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Haka Tours Ltd [New Zealand]
HAKA Tours represents the ultimate in low cost / high impact New Zealand
tours. Made for the budget conscious traveler who wants to maximize their
hard-earned pennies (but not shirk on experience), you will find our tours give you the
freedom to experience the insane . to the sedate.
- 100% Pure New Zealand
- The official site for New Zealand includes an extensive database of visitor information
and forums. The definitive resource for visitors.
- AA Tourism - Book
motel accommodation, car rentals, motorhomes, campervans, key attractions and sightseeing
throughout New Zealand with opportunities to earn AA Rewards Points and discounts for AA
New Zealand - Source of information for adventure travellers and backpackers.
- Airports New
Zealand - New Zealand inward and outward travel information including accommodation,
car rental, tours, travel agents, family entertainment.
- Aotearoa / New
Zealand - Information from Web Sites in New Zealand and the rest of the World. Travel,
online news, history, wildlife, agriculture, music, literature, humour, films, and the
- Destination New
Zealand - A comprehensive collection of all the New Zealand travel/tourism web
- Discover New Zealand
- New Zealand vacation options and full information on a variety of activities.
- Gardens, Wine
and Wilderness - Landscape architect Richard Lyon, a Kiwi native, leads a small group
to sample New Zealand's unique gardens, natural wonders and fine dining.
- Grant and Sabine's Kiwi
Pages - A few tips for planning a trip to New Zealand. Useful recommended reading
list, some tramping information, internet cafes, and facts about the country.
- iExplore: New Zealand Travel
- Travel resource for planning and booking an adventure trip to New Zealand. Where to go,
what to do, advice on travel plus trip info and bookings
- Islands.co.nz -
Tourist information on NZ islands such as Great barrier, Waiheke, and Stewart Islands.
- KIWIphile File
Newsletter Archive - An archive of past Kiwiphile File newsletter issues. Content
contains letters and articles from visitors to New Zealand reflecting their experiences.
Some related information from New Zealand sources are also included.
- Moving To New Zealand
- One North American couple's experiences after moving to the country of New Zealand.
- New Zealand
Information Centre - Directory of approx 175 NZ websites, mainly tourism related
- New Zealand
Tourism Online - Network of high-quality New Zealand travel sites, with free
competitions and special offers.
- New Zealand
Travel Planner - Comprehensive New Zealand travel information for planning your NZ
vacation - accommodation, transport, adventure activities, tours & sightseeing
- New Zealand
Visitors Bureau - Reservations, itinerary planning, contacts, and customer service.
Zealand's Leading Attractions - Information about tourist attractions, culture,
tourism, vacations, tours, touring, car rental and car hire.
- NZ Accom -
Information on tourist and travel destinations in New Zealand. Online booking available
for accommodation listed on the web site.
- NZ South -
Agriculture, fishing, wilderness, tourist services and accommodation information for the
southern South Island.
- Details of seasonal work, job listings, articles, and other information of interest to
- NZOOM - New Zealand
Travel Services and Information - New Zealand travel information site with online
booking, travel news, accommodation, special deals, NZ destinations, international
destinations, cruise holidays, transport information, exchange rates and many more travel
tools and services.
- Nztvl.com - Travel
information about accommodation, transport maps and travel tips.
- Pete Zed's -
Topics include sport, travel, scenery and shopping, and is aimed at intending visitors to
New Zealand - Information on accommodation, situation, traffic, culture and sports.
- Travel Envoy -
Lots of links for tourists visiting New Zealand.
- Travel New Zealand Your Way
- This site automatically optimises an itinerary for travelling in New Zealand based on
choices of activities and accommodation.
- Travelhops.com -
Travel search engine featuring accommodation, transportation, information and things to
see and do.
- TravelTramp.com -
On-line free booking service for backpackers and budget travellers. Comprehensive
information on everything from travel deals to accommodation and tours.
- TrueNZ - Tourist
accommodation, activities, services and information. Specializes in the Marlborough region
but also has a NZ wide farmstay and backpacker directory.
- Virtual Tour of New Zealand
- Take the virtual tour around New Zealand. Site has lots of tourist information.
