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 
AJ Hackett Bungy NZ Visit website

LIVE MORE. FEAR LESS. Walk around the ledge or jump off the Auckland Skytower, Bungy from the Bridge, or just take a stroll up and . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Thermal Explorer Highway: Auckland to Napier

How about an epic roadie straight down the North Island to the land where the languid meandering of the mighty Waikato gives way to the hiss of steam in roistering Rotorua? Read the story . . . 

The Hunting Lodge Visit website

The Hunting Lodge Winery, Restaurant, Cellar Door & Lawn Bar. Our unique 80 acre estate is located just 35mins drive from the CBD in the . . . More . . . 

Auckland Express Tour and Auckland Highlights Tour Visit website

VISIT PLACES YOU WOULD NEVER SEE ON YOUR OWN 3 hours on your own in Auckland will likely get you around the central city. . . . More . . . 

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Food and drink

Street food and markets: around the world in New Zealand

From bacon butties in Dunedin to dumpling and donuts in Auckland or fresh veges on Wellington's windy waterfront, New Zealand's food markets are a great way to eat. Read the story . . . 

Cable Bay Vineyards Visit website

The Cable Bay Vineyards Estate consists of an on-site winery, cellar door, vineyards, olive grove and 2 exceptional restaurants offering both New Zealand fusion and . . . More . . . 

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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Road trips

A road less travelled: on the trail of a hot lamb sandwich

Travelling from Auckland to Wellington via Taumarunui, Napier, Gisborne and Tauranga in search of an old-fashioned Kiwi treat.  Read the story . . . 

Batch Winery Visit website

Real Food. Real Goodness. Real Simple. Thomas's Bach.At Thomas's Bach - Vineyard, Restaurant & Cellar Door you can enjoy spectacular views from Coromandel to the . . . More . . . 

Muriwai Surf School Visit website

Muriwai Surf School is located on Auckland's beautiful West Coast only 35 minutes drive from the central city... Our surf shed is a 1 minute . . . More . . . 

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Food and drink

New Zealand produce: fresh is best

Fresh is best. That is undoubtedly the case when it comes to New Zealand produce – it’s one of the single greatest things our country has to offer. Read the story . . . 

Sealink Travel Group Visit website

Stunningly beautiful Great Barrier Island offers a truly back-to-nature experience.Remote and rugged, "the Barrier" is a great place to really escape the rigours of a . . . More . . . 

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Climbing: facing your fear

Climbing is the unique blend of physical and mental exertion that leads both to a feeling of accomplishment and a sense of calm. All in some of the most breathtaking landscapes in New Zealand. Read the story . . . 

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