Monthly Archives: October 2011

Day seventy four: Mekong Neua

Keeping with our food theme from our last post, this week we are profiling one of the most successful restaurants on the Kingsland strip “Mekong Neua.” Serving up some of Auckland’s best Thai/Laos inspired food, diners are able to sample … Continue reading

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Day seventy three: Taste of New Zealand

Wednesday night ushers in the 2011 installment of Taste of New Zealand. In what will probably be the biggest weekends in Auckland in recent history, Taste provide a welcome distraction from the nerves of this week’s Rugby World Cup final. … Continue reading

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Day seventy two: Anything Goes

Anything Goes, one of Broadway’s hit musicals is on at The Civic. With the original sets and costumes, audiences are transported to the early 1930’s on a cruise liner the SS American, bound from New York to London. A classic … Continue reading

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Day seventy one: Ambury Farm Day

Here is an event for all the family – Ambury Farm Day this Sunday 16 October from 10am-4pm.  Ambury Farm allows us city slickers to get up close and personal with a working farm. Sunday’s Open Day is full of … Continue reading

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Day seventy: Diwali Festival

The weekend of the 19th and 20th of October sees the celebration of Indian Culture at the 2013 Diwali Festival. Held in Aotea square the two day event brings together all the colour, smells and sounds of India. Highlights include … Continue reading

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Day sixty nine: Black in Fashion

Since our last post about Britomart, Auckland’s hottest piece of real estate has continued to expand. The latest addition is the Showcase Retail development, home to Timberland, Onitsuka Tiger, Yoobee, Kathryn Wilson and Curate. Showcase is also displaying the Black … Continue reading

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