Since the first Maori landed on her shores soon followed by the Europeans, Auckland has become an harmonious harbour-side mosaic of culture. She is the world's largest Polynesian city, a friendly meeting place for the people of the South Pacific.
22 The Promenade
Camping and cabins right on the beach
A unique dining experience on the Viaduct
296 Ponsonby Road
With freshly powdered volcanoes only a few hours' drive away, some people prefer to organise their ski and snowboard rental here in Auckland before setting off. To maximise your time on the slopes, this is a great idea. But, where to go? Presumably you will be hiring a car to get down to Tongariro. This... Read more
Something that many travellers to New Zealand want to see is a kiwi bird. The fact is that these little guys are shy, nocturnal and endangered. But it's not just difficult for visitors to catch a glimpse of kiwis, many local people have never even seen one and, rarer still is the New Zealander who has... Read more
Yeah, you won't get me to tie a bit of string to my ankles and jump off a bridge but, hey, I'm sure some of you visitors to New Zealand would like to know what your options are. This photo was taken in Taupo, about a four hour drive from Auckland and a good place to go for the weekend... Read more