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New Years Day

What is there to do on New Years Day? Is anything open? We are staying at the Hilton.

Edited: 7:36 pm, December 12, 2013
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JAFA racing is big in Auckland on New Years Day as is recovering from NYE. Make sure you get a program to enable you to identify the runners.

With a bit of luck the Hilton should be open :-)


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Most tourist attractions will be open. The only day most of them close is on Christmas day only. So the Auckland Museum, Zoo, Kelly Tarltons etc will all be open. Many shops + malls will also be open. Don't expect everything to be open. It is our summer holiday break.

AS 1st poster mentioned, there's NY day races at Ellerslie …ellerslie.co.nz/events/new_years_day.html

If you like tennis, there's a WTA event on called ASB Classic. http://www.festivaloftennis.co.nz/asbclassic/

If it is a lovely day, chances are many will head off to the beach for some sun + water fun.

Just be aware that because 1 + 2 Jan is a public holiday, a few (not all) restaurants may choose to add a public holiday surcharge to your bill. They should make this clear or you can ask before you sit down so you can choose to continue or go elsewhere.

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