• Auckland City Traffic - Street Photography
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    Auckland’s Transportation System

    Auckland’s Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and the ferry… and the bus, oh and bikes) Auckland isn’t exactly famous for its amazing public transport. With the fuel prices ever increasing and having moved to an area on a train link, I…

  • Newmarket Motorway Sunset - Street Photography Auckland
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    Making Newmarket New Again

    Why are so many stores in Newmarket empty? Well unless you’ve been living under a rock you’d know that Two Double Seven shut down to make way for a massive new Westfield which will include Auckland’s first David Jones store…

  • Mangere Favona View from Mangere Mountain
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    Māori Language Week

    Last week we visited Bernie O’Donnell and Ellyce Mcleod at Radio Waatea at the Nga Whare Waatea Marae in Favona. With Māori language week – Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori – coming up, we thought it would be a…

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    Why is Auckland’s Traffic So Bad?

    Whether you have lived in Auckland your whole life, are visiting Auckland or are are new to town we are sure you have noticed that Auckland has a massive amount of traffic. Approximately 43,000 people moved to Auckland in the…

  • Avocado Trees at Aucklands Avocado Orchard - Otuataua Stonefields
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    Auckland’s Public Avocado Orchard

    The avocado seems to have made the news more frequently than any of piece of fruit or veg! Recently blamed as the single reason home ownership is out of reach for so many and an excellent source of fibre and…

  • Auckland Lantern Festival Fisherman
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    How to Make the Most out of your Rates

    It feels that Auckland’s rates are constantly increasing and you’re not wrong – in June 2018, Auckland rates increased on an average of around 2.5%. Auckland rate payers frequently asking just where are my rates going?! What are we getting…