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12.05.2017

The Queen City Gets A Grander Windsor

The glamour of the Art Deco era, when travelling in style meant monogrammed trunks, well-cut suits and dressing for dinner with fabulous gowns and jewels, has inspired Auckland’s latest five-star boutique hotel. Already occupying a much-loved heritage building in Auckland’s international retail precinct, the Hotel Grand Windsor is set to relaunch as a boutique five-starRead more

The Rotorua Night Market is held every Thursday night

11.05.2017

Rotorua Night Market

If you are staying at one of our two Rotorua hotels, then a trip to the Rotorua Night Market should be on your trip itinerary. Held every Thursday night (weather permitting), the Rotorua Night Market is one of Rotorua’s great local markets. Held In the heart of Tutanekai Street – Rotorua’s ‘Eat Street’, the marketRead more

Lux Light Festival

05.05.2017

5 ideas for Mother’s Day in New Zealand

That’s right everyone – Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday 14 May so we hope this post isn’t the first time you’re starting to think about what to do! Just in case it is, we’ve pulled together a list of things you can do with your Mum this Mother’s Day in locations around NewRead more

UberEATS Restaurants Auckland

03.05.2017

UberEATS comes to Auckland!

Looking for some tasty food but can’t be bothered to leave the hotel room? Fear not! For anyone staying in one of our two Auckland Hotels, UberEATS has just made the whole ‘eat in or eat out’ debate a lot easier. If you are staying at the Hotel Grand Windsor or Greenlane Suites, you canRead more

Anzac Day Poppy - Lest We Forget

20.04.2017

Anzac Day events in New Zealand

Next Tuesday will signify the 101st Anzac Day as the country joins together to honour the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli and other conflicts in which New Zealand has been involved. The 25th April is a day when the whole country remembers those who have fought so bravely for their country – New Zealand sentRead more

A fairground ride at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland

04.04.2017

Things to do around New Zealand at Easter

With Easter fast approaching the schools due to break up for holidays in the next few days, it’s time to get planning some activities to keep them (and you!) entertained over the Easter break. Easter is a great time of year to get away and explore a new destination. Whilst we may be heading intoRead more

Wellington has some great mountain bilking trails

22.03.2017

Wellington – the great outdoors

This month is activity month at CPG Hotels and Wellington is an awesome place to get stuck into lots of exciting outdoor activities. From horse trekking to mountain biking to surfing, Wellington has it all. With summer almost over (*cries a little*) now is the time to make the most of the warm autumn daysRead more

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 10: Competitors start in the board event during the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games at Manly Beach on October 10, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

21.03.2017

The World Masters Games comes to Auckland

Excitement is starting to build in and around Auckland for the World Masters Games which will be held in Auckland next month. For those who may not know, the World Masters Games is the world’s largest multi-sport event with over 25,000 participants from over 100 countries worldwide flocking to Auckland for the chance to takeRead more

17.03.2017

Taieri Gorge Railway – a classic Kiwi railway journey

New Zealand is known for a lot of amazing things but its railways are not usually up there on the list. We don’t have a prolific railway network here in New Zealand however the ones we do have are pretty amazing.  There are three major routes that most people have heard of: the Northern ExplorerRead more

Wairakei Golf Club + Sanctuary

16.03.2017

Top 5 golf courses in Rotorua and around

In our series looking at some of the best places to play golf if you are staying at one of our seven hotels around New Zealand, we move to Rotorua. Rotorua is not as well known for its golf courses as it is for the geothermal attractions and adventures activities in the city but whoRead more

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