Easy to walk any­where

Sean Bel­don, 43, artist and de­signer, owner of Bel­don Creative in Tu­rua Street, St He­liers.

Central Leader - - MILESTONES - Sean Bel­don

What do you like best about liv­ing in Glen­dowie?

We can walk ev­ery­where – school, church, work and cafes.

How­long have you lived here and where are you orig­i­nally from?

I have lived here for just on nine years but I’m orig­i­nally from Cape Town, South Africa.

What do you like least and how­can we fix it?

Lit­ter­ing. Bin it – it’s not hard to do.

Where’s the best place to buy din­ner in your area?

Musashi in St He­liers.

And who does the best fish ‘n chips?

De Fon­tein – mus­sels & chips are much bet­ter.

Who is the Kiwi you ad­mire most – and why?

The Finn broth­ers for mak­ing mu­sic that made me want to come to New Zealand.

If I was Auck­land’smayor I’d . . .

Stop in­creas­ing rates and start de­creas­ing bu­reau­cracy.

When I’ve got a free fe­whours I like to . . .

Catch up with a friend, read or see a movie.

The spot in Auck­land I’d rec­om­mend to tourists is . . .

Wai­heke, not just for a day.

Your two centsworth

I love liv­ing in the east­ern bays and in par­tic­u­lar Glen­dowie be­cause of its close­ness to the sea and green fields. Life is good.

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