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  • Balloons over Waikato

    Each year for several days in spring, the Waikato's horizon becomes a colourful display during Balloons Over Waikato. You don't have to be a balloon pilot or enthusiast to enjoy this spectacular celebration.

  • Dunedin Chocolate Carnival

    Each year, New Zealand hosts the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival, a massive community event that celebrates the delectable dessert made from the cacao bean. Held in the beautiful city of Dunedin the event features more than 50 cocoa-centric activities s…

  • ITM 500

    Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to rev your engines and get ready for another adrenaline-packed ITM 500 in Auckland.

  • Matariki Festival

    The old Maori traditions come alive again for one month during the Matariki Festival in Auckland. It’s a can’t-miss event packed with entertainment, celebrations, sights and sounds. Complete your trip to Auckland, New Zealand by spending some time at the f…

  • New Zealand Open

    The New Zealand Golf Open is set to take the country by storm in March 2015, giving you plenty of opportunities to book your holiday across the ditch and enjoy some world-class sporting highlights.

  • Pasifika Festival

    Auckland’s Pasifika Festival is the largest and longest-running event of its kind. Taking place at Western Springs Park from March 14th to the 15th, 2015, it pays ode to ten islands of the Pacific, each sporting its own “village.”

  • Whale Watching Season

    If whale watching is on your bucket list, then a trip to Hervey Bay in the Queensland area is the place to go. A holiday to see the whales in their natural habit as they make their way to Antarctica is one that will surely be remembered for a lifetime. Boo…

  • World's Greatest Pub Fest

    Drink for a cause during the 2015 World’s Greatest Pub Fest in Maryborough, Hervey Bay. While dates are yet to be confirmed, the pub fest offers participants the chance to crawl for a cause in support of the event’s official charity, Coast Guard Sandy Stra…

  • Noosa Festival of Surfing

    Come on out to Noosa and enjoy one of Australia’s best-known activities — surfing. At the 2015 Noosa Festival of Surfing, you and your group can enjoy surfing competitions and much more.

  • Great Barrier Reef Marathon

    Runners (and their supporters), start your engines and mark your calendars for November 9, 2014, for Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef Marathon Festival. Even if you won't be pounding the blacktop here this November, you don't want to miss the territ…