Stop 4: Newmarket
Newmarket is an upscale shopping precinct where you will find an abundance of designer fashion boutiques and shoe stores along Nuffield St, Broadway, and the stylish Westfield Newmarket Shopping Centre – your one-stop hub for shopping, fun and relaxation. Along Nuffield Lane, you will find trendy independent galleries showcasing local Kiwi artists and designers.
Newmarket was strategically important to the various Māori iwi that occupied the land here. Māori knew this area as Te Tī Tūtahi “Sacred cabbage tree standing alone.” This cabbage tree was a landmark for those travelling between the Manukau and Waitematā harbours. Sadly, it was cut down in 1908 as it was considered a danger to the children attending the local school.
The precinct housed cattle yards, market gardens, breweries, sawmills, bakers, ironmongers, and general retail. People gathered here to buy and sell their wares.
Newmarket is now home to 600+ retail businesses, more than 120 cafés, bars, and restaurants, a bowling alley, 3 cinema complexes, and Westfield Newmarket, New Zealand’s greatest mall.
One of Auckland’s finest places to shop, eat, and hang out with friends has long been Broadway. People visit all year long because of its lively environment, variety of stores, and essential link to the rest of the district.
First bus 9.20am
Last bus 4.20pm
359 Broadway, Newmarket
Westfield: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Full access, including wheelchairs
Toilet facilities available inside