Holidays for busy business owners

Think you don’t have time to take a holiday?  Holidays are vital for tired, stressed business owners.  Not only is the habit of taking regular holidays linked to reduced mortality and lower incidence of heart disease, but holidays have myriad benefits.

Mini-holiday ideas

Roughing it: Visit the Department of Conservation’s website for free or low-cost back-to-basics camping sites.

Take a Zest food tour – these walking tours in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin will get your feet moving and your gastric juices flowing.

Night-time Ghost Tours, available in many cities including Auckland, Napier, Hamilton, Arrowtown and the most famous, the Dunedin Hair Raisers Tour.  Even if you don’t believe in ghosts, it’s guaranteed to be novel and interesting.       Holiday Tax

For a dose of history, wherever you are in New Zealand, check out the Historic Places Trust’s website.  They list historic New Zealand sites such as Pompallier Mission in Russell and Pencarrow Lighthouse in Wellington.

Try an ‘experience’ – test your hand at race car driving in Taupo or sleepover with the kids at an Auckland Zoo ‘Safari Night’.  You’ll be talking about it for years!

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