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Win with Verve this month!

  • The Kinloch Club | Taupo

    Perfectly located above Lake Taupo is the new luxury at The Kinloch Club. Spectacular 2017 Architecture of the Year, it offers New Zealand’s only Jack Nicklaus  18-hole golf course plus hiking the Tongarorio Alpine Crossing, fly-fishing, mountain and lake cycling, spa, and more. Experience uber-luxury spring escapes in a junior suite for one night, pre-dinner drinks and canapés, estate-to-plate five-course gourmet dinner, and full breakfast.


    PLUS, your stay offers exceptional complimentary inclusions of: an invitation to experience New Zealand’s newest lodge; champagne and chocolate truffles; and a bottle of Bollinger chilled and waiting in your suite or villa on arrival  with house-made  chocolate truffles;


    Two rounds of golf on the Jack Nicklaus-designed  18-hole golf course  (cart not included);


    Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, New Zealand’s most popular day hike. Includes picnic backpack lunch and beverages for  two people.*


    Special offer: NZ$505 plus GST per person per night (twin share). Valid until 31 October 2018. TERMS & CONDITIONS: *Transfers to/from Tongaririo Alpine Crossing not included. Private guide POA.


    UP FOR GRABS: A two-night stay at The Kinloch Club. Prize value is NZ$1,010 plus GST.

  • NZ Flower & Garden Show

    Green-thumbs, flower enthusiasts, art lovers and home and garden renovators—New Zealand’s floral and horticultural spectacular, the New Zealand Flower and Garden Show is back again for 2018! 


    Running over five days at west Auckland’s The Trusts Arena from 28 November until 2 December 2018, visitors will be offered the chance to experience award-winning garden exhibits, feature floral art installations and displays, indulge in a spot of retail therapy and enjoy gourmet food and beverages.


    Popular show favourites will also be back again, including the FLONZI Apprentice Florist of the Year Competition and Yates Community Gardening, as well as Ray White Austar Realty Meet the Experts. Tickets can be purchased from Ticketek. 


    UP FOR GRABS: Two double passes to the NZ Flower & Garden Show valued at $60 each.

  • The Anam

    Believe it or not – it’s not freezing everywhere!

    Imagine escaping to The Anam, a lush 12-hectare resort overlooking 300 metres of beachfront on Vietnam’s scenic Cam Ranh peninsula, which averages more than 300 sunny days per year.

    One of Vietnam’s top coastal resorts, the five-star Anam celebrated its grand opening last year and boasts three restaurants and two bars, a 10 treatment-room spa, three capacious swimming pools, recreation and fitness centre, yoga room and deck, water sport centre, tennis court, and so much more.

    The Anam’s design pays homage to colonial-era and age-old Vietnamese aesthetics, evoking a nostalgic tone with its imperial Hue-style roofs, glowing lanterns, big-bellied water vases, decorative pools, customised mosaic floor tiles and stone pathways.

    The Anam’s villas are recognised by Worldhotels as ‘World Luxury’ – one of only six resorts worldwide to achieve this status.


    UP FOR GRABS: Four Nights stay at the Anam in Vietnam with a pool-view Villa with breakfast and airport transfers.