Severe Weather Warnings – Cyclone Gita

Cyclone - Gita

There will be significant severe weather associated with Cyclone Gita, and MetService has issued the latest update to the Severe Weather Warnings and Watches. Cyclone Gita is expected to approach New Zealand from the northwest during Monday and early Tuesday. It is likely Gita will move southeast across the upper South Island and the lower […]

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Severe Weather Warnings – What do they mean for you?


A low in the Tasman Sea to the northwest of the country is set to rapidly deepen and move towards the North Island on Thursday, before moving over central NZ during Friday. Weather impacts will be felt right across the North and upper South Island as a result of the low; the first significant system […]

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Auckland Airport is making changes

Auckland Airport at twilight. It's the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand.

What do I need to know? Take the time to understand what changes are happening and what this means for you. From 4 December 2017 Commercial traffic will now enter the domestic forecourt via the new commercial access off Laurence Stevens Drive You will not be able to access the Air New Zealand domestic forecourt […]

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IRONMAN: Check these out on the way

IRONMAN - Check these out on the way

An outstanding road trip from Auckland to Taupo Taupo is one of the main tourist highlight of New Zealand. The North Island of the country is flooded with tourists who explore this spectacular place. A road trip from Auckland to Taupo will take around four and a half hour. The journey will give you the […]

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Auckland Airport: Montgomerie Road intersection closes permanently

Auckland airport

The George Bolt/Montgomerie Road intersection was closed for safety reasons. Traffic heading towards the city (northbound) need to ensure they are in the desired lane as soon as practical. There will be further changes to the George Bolt / Landing roundabout in the future as traffic lights will be installed. If you require further information […]

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Cyclone Cook Traveller Advisory

Civil Defense New Zealand

This is an extremely serious weather event. People need to be ready and change their Easter travel plans if necessary. Put safety first. Don’t take any chances. We are expecting major impacts for Coromandel and the Western Bay of Plenty with hazardous driving conditions. Cyclone Cook is a serious weather event and we all need […]

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An ezi roadtrip: Explore the thermal wonders of the North Island

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It’s March, summer is nearly over and it’s the perfect time for a sweet escape in the North Island. This month, we take you to Rotorua, Taupō and the authentic Kawhia. Day One: Auckland – Rotorua | 230km – 2h45 As you cruise down the southern motorway, suburban scenery gradually gives way to the farmland of South […]

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Napier Tremains Art Deco Festival – 15-19 Feb 2017


In February 2017, for five magical days, Napier will once again be transported back to the 1920s and 1930s with the famous Art Deco Festival. Celebrating their unique heritage as well as the fashion, music, arts, cars, planes, trains and unbelievable charm that made the Art Deco era so special. During the weekend, the whole […]

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An ezi roadtrip: Explore Wellington, the Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay


It’s February, it’s the hottest month in the year and a lot is happening in the country. This month, we take you to Wellington, the Wairarapa and Hawke’s Bay for an ezi summer escape. Day One: Wellington Explore the compact, vibrant and cultural capital of New Zealand. Wellington’s energetic hub of fantastic food, craft beer, […]

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Earthquake disruptions – update

Kaikoura - Earthquake disruptions

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 access […]

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Auckland Airport: how to get through faster

Auckland airport international

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

Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand

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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