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Day one hundred and forty five: Petit Bocal

We had heard through the grapevine of a hip new café which had opened on Sandringham Rd called Petit Bocal. We paid it a visit and discovered a touch of French flair and contemporary décor (we quite liked the jam … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and forty two: Alleluya Cafe

Alleluya cafe in St Kevin’s Arcade is a great example of the quirky character to be found in K Road establishments. The café sprawls across the arcade and some of the tables have tremendous views over Myers park. The coffee … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and forty one: Auckland Art Fair

Today saw the launch of the latest edition of the Auckland Art Fair. It is a developing event on the Auckland event scene, drawing in a mix of Art aficionados and curious Aucklanders alike. The fair brings together a mixture … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and forty: Auckland Eid Day

This week we highlight yet another event that celebrates Auckland’s cultural diversity. Auckland Eid Day will see around 10,000 Muslims come together to mark the breaking of the 30 day fast through the Islamic Holy month of Ramadan. The celebration … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and thirty nine: Stomp

This is loud! Stomp returns to Auckland hard on the heels of performing at the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony. Incredibly, the percussion dance troupe has been wowing audiences for over 20 years. Matchboxes, brooms, rubbish bins, Zippo lighters and more … Continue reading

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Day one hundred and thirty eight: No.1 Pancake

We love little places like the Pancake Hut, a small little hole in the wall takeaway bar that has queues of people sprawling out onto the pavement. It is the sort of place that demands you to take notice just … Continue reading

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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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