What to do in Auckland/North Island in January?

Discussion in 'Australia, New Zealand' started by dust, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. dust

    dust Well-Known Member

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    Sorry this isn't about long range hunting, although someone is welcome to invite me :D. My wife and I are headed to Auckland on Jan. 1, and we have some ideas on the normal touristy stuff, but I was wondering if there were some local/off the beaten path places that only locals would know about. We will probably be renting a car for most of the time. History and nature are the main things we try to get to on vacation.
     
  2. OK hunter

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    The Kiwi's are a friendly bunch and like Americans so you should be able to get some ideas from the locals. It's a beautiful country and you will certainly enjoy yourself. It'll be summer there so you should have wonderful weather, too.
    The best fish & chips I have ever enjoyed were at a place called "Swashbucklers" in Auckland, down near the harbor. It's always a place I go when I'm there on business, which is 2+ visits per year.