54 Home Street,
Grey Lynn

Home Base — A turn of the century workers cottage that is perfectly located to become your home base. Super close to the city centre, transport links, the entertainment precincts of Kingsland, Ponsonby and Eden Park. Put the car away, shake out your legs and enjoy everything only walking distance away. Read more on the…

Momentum is carrying
the market along

Last Tuesday’s blog post featuring the exciting Pump Track at Grey Lynn Park has imagery that could be said to be a great illustration of the current market. Momentum is carrying the market along at the moment over the ups and downs we have experienced in the last 6 months. New figures released this morning…

Cannonball!!!!

Fun and games at Pt Erin Baths and Park Those camper-vanning tourists are onto something. Yes, we’ve spotted you free-spirited travellers in the Pt Erin car park. And who could blame you? Fringed by large pine trees, this magic spot is within a stone’s throw of Ponsonby and has something for everyone. The park itself…

Flying and football

It’s all happening at Western Park Western Park gets all a little Alice in Wonderland in parts, starting with the half submerged Grecian columns sticking out of the grass up by Ponsonby Road, which is a popular lunchtime sunbathing spot with local office workers. From there you can continue your adventure down the ridge under…

A fashion feast with your caffeine hit

All things beautiful at The Shelter Tucked away on Mackelvie Street is where you’ll find Auckland style hub, The Shelter. There you can browse a veritable smorgasbord of international and local designer fashion, from MM6 to Taylor. And we’re not just talking clothes and shoes. Desirable homewares and quality personal grooming products like Triumph &…

Dust off the hamper

Picnic inspiration from around the ‘hood Locations for picnics are as plentiful around here as places to source provisions for said excursion are. But to whet your appetite, here are few of our favourite outdoor eating spots. At this time year it’s hard to go past the gorgeous, north-facing Herne Bay beaches, or for big…

Get some sand between your toes

Kick your shoes off at one of our local seaside haunts When it comes to our pick of beaches we’ve got some secret stunners around here. The picturesque Sentinel, Home Bay and Hamilton Road Beaches are mere minutes from Ponsonby Road, and with views to the North Shore enjoy all day sun – so slip,…

Ahoy me tasties!

Relaxed waterfront dining at Billfish Café Halfway along the new Westhaven walkways you’ll find the ever popular Billfish Café. Pull up a chair, and with the city as your backdrop, take in the charters and masts of the marina while you make your selection from the menu. Not surprisingly there’s an emphasis on fresh seafood,…

Take your taste buds on an exotic road trip

Divine al fresco dining at the Gypsy Caravan It’s okay, you can stop whispering for fear of jinxing it – spring has definitely sprung. But if you are experiencing any lingering winter malaise, we have just the tonic for you – the Gypsy Caravan at 130 Ponsonby Road. Head Chef, Reginalo (Regie), hails from Odette’s,…