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: [email protected]


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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Crystal Mountain

Address: 80 Candia Road, Swanson, Auckland
Tel: 09 833 5033
Fax: 09 833 5044

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.

Please check which tracks are open to use. Tracks can be closed for Kauri dieback, track maintenance etc.



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AWOL Adventures

Professional canyoning tours
Tel: 09 630 7100
Email: [email protected]

The Magic Factory – Fireworks

Tara Okan
Tel: 09 629 2496
Email: [email protected]


Fine Wine Tours

Address: PO Box 16297, Sandringham, Auckland 1030, New Zealand
Tel/Fax: 09 849 4519
Mobile: 021 626 529
Email: [email protected]

Ahipara VIP Adventures and Tours

Jean-Michel Jefferson
Tel: 09 446 6025
Fax: 09 446 0137
Email: [email protected]

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


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



Transport, Travel & Car Rental

Advanced Flight Helicopters


Shuttle Excellence

0800 822 000 Miro

Contact: [email protected] 


Liz March

Tel: 09 810 9056
Email: [email protected]


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