Auckland prepares for Super Bowl clash

It's the biggest sporting event in the Unites States - and now it's here in New Zealand.

The New England Patriots are about to take on the unheralded Philadelphia Eagles at Super Bowl LII in Minnesota.

The game starts at 12:30pm (NZ time) - so if you want to watch the game on the big screen surrounded by friends and drinks, here are some of the best places hosting viewing parties.

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