Biggest Sporting Events In Auckland To Catch In 2019

A huge city with plenty of activities, Auckland has an endless list of events for you to enjoy during your visit. Open air cinemas, gigs, waterfalls, exciting little markets, marathons, sporting competitions and the lists continues. There are so much to see and and more to plan for if you want to visit everything in Auckland. Check out minibus hire in Auckland to help you get around to places in the safest and most efficient manner. Leave the driving to the professionals while you can sit back and enjoy all that Auckland has to offer you.

We have compiled a list of all the exciting events that Auckland is hosting throughout the year! There is an event for everyone, whether your age or your sports preference, there is one for everyone!

Swim The Bridge Ocean Swim

Have you had any thoughts on how it feels to be swimming under the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge? Here is your chance, things are kicked up a notch now with this once in a lifetime ocean swimming experience under one of the most iconic landmarks in New Zealand. You have a choice to make the most of the open waters and have a view of the Bridge’s underbelly or under the eastern clip on lanes to the Harbour Bridge Park. This will be an unforgettable swim under Auckland’s most recognisable icon, do not miss the chance!

A Decade Of Zumba

The first Zumba instructor training started 10 years ago in New Zealand, with only a handful of certified instructors bringing this energetic dance exercise to the people. 10 years later, there are hundreds of licensed Zumba instructors and thousands of Zumba students who fell in love with this sport and have been exercising with Zumba weekly. This lovely sport is more than an exercise regime now, it has involved into a community that brings smiles and health to many. Gather your friends and check out the Zumba parties to celebrate this new milestone!

Shelly Park Colour Fun Run 2019

Colour run is back bigger and better, this is a uniquely fun and entertaining event for people from all walks of life. Whether you are a pre-schooler, a high school student, a working professional or a grandparent, this run is open to you! The run includes a kilometre long obstacle course while having to go through seven colours zones where you will come out covered in vibrant colours! To celebrate the end of the run, there will be a synchronized colour powder throw, to add more colours to your day! Food and beverages are available for purchase during the carnival. Rally your friends and enjoy a colourful run together!

Auckland Waterfront Half Marathon

The second edition of the Auckland Waterfront Half Marathon promises you a unique experience that you have never experienced. Set on a flat, traffic free and picturesque location, this half marathon walks you through the beautiful landscape and scenery you never knew in Auckland. If you are not up for the half marathon yet, fret not, there are other options that you can try. The ultimate goal of a marathon is not to complete long distances, but to outdo yourself from what you think you can achieve.

New Zealand Combat Sports Event

Back for the second time, New Zealand Combat Sports Event will be hosting the games over two action-packed days. You can expect to see invigorating professional fights during the event, including MMA fights within the cage, gripping kickboxing in the ring, jujitsu and light contact kickboxing on the mats. These sports are mostly self-defensive teaching the public on how to protect yourself. On top of the self-protection skills, combat sports are great ways to keep yourself fit and healthy!

Harlem Globetrotters World Tour 2019

The original Harlem Globetrotters show is unrivalled in the world of family entertainment as they have entertained hundred of millions of fans. They will be thrilling the fans of Auckland with their well-choreographed routines and mesmerizing slam dunk skills as part of their world tour 2019. Join the Globetrotters stars after the game for a meet-and-greet and possibly high five sessions for fans. Do not miss out on this joyful and rare chance to meet the Harlem Globetrotters with your kids and family!

FIH Pro League – Vantage Black Sticks vs Australia

A whole new global hockey competition has arrived in Auckland, New Zealand. The competition will be stiff with professional league players from Australia take on the homegrown Vantage Black Sticks for an ANZCA Day extravaganza. Come join in to support our athletes taking on the world, on our New Zealand soil. The day will be completed with a wide array of international food selections, music and other great fun stuff for your family and you!

2019 New Zealand Backyard Cricket Championships – Finals

It is time to hone your skills and pit against your fellow Kiwi in the backyard cricket games as the New Zealand Backyard Cricket Championships are coming up! There will be 6 x 1 regional events hosted by various clubs, bars and taverns around the city, being the first in New Zealand Championships to be held in Auckland. The winner of each regional event will be qualified for the Championship that will take place during the Easter Races. On top of this, there are also significant cash prizes and many giveaways!

Take your pick from all the exciting events that will be happening this year. A word of advice to all who is visiting Auckland: book minibus hire in Auckland to get you to wherever you need! Do not let the frustration of finding your way, looking for a parking, or the hassle of not being able to drive after enjoying some alcoholic beverages affect your trip and the many exciting things that is planned out for you!

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