Cupcake fever has reached the shores of New Zealand and this Auckland institution is where the locals go to get their sugary fix. We recommend the classic red velvet or green tea sponge. One thing's for sure - this 'secret' won't stay that way for long.
3A/49 Brown St, Ponsonby Central, Ponsonby, Auckland City
This 328m behemoth towers over Auckland city and you can easily see the whole of the city on a clear day. Once you've enjoyed the view, there's plenty inside to keep you busy; bars, restaurants - and even a casino.