Trans-Tasman Bubble

May 27, 2021 Blog

*Update as of 17 September 2021 The New Zealand Governement announced that the suspension of quarantine-free travel with Australia has been extended for a further 8 weeks, due to the current Delta outbreaks. The Government will review this decision in mid-to-late November 2021, to give more time for our vaccination rates to climb higher. For […]

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10 Things to do in Taranaki

August 2, 2021 Blog

Driving to Taranaki will take you about 5 1/2 hours from Auckland in your rental car. New Plymouth is the main centre located in the region on the west coast of New Zealand, and is well known for its art galleries and parks. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class […]

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Whats on in Auckland this August

July 29, 2021 Blog

It’s still cold and wet here in Auckland at this time of year, but luckily there is still some great events on around the city in August to keep you entertained whether you are travelling as a couple, friends or family. Book your Shore Rentals car rental online and save. Wonderland Glow Show The Wonderland […]

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10 Things to do in Ruapehu

July 28, 2021 Blog

Ruapehu is located in the central North Island, and getting there in your rental car will take you about 4 hours. It makes a good weekend away or if you have more time you could spend a few days, exploring around the mountain. If you love the outdoors there are plenty of walking and cycle […]

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10 Things to do in Tauranga

July 14, 2021 Blog

Tauranga is a coastal town in the Bay of Plenty about 2 hours and 45 minutes drive away from the North Shore in Auckland. It’s a popular beach destination in summer but there is plenty to do year round. Here are 10 great things to do in Tauranga on your next road trip. Waimarino Adventure […]

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10 Things to do in Taupo

July 9, 2021 Blog

Taupo is located near the centre of the North Island and approx a 3 1/2 drive away from Auckland’s North Shore. It’s known for it’s beautiful lakeside setting and outdoor sports. Taupo’s lake was created from a volcanic eruption two thousand years ago and evidence of geothermal activity is still evident nearby. Driving your rental […]

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Whats on in Auckland this July

July 8, 2021 Blog

It’s so chilly out and about in Auckland in July but there are some worth while events to brave the cold for this month. We can highly recommend the Lion King live on stage which is playing exclusively in Auckland, and there are a few events here in Takapuna on the North Shore too. The […]

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10 Things to do in Rotorua

July 1, 2021 Blog

Rotorua is a “must visit” while you are visiting New Zealand as it’s such a fun and interesting destination. It’s well known for it’s geothermal activity and sulphur smell. While it is a tourist hotspot, there are still plenty of affordable activities, and a road trip to Rotorua in your rental car only takes about […]

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10 Things to do in the Coromandel

June 23, 2021 Blog

The Coromandel is a popular destination for kiwi’s in summer with stunning unspoiled beaches, clear turquoise waters, native rainforests and laid back vibe, but there are also some great experiences you can still do in winter. Book your rental car online or give us a call for your next Coromandel roadtrip. Cathedral Cove This “must […]

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Whats on in Auckland this June

June 14, 2021 Blog

In Auckland we are lucky to have rather mild winters with average temperatures of 11-15 degrees celcius in June, and about 12 days of rain during the month. This month there are some amazing shows and sport on around the city with some events carrying on into July, find out whats on in Auckland this […]

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10 Things to do in Northland

June 2, 2021 Blog

A road trip to Northland is one of the most popular things to do from Auckland. Whangarei is located just over two hours from our Takapuna rental car office, while Paihia is located about another hour north from there. Remember to book your car rental in advance over busy periods such as summer, long weekends […]

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