The Fridge CafeKingslandYay, a selection. Can be tricky getting a park in Kingsland - best to take a passenger, you can put your magical hazards lights on while you’re mate makes the vege pie dash. Most pies sell out on a Saturday morning before 11am, so get in early.
Harvest Wholefoods Grey LynnGrey LynnMmmmmmm - a selection of aceness in this place, good price too.
Waiheke Fruit & VegeWaiheke IslandIf you’re on the island after a big night, head here - great range of pies - fresh juice, coffee, coconut water, they’ll get you sorted.
Miss ClawdyAuckland CentralHoly Moly this place makes a good cocktail. And greats snacks to get things rolling for the evening, Great vibe.
LibertineAuckland CentralCool bar, good service, the night really gets going when you start at this place.
BonitaPonsonbyLove this place, casual fun, cozy, great snacks.
- 430If you’re a vino snob, this is your place. Amazing tapas too - goats cheese and honey comb - it’s off the chart.
- 110Seriously these people can help, everything from a quick hair up, blow wave, nails painted at the same time! Thank goodness.
MAC Cosmetics BritomartAuckland CentralSexiest smoky eyes EVER. Call them and see if they have a free spot. You can buy product in return for the makeover.
Kathryn Wilson BritomartAuckland CentralHottest heels, she has a new shop on Britomart. Get there.
Off Wax Brow Bar BritomartAuckland CentralBrows complete the look, get them shaped, tinted and ready to roll.
DFS Galleria - Custom HouseAuckland CentralPop in here for a spritz of the best perfumes from around the globe. Yum.
Tatty's Designer RecyclePonsonbyLove. Walking into a place with some many styles, great staff.
Recycle Boutique Auckland CityAuckland CentralJust off Queens Street, down from The Body Shop. Clean out your own wardrobe, drop it off here and pick up some bargins.
Paper Bag PrincessNewtonAlways good for a quick pop in.
Number One Shoes Atrium on ElliottAuckland CentralThey’ve come a long way, so many on trend shoes now for a great price. Yay.
Queenies LunchroomFreemans BayCutest spot, perfect tea cups, ace staff.
- 210The tea room next to the salon is amazing, the menu of incredible teas is insane, so many types, love the Lotus tea :)
Dry & Tea City Works DepotAuckland CentralYip, I’m adding both locations. You can’t go wrong, best tea selection I’ve ever come across.
Casita MiroOnetangiWarning - Book before you go, at least a week in advance, this place fills up fast. The building is amazing, it’s like you have been transported to another world. The menu is great, good sized tapas, great wine list and a host who makes everyone feel like the only person in the room.
Peacock Sky VineyardOnetangiA stunning place to enjoy a wine tasting. Great Rose.
Cable Bay VineyardsOneroaThey have just done up their winebar and tasting room, if you want to be impressed by a true luxurious experience and a million dollar view in the sun, this is the spot. Hey, fly in on a chopper if you want - it will land on the front lawn.
Dragonfired PizzaWaiheke IslandYou’ll find this superb pizza oven caravan on Little Oneroa beach during the summer, perfect for a twilight beach dinner, take down a bottle of wine and a beach cricket set, great way to end the day. They have Eftpos too.
Ananda ToursOstendIf you want a true vineyard tour around Waiheke, these guys are the best. They’ll pick you up from the ferry, share all their local knowledge with you and piece together the best of the island while you sit back and relax. Magic.