Head to the Matakana Village Farmers’ Market on Saturdays to pick up artisan cheeses, Italian meats, organic chocolate, homemade chutneys, craft beer and other gourmet goodies. On Sundays, the Clevedon Farmers’ Market serves up fresh produce, pastries and baking, and the popular Coatesville Country Market, held on the first Sunday of every month, has around 100 stalls selling food, art, jewellery, homewares and clothing.
If you’re staying in the central city, try the lively La Cigale French Market on at both Britomart and Parnell on Saturday and Sunday mornings. You’ll find handmade breads, olive oils, delectable meats, pastries, chocolates, condiments, cheeses and more – all with a distinctly French feel.
Join the locals at the buzzing Auckland Night Markets, held at eight different locations across the region on different nights, for traditional street snacks and delicacies from around the world. Get a taste of authentic Māori, Pacific, Asian and Indian food, clothing and art at the Otara Market on Saturday mornings.