Tips & Tricks
Auckland Botanic Gardens (102 Hill Road, Manurewa, Auckland Central, Auckland) – located just 20 minutes from Auckland’s CBD, visitors can explore a garden that can delight, inspire, entertain and relax the senses. The collections of natives and exotics are complimented by lakes, the award winning Potter Children’s Garden and a growing collection of large scale […]
Bungalow 8 (corner Market Place and Customs Street West, Viaduct, Auckland) – for those spending time in the Viaduct area, this is one its trendier bars. It boasts a New York-style interior, and a huge balcony overlooking the water. Even international celebrities like Richard Branson make pit stops there.
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Auckland: Avis Rent a Car +64 (09) 443 1501 Budget: +64 (09) 256 8447 Europcar: +64 (09) 379 5080 Smart Car Rental: +64 (09) 307 3553 Thrifty: +64 (09) 309 0111
Andiamo (194 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland) — Located on the vibrant Jervois Road in suburban Herne Bay Auckland, Andiamo has established a reputation for fine Italian cuisine and seafood, sourcing the best available seasonal produce which is prepared and cooked in a modern bistro style highlighting the natural flavors. The Menu is based on […]
Air Force Museum of New Zealand (45 Harvard Avenue, Wigram, Christchurch, Christchurch – Canterbury, 8140) –– for those visiting the city of Christchurch (15 hour drive from Auckland, or a 1 ½ hour flight from there), the Air Force Museum of New Zealand holds the national collection of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF). […]
Centre Place (501 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204) – located 1 ½ hours south of Auckland (in the suburb of Hamilton central), this shopping center has over 100 retailers – mainly local and regional stores (such as Farmers). The Body Shop and Vodafone are among the few recognizable international retailers there. Unlike other malls (which typically […]