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A Golfer’s Dream Holiday

Scenic locations, mild weather for the majority of the year and top-quality golf courses, mean golfing in New Zealand is a must for any golf enthusiastic.And in recent times, New Zealand has produced brilliant golfers who know our golf courses are no disa ...

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Northland Highlights for Any Length of Stay

Between Auckland and Kaitaia there is so much to see and do and though it would be great to take your time over 7 days, sometimes other commitments just don’t allow the time.The key is to not spread yourself too thin, experience what you can and enjoy the ...

Historic Waitangi

Discover Historic Bay of Islands and Northland

New Zealand is still a very new country, especially when you consider many of us have ancestral roots in Britain, Ireland, and Europe that are steeped in history. Northland holds the lion's share of New Zealand's history where Europeans first began setti ...

Bay of Islands Adventures

Bay of Islands Cruises & Land Tours

Surrounded by hundreds of islands and white sand beaches it is hardly surprising the Bay of Islands has fantastic tours centred around these clear waters. You will find yourself in it, above and looking down on it, or floating on the top of it. The best ...

Cycle Trail

The New Zealand Tourism Boom

The tourism industry in New Zealand is booming with the export of services reaching new record highs. According to data published by Statistics New Zealand total tourism spend in 2018 amounted to $39.6 billion or some 10.2% of GDP. Cruise Ship activity c ...

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A Chocolate Lovers Tour of Northland

We’ve found another great reason to visit Northland and its nothing to do with sunny days, beautiful beaches, exquisite wine, excellent golf or amazing scenery. Nope. We are in fact referring to chocolate. If you are serious about your chocolate then i ...

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What’s Happening In The Far North This Autumn

So often when people choose a quieter way of life, be it moving into retirement or moving to a rural town, they worry that their new change of pace won’t be exciting enough. However, more times than not they find new friends and experiences and are left w ...