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We drove an hour north and arrived in Matakana at 9:30am. Matakana village is known for its weekly market which has live music, a variety of things for sale – from locally sourced seafood to vintage luggage – and an all around chill vibe. 341 more words

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Auckland and Around

My last stop on the epic New Zealand bus tour was Auckland, where my flight was to take off. I decided to skip dolphin swimming in Tauranga and mt. 367 more words


Liberty/Hallertau - Imperial Oyster Stout

It stands to reason that Liberty and Hallertau breweries would collaborate on a beer given they have shared the same space out in Riverhead at Hallertau HQ. 343 more words


Matakana Coast

Matakana Coast is a beautiful part of New Zealand. It was a favourite weekend getaway when we lived in Auckland because it was so easy – just pile into the car, take a short drive to the north, turn east at Warkworth and then take your pick of wineries, beaches, regional parks, marine reserves, cafes, art, sculpture, live music, diving and fishing. 464 more words


Magical North Auckland Markets

The Matakana Markets are hugely popular among the locals and rated number two in the Auckland region and I strongly recommend having a geez if you find yourself close enough or are able to. 521 more words

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Matakana Region

Shots taken in Matakana, New Zealand. All photos have been taken manually and have been minimally altered using Adobe Lightroom. 21 more words


Very Artsy-Fartsy

The truly brilliant thing about a bicycle as a means of touring is the ease with which we can change our plans about where we want to go and that has implications for the shape of the things we see and do.  352 more words

Cycling In Auckland