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Ten days in New Zealand.

Thursday 17 July 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand.

After a fairly relaxing weekend away near Donnington Castle. about two hours out of London I spent the following Monday morning doing a final pack before heading off to Heathrow airport for a two week trip back home to New Zealand, and a final couple of days visiting my oldest son in Queensland, Australia. 1,073 more words



Wearing: Cameo coat (stocked at Flo & Frankie), Vintage top, Chanel bag, Moochi pants, Sportsgirl flats, Ruby scarf

A coat is essential in an Auckland winter, and this Cameo one has saved me from many frosty days and will continue to be my number one staple piece throughout the icy months ahead. 137 more words

Molly Pavlovich

Abandoned Carpark

When I visited this abandoned building on Wolfe Street, Auckland it was a sunny day, but there were puddles and leaks, homeless inhabiting the top stories meant that I didn’t want to investigate what kind of liquid was raining from the ceilings. 99 more words


Clubbing at 1885

Me in a club? Pfftt.

It was a soft drizzly Saturday night and we headed for 1885 which Nitin said is very popular. It was one of the few places we walked past that had a steady queue. 287 more words

New drug analyser to save New Zealand Customs time and money

New Zealand Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says the introduction of a new state of the art drug analyser will free up hundreds of hours a year for more enforcement work at the border. 199 more words


Delicious tiramisu

I wasn’t naturally born with a sweet tooth; however, I have never been able to resist a slice or two of some delicious tiramisu. Amazingly here in the kiwi land, tiramisu is so affordable and omg.so.freaking.good. 60 more words


Waiheke Island - A Winter Paradise?

If you live in Auckland, you’ll probably already know about Waiheke Island as the summertime oasis of beaches, vineyards, and… well, more vineyards. I personally have a myriad of memories, dating back to when I was 9 or 10 years old, when my aunt and uncle bought a place there. 516 more words