Sep 292010
 
Everyday shopping – Where to Shop in New Zealand

Tweet I always find shopping in a new country is interesting.  In New Zealand there’s a whole load of interesting foods from feijoa fruits to kumara, and there can be different names used than what you may use back home.  For everyday shopping in New Zealand there are only a few large chains around, but [read more…]

Sep 292010
 
Entertainment Book – dining and entertainment offers throughout New Zealand

Tweet The Entertainment book is a bit of a institution in New Zealand and can be used to get 2 for 1 budget deals, discounts and other offers for dining, activities, hotels and entertainment.  Offers are available throughout the country, particularly in the well populated locations such as Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Invercargill, Queenstown, Waikato and [read more…]

Sep 292010
 
Sim Cards and Mobile Phones – Which one for New Zealand?

Tweet If you want to buy a contact or prepaid SIM card for your mobile in New Zealand you have a limited selection of only three operators : Telecom, Vodafone, and 2Degrees.  This guide will give you an overview of which company to select during your visit. Telecom mobiles never used to have SIM cards [read more…]