News

Local food and wine are the order of the day at Toast Martinborough

04.11.2016

Toast Martinborough – celebrating 25 years

One of New Zealand’s most popular wine, food and music festivals will be celebrating its 25th birthday this year so there is no better time to book your trip to Wellington for the annual Toast Martinborough festival. Join thousands of other people in celebrating the 25th anniversary of this iconic wine, food and music festival.Read more

Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival 2016

02.11.2016

Dunedin Craft Beer Festival

You know summer is on the way when the beer and wine festivals start coming around and at the beginning of November, Dunedin will play host to the third annual Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival and it promises to be bigger and better than ever. Held at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday 12Read more

Runners crossing the Harbour Bridge running the Auckland Marathon

11.10.2016

The ASB Auckland Marathon

One event on the calendar that many people look forward to is the annual ASB Auckland Marathon. For those who live in Auckland, we are reminded about the event all year round with countless runners sporting their official Auckland Marathon t-shirt whilst they run past us on the street but we definitely get what allRead more

Okere Falls Beerfest Horn Band

09.10.2016

Okere Falls Beer Festival

‘What’s that you say, a beer festival? Don’t mind if I do!’ We love that summer is just around the corner as that means one thing – the start or beer and wine festival season! There is nothing quite a like a proper New Zealand beer or wine festival and the Okere Falls Beer FestivalRead more

A wine tasting tour with Hop 'n' Grape Tours is a great way to explore the Marlborough region

07.10.2016

Marlborough Anniversary Weekend – Things to do

At the end of the month Marlborough will finally get their long awaited turn for a long anniversary weekend.  It seems a long time ago that Wellingtonians just across the Cook Strait got their long weekend anniversary celebration way back at the end of January, but let’s hope it’s worth the wait with warmer weatherRead more

Traditional dancing is a big part of the Diwali Festival as seen here last year

05.10.2016

Diwali Festival of Lights – Wellington

  Following hot on the heels of the Auckland Diwali Festival is the Diwali Festival of Lights in Wellington. Held at the TSB Bank Arena down on the Queens Wharf, India’s best loved festival will once again be returning to the capital in what promises to be another spectacular event. Kicking off at 1.30pm onRead more

Waiheke is a must on any Auckland to do list

15.09.2016

Waiheke Island – Lonely Planet Top 5 destination for 2016

Waiheke Island is a hidden gem just a 35 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland and this year was voted by Lonely Planet as one of the top ten destinations to visit in 2016 – they came in at #5 on that prestigious list. As the Lonely Planet say, “Waiheke is a utopia of coves,Read more

A helicopter ride with Volcanic Air is a great way to see White Island

12.09.2016

Volcanic Air – a great way to see New Zealand

Rotorua is an awesome place and we love it. There is so much to see and do here that you will never be short on ideas and opportunities to try something new. Whether you go and explore the geo thermal wonderland at Wai-O-Tapu, relax in the thermal waters of the Polynesian Spa or maybe whizzRead more

The Star Wars LEGO® displays are always very popular with kids and adults alike

10.09.2016

The Auckland Brick Show – a LEGO® lover’s paradise!

New Zealand’s largest fan-created LEGO® display is coming back to Auckland this September and it’s an event not to be missed for the whole family. LEGO® has truly stood the test a time – a toy as popular today as it was 10, 20, 30 years ago and beyond. One thing that has kept LEGO®Read more

Browns Bay on Auckland's North Shore

04.09.2016

Auckland’s North Shore

If you have got a car and fancy a day out from the hustle and bustle of down town Auckland, a trip across the Auckland Harbour Bridge to the North Shore is a great way to spend a few hours with lots of things to do whether you are looking for a nice beach, aRead more

Sign up to our newsletter