The iconic Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park

24.01.2017

Road tripping from Picton to Christchurch – the alternative route

If you are staying with us at the Picton Yacht Club Hotel before making your way south towards Christchurch and beyond, there are a few things you need to know following the powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake that hit the South Island and lower North Island in November. Since the earthquake hit, the road heading south downRead more

The raft race is a highlight of the Festival

12.01.2017

Picton Maritime Festival 2017

One of our favourite events on the Picton events calendar is the annual Picton Maritime Festival. This year the festival will be held on Saturday 21 January and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. This will be the 12th year the festival has been held down on Picton’s foreshore and the PictonRead more

You can see a wide range of performances at the Auckland International Buskers Festival

10.01.2017

Auckland International Buskers Festival 2017

Coming up at the end of January is the annual Auckland International Buskers Festival. This awesome four day event is a highlight of the annual Auckland events calendar and one that we recommend getting down to if you are in Auckland over the last weekend of the month from the 27-30 January. This year’s BuskersRead more

Image form the 2016 Latin Fiesta. Photo credit: Eventfinda

05.01.2017

Latin Fiesta Auckland – get down and dance!

If you love to dance then the Latin Fiesta in Auckland could be right up your street. Part of Auckland huge Summer in the Square series of activities, the Latin Fiesta is going to bring the very best of Latin America right here to the City of Sails. Grab your sombrero, shake your maracas andRead more

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