8 Best Regional Parks in Auckland

November 16, 2021 Blog

In Auckland, there are 28 regional parks that offer views of the rural, urban, or rainforest outlooks. You can enjoy the views of the surrounding area on top of a hill or along one of our golden-sand beaches. So pack up a picnic, bring some bikes for the kids, and go hiking. The following are […]

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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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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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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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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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International Travellers

May 27, 2021 Blog

*Update as of 16 Mar 2022 New Zealand’s borders are opening to the world again throughout 2022. From 11:59pm 12 April 2022, vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents can enter New Zealand and self-test on arrival. From 11:59pm 1 May 2022, vaccinated visitors from visa waiver countries, and visitors from other countries who already hold […]

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10 things to do in the Waikato

April 29, 2021 Blog

The Waikato region is only about an hour and a half drive away from Auckland and offers a range of fun activities to do for any age or budget. Book a rental car for your next New Zealand road trip from Shore Rentals online or give us a call on (09) 4880920. Wild Waterfalls The […]

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