Monthly Archives: March 2011

Day forty two: The Dual

The 26th of March 2011 saw the third Dual, a running and mountain bike event held on the Hauraki Gulf islands of Rangitoto and Motutapu. The event encapsulates everything that is great about our city, a ferry ride on the … Continue reading

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Day forty one: Gameday with the Warriors

Well the days are getting shorter and the leaves are starting to fall. Given the sunshine we are still experiencing though it is a bit of a stretch to suggest winter is on the way. The winter sports season has … Continue reading

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A Little Charitable Trust

Something a little different for everyone this week – support a new good cause! Tuesday 22 March at Smith bar saw the launch of “A Little Charitable Trust”.  The new charity is the brainchild of Aucklanders Sarah Sinnott and Bevan … Continue reading

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Day forty: Saigonz Vietnamese Restaurant

Keeping with traditional dining experiences in Auckland, this week we were transported to Vietnam after a casual meal at Saigonz on Beach Road. The atmosphere is busy with people dining in or taking away, the food is extremely affordable and … Continue reading

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Day thirty nine: O’Sarracino, Mt Eden Road

Italian cuisine loved the world round. Every so often you have a dining experience that may transport you back to Tuscony or Umbria. This was the case when we visited O’Sarrcino at the Symonds Street end of Mt Eden Road. … Continue reading

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Day thirty eight: Auckland Arts Festival 2011

If anyone has walked past Aotea Square since the 2nd of March you will be under no illusions that the Auckland Arts Festival is well underway. Running through till the 20th of March the festival brings together all that is … Continue reading

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Day thirty seven: Auckland Cup Week

Time to dust off the glad rags and head back to Ellerslie Race Course for Auckland Cup week. The week long festival starts on the 5th of March with the Cup being run on the 9th of March, festivities conclude … Continue reading

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