East Auckland Tourism Timeline

Find out more about the activities undertaken by EAT, in chronological order, showing examples of what we do for our members, how we promote our area of East Auckland and network with businesses and organisations. 

July 2021

East Auckland Art Trail 2021 / Elemental Akl

East Auckland Art Trail during Elemental highlighted the amazing artistic talent in the region. Involved in this Trail were Uxbridge Art & Culture, NZ Art Lounge Auckland, Te Tuhi, Howick Art Group, Polish Heritage Museum, Howick Historical Museum, Brookby Barn, Clevedon Creatives + Co., Joel Nicholls, Merve Appleton, finishing the Trail with Disco on Ice at Paradice Entertainment.  With a range of live art demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions and entertainment this Trail proved to be a success, and the first of many more to come.


EAArt Trail

July 2021

June 2021

Presentation to Regional Tourism Forum and AUL

All membersof the Regional Tourism Forum were invited to present a brief overview of their region eat

May 2021

NZ Herald Go East promotion

Promoting our region and its wide variety of cafes, restaurants and pubs linking to a dedicated page on our website listing specials and some suggested eateries, both historical and contemporary


May 2021

March 2021

Networking event at Rydges Formosa

Topic was the importance of Branding, ably illustrated by Marcus Keenan and discussed by our panelists


December 2020

Auckland Unlimited Update @ Sky City

Steve Armitage updating industry stakeholders on past and future plansAU2

December 2020

December 2020

EAT survived 2020 and Covid

Year end celebration following months of Covid where we visited The Good Home, Daisy Chang, Basalt and The Corner X20

November 2020

Networking Event at Uxbridge

Theme was the importance of good customer service as well as Covid coping mechanisms regarding staff and personal mental resilience


November 2020

November 2020

Discover Auckland Travel Expo

Following Covid Auckland Unlimited hosted this expo at The Shed on the Auckland Waterfront to promote our city and all it has to offerShed

October 2020

NZ Herald Summer Competition

Launch of a Summer Competition on behalf of our members in the NZ Herald

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October 2020

September 2020

EAT Board

Board 2020 to 2021

July 2020

Network Event/Promotional Video Launch at Te Tuhi

We had a fantastic launch of our new promotional videos highlighting our amazing region. The evening opened with thought-provoking and inspirational words from Christopher Luxon on the future of tourism in East Auckland, followed by an update from ATEED by Zac Watson. MC was our very capable Chairman, Andrew Laing, who did us proud. Our guests included the stars of our videos, and also representatives of a variety of different local organisations and businesses.

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July 2020

July 2020

Famil for Auckland Unlimited

Zac Watson and Steve Armitage from Auckland Unlimited on our famil in East Auckland.  Here at Stockade Hill, the first of many stops that provided our guests a taste of the many amazing visitor attractions to be found in the Howick Ward 



March 2020

Networking Event at The Stables

Keeping our members updated about our recent activities


March 2020

December 2019

Year end catchup at Uxbridge

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October 2019

Les Clefs D'or at Auckland Zoo

Great opportunity to network with other operators and hotel concierges at the Les Clefs Dór Meet the Region for key stakeholders to promote their tourism products/regions



October 2019

August 2019

Sky City Presentation

Our team members, Senthil Natarajan and Annette Smart, with the Concierges at Sky City where they discussed our region and the wonderful sights and places we have for their guests to visit when staying in Auckiand



September 2019

EAT board

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September 2019

June 2019

Networking Breakfast at Uxbridge Cafe


May 2019

Networking Event with Wanita Fourie at Uxbridge

Social media hints and suggestions

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May 2019

November 2018

Networking Evening at Uxbridge

Xmas 2018

March 2018

Website launch at Howick Golf Club

website launch

March 2018

08 Feb 2013

East Auckland Tourism was founded.

East Auckland Tourism was established, initially called Howick Tourism by the request of the Howick Local Board.

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East Auckland Tourism

Official visitor information site for the East of Auckland area, promoting our fantastic destination to local visitors and tourists.  






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