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Howick, Auckland
An experience at Howick Village, Howick, Auckland
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​Howick is a charming suburb located just 30 minutes from central Auckland. With its thriving café culture, speciality shops and rich history, this delightful township has lots to offer. Visit the fascinating Howick Historical Village, take in the views at the local golf club, or simply kick back with a freshly brewed coffee at one of Howick Village’s many pavement cafés.

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Step back in time
Come face to face with the past at Howick Historical Village. This living museum features more than 30 original colonial buildings on site, including a school, church, forge and general store.

Take to the greens
Play a round with a view. Howick Golf Club sits at the tip of an idyllic peninsula, with panoramic views over the Hauraki Gulf, or try the park-like setting of Pakuranga Golf Club. Bring your clubs and pack a camera.

Find a bargain
Browse up to 60 high quality stalls every Saturday at Howick Village Market. Enjoy free tastings and find a handcrafted treasure among the woodcrafts, jewellery, soaps and other unique creations.

Discover the past
Explore fascinating archaeological sites at Mangemangeroa Valley Walkway. As you go, take in the stunning estuary views, rolling farmland, coastal bush and native birds.

​Why visit?

Howick is a great combination of colourful history, beautiful views and a buzzing café scene. Take the ferry from Auckland to Half Moon Bay Marina and then a short connecting bus to Howick to explore this gem.

Once there, you’ll discover New Zealand's second oldest church, spectacular views from the beautiful Musick Point peninsula, and a whole historical village from the 1840s. After a day of exploring, relax with a well-earned coffee at one of Howick’s beachfront cafés.

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