Most people living in New Zealand lead a healthy lifestyle. Access to fresh food, the outdoors and a well-functioning public health system makes New Zealand one of the healthiest countries in the world. A perfect place for people who love being outdoors, keeping active and spending time with friends and family. There’s no shortage of activities to enjoy over the colder months, but ask any Aucklander and they’ll tell you that nothing beats our summer. Auckland is home to many sports activities and events and there’s plenty to look forward to in these next few months. We at Attic backpackers put together a list of the activities that you can attend in Auckland.
ASB Auckland Marathon
Join New Zealand’s biggest, most iconic, colorful, cultural running celebration and Run the City on Sunday 1st November.
With five distances to choose from (42km, 21km, 11km Traverse, 5 km, Kids 2.2km,), there is something for everyone and we encourage you to run it your way. Claim bragging rights when you conquer the Harbour Bridge then celebrate with friends and family once you’ve crossed the finish line in Victoria Park. The marathon timings are from 6 am – 1 pm so you can enjoy the fresh morning air along with that satisfactory feeling of finishing a marathon.
eBike Expo 2020
eBike Expo organizers invite you to join and participate in this great annual event. This year’s event will be held in Auckland on 21 & 22 November at The Cloud.
The global electric bike industry is growing at a considerable rate and continues to develop and evolve with increasing speed as we move into a more environmentally friendly and technology-centric future. e-bikes are the fastest growing category in cycling hardware. Since e-bikes have been introduced into the New Zealand market and new cycle ways have encouraged commuters to try alternative transport options, we are witnessing exponential industry growth and frenzied interest in e-bikes.
The exhibition is going to be held at The Cloud, Queens Wharf, CBD Auckland from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm on the 21st and 22nd of November and get a chance to win a brand new Sinch Jaunt EZ 2 e-bike, just fill out an online entry form to go into the draw.
BCFNZ Pink Ribbon Walk Auckland
The Pink Ribbon Walk events celebrate survivors, remember those that we have lost, raise awareness and much needed funds to work towards our vision of zero deaths from breast cancer.
In New Zealand, nine women a day – more than 3,300 a year – are diagnosed with breast cancer. Around 25 men are diagnosed each year, too. Join the walk and help continue saving lives through early detection, expanding horizons in breast cancer research and supporting those in their time of need. Join the BCFNZ Pink Ribbon walk in Auckland on the 14th November.
With 5 km and 10 km options, this is a fun walk for everyone. So, join us and thousands of others in Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown or Wellington and walk for the ones you love. Buy tickets – 0800 902 732
36th America’s Cup
Prada is the exclusive naming and presenting sponsor of all events comprising the 36th America’s Cup, including the Challenger Selection Series, which is officially named the Prada Cup.
The Prada Cup will take place in Auckland in January/February 2021 and the America’s Cup Match will be held from 6- 21 March 2021.
A series of preliminary regattas, the America’s Cup World Series, will be raced around the world in 2020 in the AC75s, culminating with a Christmas Regatta in December 2020 for all competitors in Auckland.