- Women Travel New
Zealand - Accommodation, adventures, retreats and other essential information for
- AA New Zealand Travel
Guides - Some of the largest and most authoritative New Zealand accommodation and
activities guides on the Internet.
- Activities Guide
New Zealand - Nationwide activities and attractions directory - everything from
outdoor adventure, sightseeing, ecotours, cruises, Maori culture, museums, shopping,
rental cars and transport providers.
- Central North
Island - Regional information for the traveller. Includes touring routes and an
estimated traveling time calculator.
- Daniel's Not So Ultimate
Guide to New Zealand - A guide to New Zealand from the German point of view. In
English with lot's of photos .
Downunder - Jason's New Zealand Backpacker travel web site. Large online selection of
New Zealand Backpacker accommodation, transport and travel information.
Guide To New Zealand Gardens - Private and public gardens open to the public for
visiting, contains a guide book, photograph library and a virtual tour index.
- Jasons New Zealand
Travel Channel - Vacation planning guide with searchable accommodation, visitor
attractions, adventure activities and events directories plus photos, maps, transport and
the latest hot deals. Developed by Jasons Travel Media.
- Jasons No
Place Like Home - New Zealand's domestic travel vacation planning guide, with
information on accommodation, transport, attractions and events, as well as maps, photos,
and travel editorial.
- KiwiNewZ - New
Zealand travel tips and information for the modern eco traveller. Free email NewsZines,
SnowCams, email SnowReports and snow stuff, autoresponders, Maori legend and history, New
Southland Island/Golfing Pacific Rim - Specialist printed guides to discounted
accommodation in New Zealand for travellers and golfers. HANZ Link and Pacific Link club
membership application form.
- Online store with road and travel maps both regional and national, published by the AA,
Wises and others. Covered are all roads, towns and localities, city maps, and travel
- New Zealand
Escape - Travel and accommodation guide to New Zealand's South Island.
- New Zealand Live
- A guide to NZ travel, accommodation, activities, education, business, and real estate.
- New Zealand Outside -
Directory of tour operators and destinations. Also sells a tour book and discount card.
- New Zealand the
Ultimate Destination - New Zealand travel guide, regional information, activities,
things to do, tourism companies.
- New Zealand Travel Guide
- Also the web site of Downtown Car Rentals, a rental car company. Site features
introduction to New Zealand, general information, getting in and getting around, the
regions, accommodation and other useful links.
Zealand Vacations Guide - Tourist information and maps plus vacation packages,
accommodation, self drive rental vehicles, coach services, sightseeing, visitor
attractions and travel passes.
- New Zealand's
Information Network Limited - A search directory hosting detailed content about New
Zealand and Australia, featuring business, shopping, accommodation, transportation and
tourism by way of information-based websites.
- NZyourway.com - The itinerary
travel site for creating New Zealand travelling itineraries and budgeting in the currency
- Off the Beaten Track
in New Zealand - Covers selections from this print travel guide. Includes online
directory of accommodations, eco-tours, cafes, and other off-the-beaten-track attractions
in New Zealand.
- Travel By Mouse
- An interactive site that can be used for booking, as a reference point or as a planning
- Travel Information
New Zealand - Travel and information site for some of New Zealands best tourism
regions and organisations. This site is designed to provide information on hotels,
destinations and activitiy options and in particular the South Island.
- Travelindex.co.nz -
Guide to services and various recreational activities, internal travel and other points of
interest to potential travelers to New Zealand.
- TravelTech - New
Zealand Guide - A virtual guide to travelling in and around New Zealand: including
national and regional information, activities, accommodation, transport and various
- TrueNZ Guide
to Adventure Pursuits in New Zealand - Directory of adventure pursuits with regional
listings, detailed and free information.
- Abel Tasman Aviation Nelson Ltd
- Providing flights to-from Nelson, Brightwater and Motueka to the Heaphy Track at Takaka
and Karamea. Also scenic flights in Nelson-Marlborough.
- Air New Zealand
- A comprehensive site with an online booking service, routes and schedules, special
offers, services, and news.
