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Day two hundred and eighty six: GABS 2017

The second running of the ‘Great Australasian Beer Spectapular’ kicks off at the Greenlane ASB Showgrounds tomorrow evening. The beer, cider and food festival hit our shores in 2016 hard on the heels of hugely successful events in Sydney and … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty five: Amano

  First it was the bakery on Tyler Street serving inventive breakfast and baked goodness, alongside¬†exceptional coffee. Then came the must dine restaurant. Amano is located in a 110 year old building in the heart of Britomart. The space has … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty four: Satya Spice and Chai Shop

One of Aucklands best kept secrets bars is no longer that secret. When the Satya Spice and Chai Shop opened its doors last year the little alleyway next to the Satya restaurant was full on intrigue. Now it seems everyone … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty three: Lightbells

Head over to Aotea Square and experience the 6 metre high structure ‘Lightbells’ sculptured by Auckland based composer and sound designer Thomas Press. “Lightbells’ comes to life when its ropes are pulled exposing the structures bells with beams of light. … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty two: Sawmill Brewery

For a number of years the team at the Sawmill Brewery have been brewing out of the old Sawmill just out of Leigh. The Sawmill Cafe became quite an institution, with live gigs, great food and some fantastic accommodation options. … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty one: The Body Laid Bare

Auckland Art Gallery’s latest exhibition gets underway this Saturday the 18th of March. The Body Laid Bare, Masterpieces from the Tate will showcase over 100 pieces from the world famous London gallery. The star of the show will undoubtedly be … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty: Lots to do this weekend, shame about the weather

Summer activities are in full swing but sadly it looks like the weather might let us down this weekend. Lets hope the weather forecasters get it wrong: St Patricks Day Festival, Sunday the 12th of March, 11am to 5pm- Ponsonby … Continue reading

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