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Top 5 places to eat out in Auckland

Auckland City is one of the best places in New Zealand when it comes to eating out—rivalled only by Wellington City—and the restaurant choices are pretty amazing. There are plenty of things to do in Auckland, but if you’re looking to explore the food scene, our guide below is here to help! You can alwaysRead more

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Top Attractions in Auckland for Your Staycation

Top Attractions in Auckland for Your Staycation Many Kiwis have had plans fall through now that international travel isn’t an option for the foreseeable future. So, why not enjoy a staycation here in Aotearoa instead? Currently, there are no restrictions on domestic travel for most New Zealanders, and that means there’s no reason we can’tRead more


CPG Hotels’ major domestic tourism investment

CPG Hotel Group has such faith in the the domestic tourism industry, it is forging ahead with the launch of a new luxury boutique hotel brand As the country’s largest privately-owned hotel group, CPG Hotels, like the rest of the tourism sector, has experienced less than full occupancy rates and had to reduce its servicesRead more


Short & Long-term New Zealand Accommodation Available | CPG Hotels

Short & Long-term New Zealand Accommodation Available Now that normality is returning for many of us here in New Zealand, more options for New Zealand accommodation are becoming available. Here at CPG hotels, many of our locations are once again offering long and short-term accommodation. All our locations are also offering exclusive accommodation deals, includingRead more

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What’s in Store for CPG Hotels Post-Lockdown?

As we all navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, and New Zealand hotels reopen amidst Level 2 restrictions, it’s important for us to stay transparent with our community about what our plans are, both for now, and for the foreseeable future. Ultimately, because we have been working throughout all levels of the lockdown as an essentialRead more

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Teddy Bears on Queen Street

Hotel Grand Windsor, our premier Auckland accommodation location, has joined the nationwide teddy bear hunt to entertain children during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Spending time outside safely is important for everyone’s mental health during the lockdown period, and this will continue to be the case as we trial Level 3 restrictions together as a countryRead more

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Self-Isolation: What You Need to Know

During New Zealand’s Level 4 lockdown, everyone is required to stay home as much as possible, but those with symptoms of COVID-19 may need to seek self-isolation accommodation. This requirement is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, even when parts of the country begin to move into lower alert levels. Here, we look atRead more

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What to Do in Auckland This Easter

Got your Auckland accommodation sorted, but still looking for things to do in Auckland this Easter weekend? Fortunately, we’ve rounded up a list of the top activities that will be on for Easter 2020 here in New Zealand’s biggest and most vibrant city. Read on to see them for yourself! 1. The Royal Easter ShowRead more

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13 free things to do in Rotorua!

Rotorua is an awesome hotspot for things to do with a wide range of adventure, cultural and geothermal attractions. Everyone knows it’s a tourist destination and many also assume that means paying above and beyond to experience the best things there. But that isn’t the whole truth by any stretch of the imagination. As aRead more

Le Cafe in Picton


Top 5 places to eat out in Picton

When staying at the Picton Yacht Club Hotel you’ll have the privilege to enjoy a meal at the Chartroom, the hotel’s beautiful restaurant that specialises in international cuisine using the fresh local produce and seasonal ingredients. You’re perfectly welcome to enjoy all your meals at the Chartroom Restaurant and is something we’re confident you wouldn’tRead more

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