Critical Media Group - Ideas that make you think

Monday, October 24, 2011

Holland Gardens, Taranaki

Open Daily, FREE Entry. Have a relaxing stroll around blossoming rhododendrons this spring. Taranaki is in bloom with the annual Rhododendron Festival, a tourist favorite.

Two hours from Aotea Motor Lodge, Wanganui Accommodation


NZ Property Guide
Auckland New Zealand
Gisborne NZ
Rotorua NZ
Taranaki NZ
Waikato NZ
Hawkes Bay NZ
Tauranga NZ
Wellington City
Christchurch NZ
Queenstown NZ
Dunedin NZ

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Wanganui Accommodation

A wonderful treat to drop by and stay at Wanganui this spring on your way to Wellington! Check out Aotea Motor Lodge Affordable Luxury Accommodation in Wanganui. This brand new luxury lodge in Wanganui is the best choice for corporate travelers and business trips. Aotea Motor Lodge offers corporate facilities, meeting rooms and free broadband internet which allows you to stay on top of your work requirements while enjoying a relaxing stay in Wanganui. Visit their website at

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011


Holland Gardens Taranaki

Freen Entry
Wonderful picnic grounds for the entire family
This is a hidden gem located near Stratford
A sight to visit - to enjoy and to appreciate nature

Best time to visit is in Spring - September to October when rhododendrons and azaleas are in full bloom.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Welcome to Taranaki

Taranaki has recently been judged home to the best place to live in New Zealand (North & South Magazine) and the best small city in the world (Liveable Communities Awards). Read more about Taranaki on our blog! Submit your business profile and get a leg up in link popularity!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Featured Business: Strategic Online Marketing

Web Marketing NZ is a small company. Operating with minimal overhead costs, they can offer web marketing services at significantly lower rates than most competitors. 

Even local businesses these days need to invest in online marketing. There is huge set of potential customers that they may be forgetting - the international tourists who rely on the internet to know more about the town, the local tourists who depend on their online research, the locals who want to look up more affordable options. 

Web Marketing NZ provides assistance on the following:
1. Web Design and Development
2. Email Marketing
3. Social Media Marketing - Facebook, Twitter
4. Online Advertising - Google Adwords, Yahoo, Bing/MSN, Facebook
5. Search Engine Optimization

Make a mark on the web.

Start today.
Visit WebMarketingNZ -

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Events at Holland Gardens

  • On Saturday (5 March), there will be a 90-minute guided walk through the 4.5 ha property starting at 10am. While inspecting the gardens, participants will hear about the property’s history and get details of some of the stand-out plants, planned winter projects and approaches to succession planting.
  • On Sunday (6 March), a two-hour workshop from 2pm will focus on tips and techniques for seed saving. Participants are encouraged to bring their own seeds for an informal swap stall, and containers to carry seeds

Monday, February 7, 2011

Visit Wanganui - Luxury Accommodation Aotea Motor Lodge

Visit Wanganui's top luxury accommodation - Aotea Motor Lodge. Just an couple of hours from Taranaki.

Aotea Motor Lodge facilities:

  • Kitchens with tea, coffee and toast facilities and micorwaves
  • Queen beds; superior comfort mattresses, triple sheeting and duvet covers changed on our guests departure
  • Double spa, air conditioning, ensuite and high pressure showers in every apartment
  • 5-channel Sky Digital TV with 32” LCD screen and video/DVD player
  • FREE Broadband Internet
  • Laundry and dry cleaning services
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Free local calls to landlines. “Actual cost” charging for cellphone, national or international calls
  • Business services, including meeting rooms – ask us about our corporate room rates
  • Cots and highchairs available

For more places to visit in NZ: