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Sports and outdoor activities are a real passion for Aucklanders.

With a very comfortable climate (between 20-25ºC in the summer, and between 10-15ºC in the winter), outdoor life plays a big part in the Auckland lifestyle.

There are many green parks, reserves and excellent clubs in and around the city where you and your children can get out and take part in a wide range of Auckland sports.

Rugby and rugby league, cricket, tennis, squash, badminton, basketball, netball, soccer, sailing, horse racing and hockey are just some of the most popular sports that can be enjoyed at various venues in and around Auckland.

New Zealand All Blacks Haka

Known as the 'City of Sails', it should be no surprise that water sports are the most popular sports in Auckland. There are more boats per capita in Auckland than anywhere else in the world ! Auckland is also a great city for golf enthusiasts. There are more than 40 public and private golf courses to challenge you, many with absolutely fantastic views.

Another great way to see the stunning scenery New Zealand has to offer is to join one of the excellent flying and gliding clubs around the area.

Or, if you prefer something a little closer to the ground check out the Tramping (Hiking) clubs. A really good, inexpensive way to keep fit and meet some new friends.

Horse Racing on the Beach
Auckland Horse Racing Picture



With so many sports available around Auckland you're sure to find the perfect club or facility where you will meet other like minded people. They're sure to give you a warm Kiwi welcome.

So no matter what your interest is there's absolutely no excuse to be bored or lonely in Auckland.

Grab your kit and get out there !

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