‘Auckland’ Archive

Parnell Rose Garden: Auckland, New Zealand

I love the Parnell Rose Garden at the edge of Dove Myer Robinson Park. It has over 4,500 rose bushes in every color you can imagine. When we stumbled upon this little treasure I was shocked that it was free! Next to the rose garden is a gorgeous little cottage that is perfect for a […]

Ibis Hotel Ellerslie Review

We stayed at the Ibis Hotel in Ellerslie when we were hunting for a car. This isn’t a typical location for tourist, but ideal if you are car shopping in Auckland. The hotel is next door to the grounds where Auckland holds its monthly car fair and very close to Great South Road, the street […]

Nancy Steen Garden

Next to the Parnell Rose Garden in the Dove Myer Robinson Park is a small, well-kept garden named after Nancy Steen. This place looks like the perfect set-up for a garden wedding. There is a little alcove with a fountain and a couple archways that would be ideal for the alter. Since I had just […]