From quaint shops to up and coming bars and restaurants, Parnell has it all.  Jewellers, boutique fashion and the best range of galleries on one street in Auckland.

As the city’s first suburb it has a vibrant mix of rich heritage along with modern sophistication. Parnell is a place unlike anywhere else. It’s not about rushing in and out. Parnell is about the exploration, the journey and the surprise that is around every corner.

Visit Parnell to be welcomed & impressed.

Win $3,000 in Decor, enter here!



You could WIN $3000 in DÉCOR at any of the participating outlets.

Welcome to the ultimate Auckland Shopping Guide. Peruse the four glorious décor themes as seen in Denizen, (and available in Parnell), then enter the competition here.

Editor’s Picks

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    How to win $3,000 in Home Décor

    Soon our annual home decor competition will be running and you can win $3,000 to spend in home décor in Parnell. Parnell is well known as a vibrant mecca for all things......

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    NZ Best Dining Launches Parnell Waiters’ Race

    On your marks… ready… set… wait! Parnell throws down the napkin in a challenge to Auckland restaurants! Enter a well respected event that acknowledges the profession of waiters. Originally conceived......

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    Parking Management Survey

    Several businesses experience parking issues in Parnell, some with staff parking, others with customer parking. We encourage every business or landowner to complete the survey as accurately as possible. This......

Recent News & Info

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    Fran Davies talks to Verve

    Fran Davies, Director International Art Centre talked to Verve about Parnell “Parnell is our home,” says Fran. “Its history, beauty, and energy are unique.” Since 1971, the centre has been......

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    Viva says – Where to eat: Pasture Parnell

    Ginny Fisher from Viva took a walk on the wide side with a foraging couple whose passion for experimentation and creativity will find expression in a new Parnell restaurant. As......

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    Parnell | Explore your neighbourhood 2016

    Auckland’s very own city village, Parnell – also the city’s very first suburb – is experiencing something of a renaissance. “It’s a well-known fact that the hospitality sector is one......

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Events & Exhibitions

15oct7:30 PM- 10:00 PMVector Arena | New World Netball Series - Constellation CupEvent Type :Public Events
1oct7:00 PM- 10:00 PMVector Arena | Ellie Goulding - Delirium World TourVector ArenaEvent Type :Public Events
10sep7:00 PM- 10:00 PMVector Arena | PentatonixVector ArenaEvent Type :Public Events
27aug3:00 PM- 7:00 PMVector Arena | Netball Quad SeriesVector ArenaEvent Type :Public Events
25aug - 8sepAll DayInternational Art Centre | Spring SalonInternational Art CentreEvent Type :Exhibitions
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