- Aspiring Air Scenic
Flights - Scenic flights and air services for Wanaka and Milford.
International Airport - Contact telephone numbers for all airlines, domestic and
international, servicing Auckland International Airport, airport-based agencies and aiport
- Dave Gibson -
A commercial pilot looking for a career opportunity in commercial passenger air transport.
- Freedom Air
International - Low cost air travel within NZ and between NZ and Australia. Includes
destinations, fares, online booking, and services.
Air - Offers scenic, charter and scheduled flights in the North Island. Features
timetable, fares, aircraft details and inquiry form. Includes Air Kaitia and Great Barrier
- New Zealand Airways
- Organisation that controls New Zealand's air space. Services include air traffic
control, infrastructural support, international consulting and airline publications.
- Origin Pacific
- Flights between New Zealand centres from this airline based in Nelson. Also specialise
in corporate and group travel.
- Qantas New Zealand
- Searchable flight schedule, special offers, and programmes offered by this domestic
- Skylink - For
discount travel and special event air charter services and flight.
- Soundsair -
Offers information on flights over the Cook Strait between Wellington in the North Island
and Picton in the South Island.
- A2B Rentals Limited
- Supply cars, station wagons and vans with agents in Auckland, Wellington and
Christchurch. Features a quotation form and general travel information.
- ABC Car Rental -
Details of a range of vehicles that are available from several locations.
- Ace Tourist
Rentals - Independent car rental company with cars, vans and sleeper vans. Branches in
Auckland, Wellington, Picton, Queenstown and Christchurch.
- Advantage Car Rental
- cars and mini buses
- Affordable Rental
Cars - cars New Zealand wide
Car Rentals Ltd - 4WD wagons, cars and 10 seater mini buses
- Airport Auto Hire
- cars, vans and trucks
- Airport Car
Hire New Zealand - Rental cars from Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington and Hamilton
- Airport Car
Rentals Ltd - cars, four wheel drive vehicles, minibuses and Previas
- Airport Rentals
Christchurch - cars, 4 wheel drives and minibuses
Rental Cars - Cars, campers and motorhome rentals
- Aotea Campervans
NZ Ltd, Auckland and Christchurch - Offers campervans from basic economy two berth to
four berth deluxe modules.
Rental Cars - One-way car hire between Auckland, Wellington, Picton, Nelson,
Christchurch, and Queenstown.
- ARF Rental Cars -
large fleet of Honda vehicles
Rentals - Cars, 4 wheel drives, mini-buses and trucks. Online booking.
- Auckland Car
Rentals - Cars and minibuses
- Auckland Premium
Car Rentals - Cars, station wagons, camper cars and motorhomes
Rentals NZ Wide Ltd - Cars, stationwagons, mini buses and motorhomes, nationwide
- Autohire - Cars
and minibuses, New Zealand wide
Car Rentals - Cars and 4WD cars, on-line booking
- Avon Percy
Rent-A-Car - Honda cars, 4WD's and minibuses
- Avon Rent a Car
- Car and van rentals throughout the country. Online bookings.
Campervans - Budget self drive campervans for backpacking holidays throughout
Australia and New Zealand. Site features vehicles for hire, common questions and contacts.
Travelcars - Motorhomes, campervans and stationwagons.
- Best and Backpacker
Rentals - Rental cars for all budgets. Depots in Christchurch, Picton, and Auckland.
Online rate calculators for both backpacker fleet and later model fleet.
Campervan and Motorhome Rentals - Motorhome, campervan, RV's and 4WD vehicle rentals
throughout New Zealand.
- Budget Rent A Car -
Cars, 4WD, sports cars, trucks and vans, nationwide. Online booking
Motors Ltd - Cars, light trucks and 11-seater minivan
City Car and Van Rentals - Cars, station-wagons, mini-buses, cargo vans and light
- Car Rental
Centre - cars, station-wagons, vans and minibuses, one way hires
- Cruise New
Zealand Motorhome Rentals - Campervan, RV and motorhome rentals is New Zealand.
