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Day two hundred and ninety three: The Royal Oak Series, Ollies

Ollies is an institution, it has been scooping ice cream in Royal Oak since 1973. The icon on the Royal Oak roundabout has delighted generations and continues to have lines out the door. Scoop ice cream is the winner here, … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and ninety two: The Royal Oak Series, Oak Eatery

Another recent addition to the Royal Oak area has been Oak Eatery. Located upstairs in the Royal Oak Mall, Oak Eatery is the second establishment from the team at Cafe Mont in Mt Eden. The cabinet is bursting with goodness, … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and ninety one: The Royal Oak Series, Happy Boy

The creators of Happy Boy (Kiss Kiss and the Chinoiserie) sure do know how to launch popular eateries. Happy Boy is the latest opening that is transforming the Royal Oak shops. The food here is burger focused but not your … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and ninety: One day in France

Head down to Shed 10 this Saturday for a touch of France! The ‘One day in France’ festival gets underway at 9am, promising to bring French food, sport and language to downtown Auckland. If you are very lucky you might … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty nine: Matilda the Musical

Matilda the Musical, created by the Royal Shakespeare Company has been an international success story. The musical has won multiple awards and played in front of sell out audiences in the UK, Australia and the US. The story is inspired … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty eight: Its Wynyard Quarters Birthday

It is hard to believe but Wynyard Quarter is about to celebrate its sixth birthday this weekend. The popular waterfront area has grown in the past six years with no signs of slowing down. To celebrate, an action packed day … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty seven: Matariki Light Trail

Here is a great little event that kicks off this weekend celebrating Matariki. Now into its fifth year the Matariki Light Path opens on the 1st of July on Maybury Reserve, Glen Innes. Maori themed fairy lights will illuminate the … Continue reading

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