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Shopping in Auckland

Zarbo Delicatessen and Cafe is a wonderful spot to shop if your sweet tooth is aching for chocolate dainties or other tasty treats. This food-mart specializes in kitchen goods and food not easily found in New Zealand. Located on Morrow street and always busy, this is the spot for lunch to watch people while enjoying decadent delectables from around the world.

Oceanic Arts at the airport specializes in fantastic art from Polynesia and Melanesia and other Oceania cultures. Tourists can indulge themselves and pick up unique works from the Pacific area for themselves and friends. It's not cheap, but the quality is superb.

The Two Double Seven at Broadway, Newmarket, is anchored by the expansive Foodtown supermarket and features 79 intriguing specialty stores spread over 12,000 meters. Wear comfortable shoes because there's so much to see. It opens at 9 am Monday through Friday, and parking is free with a $5 purchase.

Get ready for duty-free shopping at the DFS Galleria in downtown Auckland. Ladies will find a wide range of beauty supplies and perfume on the first level. Fashion and handbags are on level two. For those who like a nip of fine spirits, the selection is large and affordable. For shoppers who want a taste of New Zealand, such as possum fur clothing, wool jumpers, paua jewelry and exquisite New Zealand butter, make your way to the top floor. The nice fellow who plays the piano will greet you.

The Art de Vivre on Broadway in Newmarket will satisfy the shopper looking for a oui bit of France. Authentic French giftware, linens and home ware are featured here. The goods are of utmost quality.

The Victoria Park Market on Victoria Street is a delight for souvenir hunters. The prices are reasonable, and shoppers can find fun T-shirts to take home along with a wide selection of inexpensive jewelry. The food court in this market will feed the family without breaking the bank. Free parking is offered along with traveller's cheque cashing and convenient ATM machines.

The Parnell Village Shops on Parnell Road offer high-end shopping for tourists who want to buy an exquisite Hoglund glass piece or top-of-the-line wool garments. Royalty and American presidents have shopped here. The best New Zealand jewelry and art are featured. Parnell is classy but also filled with fun boutiques where one can spend a dollar. Various cafes and eateries beckon the visitor to drop in and sample the many fine cuisines.