North Island

Perfect pizza

Everyone has their own idea of what makes a perfect pizza. Mine is a Margherita, paper thin, with a  chewy crust, heavy on tomato and easy on cheese, smelling of fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. I found it, my… Read More ›

Cruising to Kawau

  You could be forgiven for thinking that time stands still when you visit Kawau Island, one of the many islands scattered around Auckland, or at least it’s having a snooze. Kawau is the largest island within easy striking distance… Read More ›

Mud Brick Perfection

Mud Brick Vineyard and Restaurant on Waiheke Island must be one of the most popular places in NZ to celebrate weddings (and other special occasions). Those who can, including visiting celebrities with a bit of downtime, arrive by helicopter and walk through a path of lavender… Read More ›