• 365 Days | #24 | Play Tennis

    Grab a friend and go play a game of tennis at your local tennis club. You don’t need to have a membership. Small court charge, big fun!

  • 365 Days | #8 | Okura Bush Walkway

    Okura Bush Walkway is a coastal forest & estuary walking track just north of Long Bay. Takes approx 3 hrs return. Native bush and lots of birdlife.

  • 365 Days | #1 | Flavour Cafe and Deli

    365 Days on the North Shore: No 1!: A visit to Flavour Cafe and Deli in Birkenhead Point, an excellent place to start our new blog!

  • 365 Days | #38 | Toasted Espresso

    Boutique coffee roastery Toasted Espresso in Barry’s Pt Rd Takapuna not only produces some of the very best coffee roasts in town, they’re absolutely passionate about making great coffee.

  • 365 Days | #7 | Little and Friday

    Little and Friday in Eversleigh Rd Takapuna supplies beautiful cakes and savoury goodies to eat in or take away & GREAT coffee. Retro interior just like Nana’s kitchen

  • 365 Days | #19 | Paper Moon

    Paper Moon, in mainstreet Mairangi Bay, is a large, modern cafe, bar and restaurant serving great meals, coffee and snacks in a sunny beachside location.

  • 365 Days | #26 | Zavito Restaurant and Bar

    We needed a cheap and cheerful meal, tried Zavitos in Mairangi Bay, great pizzas, outstanding service. What a great place!

  • 365 Days | #2 | Milford to Takapuna Coastal Walk

    Pip walks from Takapuna to Milford along the beach, beautiful and a rich heritage of history, volcanic eruptions and stunning sealife.

  • Group Architect Home in Northcote

    A Group Architect Home in Northcote on Aucklands North Shore.

  • Make Sure the Bay’s Voice is Heard on Auckland Council

    East Coast Bays has little representation on the new Auckland Council, and residents will need to take action if they want their voice heard.

  • 365 Days | #36 | Farro Fresh

    North Shore now has its own version of Wellington’s wonderful Moore Wilson. Farro Fresh in Constellation Dr – artisan & specialty foods & everyday fare.

  • 365 Days | #23 | Passion Cafe

    Passion Cafe for great coffee and food in Jutland Road, Takapuna is a real hit with locals

  • 365 Days | # 39 | Monthien Thai Restaurant

    Monthien Thai Restaurant in Milford offers a superb dining experience – great food, friendly service and reasonable prices.

  • 365 Days | #35 | Takapuna Beach Series

    The Takapuna Beach Series on Tuesday evenings hosts races in ocean swimming, beach running, stand up paddling and more

  • 365 Days | #25 | Kayak to Rangitoto

    Tony and I have kayaked to Rangitoto on 2 occasions – once in tandem kayaks  and then in our own individual kayaks, and I can really recommend it for a great day’s outing. If you’re not feeling super energetic, then grab a mate and go tandem. It’ll take roughly 45 minutes to get across to … Continued

  • 365 Days | #34 | Frank Sargeson House

    Frank Sargeson is one of the all time great NZ writers, and he spent most of his life living right here on the North Shore. Visit his home in Takapuna.

  • 365 Days | #31 | Jam Organic Cafe

    Jam Organic Cafe in Hurstmere Road Takapuna serves fresh, locally sourced and organic food and excellent coffee just a short walk from Takapuna beach

  • 365 Days | #10 | Lake House Arts Centre

    Visit the Lake House to see fine example of Victorian and Edwardian architecture in Barry’s Pt Reserve Takapuna. Art exhibitions, art classes, cafe, gardens.

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