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  • Cruising Stewart Island with Real JourneysActivities

    Explore with Real Journeys – A GO Play Partner

     

    Here at GO Rentals, we like to make your trip around New Zealand as easy and as much fun as possible. From our awesome road trip itineraries to our informative blog posts (like this one!), we like to give you as much information as we can to make planning your trip of a lifetime as

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    27 April, 2017

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    The best fish and chips in New Zealand

     

    Updated – 14 February 2017 If you are looking for a great place to take that special person in your life for Valentine’s Day, you really can’t beat some awesome New Zealand Fish and Chips. On every corner next to the local dairy there is the little fish and chip shop that serves the greasy

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    14 February, 2017

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    New Zealand’s best surfing locations

     

    Updated 29 November 2016 New Zealand is one of the world’s biggest and best playgrounds when it comes to surfing. With over 15,000kms of coastline, nature has been kind to New Zealand when it comes to perfect surfing destinations. With smalls bays and coves benefiting from some fantastic breaks, it’s no wonder people travel from

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    29 November, 2016

  • Beach cricket New ZealandActivities

    Celebrate Christmas Kiwi style

     

    As we near the beginning of December and people start to turn their thoughts to Christmas, we wanted to give a little shout out to our international visitors who may be spending their first ever Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere. Whilst we take the long sunny days for granted, for those travelling to New Zealand

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    24 November, 2016

  • The Aucklnad Brick show will bring NZ's biggest LEGO® display to AucklandActivities

    LEGO® Fan Alert! The Auckland Brick Show 2016

     

      LEGO® fans listen up! The Auckland Brick Show is New Zealand’s largest LEGO® display and it’s coming to Auckland this October. The three day show is a celebration of all things LEGO® whether you’ve got kids who can’t get enough if those coloured bricks or you’re a superfan who just loves to make life

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    10 August, 2016

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    Pokémon GO Explore New Zealand

     

    Just in case you were thinking we had slipped back to 1997, Pokémon really is back and we couldn’t resist jumping on the bandwagon – there’s such a nice symmetry between Pokémon Go and GO Rentals! What is Pokémon Go? In a nutshell, Pokémon is a Nintendo franchise that launched in the 1990s. In Pokémon

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    14 July, 2016

  • Ski lessons at Snow Planet in Auckland. Photo credit: snowplanet.co.nzActivities

    What’s on in the school holidays?

     

    With the school holidays underway and the threat of wet weather ahead, we decided to help all the parents out by coming up with a list of things to do in four of our main cities these school holidays – you can thank us later! City councils tend to pull out all the stops in

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    13 July, 2016

  • Image of Skiing at the Remarkables near Queenstown. Image credit everythingqueenstwon.comActivities

    World Class Skiing in Queenstown

     

    A couple of weeks ago we did a big piece on Wanaka, Queenstown’s little brother but now it’s time to take a look at the big boy himself! Queenstown is an iconic New Zealand destination at any time of the year – the stuff of legends whether it’s the place you did your first bungy

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    06 July, 2016

  • View of the Marlborough Sounds seen from Queen Charlotte TrackActivities

    Queen Charlotte Track – a walking and cycling paradise

     

    The Queen Charlotte Track is without a doubt one of New Zealand’s most accessible walks for people of all fitness and abilities but more than that, it is one of the country’s most beautiful tracks and one that should be on any bucket list of things to do in New Zealand. The Queen Charlotte Track

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    27 June, 2016

  • Image of the iconic 16th green at Kauri Cliffs Golf ClubActivities

    5 must play golf courses in Auckland this winter

     

    For many countries the winter months means time to pack away your golf clubs and take a break from the beautiful game but not here in New Zealand and especially in the North Island. The mild winter months mean that golf is possible all year round and Auckland’s best golf courses are kept in immaculate

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    11 May, 2016