Things to see and do in Auckland City

Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland's War Memorial Museum in Parnell tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. The Museum is a war memorial for the province of Auckland and holds one of New Zealand's top three heritage libraries. It has pre-eminent Māori and Pacific collections, significant natural history resources and major social and military history collections, as well as decorative arts and pictorial collections.

Built in 1929 it is considered one of New Zealand’'s finest heritage buildings.  It is open daily from 10am to 5pm, with entry by donation, car parking is available.

Auckland Museum2


Spark Arena

Spark Arena is a superb performance space, attracting the biggest names in the world of sports & entertainment including

  • Major international concerts
  • Family Shows 
  • Must see sporting events; Netball, Basketball, Tennis, Gymnastics, Wrestling & Boxing, Ice Hockey and Ice Shows
  • Ballet, Opera and Orchestra Performances 
  • Conferences, Banquets & Business Events

Located in Mahuhu Avenue, Parnell, it is a hop skip and a jump from Omega Rental Car's Auckland City Office in Beach Road. 

If you are attending a show at Spark Arena and renting a car from Omega we recommend the Waldorf Stadium Apartments Hotel, directly opposite us, as they are perfectly situated to enable you to stroll to the Vector arena for your show and offer high quality accommodation and service at a reasonable price.  

Spark Arena


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