Now urine trouble. Photo: Angela Chilton

En Nouvelle-Zélande Nous Utilisons des Toilettes

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Ahhh, France. The very mention of it conjures up so many romantic images: its legacy of exquisite wines and fine cuisine, the Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum, fashionable ladies with sensual accents, and the dashing… (read more)

The Model T commercial as purchased by the Piopio College Trust.

NZ’s First Schoolbus Recreated

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

In April 1924 New Zealand’s first motorised schoolbus service began, with the acquisition of three specially constructed Model T Fords by Piopio School, located south west of Te Kuiti in the North Island’s Waitomo district…. (read more)


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… (read more)

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… (read more)

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… (read more)

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… (read more)

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.

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.

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.

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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