Get your groove on in Takapuna

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The 2018 Takapuna Food Wine & Music Festival. © High Life Entertainment

Explore North Shore Visit website

The North Shore is known best for its wonderful lifestyle. White sandy beaches, clear waters, lively cafe scene, on-trend restaurants and high end shopping, beautiful . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Auckland's North Shore: the ‘other side’

Even though the North Shore is well-settled, it still has its wild places: pockets of bush persist within the suburbs and its string of safe beaches are never overly crowded. Read the story . . . 

Pupuke Manor Motel Visit website

The Pupuke Manor Motel is located in the popular coastal suburb of Takapuna on Auckland’s North Shore. Newly renovated in August 2018, this self-rated four-star . . . More . . . 

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Long Bay-Ōkura Marine Reserve

The Long Bay-Ōkura Marine Reserve protects a variety of coastal habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky reefs, estuarine mudflats and mangroves. Read the story . . . 

Bookmark Secondhand Book Shop Visit website

Purveyors of quality secondhand, used and rare books.Situated in historic Devonport, just a short 10 minute ferry ride from Downtown Auckland. . . . More . . . 

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Aristotles North Shore Visit website

Modern, luxurious motel/conference center. Selection of One Bedroom Suites and Studios serviced daily, all with own air-conditioning, all One Bedroom Suites and some Studios with . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Devonport and North Head: Victorian village meets mysterious fort

North Head is the logical location for a picnic day out, which can also include lazing nearby on some of Auckland’s prettiest beaches and exploring Devonport’s boutique charm.  Read the story . . . 

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Pinewoods Motor Park Visit website

Pinewoods is located 25 minutes north of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, on the beautiful Hibiscus Coast, fringing Red Beach. Red Beach is 2 kilometres long . . . More . . . 

Takapuna Beach Holiday Park Visit website

A small park in a superb location on Takapuna Beach. Excellent swimming, fishing and yachting. Boat ramp. Central to shopping, restaurants, theatre, close to sports . . . More . . . 

Albany Executive Motor Inn Visit website

40 luxury studios, serviced daily, all designated non-smoking, 3 with access facilities. Breakfast Caf?. 6 x 2-bedroom studios, king studio with king-size bed, standard studio . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Thermal Explorer Highway: Auckland to Napier

How about an epic roadie straight down the North Island to the land where the languid meandering of the mighty Waikato gives way to the hiss of steam in roistering Rotorua? Read the story . . . 

Devonport Chocolates Visit website

Devonport Chocolates - Devonport, Auckland, where our chocolate kitchen is and you can see chocolate being made through the window in the shop. . . . More . . . 

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Food and drink

Street food and markets: around the world in New Zealand

From bacon butties in Dunedin to dumpling and donuts in Auckland or fresh veges on Wellington's windy waterfront, New Zealand's food markets are a great way to eat. Read the story . . . 

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