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Fashion at Takapuna Beach

Thanks to Channel Magazine for this fashion feature in their Dec/Jan issue – out now! Takapuna Beach is one of the premier boutique shopping districts in Auckland with something for everyone.You’ll find leading NZ fashion retailers along with both established and up and coming designers. There is plenty of parking available across Takapuna. The new Toka Puia Carpark with 420 spaces and entries from both Huron and Northcroft Streets, the Anzac Street carpark (250 spaces), Shore City with 800 carparks and 3 hours free and Killarney Street carpark (250 spaces) with easy access once parked to Hurstmere Road near the Anzac Street roundabout. Top Summer Dresses For colour, shape and texture, while still being easy to wear For that statement sleeve and a lovely waisted

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Repco Takapuna Rocks X Summer Days Festival

Don’t miss the Classic Car event of the year, teaming up with the annual Takapuna Summer Days Festival! Held annually, the Summer Days Festival is a free, family fun day out on Takapuna Beach, that gives everyone the chance to extend their summer holidays and keep the summer vibes going! This year, Summer Days is excited to team up with the Repco Takapuna Rocks event to bring you an extended day of fun in the sun at Takapuna Beach. You’ll see the usual amazing classic cars, hot rods, bikes, vintage market and clothes, rock’n’roll music along Hurstmere Rd and The Strand – with the addition of all the family fun entertainment, games, and activities of the Summer Days Festival right on Takapuna Beach and Reserve.

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Go Rollerskating in Takapuna!

Get your skates on for summer fun at the outdoor Takapuna Beach Roller Rink! The roller rink will run from 3 December – 24 December and will be located at 38 Hurstmere Rd, Takapuna. Skate to the latest hits at the Takapuna Beach Roller Rink with festoon and disco lights. The 10m x 27m roller rink will provide excitement for the young and young at heart, guaranteeing summer fun and the coolest time! The minimum age for the event is 4 years. Admission includes skates, helmets and knee and elbow protective gear. You are welcome to bring your own roller skates. There will be sizing available, up to US size 10. The event will be under the sun so we highly recommend wearing sunscreen as

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Corporate and staff Christmas gift guide

Well, what a year! While it’s been a tough year for most, we hope it’s also been great and that you’ve been able to acknowledge and celebrate the wins, the great work, and the milestones as best you can in 2021. By now, you’ve probably switched your work brain into the ‘family-and-friends-Christmas-present’ buying machine that it is – BUT – have you thought about your staff members and the colleagues that have been “in the trenches” with you this year? Can’t hold your usual Christmas party or end of year celebrations? Don’t worry – our Takapuna businesses have you covered! Whether it’s grocery hampers or vouchers people can use at a later date, you can always find the perfect something to say Thank You or

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Outdoor photography exhibit

Takapuna is proud to host an outdoor street photography exhibition by the Auckland Festival of Photography, presented by Image Auckland and I Love Takapuna. The exhibition is a selection of the best images from Auckland Photo Day, which celebrate Auckland and its culture. Auckland Photo Day is a community engagement project initiated in 2004 by the Auckland Festival of Photography as a way to build democratic visual cultural currency and build an inclusive and equitable arts and cultural environment. Since its inception, over 14,000 images have been taken by thousands of Aucklanders and now form an archive of ‘a day in the life’ – who we are on one day, 24 hours every June. Celebration of Auckland and its Culture – exhibit The selection on

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The Best Restaurants, Bars And Cafés In Takapuna

Thanks to Urban List for this awesome break down of some of their picks of restaurants and eateries in Takapuna! You can read the full article on their website here. Takapuna is one of our fave suburbs, period. Not only is it home to one of the most popular beaches on the North Shore and a number of covetable shops—The Department Store, Superette and MECCA to name but a few—but there’s certainly no shortage of amazing places to eat out. Whether it’s a cone of award-winning gelato on the beachfront, an Asian-inspired feast at the restaurant of a top Kiwi chef, or a plate of the most incredible dessert-style waffles tucked away down an arcade, here are all the best restaurants, bars and cafés in

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Christmas Shopping in Takapuna

Experience Christmas shopping as it should be – relaxed, seaside, boutique shopping and refreshments in Takapuna! Takapuna has it all this silly season! Whether you’re looking for that perfect present for Mum, Dad, the kids or the dog, or if you’re looking to stock up the fridge and pantry for the family get-together’s. Shore City Shopping Centre is a great place to start your shopping trip – with over 60 specialty stores, free wifi, 3 hours free parking, and many different eateries to sustain you during your stay – there’s bound to be something you can tick off your list in-store! Hurstmere Road is home to so many amazing, boutique and big brand stores like Life for Men, Retrospace, Augustine to Mecca, Lulu Lemon, Michael

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Every coffee you buy, every takeaway you get, every home delivered meal you order, supports our local hospitality industry. Hospitality in Auckland is one of the hardest hit industries due to COVID 19.  We thank you for helping them to get through this period, so they can continue to serve you in the future. To keep our famous hospitality scene in Auckland thriving after lockdown, let’s show our support for them.  “Every Coffee Counts” is a joint initiative by the following central Auckland business districts. Please visit their website to see what great hospitality options are available for you to enjoy.

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Takapuna Beach has your Home covered this Spring

Takapuna Beach is home to no less than 11 stores that provide for the home. Bardsleys Lighting & Design in Auburn Street; Bed Bath n Table in Shore City; Citta in Como Street; Creative and Brave in Shore City; Duck Limited in Shore City; Farmers in Shore City; Kitchens By Design in Byron Avenue; Resene on the corner of Auburn and Huron Streets; Shut the Front Door in Lake Road; Wallace Cotton in Hurstmere Road; Yoyoso in Shore City. Thanks to Channel Magazine for this great feature article! Check out the article on the Channel Magazine website here. Bardsleys Lighting & Design is a family-owned lighting store presenting premiere lighting imported from top designers around the globe, as well as products designed and made in New

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