Parnell | Newmarket | Mt Eden Apartments
Parnell is one of Aucklands oldest surburbs, established in 1841 it has a great mix of rich history with modern urbanity. Parnell Road and Parnell Rise make up the main road and here you will find charming shops, jewellers, boutique fashion, the public library and many awarding winning cafes, bars and restaurants. Parnell Village is very rich in arts and culture - it has the largest number of art galleries on one street in Auckland and hosts a range of landmark sculptures. The Auckland War Memorial Museum is also very close by at the Auckland Domain. The Parnell Rose Gardens and swimming baths are also close by along with the Holy Trinity Cathedral at the top of the hill. Public transport is very handy with a Link Bus running every ten minutes to either Newmarket or the city.
Newmarket is popular shopping destination. This area has become a popular place to live with a number of quality apartment complexes being built together with traditional housing. The main street of Newmarket is called Broadway and has over 400 stores including a Westfield shopping centre, two movie theatres and numerous restaurants, bars and cafes. The train station is in the heart of the shopping area with services both to the city and the west taking you past Eden Park and out to the Waitakeres.
(Maungawhau: in maori means whau tree under the mountain}, is an established inner city suburb, 4kms south of the CBD. The suburb is centred around the actual mountain volconic cone - a dormant volcano which is the highest natural point in Auckland, providing 360 degree views of Auckland city. It is a pleasant walk up the hill - or run for those fitness enthusiasts.
Mt Eden Village has a unique character and selection of coffee spots, shops and restaurants. Eden Park perhaps the suburb's the most famous resident is New Zealand's largest stadium, hosting many NZ Cricket and Rugby games plus the Rugby League 9's.. Public transport is good with buses running frequently to the inner city and surrounding areas.