The Pumphouse Theatre and Lake Pupuke, situated in the centre of the city near Takapuna. The freshwater lake was originally the main water supply for the North Shore region. The building is now a centre for the performing arts. It is possible to walk around most of the lake. Some of the shore is private property and detours are needed.
One Red Dog, 156 Hurstmere Rd Takapuna , Phone number 09 488 0077 fax 09 488 0046). M to F 11 AM - Late, Sa & Su 9 AM - Late. Normal cafe style menu but known for gourmet pizzas, calzones and the Antipasto Platter. Pizzas Medium $17.50 Large $25.50. Bar attached.
Flying Horse, 477 Lake Rd Takapuna , Phone 489 6305. Mon-Wed & Public Holidays 11:30am - 9:30pm, Thur-Sat 11:30am - 10pm, Sun 4pm - 9:30pm. Takeaway Chinese Food. Large servings. Few tables to eat in, but I would not recommend eating in. Most Chinese meals ~$10-$15 (Hot food $1+, Burgers ~$5, 2/4 per meals packs ~$26/~$49).
Beresford B&B Homestay, 46A Beresford St, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland (5 mins to Takapuna, Devonport, motorway N or S,), ☎ +64 9 4453959 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), . checkin: flexible; checkout: flexible. We warmly welcome travellers to relax, feel at home but be within easy reach of all that Auckland has to offer. Modern home located in peaceful suburb just across the harbour from city. Close to ferry, bus, beaches, shopping, restaurants, theatres. Your own TV lounge, all mod cons and amenities. http://beresfordhomestay.awardspace.comDble $110-$125 Sgle $85-$100. edit
Emerald Inn Takapuna Beach Auckland, 16 The Promenade, Takapuna, ☎ 64 9 488 3500, . Motel units & kitchen apartments offering top quality self catering accomodation for corporate travelers and holiday visitors in a superb beachside location near Auckland city. Breakfasts available.edit