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Otara Market

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Address: Newbury St, Auckland, New Zealand
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The world’s largest Polynesian market, held on Saturdays, teems with...

The world’s largest Polynesian market, held on Saturdays, teems with shoppers seeking everything from crafts to exotic foods to island music CDs.

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Sunny day at Market

Nice outdoor market. Busy with lots of people. Music, great food venders, new and used things. Lots of booths to look at. Loads of fresh produce and the flowers were beautiful... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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kaitaia
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

A must go.they have everything.parkings hard to get but worth it in the end. plently of stalls to look at and food too. the most amazing place and you can pick up bargains galore.people are friendly.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice outdoor market. Busy with lots of people. Music, great food venders, new and used things. Lots of booths to look at. Loads of fresh produce and the flowers were beautiful. can easily spend and hour here.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This market has a good selection of fresh fruit & vegetables, cheaper than supermarkets. Was a hard choice on the food front too, quite a few stalls & trucks offering varies tempting delights. Has several stalls offering pacific music, food, souvenirs etc, amongst the usual clothing and second hand goods. You NEED to get there early to avoid touring the... More 

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Mangere, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Lively South Auckland market, vibrant atmosphere with music, cheap apparel and affordable food. Parking can be hard to find as this a very popular market. Opens approx. 6.30am-1230ish.

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Thank angkal
Auckland, NZ
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Otara Market is the best place for produce in Auckland. It is the best place to mingle with Pacific peoples and buy produce from the Pacific Islands and indigenous NZ, Maori. The food is so fresh it is sold by the growers from vehicles that arrive straight from market gardens. Food trucks offer a rich variety of cooked foods, reasonably... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Visit here almost every year, food is great as always, fruit and vege section great as well, but the actual stalls themselves, like for t shirts have gone missing. Only 2 or 3 decent t-shirt stalls worth checking out. Atmosphere is always friendly. More range is needed with the stalls. No kronuts stall this time round as it was one... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This market is great for fresh fruit and veggies shopping as its available weekly. Its located in a central place i.e. you can access it if you are living either in south Auckland or East Auckland or South East Auckland. It has also varieties of arts and crafts and sometimes also good bargains of jewelry.

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Thank Siham E
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Love the market food . It is so massive with a awsome range of variety . Only thing go early to try miss the crowd and also the car parks

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Hamilton
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Food made in heaven from every Pacific Island you can imagine. Fresh produce everywhere and very cheap. Recommend getting there ealy in the morning to get the best of everything.

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New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

WOWSA. Truly a magnificent cultural experience. One of the best markets in New Zealand that is steeped in culture, tradition, fun, and friendliness. A unique part of Auckland that haves to be a 'must visit'. The selection of produce, speaking as a Chef, is stunning and is value for money and as fresh as you could grow your own. The... More 

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