Quality Suites Alexander Inn
21 Alpers Avenue
Phone: (64) 9 2812788
Fax: (64) 9 5245718
This store stocks high quality appliances, large and small, as well as lots of computer hardware and software. There are good selections of refrigerators, washing machines, stereo systems, televisions, videos, DVD players, telephones, vacuum cleaners, smaller kitchen appliances, gaming consoles and games. The staff is knowledgeable and always willing to assist with any queries or purchases. Hire purchase is available, subject to conditions.
Get a more classic take on tennis at the Parnell Lawn tennis club. Established way over in 1872 as a croquet club, the club saw both good and not so good times. Having survived two world wars and now modernity the club has transformed from having just natural grass courts and a shed for a club to now having eight synthetic courts and fashionable club that boasts its own bar and barbecue area. The club offers memberships and training courses for both young and old. The club also hosts variety of tournaments and inter state matches.
In an effort to bring convenience and reliability to the travelers, Auckland Co-op Taxis is constantly upgrading the service levels. The oldest and largest with a fleet of 700 vehicles, Taxi Co-op makes it a point to serve quickly. With the GPS ranking system, they make sure that the closest vehicle is available at service. Besides sight-seeing tours and executive services, the company also transports your pets or documents. Female drivers and those with the knowledge of foreign language are available on service.
The city of Auckland is famous for being tennis crazy. The game is much revered and followed in the city and there are various spaces that have been dedicated to the sport. One such location is the ASB Bank Tennis Center. The center has both indoor and outdoor tennis courts and is renowned for hosting two tournaments namely ASB Classic and the Heineken Open. Check website for schedules and watch a match live.
The Baptist Church in Auckland began in 1855, and the current Tabernacle was opened at the top of Queen Street in 1885. The Tabernacle building is fronted by large imposing classical columns. The interior is spacious with a handsome curved balcony above the main floor and a particularly fine vaulted ceiling above the whole area.
The Pitt Street church was opened and dedicated in 1866. The church is a handsome Victorian style plastered building with elegant stained glass windows giving a gentle light to the interior. The historic organ is now behind a screen, but the most striking feature of the interior is the beautiful dark-stained carved timber Gothic-style balcony.
For those with an inclination for art, Artstation is the place that calls for a visit. It hosts regular exhibitions by well known artists. Apart from this, it also holds classes for those who want to learn painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpting, making glass jewelery and loads of other art related courses. Age is no limit at the Artstation. If you are an established artist or a trained one, you could also hire a studio at the here to exhibit your prowess.
The stated purpose of St. Matthew in the City is to sustain and enhance the life of the city and all those who live and work there. "In the life of the city let the light of Christ shine". The church building is a notable historical landmark built of Oamaru stone. Constructed in 1905, it is a superb example of the Gothic style.
This electronics store has nearly any appliance you could think of, from laptop computers to digital video cameras, fridge/freezers to inkjet printers, cordless caller display answerphones to mini disc players, stereo systems for the home and car, computer hardware and software, games machines and games. Large or small, all can be explained by the helpful and informed staff. They guarantee to match any competitor's price (conditions apply) and hire purchase is available on most purchases.
Dotted with exotic locales and scenic beaches, Auckland's postcard surroundings promise a real vacation getaway. Its picture perfect islands and rustic forests complement the urbanity of the city. A melting pot of cultures, it has something to suit every palate.
The Bharatiya Mandir provides for the Auckland Hindu community, including celebrations of important festivals, social and cultural services, and Sunday classes in music and languages (Hindi, Gujarati and Sanskrit). Built in 1993 (Savant 2049) this temple is distinguished by the tall and elegant white dome on top. The main doors of the temple face over Balmoral Road, while the vehicle entry and parking area is behind the temple in Arabi Street.
The current Cathedral was built in 1885 and is the head church of the Diocese. It is a good example of 19th century architecture with a spire and gothic style windows, and a very fine timbered ceiling with great wooden trusses. On the north side of the building is a pleasant grassy square with large trees and a rock waterfall. There are several good cafes nearby. The Cathedral Shop is across the Square.