A town dubbed the ‘Corrugated Iron Capital of the World’ might sound like it should betop of your NZ must-see list – but, in the case of Tirau, a small town on the North Island, you might want to change that opinion. Here’s why…
Auckland and The North Island
15 Fun & Unusual Things to do in Auckland (and 3 Things to Skip)
Planning a trip to New Zealand? We’ve come up with a list of our favourite unusual things to do in Auckland – from quirky places to eat, cool bars to drink in and unique things to see, And they are all easily accessible from the CBD.
Cool Things To Do in Matakana, New Zealand (No1 is the loos)
Most people go to Matakana for the sculptures, the nearby beaches or the food and wine scene. We went to see the toilets… and here’s why
Giapo – Auckland’s Most Instagrammable Ice Cream
Giapo is an ice cream shop in the middle of Auckland, New Zealand. So far, so boring blog post – but this is no ordinary ice cream shop. This one is full of surprises – and probably creates New Zealand’s Most Instagrammable Ice creams. Here’s why.
Why Hamilton, New Zealand is a Must Visit for Rocky Horror Fans
Fans of Rocky Horror might want to make a stop in Hamilton to pay homage to the Riff Raff Statue. Here’s where to find it – and, why it’s there.
Why Hiring A Clearyak Kayak is a Goat Island Must-Do
Goat Island is a marine reserve about 85km north of Auckland. It’s also home to New Zealand’s first clear bottom kayaks known as a Clearyak. Watching fishies while getting some exercise sounded awesome so we hopped in the car for the short 70-minute ride from Auckland to Goat Island ready to paddle.
Don’t Miss the Putaruru Blue Spring, New Zealand – It’s Stunning
About a two and a half hour drive from Auckland on New Zealand’s North Island is the Putaruru Blue Spring. A pool and river so pretty it looks like a swimming pool for fairies. Here’s everything you need to know to discover it yourself including how to get from Auckland to the Blue Spring.