Party-on in ‘one of the Hippest Cities on the Pacific Rim’

The Guardian reports that Auckland, ‘more like the Riviera than the outskirts of Polynesia’, is having a hard time coming down from the highs of the America’s Cup victory. All part of ‘a burgeoning café culture to challenge its Pacific rivals, Sydney and Seattle,’ its vibe is fuelled by a caffeine fix at cosmopolitan hang-outs like Mecca, Brazil and Euro.


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Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

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