Airlines: Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways International, British Airways, Cathay Pacific etc.
Major Airports: Departure from Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) / Arrival at Auckland Airport (AKL)
Major Tourism Spots: North Island: Auckland, Matamata, Wellington, Tauranga, etc.
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