Spread over 4000km of designated marine park, the glistening waters of the Hauraki Gulf reach from the shores of Auckland...
Hauraki Gulf District
North Shore District
Welcoming environment in a central location. Walk to Newmarket shopping centre, 5min drive to city, easy access to motorways. 61 large units, 52 studio (sleep . . . More . . .
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 . . .
The Kiwi International Hotel is near the top end of Queen Street, Auckland City's main street. The hotel offers affordable accommodation in the heart of . . . More . . .
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 . . .
PEACE AND QUIET IN A RURAL SETTING but only a 4 minute stroll to the centre of town. Here in Murchison, there is plenty for . . . More . . .
Things to do
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 . . .
Coopers Creek Vineyard has been crafting award winning fine wines for three decades: New Zealand’s favourite styles and intriguing international varietals for wine lovers around . . . More . . .
The Long Bay-Ōkura Marine Reserve protects a variety of coastal habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky reefs, estuarine mudflats and mangroves. Read the story . . .
The Peace and Plenty Inn is a magnificently restored Victorian Villa situated in an unbeatable waterfront location in the maritime village of Devonport. . . . More . . .
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 . . .
Our motel is in a quiet well appointed location only 8 kilometers to Auckland's central business district. We are close to fine restaurants, cafes and . . . More . . .
Enjoy a magical cacophony of native birdsong on these short walks, as well as stunning views of the surrounding islands. Read the story . . .
Stay at the Great Ponsonby, a delightful small hotel providing bed & breakfast; a 2-minute stroll to vibrant cafes, galleries or a 5-minute taxi to . . . More . . .
Some people were terribly excited when Lonely Planet named Waiheke Island as the ﬁfth-best holiday destination in the world. Read the story . . .
Takapuna Beach...city rhythm, beach vibe. Only 10 minutes from Auckland CBD. With a vibrant beach atmosphere, a thriving hospitality scene, designer shopping, bustling Sunday markets, . . . More . . .
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 . . .