Viva Las Vegas for lucky Aucklander!

One Aucklander couldn’t believe her luck today as she jetted off to dazzling Las Vegas, courtesy of The Loop Duty Free at Auckland International Airport. Alex Cragg was the winner of The Loop Duty Free’s Viva Las Vegas promotion, which was open to all customers who spent over $100 in store. The grand prize included […]

Fresh New Look & Menu: FISH Restaurant, Hilton Auckland

Indulge your senses at the newly relaunched FISH Restaurant at Hilton Auckland, now open and with an outstanding new menu. With a stunning new harbour inspired fit out, FISH embodies pared-back elegance, with a beautiful ambience offset by its unique location and twinkling lights of the Auckland Harbour. Fresh sustainable produce is the ethos behind […]

Modern Indian dining in Auckland CBD

People who think they know Indian cuisine may be in for a surprise with the opening of Cassia in Auckland’s Fort Lane. Inspired by his deep affinity and love for the food of his native India, Sid Sahrawat’s contemporary Indian restaurant opens its doors today. It draws on the renowned chef’s cultural heritage growing up in Chandigarh, […]

Langham Auckland wins Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge

The 2014 Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge took place yesterday with The Langham’s Executive Chef Volker Marecek and Tea Sommelier Benjamin McManus taking top place. The Dilmah Real High Tea Challenge is a contemporary approach to redefining the 21st century high tea by emphasising the importance of tea as a key part of gastronomy. The simple […]

Book: A is for Auckland

A is for Auckland Imprint – Released 1 November 2013 $22.00 A stunning representation of Auckland in all its glory, A is for Auckland showcases the highlights and hidden treasures of our biggest city – covering natural landmarks like Rangitoto, the Waitakeres and various coastlines; manmade landmarks such as the Sky Tower, the Civic Theatre, […]

Langham Auckland NZ Hotel of the Year

The Langham Auckland has been named New Zealand Hotel of the Year at the 2013 HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence. The HM Awards, held in Sydney on September 6, recognise the leading accommodation properties in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. The Langham Auckland’s managing director Franz Mascarenhas says he is “extremely […]

$39 Night Rider – Auckland / Christchurch

This service currently offers every seat on the last flight of the day between Auckland and Wellington at a ludicrously low price, and is now extending to include the last flight of the day between Auckland and Christchurch. The Night Rider flights will depart from Auckland and Christchurch, Thursday – Monday, both at 9.30pm. $39 […]

World Vegetarian month – Heritage Auckland

Heritage Auckland is proud to celebrate World Vegetarian month. Enjoy a delicious vegan/vegetarian degustation dinner in Hectors restaurant on Saturday 28 September from 6:30pm to welcome in the month-long, world wide celebration from 1 October until 1 November. The dinner is $55 GST inc. per person including a free car park when two or more […]

Auckland Perth direct with Qantas!

Qantas will launch a new Auckland-Perth service* and a new trans-Tasman schedule as the joint Qantas and Emirates network opens for bookings today. The new Auckland-Perth service will operate during the holiday season with a twice-weekly A330 service from early December this year through to 1 February 2014. Among a suite of trans-Tasman schedule enhancements […]

New Quest property for Auckland

Quest Serviced Apartments is set to add to their accommodation offering in Auckland with the opening of a new property in East Tamaki. Quest Highbrook will open on 12 August and is a new superbly appointed 62-room complex consisting of 36 studios, 18 one bedroom apartments, four two bedroom apartments and four disabled access studio […]