Updated: 22-Oct-2014 08:38 PM
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A lovely family-friendly walk around the tidal estuary sees the Farm Cove Walkway a popular choice for walkers, cyclists and crab spotters. Blue skies invited the crowds today in full force to enjoy the boardwalk, playgrounds and fitness stations set up along the way. Read more

Coastal Farm Parks
With plenty to choose from in Auckland, here are 5 of the Best. Have you visited them all yet?
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Nuie Weaver
Traditional weaver at work, demonstrating masterful artistry at Auckland War Memorial Museum. Read more
Farm Cove Walkway
A lovely family-friendly walk around the tidal estuary - a popular choice for walkers, cyclists and crab spotters. Read more

Pretty in Pink - Cherry Blossoms in Cornwall Park
Spring has most definitely sprung.  Blooms, bulbs and buds are out in full force all around the country. The Cornwall Park Cherry Blossom grove has been attracting heaps of attention from the Japanese community all September. Read more
AWOL in September
We took our Kiwi road-trip 'can do' sense of adventure and ended up some 18,300kms away
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Latest Podcast
Listen to the latest audio blog - Ohinemuri Estate (winemaking in the Waikino) and a selection of sound bites. Listen here
New Zealand
International Visitors
Here's a section just for you to help make the most of your Kiwi adventure.
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Blue Springs

Find things to do: for free, on rainy days, for an adventure, child friendly, or just the thrill of it. NZ is one big Kiwi playground so, go play!

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Go Read

Our recommended top spots, road trips, and reviews of selected commercial experiences. Podcasts available too.

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Put the jug on, take off your shoes and read-up on Kiwi life: lifestyle blogs, media releases and snapshots of our real New Zealand.  
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Rediscover a month of Sundays. Get inspired, find your creative streak or immerse yourself in some fun DIY. All new blog!
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Julie Crean - EditorBorn and bred in New Zealand, Julie has an inbuilt love for the outdoors which magically seems to be part of any Kiwi’s DNA. Combining her passion for exploring and writing, along with healthy lashings of humour and insect repellent, PlanMyPlay was inevitable. Endless notes and untold photos were finally put to good use, resulting in more than 2000 things to do and see in New Zealand, plus numerous ideas to keep you entertained and occupied at home. Read more