Auckland's Market Place
Collected by Guy Needham, AFAR Local Expert
From Pacific Island artifacts to whitebait fritters, the offerings of Auckland's markets are as diverse and varied as they are abundant.
Newbury St, Manukau, Auckland 2023, New Zealand
Saturday morning and this is the place to be to get a true slice of the Pacific. The Otara Flea Markets have rows and rows of fresh fruit, clothing, bric-a-brac and of course food, but it's the Polynesian colour and music that makes it so special....
Matakana 0985, New Zealand
Have time to explore beyond Auckland’s CBD? 45min north is the village of Matakana that gets inundated ever Saturday morning by Aucklanders going to its Farmers Markets. Fresh organic produce, whitebait fritters (a local delicacy), hand-made...
1 Freyberg Pl, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
If you want a souvenir of Auckland that you can wear home, check out the City Designers Market located off High St in Auckland's CBD. Featuring locally designed and made clothing the CDM is open Fridays and Saturdays. It's run by a collective of...
69 St Georges Bay Rd, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
Despite the French blowing up the Rainbow Warrior in Auckland's harbour, their food is still popular here. Francophiles and other foodies will love La Cigale French-style Farmers Market, held every Saturday and Sunday morning next to La Cigale...
510 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
The Grey Lynn Farmers Market in Richmond Road is run by people "fired up about being a local alternative to large supermarket chains". Completely local and with more stall holders joining them every month, a Sunday morning visit is worth the trip....
A market concept with a difference: not one location but five. The Auckland Night markets are held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in Pakuranga, Onehunga, Glenfield, Papatoetoe and Whangaparaoa. With a real international flavour to...
50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
Aotea Square is a large main square right smack in the middle of downtown Auckland. Located near plenty of shops and cafes, it's a great spot to meet with friends, listen to live music, and get to know Auckland. Heading toward Queen's Street,...
Te Ara Tahuhu Walking Street, Britomart, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
The Britomart City Farmers' Market is literally the country coming to town. Located in Auckland's hippest, newest precinct on a 'walking street' between towering office blocks, every Saturday morning up pops the freshest seasonal produce, herbs...
Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
The biggest market on Auckland's North Shore is the Takapuna Markets, best known for its range of fresh flowers, artisan produce, handicrafts and antiques. Less than a five minute walk from Takapuna's famous beach, the markets take over the whole...
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