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What: Auckland Library Bargain Book Sale including music, movies and magazines. How much: $1 Children’s books, $2 Books, CD’s, DVD’s & Video, Yellow sticker books $5. Where: 44-46 Lorne Street, Auckland City. When: From October 4 until stock runs out. … Continue reading
When it opens in Auckland in a month, the 2010 New Zealand International Film Festival will have a decidedly domestic flavour.
Even the programme has its own section titled “Auckland Erupts” dedicated to the five features set in the city having their world premieres at this year’s event.
The programme also heads to Ponsonby with The Insatiable Moon Continue reading
I love visiting the The City Farmers’ Market At Britomart on Saturday mornings.
Centrally located and easily accessible by bus, train, ferry, or on foot, the market is home to local growers, farmers and artisan food producers who sell their wares directly to the public. Continue reading
The negotiation process on a conditional property deal doesn’t always end when the price is agreed. What do I mean? In some cases through the due diligence process, i.e. checking the LIM report, getting a builder’s report or obtaining finance, … Continue reading
The odometer on my Belladonna Vespa just turned over 10,000 kilometers and I can honestly say I enjoyed riding each and every one of them. They say every man should (or is it drive) a Ferrari at least once in … Continue reading
When Auckland City gets a bit too much I take my bicycle and jump on the ferry to Waiheke Island. As the ferry leaves the terminal the city’s skyline reveals. Now I feel like I’m on holiday. On my last … Continue reading
Today I helped a friend move into a circa 1990′s three level terraced townhouse.
We quickly found out these units were not designed for easy move in/out even though the transient lifestyle of their dwellers.
For lack of better solutions the movers had to avoid the narrow corridors and pass bigger items directly from the truck through the balcony.
The original developer’s vision must have been “let’s cram as many units as we can into this section so we make as much money as possible”. Continue reading
One of my favorite places to go in town is the Auckland Library. Spread over three levels it has (nearly) every book, magazine, CD or DVD available. There’s free Internet access too. I love browsing the numerous shelves, grabbing books … Continue reading
Cycling along the waterfront from the on a beautiful Saturday morning, grabbing a coffee in St Heliers and heading back home. The route is so flat anyone can do it.