JUST DISCOVERED.....TE ATATU WALKWAY
Hugging the salt marshes of the Waitemata Harbour this lovely walkway winds some 6km around the Te Atatu Peninsula. Great for bikes, scooters, mountain buggies and casual walkers - and some wonderful peace and quiet.
Cambridge-Rotorua Live Steamers - for those with a love of steam trains and $2 coin in your pocket.
Avantidrome & Gallaghers Bike Skill Park - FREE entry and very kid friendly in Cambridge.
Puhoi Track - just opened, it's a part of Te Araroa Walkway spanning the length of New Zealand.
Best road trip, best town, best after-hours excursion, best walk, best note to self....we dissect the month that's gone and pick out the highlights. The term 'pretty chilly' is true - we've managed to to snap some nice winter scenery between the raindrops. Read more
The hungry hopeful - dogs with a love of brain freeze spotted on Takapuna Beach this week.
Listen to the latest audio blog - Ohinemuri Estate (winemaking in the Waikino) and a selection of sound bites. Listen here
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Born 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
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