The largest country town in the Franklin District of Auckland, Pukekohe showcases a diverse range of specialty shops, being a popular shopping destination for shoppers from all over Auckland. Located in the southern end of the Auckland District in South Auckland, it is a multicultural hub of ethnicities, cultures, international food, and horticulture.
The Saturday morning farmers market, located in the public car park on Massey Avenue, is a popular local attraction, with an abundance of fresh fruit and veges from local growers in the surrounding rural areas. It is also a popular destination to buy other delicious food and market items, such as fresh fish, bacon, fresh beef, cheeses, milk, yoghurt and cream, eggs, honey, jams and preserves, organic produce, plants, toys, jewellery, clothing, books, and more, in addition to a variety of food stalls!
A major hub for all things equestrian and motorsport, the annual V8 International Supercar event, part of the championship series, is held every year at the Pukekohe Park Raceway every April.