Loved by the locals: Auckland

Spread over 4000km of designated marine park, the glistening waters of the Hauraki Gulf reach from the shores of Auckland...


Auckland Sky Tower and the illuminated light path bicycle lane beside the highway. © Mlenny 
Greenlane Suites Visit website

Ideally situated in the leafy, desirable suburb of Greenlane, just minutes from all Auckland City and Southern Motorway links, the Penrose industrial area and Newmarket . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Auckland to Coromandel: a kid-friendly road trip

Travelling the less-sandy side of the Coromandel Peninsula with no plans and a child on board. What could possibly go wrong?  Read the story . . . 

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4.4 /5
Grange Motor Lodge Visit website

AA Supreme Host of the Year Award 2004 & 2005. Winner: Westpac Manukau Business Excellence Award for Tourism and Hospitality 2008. . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Rodney: twin coasts

This is a land of two coasts: the white-sand beaches opening onto the benign waters of the Hauraki Gulf and the black sand shores of the west coast. Read the story . . . 

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3.7 /5
Siesta Motel Visit website

Siesta Motel comprises 11 x 1-bedrooms and 5 studio units with tranquil garden. Easy walk (5min) to Newmarket, shops, cafés, cinemas & restaurants. Wi-Fi connection available. . . . More . . . 

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Things to do

Motu Manawa-Pollen Island Marine Reserve

The Motu Manawa–Pollen Island Marine Reserve, adjacent to Auckland's Northwestern motorway protects 500ha of the inner reaches of the Waitemata Harbour.  Read the story . . . 

4.5 /5
4.5 /5
Red Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park Visit website

Red Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park is located 25 minutes north of the Auckland Harbour Bridge, on the beautiful Hibiscus Coast, fringing Red Beach. . . . More . . . 

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Things to do

Long Bay-Ōkura Marine Reserve

The Long Bay-Ōkura Marine Reserve protects a variety of coastal habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky reefs, estuarine mudflats and mangroves. Read the story . . . 

Leigh Sawmill Cafe & Accommodation Visit website

Stay at the famous Leigh Sawmill Café - Stylish & Comfortable Accommodation retaining the character of the original saw milling shed - a wonderful hideaway . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

The Hauraki Gulf: islands of the north wind

The warm and sheltered waters of the Hauraki Gulf and its more than 50 islands have been home to humans for a thousand years... Read the story . . . 

Matakana Village Visit website

In 2002 locals Richard and Christine Didsbury purchased the old Matakana timber yard, with a vision to transform the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it rural service spot into a . . . More . . . 

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Things to do

Tiritiri Matangi Island short walks

Enjoy a magical cacophony of native birdsong on these short walks, as well as stunning views of the surrounding islands. Read the story . . . 

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Tuakau Hotel Visit website

Let historic Tuakau Hotel's elegance embrace you. Each of the 10 hotel rooms and 6 apartments has its own climate control to suit your personal needs. . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Waiheke Island: a sense of freedom

Some people were terribly excited when Lonely Planet named Waiheke Island as the fifth-best holiday destination in the world.  Read the story . . . 

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4.2 /5
Auckland Phoenix Palm Motel Visit website

We are centrally located in a quiet location just off the Northern and Southern motorways in the heart of Greenlane and Remuera - a premier . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Auckland's North Shore: the ‘other side’

Even though the North Shore is well-settled, it still has its wild places: pockets of bush persist within the suburbs and its string of safe beaches are never overly crowded. Read the story . . . 

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