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Otara Market

Newbury St, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-274 0830
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A must go.they have everything.parkings hard to get but worth it in the end. plently of stalls to... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
trinda b
Sunny day at Market

Nice outdoor market. Busy with lots of people. Music, great food venders, new and used things. Lots... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Cheryl C
Calgary, Canada
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The world’s largest Polynesian market, held on Saturdays, teems with shoppers seeking everything from crafts to exotic foods to island music CDs.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Newbury St, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-274 0830
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

A must go.they have everything.parkings hard to get but worth it in the end. plently of stalls to look at and food too. the most amazing place and you can pick up bargains galore.people are friendly.

Thank trinda b
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice outdoor market. Busy with lots of people. Music, great food venders, new and used things. Lots of booths to look at. Loads of fresh produce and the flowers were beautiful. can easily spend and hour here.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This market has a good selection of fresh fruit & vegetables, cheaper than supermarkets. Was a hard choice on the food front too, quite a few stalls & trucks offering varies tempting delights. Has several stalls offering pacific music, food, souvenirs etc, amongst the usual...More

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Lively South Auckland market, vibrant atmosphere with music, cheap apparel and affordable food. Parking can be hard to find as this a very popular market. Opens approx. 6.30am-1230ish.

Thank angkal
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Otara Market is the best place for produce in Auckland. It is the best place to mingle with Pacific peoples and buy produce from the Pacific Islands and indigenous NZ, Maori. The food is so fresh it is sold by the growers from vehicles that...More

Thank kitten16
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Visit here almost every year, food is great as always, fruit and vege section great as well, but the actual stalls themselves, like for t shirts have gone missing. Only 2 or 3 decent t-shirt stalls worth checking out. Atmosphere is always friendly. More range...More

Thank esagatu
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This market is great for fresh fruit and veggies shopping as its available weekly. Its located in a central place i.e. you can access it if you are living either in south Auckland or East Auckland or South East Auckland. It has also varieties of...More

Thank Siham E
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Love the market food . It is so massive with a awsome range of variety . Only thing go early to try miss the crowd and also the car parks

Thank Crystal-Rae Pae... C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Food made in heaven from every Pacific Island you can imagine. Fresh produce everywhere and very cheap. Recommend getting there ealy in the morning to get the best of everything.

Thank nikmart464
Reviewed 28 June 2016

WOWSA. Truly a magnificent cultural experience. One of the best markets in New Zealand that is steeped in culture, tradition, fun, and friendliness. A unique part of Auckland that haves to be a 'must visit'. The selection of produce, speaking as a Chef, is stunning...More

1  Thank collinz0188lsnt
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Hilary R
8 February 2017|
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Response from Crystal-Rae Pae... C | Reviewed this property |
Best to go between 7-9 Hours are 6-12
24 January 2017|
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Response from Siham E | Reviewed this property |
Yes! there is plenty of handmade NZ items to choose from. I do agree with the other comments that its best to go by car to Otara Market. Otherwise, you can go there by bus bit it will take a longer time to arrive there... More