Off the beaten path: Christchurch to Queenstown

Our ‘Off the beaten path’ series is all about seeing more on your adventure holidays to New Zealand. Kiwi cities are beautiful, but if you hire a rental rental car and explore some of the countryside...

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Where can I get the best Maori cultural experience in New Zealand?

The Maori people of New Zealand are known as the tangata whenua – the people of the land. Te Ara encyclopaedia states that they likely arrived from the Pacific Islands around 1300 AD, settling along t...

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Where can I tour and taste wine in New Zealand?

Tourists on a New Zealand sightseeing holiday are spoiled for choice thanks to the wide range of unbelievable beautiful scenery here. Adventure enthusiasts also have numerous options, with high-thrill...

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A quick guide to: Christchurch

Christchurch, the largest city in New Zealand’s South Island, is also one of its most beautiful. This is perhaps why it has been given the affectionate nickname ‘The Garden City’.

Let’s take a look s...

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What to bring on your winter road trip holiday around New Zealand

New Zealand is a winter wonderland. Whether you’re exploring the winding mountain roads of the South Island or the great, undulating hills of the north, you’ll see craggy peaks lit up with brilliant ...

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Ace Rental Cars' favourite New Zealand Beaches

New Zealand is a country where fun, outdoor experiences are the name of the game. From bungee jumping in Queenstown to exploring the wilderness of Northland, there is a genuine plethora of things to s...

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Lord of the Rings / Hobbit Filming Locations Road Trip

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In 2001, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring was released around the world, putting New Zealand tourism on the map like never before. Over a decade and five films on and NZ is equated t...

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How to save on car rental on your New Zealand road trip

So you’re thinking about taking a road trip through New Zealand? Great! Aotearoa is one of the prettiest countries in the world to drive through, with both the North and South Island practically swath...

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