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Day two hundred and seventy three: Takapuna Beach Summer Days

Takapuna Beach is set to come alive this weekend with three great events: Friday the 13th of January 2pm-9pm: Jazz and Bean Bags Sit back on a bean bag with a cool drink some food truck supplies and listen to … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and seventy two: Auckland Zoo’s new enclosure

Auckland Zoo has a new space and it is ‘strangely beautiful.’ The new precinct connects to the existing Aussie walkabout enclosure and is home to some of Australia’s strangest creatures. Take a peek at the goliath stick insect, snake-neck turtles, … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and sixty five: Uptown Bounce

Grey Lynn’s old Cameo Theatre has taken on a new lease of life in the last few years. Uptown Bounce has filled the space full of trampolines, delighting visitors both young and old. It is a great way to wear … Continue reading

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Auckland Playground Series: Day two hundred and fifty nine Takapuna Beach

Takapuna playground opened to much fanfare a few weeks ago. The long awaited playground has proved to be immensely popular and it is easy to see why. Fantastic climbing options for children of all ages, enormous slides, balance beams and a … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and forty nine: Arataki Visitor Centre

The Arataki Visitor Centre sits high on a ridge along the Titirangi end of Scenic Drive. A walk in the Waitaks is a must-do for Aucklanders and visitors alike and the Visitor Centre is a great starting point for any … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and forty eight: The Great Auckland Bike Market

Head down to the Cloud on Auckland’s waterfront for a day dedicated to the humble bicycle. The Great Auckland Bike Market is on from 10am to 3pm, Sunday the 12th of June. Walk in and ride out with your new … Continue reading

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Auckland Playground Series: Day two hundred and forty six Waikowhai Park

A hidden gem on the banks of Auckland’s Hillsborough suburb. Waikowhai Park is in the middle of the Manukau Harbour Walkway and surrounded by lovely bush. The playground itself is set in a grass clearing that has wonderful views down … Continue reading

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