Auckland is an intoxicating mix of city thrills and outdoor lifestyle. With over 50 Islands to explore, world-class surfing and a warm climate, it's often voted one as of the best cities to live in...
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Local Tip Put your faith in Grandma Doolan and sample one of her gourmet pies, or just sit and relax with the roast of the day.
Local Tip Visitors with children should try the Snowplay area, which has a space for children to enjoy the snow and special beginners toboggan route.
Britomart’s refurbished heritage buildings on Auckland’s waterfront are home to award winning restaurants and upmarket bars. The vibrant downtown...more »
For many surfers, myself included, New Zealand offers nothing less than a surfing paradise. First factor in more than 17,000 km of coastline ranging from long sweeping beaches to tiny, tucked-away...more »
With its fantastic assortment of beaches, boutique restaurants, wineries and festivals, Waiheke Island caters for jandal clad beach goers as well as...more »
The famous Otara Flea Markets operates every Saturday mornings from 6.00am until 12.00pm midday. There are stalls in the car park behind the Otara Town Centre on Watford and Newbury Streets and stalls inside Te Puke o Tara Community Centre hall. The market has a wide range of clothing stalls, a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables... more »
Come to the Parnell Farmers' Market on Saturdays from 8am to 12noon for a fantastic selection of fresh seasonal produce, brought to you by the producers themselves. Parnell Farmers' Market is located in the Jubilee Building car park at 545 Parnell Road, Parnell between the library and Auckland War Memorial Museum. The market is a treat... more »
The Matakana Farmers Market is a popular market held every Saturday from 8.00am -1.00pm. Live music, local produce and a beautiful setting in the countryside. It's an ideal place to grab a tasty brunch and browse the choice of cheese, meats, fish, bread and enjoy the bustling atmosphere with like-minded visitors. more »
Situated in the upmarket suburb of Parnell, La Cigale French Style Farmers Market is as the name suggests, a french influenced weekly market filled with seasonal fresh produce. The stalls include freshly baked bread stalls, french crepes, fruit and vegetables, spice stalls, fish, smoked sausages, cheese, preserves, oils, cakes and much... more »
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