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Regular Auckland events

Personal selection of regular events that are worth checking out…

Auckland Conversations, approx. monthly – brilliant free talks by national and international speakers on all things urban, organised by Auckland Council… 59 more words


Auckland Botanical Society trip to Motu Ketekete island.

Yesterday I joined the Auckland Botanical Society on their field trip to Motu ketekete Island, east of Auckland from Sandspit “port”. It proved to be a worthwhile trip in many respects. 818 more words


Ewelme Cottage

Ewelme Cottage is a historic house in the Auckland suburb of Parnell.

This historic house museum located at 14 Ayr Street is only open on Sundays from 10.30am – 4.30pm. 246 more words

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A typical year in Auckland

Every year Auckland plays host to some fantastic festivals and events. Here’s a selection of my favourites…

Writers Festival, May – long weekend of authors from around the world, always something interesting / thought-provoking… 115 more words


Free Auckland maps

Auckland Transport provide some very handy free maps of the city, from Papakura up to Long Bay, across five maps.

They can be downloaded or even better posted to you for free (or most libraries will have copies). 29 more words


Auckland, Part One: Mountains and Museums

The last few days have given me the opportunity to explore Auckland properly.  This includes the many awesome parks, museums, restaurants, and (brew)pubs.

 Mount Eden… 1,069 more words

Cafe Lovin' - L'oeuf

L’oeuf is one of my absolute fave local cafes in Auckland. L’oeuf is now a well established cafe that never fails to tantalise my tastebuds. The decor is rustic and welcoming, the staff are perfect hosts and the food is positively scrumptious. 242 more words