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Wellington

By | 2016-11-26T18:59:07+00:00 November 21st, 2012|Wellington|

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city. It is a complete contrast to the sprawling urban mass that constitutes Auckland. Wellington New Zealand Wellington - New Zealand's Capital CityWellington is a visitor-friendly, upbeat, compact city, which can claim to be the world’s southernmost capital. It offers the visitor far more than a look at New Zealand’s parliamentary democracy in action.

Manukau City

By | 2014-08-10T06:13:13+00:00 October 18th, 2012|Auckland|

Kia Ora, welcome to Manukau, the vibrant, diverse and unique regional hub south of Auckland city. This rapidly expanding multicultural city calls itself ‘The Face of the Future’ celebrating youth and vitality and the 55 ethnic groups that call Manukau home. The city centre is very close to Auckland International Airport.

Masterton

By | 2016-11-26T18:59:13+00:00 November 28th, 2007|Masterton|

Drive over the Rimutaka Hill from Wellington and you enter a different world as the Wairarapa Valley opens up before you. This is still 'Capital Country' but without the stress. Here you can enjoy a slower pace - a happy blend of latté and lifestyle, wine and wilderness.

Nearby Towns

By | 2016-11-26T18:59:13+00:00 November 28th, 2007|Masterton|

Castlepoint, 65 km east of Masterton, is a summer retreat amidst dramatic lagoon and lighthouse scenery where soul-uplifting and mind-clearing walks are de rigueur. The sandy beaches and craggy headlands, mark the only significant break in 300 km of desolate, wind-battered coastline from Cape Palliser to Cape Kidnappers in Hawke's Bay.

Things to Do

By | 2016-11-26T18:59:13+00:00 November 28th, 2007|Masterton|

Masterton promotes itself as being a 'World Away Over the Hill' but still offers all the amenities for a perfect holiday retreat. The 32 hectare Queen Elizabeth Park is perhaps its most endearing asset for families. Attractions include a superbly designed lake, an aviary, children's playground, mini-golf, swing bridge, glorious gardens and a deer park.

Food & Wine

By | 2014-11-05T02:52:50+00:00 November 28th, 2007|Masterton|

Masterton's commercial centre is strung along three parallel roads - Chapel, Queen and Dixon Streets. The wining and dining scene is excellent with modern restaurants, cafes and bars. The superb Aratoi Art and History Museum has a pleasant cafe. Cafe Solway, behind the Copthorne Resort, is fully licensed with a blackboard menu.

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