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Kumeu, West Auckland

About Kumeu:

Kumeū is a prosperous rural community in New Zealand, 25 km north-west of the centre of Auckland City.

Kumeu blends rich heritage with a picturesque landscape. The winemaking tradition of the area dates back to the 1940s, when families of Croatian descent opened the first wineries of Auckland.

Host to Auckland's oldest winery, Kumeu boasts award-winning restaurants, interesting galleries, and a range of specialty shops. Kumeu is a soothing mix of boutique wineries, orchards, and lush farmland.

History and Demographics

Originally, the district was settled by immigrants from the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, many of whom were part of traditional wine-growing families.

The population of Kumeu-Huapai was 3,432 in the 2018 New Zealand census. There were 1,110 households in the area.

Education

The primary schools of the Huapai District School and the Matua Ngaru School, and the state-integrated Hare Krishna School, which is a composite school, serve Kumeu.

The majority of high-school students attend school in the nearby suburbs.

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There's still time to pop in tomorrow for a cheeky last minute choc-fix for Valentine's Day....Our mouth watering freeze dried choc strawberries 💕 They will heart you forever after one of these! courts_tyler ...

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I got to admit, I low key like dressing up! 😊 I witness two amazing people get married yesterday, and then to find out both sets of parents had their wedding anniversary.. It was a good day.. • • •
#memories #weddings #dressups #porch andrea___massey & nimble___mutombo #DontworryIDidntpostthebride
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Anyone else forgotten what wearing makeup feels like? 😂 looking forward to doing my makeup and going back to work tomorrow 🤩 Still a few appointments left this week if anyone needs some pampering freshandflawlessmua 💕 ...

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Fave start to the day is always here ☀️ Except ready for daylight savings so I don’t have to get up so early to catch sunrise 😝 ...

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There is a few of you that are new here so I thought I would introduce myself ✨ ⠀

I am Lauren, a lover of allll things beauty, especially fake tan & makeup! I also love travel, adventures, wine, music and cars. ☀️ ⠀

I have two gorgeous tiny dogs, they are chihuahua x Maltese sisters. 🐶 I live in Auckland, north/west ish. It’s a little more rural out these ways, which I love 🐄⠀

I did my makeup training 8 years ago! And seriously where did the time go?! I have since added on hair styling & range of beauty services. Brow wax & tints, lash lifts & tints, brow henna, spray tans and gel polish. These services are available in my studio, in Huapai. I also enjoy getting to travel all over the place for hair & makeup bookings💄⠀ ⠀


I’m grateful that I still love what I do and for the amazing people I've met these last 8 years. Looking forward to events and weddings picking up again so I can help you all look & feel your absolute best 💃🥳💕
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We know this Easter was a little different but we hope you were all able to enjoy some family time. This photo is a flashback to our Easter family day a few years ago where we were lucky enough to have Jacinda Ardern pop in for a visit. We were sad not to be able to host our annual event this year but are proud of our community for all you are doing. Thank you for supporting us. Stay safe and keep looking out for eachother. 🙏 ...

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Classic makeup artist outfit, always with a hint of pink tho ✨ ...

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Surprise, they aren’t pink 😮 ...

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Freshly made in store thesourcemilford every Saturday, Sunday and Monday! Our Almond butter jars are packed with protein, nutrients and taste incredible! You can even bring in your own jars to refill 💕 Have you tried our Almond butter? DM us or leave a comment if you'd like to 😉 ...

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Throwback to 1st lockdown, a Wednesday, because I’m wearing all pink 😂 ⠀

This time round I’ve definitely found a little harder. Trying to be productive and not sleep in every morning, is actually really hard 🤷‍♀️😂 ⠀

Safe to say I’m really looking forward to getting back to a bit of normality next week and I can’t wait to get back to work and my wonderful clients! 💕⠀

Hope everyone is doing alright & if you’re struggling, please reach out to someone. Friends, family, helplines or I’m a pretty good listener if you need 💫⠀
Not long to go now pals ✨
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All smiles at our store today with the fab tastefullytash 💕 with over 50k followers Tash is one of New Zealand's best loved food and lifestyle influencers and is an all round thesourcenewzealand fan. Her store of choice? thesourcebayfair of course! Check out her insta story for her in store experience 🌻 ...

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End result 💕 if your wondering what happened to all of those mouth watering ingredients found thesourcenewzealand from our previous post ...behold this beautiful concoction created by the uber talented kaylamalvinacullen . 😍 Share a slice with us if any miraculously remain next time Kayla! ...

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#photoshoot #kumeu #sundayfunday #sundaybumday #ifyouvegotitflauntit ...

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Just a casual summer pantry top up from thesourcemilford . Pop in and see us for some incredible newly introduced and restocked goodies including white choc strawberries and fava beans 💕 we love introducing our customers to new product,try and then buy as little OR much as you like 🌻 ...

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What's your favourite Source bulk foods snack? We love hearing your feedback 💕 ...

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🍓 Just me? I have this thing when picking fruit (and other inanimate objects) that they suddenly all have feelings and by me not picking them, I've of course hurt their feelings. I'm serious! So to offset this, I had Josh do most of the picking this time, while I soaked up the sun with my little babies 🙌🏻 Also, don't all the therapists stand up at once 😜 .
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#strawberries #strawberry #strawberrypicking #berries #auckland #kumeu #newzealand #nzsummer #summertime #nzblogger #nzbloggers #rubyfearless #ignz #igersnz #drawnover #doodleart #holiday #instatravel #travelgram #summer #photooftheday #travel #traveling #tourism #travelling #nature #baileynelson #purplehair #lavenderhair #clairolcolorcrave
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Ain't a NZ summer without some real fruit ice cream🍦 went out to Kumeu last weekend to philgreig_strawberrygardens 🍓 and got a Supa size strawberry ice cream in a cone. FYI regular size is actually enough 😂 but it was only 60c more for Supa size hehe
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📍 Phil Greig Strawberry Garden, Kumeu, Auckland
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Check out a few of our markets coming up: > Auckland Mama Markets - Xmas Twilight Market, 30 Nov. 6.30pm - 9pm at Ellerslie War Memorial > thefactorymarkets 03 Dec. 10am - 2pm, 31 Arrenway Drive, Albany > Kumeu Farmer's Market 10 Dec. 9am - 2pm @ Kumeu Showgrounds

We'd love to see you there x . . . . .
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It was so good to see everyone at the Kumeu Classic Car Show today while doing hair and makeup for beauty_school_dropouts 💄 there were soooo many awesome classic cars and hot rods to drool over!

🚗💨 I'm back home in Hamilton now washing all the hairspray off me, yay! 🙌
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