AA Directions Winter 2024

History or mystery? In the Winter 2024 issue of AA Directions magazine we explore some of the unexplained, mysterious and downright spooky happenings around New Zealand over the years.

Also in this issue we reveal the damning drunk driving statistics that put us well behind Australia, share top tips for new EV owners and explain what to do if you accidentally deadlock your vehicle.

We find some of the best hot pools in the South Island and hit the road to find the geothermal soaking spots between Taupō and Rotorua. We discover the spicy side of Sandringham, visit a quirky UFO house and share budgeting tips for winter.

Plus, be in to win great prizes including an incredible trip for two to Tahiti!

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Drunker than Australia?

Comparing our drink driving toll with Australia’s shows that should be doing a lot better.

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What's on this winter

From unique art exhibitions to film and theatre, vintage cars, choirs and cuisine, we've picked some of the best things to see and do around Aotearoa this winter.

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Road Trip: Central North Island

Head to the central North Island for an abundance of hot pool experiences on a winter road trip.

News bites

Why should you treat your driveway like a road?
Read more - Driveway safety tips
We share six easy ways to keep your finances warm as the temperature drops.
Read more - Cold cash
Just joined the EV revolution? We share advice on how to get the most out of your new EV.
Read more - Top tips for new EV owners
Why are JDMs some of New Zealand's most loved vehicles?
Read more - The history of JDMs in New Zealand.

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