Show me shorts – Short film festival night

We will show THE SAMPLER. Enjoy some of the top short films from this year’s Show Me Shorts Film Festival. The collection is designed to entertain, delight and show off rising talent in the filmmaking scene from Aotearoa and abroad. … Read More

New years Picnic

Best family day out on the barrier ! The long running New Years Picnic brings local & visitors together for a celebration of live music , great variety of stalls , classic kids races , Custom Car display monster raffle … Read More

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Home Grown Hip Hop

Tim Higham speaks to Mulberry Grove old boy Louis Sammons who will headline opening night at next week’s Finding Our Voice storytelling festival. How would you describe your artistic vision? I use music as a tool of self-expression to share … Read More

Aotea loves books

Boat shed at Whangaparapara In my book Island Notes: finding my place on Aotea Great Barrier Island I quote the poet Gary Snyder – “we no longer sit around campfires with our grandparents. In the West, books and libraries have … Read More

Huia’s Tent
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Experience our beachfront glamping tent; an eco accomodation option surrounded by lush native bush and just a boardwalk from golden Gooseberry Flat beach. Perfect for couples or solo travellers, the tent itself is spacious yet cosy with a bedroom and … Read More

Great Barrier Island Surfari Trip

The Best Auckland Water-sports Camp Great Barrier Island – only a 30 minutes flight from Auckland, and still so hard to reach if you want to take all your toys. Water Nomads will take the pain out of the plane … Read More

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