AA Directions Winter 2023

Welcome to the first digital-only issue of AA Directions magazine! 


From this year we are creating four editions of the magazine. In Autumn and Spring you will continue to receive printed issues, then in Winter and Summer you'll get these extra special online editions via your inbox. We hope you enjoy the content we've picked for you this winter!


For our main feature, we talked to 10 incredible young Kiwis who are achieving great things in their chosen fields. Also in this issue we share tips for driving in the snow, explore the trials and tribulations of building a tiny house, reveal interesting results from an AA road safety survey and travel to Rāwene, Aotea Great Barrier Island and Christchurch City. Plus, we venture overseas to the beautiful Dodecanese Greek Islands and take a family trip to the Cook Islands.


And, as always, we've got some fantastic prizes to be won, including a trip for two to Rarotonga!

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What's on this winter?

From unique art exhibitions to mid-winter Christmas celebrations, a light festival, a deep-dive into ancient Egypt and New Zealand's premier fashion event, we've picked some of the best things to see and do this winter.

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Tips for safe winter driving

Are you heading to the ski slopes this winter? Whether its your first time driving in icy conditions or you’re a seasoned veteran, it pays to be prepared.


Q&A: RNZB's creative team

We talk with Claire Cowan, Composer and Loughlan Prior, Choreographer about the new season of the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s Hansel & Gretel.

News bites

What happens when small towns are bypassed by new highways?
Read more - The impact of new highways
Your AA news and Member updates
Read more - What's on at the AA?
Tips for managing the cost of living
Read more - Budgeting advice
AA research reveals the safety benefits of new roads 
Read more - Road safety research

WIN Cook Islands

WIN Natural Paint Co

WIN Kiwis and Cortinas WIN Hansel Gretel

AA Directions Winter 2023 Poll

In our Autumn 2023 issue we asked:

'Do you think it's a good idea to lower the speed limit on city streets?

58% of you said yes, 42% said no. 

In this issue we want to know:

Have you added home automation features to your home?

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