Lifestyle

Getting ahead in your profession usually means making a few lifestyle sacrifices – except in Auckland where there’s always time for life.

Living in Auckland

Choose an Auckland lifestyle where there is something for everyone, and the region is family friendly with many options for recreation. We have 'the outdoors' in abundance, and you'll quickly become used to people running, cycling, kayaking and generally living an active life. Being a major city, Auckland offers world class entertainment, an extensive range of pubs and bars, and a seemingly endless list of cafes and restaurants.

Every day there is just so much happening in our city - free festivals, community markets, art exhibitions, dance, music, theatre and cultural performances, sport and leisure opportunities – all you have to do is find the time to do it all.

Wherever you are in this city, you are only a matter of minutes from beaches, native bush, look-outs, mountain biking tracks, open parkland – and fantastic shopping and eating places. Quite simply – if you’re looking for a lifestyle which is rich in culture, the arts, the great outdoors, and one which is... easy... Auckland is unbeatable.

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Outdoor Activities

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Beaches, native bush, look-outs, mountain biking tracks, open parkland – in Auckland they’re only ever minutes away.

Cultural Activities

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Free festivals, art exhibitions, dance, music, theatre and cultural performances – in Auckland there's so much happening.

Just out of Auckland

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Auckland offers plenty of activities within minutes of the city - or you can explore a little further afield without ever travelling too far.