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Málaga, Spain: Part 2

Málaga, Spain: Part 2

Malaga’s roots trace back to ancient times, with a history that spans Phoenician, Roman, and Moorish influences.

Pro Kart Racing: Hamilton

Pro Kart Racing: Hamilton

It’s an explosion of noise—and petrol fumes that fill the air. That’s what Pro Kart Racing is all about.

Waipu Beach

Waipu Beach

Waipu is still very much a gem, and undiscovered. Wai (for water) + pu (for reddish in colour) = reddish water.

Maina, Havelock North

Maina, Havelock North

Located in the heart of Havelock North, Maina is a family-run cafe & bistro with a focus on simplicity and smiles.

John Roberts, Milford, Auckland

John Roberts, Milford, Auckland

John Roberts was the original name of the owner, and was located near where the Milford supermarket exists today. It’s a busy business, that’s for sure.

Bethells Beach, Auckland

Bethells Beach, Auckland

Te Henga, or Bethells Beach, is a coastal community of the Auckland Region in the north of the North Island, New Zealand.

Portraits of Sheep, Waipu

Portraits of Sheep, Waipu

What would New Zealand be without millions of sheep? Yet New Zealand has fewer sheep than several other countries.

Pasta & Cuore, Mt. Eden, Auckland

Pasta & Cuore, Mt. Eden, Auckland

There’s no such thing as Spaghetti Bolognese! That’s the statement that greets you at Pasta & Cuore, located right in the heart of Mt.Eden Village.

Fire Station, Takapuna, Auckland

Fire Station, Takapuna, Auckland

A local passerby would justifiably be confused why the fire station goes by the name of Takapuna Fire Station, when it’s located at Wairau Road.

Ark Coffee, Takapuna, Auckland

Ark Coffee, Takapuna, Auckland

Ark Coffee, a specialty coffee store in Takapuna. Situated down a corridor between the French Bakery and a barber, it’s easy to miss.

Sigdi, Devonport, Auckland

Sigdi, Devonport, Auckland

I’d just immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand and this was the first restaurant I visited. We were regulars every Tuesday for 18 years.

Matakana Oysters, Auckland

Matakana Oysters, Auckland

Tom Walters at Matakana Oysters at The Green Shed. The shed was earlier used by another oyster pair that left for Australia.

Amano, Britomart, Auckland

Amano, Britomart, Auckland

Amano, situated in Britomart is a combination of a bakery, cafe and full-service restaurant and incredibly busy all day long.