Anna Willcox in Queenstown, winter 2014.

Anna Willcox: Olympic Objective

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

     Anna Willcox-Silfverberg (known increasingly to the media as simply Anna Willcox) is an emerging star in an emerging sport. The 23 year old Kiwi is a native of Auckland’s North Shore, and first learned to ski on the legendary slopes of Treble Cone whilst holidaying with her family when when she was four….

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Stranger than Fiction: The Margaret Mahy Family Playground

Monday, September 21st, 2015

    Author of more than 100 picture books, 40 novels, and 20 collections of short stories, Margaret Mahy is probably New Zealand’s most celebrated children’s writer. She was awarded the Order of New Zealand in 1993, and in 2006, the Hans Christian Anderson award for her contribution to children’s literature. In conferring the honour,…

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Our Minibuses – Perfect for Familes and Groups

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Here at New Zealand Rent a Car Queenstown, we have a range of luxury minibus rentals. They fit up to 12 passengers, are easy to drive and are convenient and affordable making it perfect for family and group holidays, sports teams, school trips and corporate outings giving people the opportunity to experience New Zealand with…

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The War In Colour

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

  Kiwi film director Sir Peter Jackson has unveiled his latest project, a multi-media WWI exhibition which opened in Wellington last month to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings.   As the exhibition’s creative director, Sir Peter said his primary goal was to take the Great War out of stuffy, monochromatic history books and bring…

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Interisland Ferry Disruption Update

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Damage to a propeller on one of the Interislander ferries in November 2013 mean that your 2014 summer travel plans between Wellington and Picton could be disrupted. Check our news on the current situation and alternative travel options.

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New Owners For Our Wellington Rental Cars Branch

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

New Zealand Rent a Car’s Wellington car rental depot has changed ownership and is now under the stewardship of experienced hire car owners Marty Oetgen and James Hutchison.

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Auckland Airport Car Rental Depot Moves

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

NZ Rent a Car’s Auckland Airport car rental team has moved to a new site at 30 Rennie Drive and are ready to help you with your car hire needs.

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Share Your New Zealand Travel Photos

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

We’re pleased to launch a new feature to allow you to show off your NZ travel pics. Simply add your photos to our New Zealand Travel Map and go into our monthly draw to win a funky New Zealand themed t-shirt from Mr Vintage!

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Join New Zealand Rent A Car on Facebook

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Join us on Facebook for the latest news and exclusive offers from our rental car company, plus hints and tips on travelling in NZ. Share your photos and stories with us.

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Welcome to the New Zealand Rent A Car Blog

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Welcome to the New Zealand Rent A Car Blog, keeping you up-to-date on the latest activities at our 22 car rental branches plus tips and advice on travelling in New Zealand, including great places to visit.

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