West­ern Springs has it all

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

What do you like best about living in West­ern Springs? I can walk to Grey Lynn, the Zoo, Mo­tat, West­ern Springs Park, Kings­land, Eden Park, bike to Pt Chev for a swim, or eas­ily bus or train into town, two mo­tor­way op­tions for work . . .

But don’t tell every­body cause they’ll want to live here too.

How long have you lived here and where are you orig­i­nally from?

I’ve been in Auck­land 17 years this month, and be­fore that, grew up in Ro­torua. What do you like least about Auck­land and how can we fix it?

I wish there was less rub­bish in our city in gen­eral. I try to pick up some­thing ev­ery day when I walk the dog. If we all took some re­spon­si­bil­ity around our neigh­bour­hoods, our oceans would be far less pol­luted. Where’s the best place to buy din­ner in your area?

Hong Thai on New North Rd. And who does the best fish ‘n chips?

I’d say the Fish and Chip

Shop on San­dring­ham Rd. Who is the Kiwi you ad­mire most – and why?

Dame Whina Cooper. A leader who car­ried her­self with dig­nity. Such are the peo­ple that change the world. If I was Auck­land’s mayor I’d . . .

Slash the cost of trav­el­ling on public trans­port and pour money into de­vel­op­ing more train routes. When I’ve got a few free hours I like to . . .

Drive out to Muri­wai and try fall­ing off a surf­board again. The spot I’d rec­om­mend to tourists is . . .

Muri­wai. Beau­ti­ful, beau­ti­ful beach.

Sheree: Loves living in West­ern Springs and vis­it­ing Muri­wai.

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