Earthquake disruptions – update

Following the devastating 7.5 Kaikoura Earthquake that happened on the 14h of November, State Highway 1 between Picton and Kaikoura is closed due to extensive road damage. See below the latest update (21 December 2016) from the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) :   Roads into Kaikoura: We are glad to announce that northbound road […]

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Auckland Airport: how to get through faster

The summer season has now kicked off in New Zealand and Auckland Airport is getting real busy. They have issued a warning telling passengers to allow extra time during the summer peak. If you are travelling from Auckland Airport, make sure you get there at least 30 minutes earlier than usual to avoid unnecessary stress. […]

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An ezi roadtrip: Queenstown to Christchurch

Planning a trip to the South Island? For an ezi guide to explore the best of the South Island, follow this self-drive adventure plan. Day One: Queenstown – Te Anau | 2 and 1/4 hours drive High country landscapes and trout fishing rivers are features of the road to Te Anau. The first part of […]

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Ezi guide to Auckland on a smaller budget

Auckland may fall on the list of one of the most expensive cities to live, but it is a spectacular playground of iconic volcanoes, twinkling waters, golden beaches, luscious rain-forests, bush walks and beautiful waterfalls- all of which are free to explore. Here’s our top recommendations for cheap (or FREE!) things to see and do in Auckland: Climb a Volcano Auckland is home to […]

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Ezi guide to Glamping in New Zealand

Glamping is a recent and popular phenomenon which couples luxury accommodation with the escapism and recreational adventure associated with camping. It describes a glamorous from of camping with amenities and resort-style services that you would not normally find with traditional camping. New Zealand now offers an array of accommodation based on this luxurious twist on old forms of […]

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Wellington’s Beervana

Beervana | Wellington | 12th – 13th August 2016 Held at Wellington Stadium over two days, Beervana is where the Capital of New Zealand embraces New Zealand’s love of beer and celebrates the craft beer community. This year the event is expected to be even bigger and better than ever before and is all about discovery and […]

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Experience Wellington On a Plate

Visa Wellington On a Plate | Wellington | 12th – 28th August 2016 New Zealand’s largest and tastiest culinary festival is set to serve Wellington with great meal deals this August. This event is held over the last two weeks of August annually in our capital city and is the ultimate food festival with culinary events, delicious set menus, […]

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Calling all Chocolate lovers!

Dunedin’s Cadbury Chocolate Carnival | Dunedin | 16th – 22nd July 2016 This week of chocolatey filled fun sees New Zealand’s City of the South get a chocolate coating at Dunedin’s Cadbury Chocolate Carnival. This carnival is a winter wonderland for every sweet-tooth with a wide array of chocolate-themed events across an entire week to raise money for the […]

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Matariki – Māori New Year

What is Matariki? When the Matariki star cluster (the Pleiades) rises twinkling into the New Zealand winter skies, it signals the Māori New Year, a month-long celebration across the country from 6 June – 30 July. What does Matariki mean? Matariki means ‘eyes of the god’ or ‘littleeyes’. The story goes that when Ranginui (the […]

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Auckland’s Winetopia

Winetopia | Shed 10, Auckland | 20th – 21st May With 673 wineries sprinkled throughout New Zealand, there’s a never ending array of home-grown winning wines to tickle your fancy. With the expanse and wide dispersion of these spectacular wineries, Singapore Airlines has made it their goal to bring the best of the best directly to us at Winetopia. Winetopia aims to take us on a […]

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