Monthly Archives: October 2010

Day thirteen: The Lonely Dog Gallery

I don’t mind admitting that I’m not much of a dog lover.  So, the weekend request to visit the Lonely Dog Gallery on Customs St was met with a steady degree of scepticism. But we went anyway, and as we … Continue reading

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Day twelve: NZ Breakers

The Breakers are back and fresh from victory over the Sydney Kings!  The Breakers are an Auckland-based basketball team playing in the Australian Basketball League, and are New Zealand’s only professional basketball team.  Their home court at the the North Shore events … Continue reading

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Day eleven: Manukau Festival of Arts

What better way to explore the cultural diversity of our new Super City than to attend an event at the Manukau Arts Festival. Running for the remainder of the month the festival is a celebration of South Auckland’s pacific influences. Comedy, … Continue reading

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Day ten: Tree adventures in Woodhill Forest

Take the family or a group of friends out to the Woodhill Forest Treetops adventure park. Climb, swing, jump, surf and clamber high above the forest floor on nine specially designed courses. The courses vary from 3 to 14 metres above … Continue reading

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Day nine spring special: Cherry Grove

For those budding photographers out there or in fact anyone who appreciates spring blossoms, the Cherry Grove in the Domain is in full bloom. Located at the centennial entrance to the Domain (Stanley St) the pink blossoms are spectacular, and they won’t … Continue reading

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Day eight: Kokako Cafe

Kokako cafe is busy no matter what time of the day or week. We stopped by for a coffee at the weekend and were quick to realise why the cafe is such a hit – friendly efficient service, plenty of … Continue reading

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Day seven: La Cigale markets

For a slice of France right in the heart of Auckland then head to La Cigale markets on weekend mornings at St Georges Bay Rd in Parnell. La Cigale is based on markets found throughout the south of France. By … Continue reading

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