Welcome to Auckland, New Zealand’s largest and most culturally diverse city.

We hope you’ll enjoy your 5th Auckland Triennial experience – here’s some information to help you make the most of your stay. The Triennial is spread across nine venues with an extensive range of public programmes and events. For a comprehensive overview of the many experiences Auckland has to offer, visit AucklandNZ.com.

Getting Around

Most of the Triennial’s nine venues are in or near the city centre, making them easily accessible on foot, via bus or car.

Public transport

The Auckland Transport website contains full timetables and journey planners for bus, train and ferry travel.


There are public carparks handy to all central city venues.


Auckland Triennial visitors can access a special rate at Pullman Auckland, our preferred accommodation partner. Stay from NZ$175 a night by quoting the preferential code SHOW1 when booking. Book online at www.pullmanauckland.co.nz; over the phone on +64 9 353 1000 or by email at reservations@pullmanauckland.co.nz

Arts and Culture

There’s always plenty to see and do in Auckland. Here are some of the other events and festivals taking place during the Triennial:

26 April – 19 May: NZ International Comedy Festival

15 – 19 May: Auckland Writers & Readers Festival

30 May – 21 June: Auckland Festival of Photography

22 June – 22 July: Matariki Festival (Māori New Year)

18 July – 4 August: New Zealand International Film Festival

As well as the Triennial venues, you might like to visit some of the other arts venues in Auckland.


Aucklanders are spoilt for choice when it comes to food, with a huge range of establishments offering fine dining, casual café-style meals and cuisine from all over the world. Browse the city’s dining precincts or search by cuisine.


From high-end designers to quirky boutiques, dealer galleries and farmers’ markets, there’s something for everyone in Auckland - especially around the Gallery precinct, the newly-revitalised Britomart area and on Karangahape Road.

Further Afield

If you have the time, we recommend a visit to one or more islands in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. Waiheke Island is well-known for its beaches, wineries and laid-back atmosphere, Rangitoto is one of the city’s most famous landmarks, and Rotoroa is an arts, heritage and conservation haven.

If you have any questions about your visit to the 5th Auckland Triennial, feel free to contact us.