Auckland – Whangarei 1 day self drive Itinerary

Driving from Auckland to Whangarei takes just over 2 hours. On your travel to Whangarei you may want to stop by at the following places. Orewa Beach Orewa is a great place to stop and have a bite to eat before starting out on your journey again. It has 3km of fantastic sandy beach and … Read moreAuckland – Whangarei 1 day self drive Itinerary

Turoa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu

Ski Resort Mt Ruapehu is New Zealand’s largest skiing area, fours hours drive from either Auckland or Wellington. It is located inside Tongariro National Park, a dual world heritage site. Mt Ruapehu has two of the largest Ski Areas, Turoa and Whakapapa as well as the highest lift access and the longest vertical drop in … Read moreTuroa Ski Area – Mt Ruapehu

Manganui Ski Area – Stratford Mountain Club

Ski Resort Manganui Ski Area is situated on Mount Taranaki in the western North Island, 4.5hrs drive from Auckland.  It is the only ski field on Taranaki and is a welcoming club field run by Stratford Mountain Club.   Facilities offered here include two natural half pipes, gentle slope for beginners, intermediate slopes and great … Read moreManganui Ski Area – Stratford Mountain Club

Ace Rental Review

Ace Rentals Premium Tourist class cars are late model Toyota Camrys or similar. They can seat up to 5 people plus luggage and come with Radio/Stereo and air-conditioning. As part of any standard Ace Rental car booking you will receive insurance, unlimited kilometres, GST and 24 hour roadside assistance. The excess on the insurance is … Read moreAce Rental Review

Thrifty Car Rental Review

For a 15 day Auckland Return the Cheapest car available is Suzuki Swift (or similar), 5 door, 1.3 litre, air conditioning, radio with CD player, air bag and central locking. For the cheapest 4 door sedan 2.4 litre is Toyota Camry Sportivo (or similar)- a medium car for 5 people, 4 or 5 door (sedan, … Read moreThrifty Car Rental Review

Budget Car Rental Review

Budget Car Rental offers value for money rental cars from compact cars, to large cars, trucks and 4WDs. If you are travelling with children and you require a car or booster seat then these can be purchased after confirmation for $35.00 per rental plus GST. Research shows that for a 15 day return to Auckland … Read moreBudget Car Rental Review

Avis Car Rental Review

Avis is the top rental car company in New Zealand and offers a wide range of modern vehicles in the fleet, from economical sub-compacts, to spacious sedans, wagons, 4WD Vehicles and passenger vans with unlimited kilometres. Our research shows that for a 15 day return to Auckland the cheapest Rental vehicle would cost you NZ$585.01 … Read moreAvis Car Rental Review

SkyCity Starlight Symphony

Venue: Auckland Domain, free Date: 21st February 2009 Come along to the Auckland Domain on 21st February 2009 to join thousands of Aucklanders for a magical night of classical and contemporary musical entertainment under the stars. Featuring this year is singer/songwriter Brooke Fraser, who will be returning to New Zealand to play at the concert. … Read moreSkyCity Starlight Symphony

Auckland Lantern Festival

Venue: Albert Park, Auckland City Date: 26 – 28 February 2010 Time: 5:30pm to 10.30pm daily The Auckland Chinese Lantern Festival is one not to be missed. A free event and one of Auckland’s most popular summer events, brings Chinese New Year celebrations to a glowing finale. Be enthralled by hundreds of spectacular outdoor lanterns, … Read moreAuckland Lantern Festival

Auckland Anniversary Weekend – DON’T MISS IT!

Date: 23-26th January 2009 Venue: Auckland Viaduct Harbour It’s that time of the year again; yes we celebrate Auckland Anniversary Weekend with great entertainment lined up for this year’s festival. The venue will be Viaduct Harbour on the waterfront. At the same time the Auckland Seafood festival will also be taking place from Saturday 24 … Read moreAuckland Anniversary Weekend – DON’T MISS IT!