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Mangere Mountain - a hidden gem in Auckland

31.01.2018

10 of Auckland’s Hidden Gems

The City of Sails is a great place to visit with so many notable attractions to pick and choose from. Being a tourist hotspot, the top sights are fairly well publicised so we thought we’d highlight a few lesser known marvels for those after something a little more Kiwi-casual. Point Chevalier Point Chevalier was oneRead more

Cathedral Cove Coromandel Peninsula

20.01.2018

9 of New Zealand’s Most Photogenic Places

When planning a trip to New Zealand the first thing you’ll probably pack before clothes, toiletries, sunscreen etc., is your camera. There’s no secret why, it’s a beautiful country. But the next step can often be a bit more challenging. Deciding where to go to take your awe-inspiring, liked-by-all, insta-famous snaps. To make this decisionRead more

Cruising the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

12.12.2017

10 Fantastic Events & Activities This Summer

With the first week of summer under wraps, temperatures sitting in the mid to high 20’s, and school finishing up for the year, we have compiled this list of 10 fantastic things to do in New Zealand over the festive season – shining a light on the amazing events and wonderful activities on offer throughoutRead more

Mudtopia Festival 2017

09.11.2017

Introducing Mudtopia

  Friday 1st December 2017 sees Rotorua play host to Mudtopia – New Zealand’s very first “mud festival”. What is it? Based on South Korea’s incredibly popular Boryeong Mud Festival, which has run annually since 1998, Mudtopia is the first festival of its kind in New Zealand. Mudtopia proudly celebrates Rotorua as the country’s mud capital,Read more

31.10.2017

6 Great Events In Auckland This Halloween

Happy Halloween Auckland! If you’d like to treat (or trick) yourself or the kids to a night out, aside from the usual neighbourly door knocking, here are a few ideas: Events for the family As you can imagine, there are a lot of kid-friendly events taking place across the city. Here are some of ourRead more

The Diwali Festival ends with a spectacular fireworks display

04.10.2017

Diwali Festival Auckland – the Festival of Light

Updated: 4 October 2017 One of the highlights of the annual events calendar in Auckland is the Diwali Festival – a celebration of Auckland’s vibrant Indian culture. This year the festival will be held over the weekend of Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October and the main hub for the event will be in AoteaRead more

McKayson New Zealand Women's Open Golf Banner

21.09.2017

McKayson New Zealand Women’s Open Golf

If you are going to be in Auckland on or around the weekend of 28 September to 1 October, then make sure you get yourself to one of Auckland’s newest golf clubs, Windross Farm. The newly constructed course located in Papakura will be playing host to the New Zealand Women’s Golf Open. Whilst New ZealandRead more

A yacht moored up in a secluded Marlborough Sounds bay

29.08.2017

Exploring the Marlborough Sounds

With spring just around the corner it’s time to get planning some weekends away. It won’t be long until the clocks move forward and the nights get lighter. It’s one of our favourite times of the year to go exploring the Marlborough Sounds. Whether it’s hiking through the native forest, exploring the sheltered coves, kayakingRead more

Give the Shweeb a try at Agroventures Adventure Park

18.08.2017

5 reasons why you need to visit Rotorua this spring

As the nights start to get lighter and the daffodils begin to bloom, the winter gloom starts to lift all around New Zealand. The spring months are the perfect time to plan a little weekend getaway and Rotorua is a great place to visit at this time of year. With temperatures starting to rise, RotoruaRead more

Visa Wellington on a Plate takes over the city

07.07.2017

Visa Wellington on a Plate – a culinary delight

If you’re looking for something to do in August, might we suggest a little weekend jaunt down to Wellington (or longer if you can spare the time!). From the 11-27 August, the Visa Wellington on a Plate event will once again be taking over the city for two weeks. This winter extravaganza features over 100Read more

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