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Day two hundred and thirty two: Blend

Bikes and coffee, what a great combination. Blend, located at the top of Mt Eden Rd, has both. Serving locally roasted Smith Coffee and stocking the stylish Tokyo Bike, Blend is the perfect place to stop for a caffeine hit … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and eighty seven: Auckland Fish Markets

On a dreary Sunday afternoon we descended on the Auckland Fish Market in search of some fresh seafood for lunch. Upon arrival we were surprised by the size of the outdoor courtyard where we could eat in relative warmth (it … Continue reading

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Day seventy six: Auckland Night Market

Who fancies hanging out in a carpark on Saturday night? The non-descript space under the Warehouse in Pakuranga transforms itself into a bustling market every Saturday evening between 6pm and midnight hosting Auckland’s only night market. The stalls are colourful … Continue reading

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Day fourteen: City Designers Market

Does anyone remember buying the wares of Auckland’s creative independent clothes designers at the old Aotea Square Markets?  Alas, it’s gone now, but luckily the designers are still around.  These days some of them are selling their creations on Fridays and Saturdays at a little … Continue reading

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Day thirteen: The Lonely Dog Gallery

I don’t mind admitting that I’m not much of a dog lover.  So, the weekend request to visit the Lonely Dog Gallery on Customs St was met with a steady degree of scepticism. But we went anyway, and as we … Continue reading

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