Monthly Archives: June 2013

Going Coast to Coast Auckland Style !

One of the things that makes Auckland unique is the fact that it is situated on two harbours, and those harbours are ridiculously close to each other – 16 kilometers by foot actually, linked by the urban Coast to Coast … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and thirty seven: Dawn Karakia

Here is a great way to celebrate the Maori New Year. Head up to the summit of the iconic  Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) at 6am on the 22nd of June for the setting of the moon and pre dawn raising … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and thirty six: Kokako

We have spent many an hour in a selection of Auckland’s cafes over the past couple of years. It is a shame that we hadnt visited Kokako on Great North Road earlier. Kokako is  simply superb – from the extremely … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and thirty and five: Moo Chow Chow

If flavour is what you are after in your dinner then Moo Chow Chow on Ponsonby Road is a place you simply must visit. The Thai inspired food is a contemporary take on Bangkok street food and is a welcome … Continue reading

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