AA Directions Autumn 2020

Selfless generosity makes up the DNA of many New Zealanders and we’re all about celebrating that. Over the years, the pages of AA Directions magazine have been filled with stories of inspiring individuals and groups accomplishing great things, from championing for the country to be pest-free to ensuring young migrants have a safe space to express themselves in their new homeland. Here, we revisit some of the movers and shakers featured in past issues and ask what their world looks like, post the national lockdown.   

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Great prizes up for grabs

Including a $500 Countdown gift card & a free tank of fuel from bp to acknowledge these surreal and challenging times.

Home LP

Winter warm ups

There's many simple tweaks you can make to your home - both inside and outside - that will keep you and your family snug over winter.

Wiebe TN

The winterless north

What's got this Countdown store manager dreaming of his next holiday to Northland's Doubtless Bay?

News bites

When the clock struck 11.59pm on March 25, New Zealand’s transport system hit the brakes in a way never before seen in living history.
Read more - Road report
What are the rules around child restraint use? And what’s actually the correct way to install a car seat?
Read more - Protecting precious cargo
Car design has been tweaked multiple times over the 140-odd years since a one-cylinder two-stroke machine developed by Carl Benz rolled out of its shed.
Read more - Back to the drawing board
There are numerous excellent walking tracks in New Zealand, from short paths providing the ideal break on road trips to serious, multi-day hiking trails.
Read more - Walk this way

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