From volcanoes to sailing, to shopping to a bustling dining scene, Auckland has something for everyone.
Auckland's best feature is its wonderful harbour. Walk out along Tamaki Drive or hire a kayak for the morning.
Flying from Newcastle, NSW, to New Zealand is a friendly experience to remember.
The airport is much like the country it services: friendly, compact, and the cause of very little hassle.
Flying the new A321neo is as comfortable as it gets crossing the Ditch.
Hotel Grand Windsor is fit for a king and his would-be queen.
Auckland's Britomart has evolved into a chic enclave of fashion, food and wine and has welcomed luxury hotel SO/Auckland.
New Zealand's largest city offers great dining, shopping and a mild climate. The city of 1.5 million not only offers the benefits of a modern urban environment, but is a perfect base for lovers of the great outdoors. Auckland is surrounded by beautiful beaches, hiking trails and islands - many within half an hour of the city. The volcanic Rangitoto Island, just 25 minutes by ferry, is a must-do day-trip.