- Economy Camper
Hire - 2 berth campervans
Rental - cars, 4WD, minibuses and campervans
- Ezi-Rent Car Hire
- Offer a comprehensive fleet of rental vehicles of various sizes, including manual,
automatics, sedans, hatchbacks and stationwagons.
- Ezy Rental Cars New Zealand
- Rental cars and campers. Also provides a New Zealand wide accommodation booking service.
- First Choice
Rental Vehicles - Provide international quality vehicles at local prices throughout
New Zealand and the Gold Coast. Short-term, long-term and one-way hires. 34 branches
- Gateway Motor
Home Hire - campervans and motorhomes
- Graeme Jones Car Rental
- cars and minibuses
- Henderson Rental Cars Ltd
- cars, 4WD, vans and trucks. North Island
- Hertz Fleetlease Ltd
- Vehicle leasing from single vehicles to a 1000+ fleets, and fleet management.
- Howick Rental Cars
- cars, minibuses and trucks, Auckland area.
- KEA Campers New
Zealand Motorhome Rentals - Superbly equipped fleet of late model campervans and
- Kiwi Campervans
Ltd - Offers a range of campervans and rental vehicles.
- KiwiCar Car Rentals
- cars, 4WD and minibuses, nationwide
- Lang Auto Campers -
Camper van and motorhome rental, two and four berth vehicles.
- Mac's Rentals -
- Maugers Rentals Limited
- Mini buses and mini vans, Christchurch Airport with service network around New Zealand.
- Maui Rentals New Zealand
- Motorhome, campervan and 4WD vehicles nationwide.
Rent-a-Car - Cars, nationwide
- National Car Hire
- Cars, 4WD and minibuses, nationwide
- New Zealand Car
Hire - Nationwide, Cars, 4wds, minibuses, sleepervans and campervans.
- New Zealand
Car Rental - Nationwide car rental, late models vehicles and secure on-line bookings.
Based in Auckland.
- New Zealand
Motorhomes - Discounted motor homes and campervans with secure online reservations.
- Northpark Rentals
RentaCar - New Zealand - Discount rental cars
- NZ Rent a Car -
Cars, minibuses and trucks, nationwide.
- Omega Rental Cars
New Zealand - Offer car rental throughout New Zealand by way of nationwide depots.
Site features company profile, vehicles, rates, locations, contacts, rates and conditions
plus enquiry form.
Horizon Travelhomes - Motorhomes and campervans, nationwide
- Paradise Rentals -
cars and motorhomes, nationwide
- Pegasus Rental Cars
- Cars and station wagons, nationwide
- Quality Rent A
Car - Rates and details of cars and minibuses available in Auckland and Christchurch.
Car Rentals - cars, 4WD vehicles and minibuses, Queenstown area
- R & R
Quality Campervans - campervans and motorhomes, nationwide
- Red Rocket Rentals -
cars and campervans, nationwide
- Cars, station wagons and minibuses, Christchurch area
- Rent-a-Dent -
Provides quality rental vehicles throughout New Zealand and on the Gold Coast. Short-term,
long-term and one-way hires. 34 branches nationwide!
- Rhodes Rentals
- Cars, 4WD, minibuses and commercial
- Rite Price
Car Rental - Rental cars, minivans and trucks available from Auckland Airport,
Tauranga, Hamilton and Rotorua.
- Scotties Rentals
- Cars, stationwagons, minibuses and camper vans nationwide
- Silver Fern Car
Rentals - Rental cars located in Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Wellington and
Christchurch. Free airport/motel transfers.
Rentals - Cars and minibuses, nationwide
- Sterling Car
Rentals - Cars, nationwide, online booking
Rentals - Cars, nationwide
- Thrifty Car Rental
- Cars and minibuses, nationwide
- Trusty Rentals
- Cars, nationwide
- Tui Campers -
Offers campervan and motorhome rental throughout New Zealand. Find detailed information on
campers, bookings, and travel guides.
- U-Save Rental -
Cars, stationwagons and minibuses
Coromandel Pohutukawa Festival - A celebration of a national icon - the Pohutukawa
tree - set on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand. Find out how to be a part
of the festivities here.
- New Zealand Events
Guide - AA Guides New Zealand events calendar gives you up to date information on New
Zealand's huge variety of annual festivals and events, entertainment, shows, sports.
