CITY SILHOUETTE: Auckland at night is quite a sight.
CITY SILHOUETTE: Auckland at night is quite a sight. CONTRIBUTED

Check out city and culture

NEW Zealand is known for its stunning natural beauty, fine wines, friendly culture and a twist of adventure.

Harvey World travel is offering great deals to two New Zealand cities, Auckland and Rotorua.

As the largest urban environment in New Zealand, Auckland has a feeling that is both sophisticated and easy-going.

A unique blend of idyllic islands, ancient rainforests, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and a modern city environment create an enviable lifestyle.

Only half an hour away are beautiful beaches, mountain hiking trails and a dozen enchanted holiday islands.

Spend three nights at the Mecure Auckland from just $96 per person twin-share, including a Great Sights Discovery tour and all prepayable taxes.

Whatever the season, there’s something special about Rotorua.

Renowned for its geothermal activity, the region offers bubbling mud pools and hot mineral springs.

Steam from the region’s spectacular but pungent geysers drifts over the city. Just three hours’ drive from Auckland, in the heart of the North Island, Rotorua is known as the cultural centre of New Zealand. A land of legends, its Maori people delight in sharing their stories with visitors through music, dance and art.

Spend three nights at Novotel Rotorua from $457 per person twin-share, including four days Britz car hire, a hangi feast and concert and all prepayable taxes.

For more information, call 132 757, visit your local Harvey World Travel agency or see Harvey World.

The Ultimate NZ Getaway

THE Sunshine Coast Daily has been running the Ultimate New Zealand Getaway Competition since July 23 but readers still have a chance to enter and win the major prize. The prize includes:

Return airfares flying Air New Zealand from Brisbane to Auckland

3 nights at the Mercure Auckland

Great Sights Auckland Morning Tour

4 days Britz car hire

3 nights at the Novotel Rotorua

Tamaki – Journey of the Ages Tour

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Plus, there will be three weekly draws to win a Hyatt Coolum Weekend Getaway.

 

Today is the last day for entry forms and coupons to be published in the Sunshine Coast Daily. No photocopies allowed: only original entry forms will be accepted. Bonus entry forms have been running in Caloundra Weekly, Kawana Weekly, Buderim Chronicle, Maroochy Weekly, Nambour

Weekly, Range News, Coolum News and Noosa News.

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