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The other name for these ancient trees is the New Zealand Christmas Tree as they usually begin to flower at Christmas time.The trees are full of native Tui and Fantail birds.Start your tour at the Waterfront where you can find the extremely informative Maritime Museum - begin with the Maori migration across the seas, step back in time on board a European immigrant's ship, then appreciate New Zealand's proud yachting history including the Whitbread Round the World race and of course the America's Cup. Kelly Tarlton was the inventor of the undersea walkway where you can view the fish from below without getting wet - the Antarctic Encounter and Penguin Encounter are worth stopping here on their own. Admire the panoramic view, climb the mast, bungee jump from the tower or just have lunch in the revolving restaurant.Other stops if you have time include the Auckland Museum, Auckland Art Gallery, the Victoria Park Market is for the bargain hunters, the Auckland Zoo has a walk through aviary full of New Zealand native birds and the Museum of Transport and Technology is for the history buffs.The problem is this city has so much to offer you may have trouble making choices.
Head north over the Harbour Bridge on SH1 for 30 kilometres and take the 398 Exit to Silverdale (soon after the BP Service Station) and follow the ‘Free Route’ (and not the Toll Road) through Orewa.
ll the way down to Queenstown in the south, driving 4600 kilometres in 30 days.
From Auckland you first take the circular route north to the Bay of Islands and Waipoua Forest, then drive south via the awesome Coromandel Peninsula to Rotorua and Taupo to take in a little Maori culture and enjoy the volcanic area.
You then continue south to Wellington via the wine growing regions around Napier and Martinborough.
The South Island begins with some relaxing time in the stunningly beautiful Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman National Park in the north of the South Island before heading south via Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura (where you can join a whale or dolphin spotting excursion) and Christchurch.