Auckland

๐Ÿ‘ฅ Population: 1.6 million

๐Ÿ•‘ Time Zone: New Zealand Standard Time (NZST): UTC +12

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๐ŸŒž Weather
๐Ÿ—ฃ Hear from a local
๐Ÿšˆ Getting around
๐Ÿงญ Where to live
๐Ÿ  Temporary accommodation
๐Ÿ Groceries
๐Ÿ“ผ Travel remotely
๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป Work space

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and commercial hub. Although the majority of people are of European descent, Auckland is diverse featuring people from India, China, South Africa and more, as well as the largest Polynesian population in the world. It usually the first port of call for many arrivals.

Weather

Somewhere between oceanic and subtropical climate. Not many extremes temperature wise with hot, humid summers, and mild damp winters. Average summer temperature is 23ยฐC and in winter it is 12ยฐC.

Getting around

Uber available

โœ… ย yes as well as Blacklane and local taxis

From airport

Auckland Airport

Bus: With SkyBus it takes 50 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at NZ$15.

Car rentals: Car rental options

Within

Auckland Transport

Methods: Bus, train, and ferry

Where to live

Auckland Central Business District (CBD): Good for first timers and people with no car.

Ponsonby: For people who want access to restaurants, shops, cafes and nightlife.

Mission Bay: Good for people travelling as a family. Next to the beach.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between NZ$2,000 and NZ$4,000 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between NZ$3,500 and NZ$8,000 per month.

Groceries

Markets

City Farmers Markets Auckland

Parnell Farmers Market Auckland

La Cigale French Market, Parnell

Supermarkets

Countdown

New World

FreshChoice

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

The Workshop

Prices are from NZ$126 per week plus tax.