AA Directions Autumn 2022

While we’re living in challenging times, there are good things to have come out of the uncertainty – such as the chance to learn new skills, simplify our lifestyles and focus on what’s important. We meet some positive New Zealanders who are not just surviving but thriving in this ‘new normal.’ Also in this issue we talk to a summer chef at Scott Base in Antarctica,  visit the new Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangārei and take a tour of the incredible Riverstone Castle in Ōamaru. We look at what's needed to win the fight against drunk driving, compare a 2012 Toyota RAV4 with the latest model, and look at the future of EVs. Plus, we're delighted to introduce the AA's new CEO, Nadine Tereora

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Top Spot: comedian Janaye Henry

Janaye Henry (Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa) is a comedian and a finalist for this year’s Billy T Award.

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Getting creative during lockdown

We meet family of artists who made the most of Auckland’s long lockdown by getting creative.

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Wheel Love: a cargo e-bike

A cargo e-bike provides a unique transport solution for a Queenstown charity.

News bites

Top tips from our experts on how to check your tyres and windscreens and be safe around batteries.
Read more - Safety tips
Learning to breathe well can help with health and wellbeing.
Read more - Do you breathe properly?
We share tips for successfully starting out as an Airbnb host.
Read more - How to run an Airbnb
Broadcaster and journalist Duncan Garner aims to get his spending/saving balance right.
Read more - Money Matters

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