Markets in Auckland, Auckland Overview

Bustling with fresh local produce, delicious food items, beautiful handicrafts, and thrifty trinkets, the markets in Auckland are grand in their demeanour and call for a visit by everyone who goes out to explore New Zealand. Auckland is home to day markets as well as night markets, both of which are equally amazing, being a repertoire of several products and mouthwatering dishes and beverages.

From exotic artisan cheeses and gourmet goodies in country markets to pastries and delectable meats in city markets, there is no dearth of the materials that are housed in these markets in Auckland. Night markets, on the other hand, offer a wonderful cultural experience, with their traditional street snacks and handmade art and crafts.

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Coatesville Market

Established in 2007, the Coatesville Market is the ideal destination for those who are looking for a rural market. Situated at the gorgeous Coatesville Settlers Hall and Reserve, this market is full of delightful things, and the sheer friendliness of the people coupled with the tranquility of the setting make sure to give you one of the best shopping experiences.

Indigenous wares, delicious, traditional cuisine, tinker shops, traders markets, and tailors, are only a few of the many stalls that are set up here. If you plan to shop here, make sure to carry money with you since it is the preferred means of payment. Since this place is dog-friendly, you may also get to see some adorable pooches here.

Opening Hours:- 
The Coatesville Market remains open from 10 AM to 2 PM every Sunday, except in January.

How to Reach:- 
From Auckland, the Coatesville Market lies at a distance of twenty-five kilometers, and it takes approximately a half hour to get there by car via State Highway 1.

Parnell Farmers' Market

Open since the past eleven years, Parnell Farmers Market was established by Parnell trust as a means to bring the people of a community together. At present, it is an overflowing arcade of fresh, fragrant flowers, meat, vegetables and fruits, delicious, hot coffee, deli produce, and delicious baked products, all consisting of local produce. The sellers usually prefer cash over card.
Opening Hours:-
Parnell Farmers Market is open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM every Saturday.

How to Reach:-
Parnell Farmers Market lies only 3.2 kilometers away from Auckland and it takes less than ten minutes to get there by car via Parnell Road, Wellesley Street or State Highway 1.

La Cigale French Market

With the tagline “a slice of France in New Zealand”, La Cigale French Market takes its inspiration from the delightful food markets dotted across France. Owing to its vast selection of products of the highest quality, both local as well as from overseas, it has been voted as the best food market in Auckland by the Metro Magazine for eight years straight. Be it French cheese, hot pastries, export meats, Italian pasta, or salami, you can get them all here.
Opening Hours:-
8:00 AM to 1:30 PM on Saturday
9:00 AM to 1:30 PM on Sunday

How to Reach:-
Taking State Highway 16, it takes about seven minutes to get to La Cigale French Market from Auckland by car.

Otara Market

The Otara Market houses a plethora of stalls which sell urban streetwear, designer apparel, brand new clothes as well as churchgoing clothes, among other things. It is also home to some scrumptious food items which include Hangi, Chop Suey, Pork Buns, Island Doughnuts, Toro Churros, and Coconut Bread.

Local produce like plants, homemade jams, bric-a-brac are stupendous hits at this place. For the art enthusiasts, this wonderful market is a slice of paradise, owing to all the stalls which sell traditional art that depict the rich heritage of the Niuean, Tongan, Samoan, and the Maori cultures.

Opening Hours:-
Otara Market stays open from 6 AM to 12 PM on Saturday (except public holidays)
How to Reach:-
Lying at a distance of around eighteen kilometers from Auckland, it takes about fifteen minutes to get to Otara Market by car via State Highway 1.

Wesley Market

Established in 1994, the glorious Wesley Market has been supporting several small businesses, charitable groups, social enterprises as well as the local communities by indulging in active community building and channeling the adverts via social networks.

Here too, you may find delicious, hot food, apparel stores, locksmith services, and jewellery, among other things. Wesley Market is one of the few places where the people who are just starting a business can showcase their products in an attempt to grow.

Opening Hours:-
Wesley Market remains open from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Tuesday and Friday

How to Reach:-
With only nine kilometers between Auckland and Wesley Market, it takes no more than fifteen minutes to get there by car via State Highway 16.

Auckland Night Market

Immersed in a unique Asian flavor, the night markets in Auckland consist of at least two hundred stalls, each one unique in its own way. From piping hot street foods from all around the globe to hand crafted trinkets to really cheap local produce, the night markets are a major hub for locals as well as tourists as the sky darkens and the city comes to life.

During any event, this dynamic market bustles with all the people who come in here to have a good time, gorging on delicious food while having fun with their acquaintances.

Opening Hours:-
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM at Mt Wellington under Countdown on Tuesday
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM at Botany Town Centre under Hoyts on Wednesday
5:30 PM to 11:30 PM at Henderson under Kmart on Thursday
5:30 PM to 12:00 AM at Papatoetoe under Kmart on Friday
5:00 PM to 11:00 PM at Hamilton the Base on Friday
5:30 PM to 12:00 AM at Pakuranga under the Warehouse on Saturday
5:30 PM to 11:00 PM at Glenfield Mall on Sunday

How to Reach:-
  • From Auckland, it takes twelve minutes to get to Mt Wellington by car via State Highway 1.
  • From Auckland, it takes twenty-three minutes to get to Botany Town Centre by car via State Highway 1.
  • From Auckland, it takes sixteen minutes to get to Mt Wellington by car via State Highway 16.
  • From Auckland, it takes twenty minutes to get to Papatoetoe by car via State Highway 1.
  • From Auckland, it takes an hour and thirty-four minutes to get to Hamilton by car via State Highway 1.
  • From Auckland, it takes eighteen minutes to get to Pakuranga by car via State Highway 1.
  • From Auckland, it takes fifteen minutes to get to Glenfield Mall by car via State Highway 1.

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