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5 ways to eat like a king in Auckland


Heading to Auckland, New Zealand but want to know where to find some of the best places to eat?
Here are five eateries in Auckland where you can eat like a king.
Kazuya (pictured)
Kazuya is one-of-a-kind, offering European cuisine with Japanese influence. Chefs use low temperature to roast meat over several hours, while fish is prepared using traditional Japanese methods. The restaurant is famous for its evening degustation menus. Here, you can pick up a main for $35, or add on another $10 to bring it up to three courses.
The French Café
The French Café was born out […]

Great places to park your campervan in Auckland and surrounds


Auckland’s an amazing city with plenty to offer its visitors. Make your stay in Auckland more affordable and at your own place, by hiring a campervan in Auckland and exploring the city as it suits you.
Here are five of the best sites to park your campervan in Auckland.
A Kiwi Farmstay
Just north of Auckland city is A Kiwi Farmstay, where you’ll experience traditional Kiwi farm life. Chatter around the campfire at night, feed baby goats and lambs, sheer a sheep or enjoy a horse ride. It’s the perfect destination for a lovely getaway with the family.
Whangateau Holiday Park

5 great outdoor adventures in Auckland

hike mt eden

There are so many amazing outdoor adventures to explore in Auckland. From kayaking to hiking and climbing, you’ll find everything there is in Auckland. Grab a hire car at Auckland airport and drive to your next outdoor adventure, whenever you feel like it!
Here are five ideas for outdoor activities that every adventurous traveller must experience in Auckland.
Hike Mt Eden
Mainland Auckland’s highest volcanic peak offers beautiful 360 degree views of the city and surrounds. It’s 196m tall and while many visitors opt for a tour bus or train to reach the top, many find it’s much more rewarding to drive to […]

5 great reasons to visit Auckland and surrounds

Skyline photo of the biggest city in the New Zealand, Auckland. The photo was taken after sunset across the bay

There are so many great reasons to visit the New Zealand city of Auckland and surrounds. You can drive to Mount Eden or Woodhill Forrest for the day. These are just some of the many wonderful attractions the city has to offer.
Head to DriveNow’s Auckland car hire page, to find the cheapest car rental deals for your next New Zealand holiday.
Mt Eden
Mount Eden’s peak treats you to a stunning 360 degree panorama of Auckland and its scenic harbour. Standing 196m tall, it’s the highest volcanic peak in mainland Auckland. There are many options for getting to the […]

3 beaches to visit this summer with your Auckland car hire

Check out one of these top Auckland beaches right in the heart of the city.

A short drive in your car rental will bring you to some of central Auckland’s best beaches.

Book your rental car now for Auckland Nines

The inaugural Auckland Nines are in February, book your rental car now so you don't miss out.

The Auckland Nines have been added to New Zealand’s sporting calendar in February, so book a car rental now to beat the rush.

Explore one of the world’s top adventures with a New Zealand car hire

There is a common misconception that New Zealand, while being one of the world’s most beautiful and scenic countries, doesn’t actually offer a lot to do in terms of activities. The country boasts 33 of the world’s top 1,000 adventures, is home to the bungy jump, cable controlled base jumps and so much more, so grab a rental car and get your adrenaline boost today! Who says New Zealand is boring!

Top 5 in Auckland for art lovers

Auckland offers a range of options for art lovers.

Auckland Art MuseumsAuckland’s majestic scenery is artwork in itself, here are 5 galleries to inspire your artistic side.

Grab a stylish New Zealand car hire: A BMW from Hertz

Explore the City of Sails in a brand new BMW 3 Series!

Next time you’re booking an Auckland car hire, why not try a brand new BMW 3 Series from Hertz?

Take the kids out west with an Auckland car hire!

After gazing at the animals at Auckland Zoo, you can head over to nearby MOTAT to learn about trains and other forms of transport!

Looking for ideas on things to do in Auckland? Head out west to explore the wonders at Auckland Zoo and MOTAT!

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