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September, 2013 | Posse

Mayor Len Brown Reveals Auckland’s Hidden Treasures

September 29, 2013 at 3:53 am

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Len Brown is the first mayor of the Auckland, which became the biggest territorial authority in Australasia when eight former councils were amalgamated in 2010, and is home to a third of all New Zealanders. He is  committed to improving Auckland’s transport system; quality compact urban design; innovative, high-value economic development; and building an inclusive culture in a city of 1.5 million and 180 ethnicities. Raised and educated in Auckland, he has a vision for the city to be rated the world’s most liveable and under his Under his leadership, Auckland’s standing on global liveability indices has improved, moving into the top 10 lists in all three international quality of life surveys. Passionate about Auckland and its people, Mayor Brown shares his guide to the city via Posse:

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Deep Pan Delights – 5 Pizza Parlors in Chicago You Won’t Want to Miss

September 25, 2013 at 7:41 pm


Continuing our investigation into some of the best places to eat in the States, today we turn our attention to Chicago. It’s a city famous for pizza – The Chicago style deep dish being just one of the many variations on this classic and widely loved food. Many locals have preferences for certain restaurants based on what kinds of crust they offer, and everyone has their own take on the traditional Chicago deep dish style. Here’s our guide to the city’s best:

8 Ways to Indulge your Inner Fat Kid in Melbourne

September 23, 2013 at 10:05 pm
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A scene from Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

Let’s face it, adulthood can be a bit of a downer at times. Bills, political turmoil, health crises – don’t you wish you could just press rewind and go back to a simpler time? A time when you didn’t have to stress over calorie counting or food journals? Well, you’re in luck! Leave your worries behind and join me on a culinary journey through Melbourne, back to the good ol’ days when you didn’t even know the meaning of the phrase “obesity epidemic”.

Dating on a Budget: Sydney Rendezvous for Under $50

September 22, 2013 at 9:33 pm

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Sydney is a fabulous place to live, but as you know,  fabulous can often translate as expensive. For those Sydney-siders wanting to give a great first impression without having to break the bank, here’s six sexy dates that won’t break the bank!

Mad about the bean: Melbourne’s Best Coffee Breaks

September 19, 2013 at 10:50 pm

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Melbourne has an iconic coffee culture and for those of us aficionados out there, there’s more to it than the bean. The sense of familiarity and comfort a coffee break brings, weighs in heavily on our overall experience. The smell, shot colour, and silkiness of the milk are the kind of details barista’s dedicate their time and passion to; and there is a uniform sense of pride in making that perfect coffee. A coffee break is that little part of a person’s day that can make everything better; a moment of solitude and a ritual that should not be passed up for anything. Melbourne is a city that moves quickly, but if you’ve got time for a break, here are 7 places that I personally deem to be the best coffee break spots in Melbourne! 

Mayor Darcy Byrne’s Guide to Leichhardt’s Best

September 17, 2013 at 10:01 pm


Councillor Darcy Byrne is well known as an articulate and passionate advocate for change and renewal in his local area. Growing up in Balmain, he has been a life-long resident of Leichhardt Municipality which includes the suburbs of Leichhardt, Balmain, Rozelle, Lilyfield, Annandale and Birchgrove. In 2008 he was elected to Leichhardt Council as a Councillor and today continues to fight for a more fun, affordable and fairer Sydney. When he’s not managing the Glebe Youth Service or pushing for positive change, he can be found at the following six great locations within the Leichhardt Municipality, as shared via Posse:

From Sydney to Melbourne: Where to go when you’re Seeking Inspiration

September 17, 2013 at 3:10 am

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Working in the creative field, I’m always on the lookout for undiscovered places that inspire me. Places I can while away an entire day or merely pass by, and feel a giant spike in my inner creativity. These places tend to be serious eye-candy with plenty of interesting characters hanging about and hopefully by spreading the word about them; I might inspire someone in return!

Here’s my Guide to Inspire via Posse:

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