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Sharp Shooter Photography

Local Tip Their talent for putting people at their ease is vital in securing the most true-to-life, spontaneous shots.

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SNOWPLANET

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.

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Auckland Festival of Photography 2014

Auckland Festival of Photography 2014

28 May - 20 Jun

The Auckland Festival of Photography is a signature visual arts event that treasures a city abundant with great photographic talent. This annual festival is New Zealand's largest photographic event and programmes a multitude of exhibitions and events, encouraging more people to celebrate the art of photography through free public access... more »

Ambion Tavern and Restaurant - Live Music

Ambion Tavern and Restaurant - Live Music

29 May

Every Friday night, $12 Fish and Chips with Live Music from 6pm at Ambion Tavern and Restaurant. more »

Otara Flea Market

Otara Flea Market

30 May

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 »

Parnell Farmers' Market

Parnell Farmers' Market

30 May

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 »

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SNOWPLANET

Enjoy snow sports all year round. Spend a fun family day at New Zealand's only indoor snow resort. more »

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Doolan Brothers Ellerslie

Vibrant Irish bar in the heart of Ellerslie. Casual dining and wide selection of drinks, with great craic, and regular live music (weekends). Great place to hang out evenings and weekends. more »

Auckland Photos

Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

Cathedral Cove, The Coromandel

Britomart

Britomart

Vector Arena

Vector Arena

MOTAT

MOTAT

Ponsonby Road

Ponsonby Road

Hunua Falls, Hunua Ranges

Hunua Falls, Hunua Ranges

Mt Eden

Mt Eden

Ambury Regional Park

Ambury Regional Park

Westhaven Marina

Westhaven Marina

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