12 Fun Things To Do In Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and arguably most vibrant city; a whole region full of all the shopping, restaurants, beaches, arts, culture, and harbour adventures you could ever wish for and all within easy driving distance. Wherever you go in Auckland you will find a diverse range of people, food and experiences. The biggest problem …

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Lions Tour 2017: Auckland & Whangarei

In June and July this year we see the return of the British & Irish Lions Tour. The Lions are a composite team of players selected from professional English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh teams, and the visitors will play ten rugby union matches around New Zealand. The series highlights are three games against the All …

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World Masters Games Comes to Auckland

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 introduction gives them the lowdown on the whats, wheres, whens and whos of this massive occasion. What? The World Masters …

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New Zealand by Cruise Ship: A Guide

  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 as 600 stops in ports all around the country. Another biggest ever is the arrival before Christmas of the Ovation of …

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Jean Batten, Garbo of the Skies

High above the arrivals hall in Auckland’s international airport is a plane. It looks tiny in the cavernous, reverberating terminal – merely a decorative prop. But this is the plane that flew from England to Brazil in 1935, and England to New Zealand in 1936, both record-breaking achievements. And today is the birthday of its …

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Labour Weekend Lineup

It’s been a long, grueling winter. With no national public holidays since Queen’s Birthday, we Kiwi’s have had an almost five month haul since the last long weekend. Not to worry, Labour Weekend finally beckons, and it’s full of springtime promise. Labour Day in New Zealand dates back 125 years to October 1890, when civic …

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Diwali Down Under

“Spice Up Your Life”, urge colourful posters for Diwali, the Hindu festival celebrating the triumph of light over darkness, and good over evil.  The exact significance of the festival varies in different parts of India, however much like the way Christmas is celebrated by millions of non-Christians, the Diwali festivals are accepted around the world …

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If you have any questions or need help or advice about rental cars or your New Zealand travel plans we’re here to help you. Please contact us

New Zealand Free Phone: 0800 800 956

Australian Free Phone: 1800 771 302

Other international enquiries. Find your nearest New Zealand rental cars branch.