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25 Fun Things to do in Auckland

Looking for fun things to do in Auckland?  We have you covered with the best places to eat, play and stay in New Zealand’s largest city and our old hometown. Although we now call Australia home we’ve both lived in Auckland for many years before…

North Head & Devonport

Devonport & North Head

When we lived in Auckland North Head was one of my favourite spots to take visitors to get a perspective on the city from up high.  I know you can get higher in the sky tower but this is a better view and it’s all…

Ambury Park

Ambury Park in Auckland

You may not have heard of Ambury Park.  It’s an Auckland Regional Park located on the shores of the Manukau Harbour and only a 30 minute drive from the city or 10 minutes from the Airport.  It’s also a working farm, a good picnic spot, has…

Muriwai Beach

Muriwai Beach in Auckland

Auckland city is built around the Waitemata harbour with its beautiful city and north shore beaches.  When we lived there I loved its clean sparkling water, white sand, generally safe swimming and generous scattering of islands to visit.  The downside for me with Auckland beaches…

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The best Auckland Christmas Lightup

Whether at home or travelling I like to take a drive or walk in the evenings to enjoy the Christmas lights.  If you’re in Auckland, New Zealand this Christmas then the best Auckland Christmas lightup is on Franklin Road.  That’s just off Ponsonby Road which…