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Discovering Tawharanui - Auckland's best-kept little secret!

Last Saturday my partner and I headed north of Auckland, past the popular village of Matakana and out onto the Tawharanui Peninsula to what is arguably one of Auckland’s most pristine regional parks.   606 more words


Matakana markets - quick five

When? Matakana market is open every Saturday from 8am to 1pm

Where? Located approximately 35 mins drive from Auckland, it is scattered over Matakana Square at 2 Matakana Valley Road. 97 more words

New Zealand

Matakana Village Farmers Market

Summer’s almost here and it’s time to take a quick road trip (one of my favorites) to Matakana for some cheese, lots of yummy food, fresh veg and some shopping for handmade jewelry, candles, soaps etc. 576 more words

New Zealand

A Stunning Winter's Day, A falling horse, 7 Spanish Angels, And A Basking Baby Seal Equals One Very Happy Photographer

While still Winter here in NZ, the days are mostly gorgeous, with little wind and beautiful light. So time for a leisurely Sunday adventure with my chief navigator. 345 more words

Beautiful Light

A Winter's Weekend at Matakana Village Farmers' Market and Coastal Region

Just a note before we begin- All photos on this post were taken using my iPhone6s as I wanted to travel light. You could click on the images to have a better view. 675 more words


Moving on!

The time has come for me to leave the beautiful Matakana area and continue southwards on my New Zealand journey. The cafe was a wonderful job and I met some great people. 322 more words