Whangarei for the day

This weekend James and I decided to get out of the city for the day on Saturday. We took the Manabus up to Whangarei, a couple of hours north of Auckland. We arrived in Whangarei at 10:30am and grabbed a couple of maps from the Hub Information Centre. We wanted […]

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Wine tasting on Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island is a real gem in the Hauraki; it’s a spot that’s becoming increasingly popular onĀ tourists’ itineraries and is loved by locals too. It makes a great day trip from Auckland and many New Zealanders have holiday homes there, to accompany theĀ 8,730 permanent residents during the summer months. It’s […]

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