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Here at USAVE, we live and breath tourism and travel. We get feedback from our customers about their touring experiences, and we ourselves have travelled through New Zealand. Read through our blog and glean the latest from our collective wisdom. Let us know if there is a topic you would like us to write about.

Christchurch Zoo Guide

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Auckland Zoo

For any animal lover, Christchurch is a fantastic place to find a spectacular array of creatures big and small, from New Zealand natives to exotic imports. New Zealand zoos and wildlife reserves tend to have a major focus on conservation and breeding efforts, with a goal of either restoring wild populations or simply keeping the (read more)

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Guide To NZ Geothermal Attractions At Waiotapu

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Anyone exploring the central North Island will not want to miss the geyser, mud and hot spring wonderland that is Waiotapu (Maori for “sacred waters”). Located in the heart of the central plateau on a highly active geothermal field, there are many places where the natural forces brewing beneath the earth spout forth in spectacular (read more)

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Guide To New Zealand Penguins

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

As a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, it’s no surprise that New Zealand is home to many different species of penguins. These penguins live, breed and fish around the New Zealand coastline, and there are many opportunities for members of the public to get a glimpse into their private bird lives without (read more)

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Guide To Lake Ngaroto And Waipa Region

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

The Waipa region is located in the Waikato, just south of Hamilton, and is home to the towns of Te Awamutu and Cambridge, as well as Lake Ngaroto, the region’s largest peat lake and home to wildlife and fascinating natural ecosystems. The area is a mixture of farmland and natural bush, and it’s an interesting (read more)

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Cycling Around New Zealand

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Biking Along Lake Wanaka

New Zealand’s spectacular landscape and varied terrain makes New Zealand one of the best countries in the world for cycling and mountain biking experiences. Both islands are packed with stunning scenery and can cater to everyone who is interested with mountain bike trails starting from beginner and moving to more expert levels. New Zealand Map (read more)

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New Zealand Rental Car Trip – Auckland to Rotorua

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

The North Island of New Zealand offers stunning views and attractions for rental car trips, and Auckland to Rotorua takes you through a run of spectacular country that must be seen to be believed. From city to farmland to volcanic tundra, you’ll be taken on a geographical as well as scenic journey. The following are (read more)

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We Know All The Best Places To Visit In New Zealand

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Places To Visit In New Zealand New Zealand is a small country with a lot of offer. It can be difficult to decide how to spend your time while on holiday here. Luckily at USAVE our friendly staff are very knowledgeable about New Zealand and the best places to visit according to which season you (read more)

Posted in Advice & Help

Queenstown & Southern Lakes Highlights

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

The Lonely Planet has named Queenstown and the Southern Lakes as number 8 in its top 10 places to visit in 2012, so head down to the region and discover why the area is so deserving of this endorsement. Check out our pick of the best destinations in the region and take your rental car on a road trip to explore at your own pace.

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Relocating to Palmerston North

Friday, February 11th, 2011

If you’re migrating to New Zealand or relocating to Palmerston North check out the advice about Palmerston North from New Zealand hire truck specialists USave Van & Truck Rentals and enjoy living in Palmy.

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Join USAVE Car & Truck Rentals on Facebook

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

We are pleased to announce the launch of our USAVE Car & Truck Rentals Facebook Page where we’ll share our latest news, offers, events and information and advice on travelling in New Zealand.

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