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By Stephen Heard
December 17, 2015

Score An Overnight Cruise for Two With Hauraki Blue

Straight floatin' on a boat in the deep blue sea.
By Stephen Heard
December 17, 2015

Let's be real, it's been one hellova year. As we advance into 2016 with a wealth of resolutions by our side, wouldn't it be nice to sit back on a boat more expensive than anything you can imagine, contemplate the year ahead and float into the glistening horizon?

Well, now is your chance. Together with Hauraki Blue Cruises, we're offering one lucky reader + friend the opportunity to spend a night on the 146-foot Ipipiri cruise liner.

Embarking from downtown Auckland, the voyage will begin with an afternoon cruise around the Waitemata Harbour and further beyond into the Hauraki Gulf – with island stops along the way for swimming, snorkelling, beach exploring and/or kayaking. After a three-course meal matched with local beer and wine, guests settle into their ocean-view cabins for the night. Before heading back to port in the morning, a cooked breakfast is served.


If this sounds a bit like you, all you have to do to enter is tell us in 50 words or less why you deserve to win an overnight cruise with Hauraki Blue.

Send your answer to with the subject line ‘Hauraki Blue’ and your contact details.

T&Cs: Winners need to get themselves to and from Hauraki Blue. Prize redemption valid from six months of being drawn. Non-transferable. Only one entry per person. You must be a Concrete Playground subscriber to win. R18 only. The winner will be chosen at 10:30am on January 12, 2016.

Published on December 17, 2015 by Stephen Heard

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