Tag: Auckland

The carved pou symbolises the spiritual guardianship of Te Kawerau a Maki and recognises that this is a special place, being one of the oldest settled parts of the Waitakere Ranges
New Zealand

Mercer Bay Caves, Auckland

40km west of Auckland is a bay that doesn’t want to be accessed by mere mortals. Mercer Bay sits between Piha and Karekare on the west coast of Auckland. We went on an amazing early autumn day.¬†The sea was a gently rippling¬†cape edged in white lace and a lone boat […]

Chelsea Sugar Factory to Kendall Bay walk, Auckland
New Zealand

Chelsea Sugar Factory to Kendall Bay walk, Auckland

A fine three-hour walk is to take the track from the Chelsea Sugar Factory on Colonial Road, Auckland through the forest to Kendall Bay (which has quite a nice beach), then return and take the loop through the Chelsea Sugar Heritage Estate which takes in brilliant views across to Auckland […]