Guides Ltd. - Searchable directory of hotel accommodation throughout New Zealand -
boutique hotels, country pubs, motor inns with restaurant facilities, upmarket resorts and
- CDL Hotels -
Hotels throughtout New Zealand. Accommodation ranging from Millennium hotels, deluxe
Copthorne hotels and mid-range Quality hotels and resorts.
- Grand Hotels
International, New Zealand - Luxury 4-star hotels, providing full conference and
convention facilities in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington. Inquiries, location map,
contact summary, online booking and newsletter.
Collection New Zealand/Australia Accommodation - Directory of hotels, suites, lodges,
and resorts with information on individual properties and online reservations.
International Hotels - Offers a New Zealand wide network of independently owned and
operated hotels and apartments for corporate or independent travellers.
Zealand Hotels - Descriptions and photos of hotels. Discounted rates for featured
hotels in Auckland, Christchurch, Rotorua, Queenstown and many other major cities in New
- New Zealand Hotels
Directory - Hotels in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown with special
- New Zealand
Hotels directory - Directory of hotels in major cities with descriptions, photos,
rates and booking service.
- Pub Beds New Zealand
- A guide to many charming and interesting hotels in all parts of the country.
- Quality Hotel
Autolodges - Offers quality hotel accommodation in two locations: Paihia, Bay of
Islands and Christchurch. Both hotels are part of the Quality Hotel Group.
- Quality Hotels
and Resorts - Offer services at 16 hotels located in all major cities and resort areas
throughout New Zealand.
- Scenic Circle
Hotels - New Zealand wide network of hotels in the main cities and tourist resorts
offering well-appointed, comfortable and competitively priced accommodation. Online
listings, deals and bookings.
Hotels - Shipfield Hotels owns and manages quality hotels and apartments in Australia
and New Zealand. Further information on properties available
- Anglers Retreat,
- A fishing lodge located in Taupo, NZ.
- Earthsong Lodge
- A luxurious, tranquil holiday retreat on picturesque Great Barrier Island, New Zealand.
- New Zealand Lodge
Association - Luxury Lodge accommodation in New Zealand. 23 lodges throughout NZ
providing fine food, wine, fishing ,adventure, gardens, tours, ecology, heritage.
- New Zealand
Lodges - Offers a selection of Lodge Accommodation from throughout New Zealand with
information on prices, quality and any attraction the area has to offer. Online booking
- Rivers Edge - An
Anglers Retreat - Relaxed anglers retreat in sunny Marlborough. Fish crystal clear
streams for brown trout or secluded saltwater inlets for snapper and for kahawai.
Cottage - 2 bedroom, self-contained new-style cottage, situated on the outskirts of
Carterton, between Masterton and Greytown in the Wairarapa, New Zealand
- Upper Mataura
Anglers Lodge - Located in Southland, New Zealand's trout fishing capital, Anglers
Lodge provides accommodation, meals, flyfishing guiding service and access to some of the
world's finest trout fishing rivers & lakes.
Guides Motel Directory - Searchable database featuring hundreds of motels, serviced
apartments and motor lodges
- Bella Vista
Motels - Information on how to become part of this national chain of motels.
- Golden Chain
Motels Accommodation Directory - Information about their extensive New Zealand wide
motel network, with affordable quality motel accommodation of a distinctly New Zealand
Collection New Zealand - A directory of motels, motor inns and self catering
accommodation throughout New Zealand and Australia, with detailed information on
individual motels and online reservations.
- Department of
Conservation (DOC) - The central government organisation charged with conserving the
natural and historic heritage of New Zealand. Information on DOC, exploration, community,
conservation, publications and regions, plus what's new.
Outdoors - Aoraki Mount Cook National Park New Zealand - Aoraki Mount Cook National
Park camping, lodging, wilderness, directions, fees and permits.
- GORP - New Zealand - Parks
- A good source of info, but lacking in good quality photos or photo links. Site has only
one hotlink to a National Park and could be improved with links to all NZ parks.
