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ARCHIVES: June 2022

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Touch of Spice go on a Luxury Road Trip from Auckland to Queenstown!

The weather has been fantastic here in New Zealand this week after the storm last week that bought us lots and lots of snow.  Both Mt Ruapehu and the mountain ranges in Queenstown have benefitted with having bumper starts to their ski seasons and the mountain ranges look amazing. 

Mt Ruapehu

I am looking forward to getting back to Queenstown this weekend and doing some more skiing up on Coronet Peak with the kids (maybe even night skiing which starts tomorrow evening).  Treble Cone opened today and what a great way to start their season! If you haven`t booked your Queenstown ski holiday yet, now is the time - contact my team on and they can help you with any form of accommodation and activities.

I had fun in Auckland this week dressing up for a photo shoot (all will be revealed next week) in Treslie Coopers Boardroom Collection and wearing jewelry from my favorite jewelers in Parnell - Orsini as well as a gorgeous Cartier watch from Partridge Jewellers on Queenstown Street.  Blackberry have made me their Queenstown ambassador and given me a brand new Blackberry Z10 which I am really enjoying using.  It has some great apps on it for a busy woman like me.  

JS @ Photo Shoot

We had some great meals out in Auckland from Euro on Monday night (I can still see why this is one of the best restaurants in Auckland, faultless!) and we also enjoyed a great meal at The Commons in Takapuna.  We are on a road trip now in a new Audi Q7 driving from Auckland to Queenstown - we stopped last night at The Museum Hotel where we enjoyed a fantastic meal at the Hippopotamus Restaurant - I went for the healthy version of Salmon Sashimi done "their way" followed by Snapper and Crayfish with baby clams (mouth watering) while Josh went for the Beef Fillet and Duck Roasted Fries.  The art in this hotel is amazing and you could spend hours alone checking it all out as you walk through the different foyers and floors.

Tonight we are heading through to Christchurch where we hope to sample the offerings at The George Hotel before driving on through to Queenstown.



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