Monthly Archives: August 2011

Day sixty two: Karangahake Gorge

We thought it was about time to feature a road trip. Karangahake Gorge is a 90-minute drive south of Auckland, starting once you pass the oversized L & P bottle in Paeroa. The gorge itself has to be one of … Continue reading

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Day Sixty One: Orvieto Cafe, Three Kings

We visited Orvieto Café on Mt Eden Road in Three Kings at 11am on a Saturday morning. The café was jammed with patrons tucking into some impressive looking food, from a menu that was extremely reasonably priced. On ordering our … Continue reading

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Day sixty: Woodhill Forest

  Woodhill Forest in West Auckland is one of the region’s great resources. A 40 minute drive from the CBD will have you exploring some of New Zealand’s best custom made mountain bike, 4 x 4 and horse tracks.   … Continue reading

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Day fifty nine: Auckland Art Fair

This weekend sees the Auckland Art Fair being held at the brand new Viaduct Events Centre. This will be the centre’s grand opening and it coincides with the official opening of the Wynyard Quarter.   Auckland Art Fair presents the … Continue reading

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