None of It Has Anything to Do with Orcs

Auckland, home to a third of all New Zealanders, has recently welcomed a raft of bars, boutiques and restaurants that highlight locally made products, from excellent craft beer and wine to fashion and art, Ingrid Williams writes for The New York Times. “And none of it has anything to do with orcs or rings.” Over 36 hours in the city, Williams also visits the Auckland War Memorial Museum (pictured), the “invitingly rustic” Depot eatery and oyster bar, new drinking holes in the Britomart district and she takes a sunrise hike up Mount Eden for a “priceless panorama.”


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Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Australian journalist Jane Nicholls and her New Zealand-born husband visited Mangonui/Doubtless Bay to “capture the simple magic of childhood holidays” for her own family. Nicholls recalls the time there in a travel feature for…