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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