New Zealand Guide

Top 10 things to do in Auckland this spring

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1. Stroll through fragrant gardens Spring is the perfect season to wander through the Auckland Botanic Gardens, home to more than 8000 plant species. Explore the Potter’s children’s garden, Spring Blossom Valley (which blooms from late winter through to spring), the Rose Garden and the large outdoor sculptures by New Zealand artists that are scattered throughout the […]

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NZ among world’s best countries to Visit, Survey Finds !!!


Lonely Planet hails Super City for its revitalised waterfront, shopping and dining precincts, scenery and culture. Auckland has been rated one of the world’s top 10 cities to visit by travel bible Lonely Planet. The city, which attracts 1.8 million foreign visitors a year, sits alongside iconic places including Paris, Zurich, Shanghai and Vancouver in […]

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Auckland: Good spot to fly high and go for a spin


From biking to climbing to golf, Auckland Airport’s The District buzzes with adrenalin-fuelled fun, discovers Donna McIntyre. If, like me, you make the trip to Auckland International Airport usually only to catch a plane or to meet someone flying in, think again. There’s a mini-city close to the airport that includes many fun activities. By: […]

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Rotorua Attractions


As New Zealand’s adventure playground, Rotorua offers a plethora of attractions and activities for everyone. Whether you want to relax and unwind at one of the natural geothermal spas and indulge in a luxurious treatment, or find your inner adrenaline junkie at one of  pumping adventure experiences, Rotorua has something for you. Lakes Beautiful lakes, […]

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Street Eats


It’s loud, it’s busy and it’s a whole lot of foodie fun. Auckland’s Street Eats returns with a diverse line-up of central city restaurants serving up their favourite street food in a gourmet hawkers market complete with beer and wine bars, live art with Resene, kids’ entertainment and live music.     Follow your nose […]

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Auckland’s 10 Secret Beaches


When the heat is on, there’s only one place to cool down – the beach. Lucky then that Auckland has 1,000 beaches but some are more popular than others. Want to avoid the crowds? Scope out 10 of the city’s most secret beaches – all are quiet little spots for throwing down a towel and […]

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Get A Drink With A View of the Sea


A cold drink seems extra-refreshing when you partake with a view of the sea. But for a seaside city, it can be strangely hard to find bars in Auckland that combine a good drinks menu with a damn fine view. We’ve gone to the locals to find some secret (and not-so-secret) drinking spots to rest […]

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Discover top ten Auckland Walks


Auckland City Heritage Walk – Uptown Exploring uptown Auckland on foot is the best way to appreciate the area’s rich heritage and beautiful historical buildings. The uptown Auckland City Heritage Walk gives you a glimpse into the past – and present – of one of the city’s most historically significant areas. The walk includes a […]

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