Competitions: Win a Queen’s Birthday Weekend away!


Book and confirm your long weekend by 31 May and you could win the cost of your accommodation back!*

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Stories: Living the Dream in Twizel


Twizel sprang into being in 1968, as a town for workers on the hydro scheme. Now it's a fantastic base for holidays, with lakes, cycleways and Aoraki on the doorstep. Michelle Paterson tells us about bringing retro character to a hydro cottage.

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Guides: Arrowtown


Surrounded by natural beauty, Arrowtown is a charmingly preserved gold-mining settlement.

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Events: XTERRA trail Run/Walk series 2016


Run a series of scenic trails, near Auckland, and in Waihi, with course options ranging from short to long.

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Tremains Art Deco Festival 2016 
Wed, February 17, 2016 - Sun, February 21, 2016
Various venues around Napier

Nelson Arts Festival 2015 
Wed, October 14, 2015 - Mon, October 26, 2015
Various venues around Nelson

Waiheke Walking Festival 2015 
Sat, November 14, 2015 - Sun, November 22, 2015
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