Depot restaurant, Auckland.

Trans-Tasman tastes

A new-wave movement has brought fine dining to Auckland, writes Simon Farell Green.

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Sweetree Honey, Manuka.

Buzzword in honey

Lured by tales of manuka's healing power and other regional sweeteners, Sam Vincent follows the bees.

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From scrum to scrumptious

Rugby fans' cup runneth over with a dining scene that has come into its own, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

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Frank Kitts Park on Wellington's waterfront.

Amok after the ruck

Win or lose, Wallabies fans will find plenty of amusements far beyond the field during the World Cup, writes Ben Groundwater.

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On for young and old ... the Pacific Pearl's pool deck.

Classic Pearl's wise ways

P&O's latest ship hosts pool parties on one deck and exclusive dinners on another, writes Joanna Hall.

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Tabac, co-owned by musician Neil Finn.

Join the inn crowd

Auckland is full of quirky and unusual bars - provided you know where to look. Dan Kaufman goes on the hunt.

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