Oct 16, 2023

8 tips to save money on your power bill this winter

Winter can be an expensive time for many New Zealand families and households. Shorter days and colder nights have many of us relying on heaters to stay warm – which has a big impact on power bills. While we dream of those hot summer days ahead, here a few tips to help save money on […]

Jun 29, 2023

The best activities to do in Auckland these school holidays

Looking for fun, local, and affordable school holiday activities for your tamariki? We’ve hunted out some of the best activities happening in Auckland these holidays. Whether you’re looking to fill a few hours or a whole day, you’ll find something to keep the family busy! Māori cultural performance at Auckland Museum Experience Māori culture with […]

Jan 16, 2023

Best free events in Auckland this summer

Looking for a free event for your whole family to enjoy in Auckland this summer? Here’s RoomMate Cabins’ round-up of some of the best free events in Auckland. Manurewa Market, every Sunday Bustling and vibrant, the Manurewa Market offers a variety of stalls including fresh fish, BBQ, Island donuts, Chinese food, puha, new and used […]

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Sep 19, 2022

Around the North Island: Things to do and places to see from Manawatu to Wairarapa.

Thinking about things to do this summer? Forget overseas travel… there is so much to see and so many places to explore in our own backyard! Whether you’re after ocean activities, outdoor adventures, rugged nature, or wining and dining, New Zealand has it all. In this blog we look at some of the best things […]

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Sep 8, 2022

Heading south? Here’s what to see and do! (Part 2)

Have you started planning your summer trips yet? Whether visiting whānau or simply taking some time out to explore, we’d highly recommend these top spots in the South Island: RoomMate Cabins’ top picks in Mid and South Canterbury and North Otago Rakaia Gorge Walkway – this relatively easy track which leads to a lookout point […]

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Sep 8, 2022

Heading south? Here’s what to see and do! (Part 1)

With summer on the horizon, now’s a great time to get those summer roadies planned out. Here are some of our favourite spots in the South Island. RoomMate Cabins top picks in Nelson and Marlborough It seems obvious but yes, Abel Tasman National Park is definitely worth the hype – accessible by walking, cruising or […]