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Extend your Summer in Takapuna!

Make the most of the beautiful weather and long days, and head to Takapuna for some fun in the sun! The natural scenery and set up of Takapuna makes it easy to keep your summer going – so gather the troops, the friends and family, and come on in to Takapuna for one (or more!) of our favourite things to do. Indulge in some spectacular outdoor dining With beach views, sea breezes, and scorching weather, dining in Takapuna could not be more appealing! Takapuna has so many different places to eat and drink, with most of them also offering great outdoor seating – there’s something for every taste in Takapuna! Play the day away on one of the best white sand beaches in Auckland Takapuna

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An interview with Andy Ruzich at Regatta Bar

We caught up with Andy Ruzich, owner of Regatta Bar and Eatery to chat about all things Regatta and the Hospitality industry. You have created Regatta Bar and Eatery to be famous for its seafood, fresh food and amazing views – What inspired you to create it? I wanted to capture the essence of our great kiwi lifestyle by heroing our love for this costal playground all while celebrating the amazing kaimoana right here on our door step. We had fun with the interior design playing with the iconic kiwi batch using wooden floors and hanging eel net and boat mooring lighting features through to white and teal tiling and a splash of marble to bring together the opulence of an upmarket bistro will still

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Discover Takapuna’s new Whale Tails!

Pictured: Artist – Carol-Jeanien Taka, with I Love Takapuna (Sponsor) Manager – Terence Harpur. From 24th January – 18th April, 80 individually-designed Whale Tail sculptures will decorate Auckland as part of the city’s cultural art trail, Whale Tales 2022. Designed by well-known and emerging kiwi artists and schools, the Tails – inspired by the endangered Bryde’s whale – will tell the “tales” of our moana and why we must protect it.  Takapuna is proudly home to THREE beautiful Whale Tail sculptures, each with their own story and rewards for “unlocking” them! TE KOHA TOHORĀ Whales’ migration routes guided people to new lands, aiding in the spread of people throughout Polynesia. This piece shows a pair of humpback whales, a mother and her calf. They have gifted

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Outdoor summer dining in Takapuna

We’ll keep saying it – Takapuna is the place to be this summer! Keep the summer holiday vibes going from your backyard, with all the incredible dining options throughout Takapuna. From terraces to courtyards and street front dining – there’s plenty of open-air spaces for you to enjoy whatever refreshments you choose. Our newly revamped and beautiful Hurstmere Road features lots of brand new tables and seating all the way down the block, as well as trees and gardens to relax around. Or grab your refreshments to go and wander 1-2 mins down to the ever-popular Takapuna Beach Reserve – with a top-notch playground for the kiddies, picnic tables, trees to picnic under, first-rate views, fresh sea breezes and salty water to dip your feet

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Takapuna – your ULTIMATE Summer Destination!

Part of the beauty of Takapuna is its constant holiday vibes, giving you the feeling of being on holiday at home! So there’s no need to let the back-to-work-blues settle in just yet – we have so much happening in Takapuna, we can keep your summer holiday going while the beautiful weather continues! How does lunch by the Sea sound? Regatta Bar and Eatery is the perfect location for a delicious bite to eat whilst relaxing and enjoying the sea views. While they’re renowned for their oysters and seafood, Regatta also has the perfect meal for any taste, from chicken burgers to gnocchi or delicious salads. How does a spot of retail therapy sound? Hurstmere Rd is home to many unique and boutique shops with the perfect

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An Urban Seaside Shopping Experience

ON YOUR DOORSTEP Takapuna Beach is fast becoming one of Auckland’s most popular places to indulge in much needed retail therapy. This comes as no surprise to those familiar with the stunning beaches and views – literally a step away from the street style shopping area. This cool, urban seaside town offers all lovers of fashion a serene, blissful mooching experience, plus in-between the stunning clothing stores are an array of trendy and delicious coffee shops, perfect for fuelling your shopping stamina. So, next time you feel the need for a retail wander that’s just a little special, head on down to Takapuna Beach for a fabulously energetic vibe, and a unique retail experience. Shop the looks: Just Jeans / Wallace Cotton / Robin Pierre

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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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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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