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Eichardt’s Private Hotel

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Nestled on the picturesque shores of the South Island’s Lake Wakatipu, Eichardt’s award winning Private Hotel delivers highly sought after 5 star luxury accommodation for the discerning traveler, right in the heart of Queenstown. A… (read more)

Whale Stranding at Farewell Spit

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

In February 2017 over 600 pilot whales beached themselves at Farewell Spit, a fin-shaped headland at the northern tip of the South Island. It is the second-largest whale stranding in New Zealand’s recorded history, after… (read more)

World Masters Games Comes to Auckland

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

The World Masters Games is one of New Zealand’s biggest sporting/tourism events of 2017 and the largest multi-sport event in the world, yet many Kiwi’s still draw a blank if you mention it. Our neophyte’s… (read more)

Kawarau Gorge Bridge

Queenstown Highlights

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Queenstown is one of the most highly acclaimed tourist destinations in the world. Its breath taking backdrop of towering mountain ranges, glacial fed lakes and picture perfect tussock clad valleys have led to its immense… (read more)

Road To Aoraki Mt Cook

Getting The Best Rental Car Deals

Friday, February 10th, 2017

If you’re travelling in New Zealand and want to get a great car rental deal, check out our car hire advice. Expert holiday and travel advice from the specialists at NZ Rent A Car.

Cadbury Building’s New Old Look

Monday, February 6th, 2017

At Cadbury’s chocolate factory in Dunedin work has begun restoring a long-disused building to it’s original appearance. Like many older buildings its facade was shaved in the name of modernisation in the 1950’s when the… (read more)

Shot in NZ – Part IV: Pork Pie

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Roaring into cinemas this weekend is Pork Pie, a remake, or “re-imagining” of Goodbye Pork Pie (1980), New Zealand’s cult classic road/buddy movie. In the original, an opportunistic young hoon rents a yellow Mini in… (read more)

Symphony Orchestra Performing

Auckland Arts Festival 2017

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

From its humble beginnings to the globally recognised event that is on offer today, the Auckland Arts Festival provides a non-stop visual extravaganza of dance, visual arts, music, theatre and circus acts from talented performers… (read more)

Exploring New Zealand

New Zealand Budget Holiday Tips

Friday, January 13th, 2017

New Zealand is a great budget holiday destination as our best attraction, the stunning scenery is completely free. Check out NZ Rent A Car’s top cheap holiday tips.

New Zealand by Cruise Ship: A Guide

Monday, January 9th, 2017

  Summer is here, and the cruise ship season, predicted to be New Zealand’s biggest ever, has begun. Between November 1st and April 30th 33 ships (up from 28 ships last summer) will make as many… (read more)


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