People We Recommend

Polynesian Craft Market

Address: Corbans Estate, 426-448 Great North Road, Henderson
Hours: 9am-4pm – Last Saturday of each month every month
More information available in ‘Art Out West’ brochure – (see above)

Titirangi Village Market

Address: Titirangi Memorial Hall, South Titirangi Road, Titirangi
Hours: Last Sunday of each month except December when date is brought forward
More information available in ‘Art Out West’ brochure - (see above)

Makeup artist, Hair stylist and wardrope stylist

Carron Wells
Tel: 09 630 4770 & mobile: 021 906 455
Email: carron@nzmakeupartist.com
Web: www.nzmakeupartist.com

Attractions

View Auckland

The essential online guide to the Auckland region.

Unit 5, 39 Apollo Drive
Mairangi Bay, Auckland
P O Box M291, Private Bag 300 987
Albany, Auckland

Tel: +64 9 476 4220
Fax: +64 9 476 4330
Email: office@viewauckland.co.nz
Web: www.viewauckland.co.nz

Arataki Heritage & Environment Centre

Address: Scenic Drive, Tititrangi, Auckland, New Zealand
Tel: Parksline 09 303 1530
Hours: 9am – 5pm – (except Christmas Day)

Corban Estate Arts Centre (CEAC)

Address: 426 Great North Road, Henderson, Auckland
Tel: 09 838 4455
Fax: 09 838 4488
Email: info@ceac.org.nz
Web: www.ceac.org.nz

Craftworld

Tel: 09 831 0277
Fax: 09 831 0279
Email: info@craftworld.co.nz
Web: www.craftworld.co.nz

Crystal Mountain

Address: 80 Candia Road, Swanson, Auckland
Tel: 09 833 5033
Fax: 09 833 5044
Web: www.crystalmountain.co.nz

Hillary Trail

Highly recommended and close to Bethells Beach, a spectacular multi-day tramping trip through native forest and along the wild coast of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park.

Web: http://regionalparks.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/hillary-trail

New Zealand Surf Tours Ltd

P.O. Box 17509, Greenland, Auckland
Email: info@newzealandsurftours.com
Web: www.newzealandsurftours.com
Guests can book and receive surf board riding lessons here at Bethells beach.

 

AWOL Adventures

Professional canyoning tours
Tel: 09 630 7100
Email: info@awoladventures.co.nz
Web: www.awoladventures.co.nz

The Magic Factory – Fireworks

Tara Okan
Tel: 09 629 2496
Email: tara@themagicfactory.com
Web: www.themagicfactory.com

Tours

Fine Wine Tours

Address: PO Box 16297, Sandringham, Auckland 1030, New Zealand
Tel/Fax: 09 849 4519
Mobile: 021 626 529
Email: PhilParker@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.insidertouring.co.nz

Ahipara VIP Adventures and Tours

Jean-Michel Jefferson
Tel: 09 446 6025
Fax: 09 446 0137
Email: Jean-Michel@ahipara.com
Web:  www.ahipara.com

Explore NZ

Explore NZ is a multi-award winning company offering an exciting range of marine and land based excursions in Auckland and the Bay of Islands. Experience the thrill of sailing an ex-America's Cup yacht, cruise and dine on the harbour with Pride of Auckland or go whale and dolphin watching on Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari.

Free phone: 0800 - 397 567

Web: explorenz.co.nz

The Arataki Visitors Centre

The Arataki Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, with more than 16,000 hectares of native rainforest and coastline. It's 250km of walking and tramping tracks provide access to beaches, breathtaking views, and spectacular rocky outcrops, including the Hillary Trail, black sand beaches, waterfalls and giant kauri trees.

The Park Rangers here will help you make the most of your visit.  They know the latest track and weather conditions and the directions to the best places in the Park.  If you are staying in the Park overnight, ask for the best camping & campervan sites.

Physical Address: 300 Scenic Drive, Titirangi

Phone: 09 366 2000

Raj Tent Club NZ

Featured in some of our photos on the website, Raj Tent Club's tents provide the perfect cover for both sun protection and rain shelter. Ideal for any occasion, from engagement party to wedding celebration, anniversary, birthday or just a simple summer BBQ, you can be sure you and your guests will be in comfort within the truly spectacular surrounds of our amazing handmade tents. 

Tel: 021 882 814

Website: http://www.rajtentclubnz.com/

 

Transport, Travel & Car Rental

Henderson Rentals

Web: www.rentals.co.nz

Shuttle Excellence

0800 822 000 Miro

Contact: info@shuttleexcellence.com 

Paddy's Limo

0508 431171 mobile 021 431 171

Email: fred@paddyslimo.com

Web: www.paddyslimo.com

 

Musician (for weddings)

Paula Novak

Tel: 09 817 7799
Email: istra@paradise.net.nz
Web: www.wordworx.co.nz/paula

Photographers

Liz March

Tel: 09 810 9056
Email: marchfamily@paradise.net.nz
Web: www.lizmarchphotography.co.nz

Restaurants

A short drive to Kumeu, Huapai and Henderson gives you a large range of breakfast, lunch and dinner restaurants and cafes. John and I are happy to help. Swansom has excellent cafes and takeaways which is a 20 minute drive.

Chikos Restaurant and Cafe

7/255 Lincoln Road, Henderson

Phone: 972 9847

www.chikosrestaurant.co.nz