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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Supermarket
“Big grocery store. Their policy is New Zealand's lowest food prices. In fact, Consumer magazine has confirmed that PAK'nSAVE provides the cheapest supermarket shopping (11 years in a row!)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Key hub for buses to city. Can catch bus from our guest house to this bus station for rapid transport to the city and beyond. Go to their website for timetable information.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Golf Course
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The North Shore Events Center is home to the Breakers Basketball team. On weekents there are often events such as the Great NZ Craft Show.”
  • 3 locals recommend
General Entertainment
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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“If you like real bread this is the place to go, at least 20 different varieties of bread and rolls all made fresh on site. Very popular, takeaway only”
  • 4 locals recommend
School
  • 2 locals recommend
Casino
“I would say this is the best tenpin bowling spot (close contender with Metro Bowling in CBD) in Auckland, and is conveniently located in North Shore. If you want to go bowling then come here - there's also a small arcade if you're into that.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“A 10 minute bus ride over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to the city. A flat easy walk down the road to Smales Farm bus station.”
  • 1 local recommends
School
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Authentic and quality Thai food! Highly recommended: the seafood soup is full of flavor- loaded with an assortment of actual seafood (calamari, scallops, prawns, mussels, and fish)”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
General Entertainment
Coffee Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Dairy & Lotto shop, Bakery, Sushi, Liquor and Fish n Chip shops - 5min walk”
  • 1 local recommends