Parks of New Zealand (natureandco.com) - Natural environment, wildlife, vegetation,
landscapes. Outdoor activities, travel. Many photographs, books to buy, references, links.
- New Zealand National Parks -
Interesting site which provides brief details on each of the National Parks of New
- South Park -
Information on National Parks and protected areas, plus outdoor activities in New Zealand.
- Coast to Coast
- Daily coach travel between Christchurch and the West Coast via Arthurs Pass.
- Dangerous Goods Management
Ltd - Details of services offered in the storage and transport of dangerous goods.
Jasons Transportation Channel - Lists a selection of New Zealand transportation
options - rental cars, trains, boats, planes.
Coachlines - Long distance national passenger coach network. Booking information,
route map and timetable.
Coaches - Shuttle bus services between Nelson and Christchurch; charter services. Site
contains timetables for services.
- Kritta Krates
- Accredited pet transport service providers and arrange for the air transportation of
cats and dogs throughout New Zealand or worldwide.
- New Zealand Motorcycle
Rentals - Provides rental BMW, Yamaha, Honda or Harley Davidson motorbikes for touring
or hire in New Zealand.
- Newmans Coach
Lines - Coach travel services linking major North Island cities and tourist
destinations as well as a limited South Island service.
- NZ Taxi Federation and
Limousine and Shuttle Association - Searchable database of taxi, limousine, shuttle,
airport transfer and wheelchair accessible services. Also includes industry news, links,
and classified adverts.
Tourways - Nationwide operator of 4 and 5 star tour coaches that are available for
charter. Member NZ Bus and Coach Association.
- Reesby Coachlines
- Provider of coaches and drivers to tour companies.
Transport Holdings Limited - Bus timetables, tours, charters and other services
providing daily bus departures throughout New Zealand.
Island Connections - Shuttle-bus service operating daily return services between
Christchurch and Dunedin and between Christchurch and the Picton Ferry Terminal.
- Stagecoach New
Zealand - Bus operator in the Auckland and Wellington areas. Information about
timetables, streetmaps, special events and company details.
- Tranz Rail Holdings,
Limited - Provides multi-modal freight and passenger railroad transportation services,
ferry passenger and sea freight transportation services and distribution and logistics
- Wilson Parking
- Provide car parking in several major cities. Details of services offered and location
Travel Tales and Photos of New Zealand - Photos and commentary of a trip through New
Zealand - Tongariro, Lake Taupo, Franz Josef, Milford Sound, as well as Maori sites and
- Aotearoa / An artists
tour - Peter Morffew's trips to New Zealand illustrated with paintings and sketches,
with some advice and information.
New Zealand - A photographic tour offering an impression of the scenery and
possibilities that New Zealand has to offer. Also travellers information in Dutch and
New Zealand - 40 day drive through New Zealand, pictures
Rodgers Travel Journal - Collection of PDF's of Simon and Gillian's travel, with
photographs and useful links.
Photos - Photographs taken by Dutch travellers of Wellington, Mount Ruapehu, and Turoa
in New Zealand.
and Tom's New Zealand Page - Information about New Zealand, with photos and a special
section about cycling in NZ.
Pub: New Zealand Pictures - Mike came to NZ in 1996. His site is well organised and is
- New Zealand -
Travelogues and pictures, links to other countries
Zealand - Information about Christchurch, Milford sound, Lake Tekapo, Southern Alps
plus links. It is also available in Swedish.
Zealand - Features photos taken throughout the country, plus a map, and postcards.
Available in English and German.
Zealand 2002 - Reports by Rafael Braeg - Stories and Photos of weekendtrips... in New
- New Zealand
Adventures - Tramping, description of several tracks, photos, map
- New Zealand by bike
- This site feature the whole story of a 4000km bike tour of New Zealand and some great
- New Zealand: Photo Gallery
- The New Zealand part is based on my study trip in 1998/99. The focus is on 50 pictures
and a short text for each picture.
Zealand South Island, 2002 - An account of an 18 day trip around central and west
South Island, with photos.
- New Zealand
Travel - Essays and Photos
- Web Travel
Review: New Zealand - By Philip Greenspun. With text and pictures.
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