There’s so much more to a city than its centre. The best way to uncover a destination’s hidden gems is to hit the suburbs. In this series, we shine a spotlight on some of New Zealand’s must-visit neighbourhoods, looking at where the locals eat, drink, and play.
Mt Eden boasts many high points for travellers – such as the volcanic peak of its namesake, also known as Maungawhau, and Eden Park, the famous stadium where crowds flock to watch the All Blacks.
It’s also the place to find Auckland’s biggest range of Asian food, with eateries lining Dominion Road famed for their dumplings.
How to get there: It’s a six-minute drive from the inner city or you can catch the 25L or 25B buses.