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Bluebloods : Karaka 2010 Yearling Sale Preview
40 e invite you to New Zealand Bloodstock's 84th National Yearling Sales Series from 1 to 8 February 2010. In this guide is a snapshot of everything you need to know about coming to Karaka. We are the only sale company in the world who can offer you a truly one-stop shop. We can arrange everything from your accommodation and transport prior to arrival, to the purchase, insurance and airfreight of your horses back to Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and beyond. If you want your purchases to stay here in New Zealand, we can even find suitable properties to suit your budget and requirements. For international visitors we also offer a generous Buyer Reward Scheme as a gesture of thanks for your support of our Sale and a contribution towards the cost of your trip to Karaka. For terms and conditions please contact Petrea Vela on email@example.com or +64 9 298 0055. In association with Emirates, Air New Zealand and Executive Thoroughbred Travel Melbourne, we are able to offer a range of flights from Australia and beyond to Auckland. Simply contact Ed Spiden in Melbourne on firstname.lastname@example.org or +61 3 9251 3535 to discuss your flight requirements from Australia. Business Class one-way fares from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Gold Coast $799 for limited time. If you have advised Victoria Vela of your flight details, she can organise a car to greet you on arrival and take you straight to your hotel or the Karaka sale complex. Our drivers are highly professional and use a fleet of Mercedes Benz cars generously provided by Mercedes Benz New Zealand for your comfort and safety. Trips to and from Karaka each day can then easily be arranged through your driver. It's not all about the horses! Whilst in Auckland, why not take a day trip to Waiheke Island, enjoy a round of golf at Manukau Golf Club (just 10 minutes from Karaka) or spend the day exploring the waterfront on foot or by boat. These activities are all easily accessible to you from your hotel, with most just a short walk from the front door. Golf: With more than 25 golf courses within minutes of the Auckland CBD, we can surely find you somewhere for an early morning round or an afternoon wind-down. Manukau Golf Club (Takanini) -- special Green Fees from $30 per round, close enough to get a game in before the Sale starts! Auckland Golf Club (Otahuhu) -- members only club with reciprocal green fees. Contact the Club on 09 276 6149 Waiuku Golf Club (Waiuku) -- just 20 minutes from Karaka, this club boasts friendly members and a challenging course. Fees from $45. City Golf (Albert St, City) -- an interesting alternative to the standard driving range, City Golf has 6 unique practice bays where you can chip away to your heart's content rain, hail or shine. There are also 50 of the W world's best courses that you can play, matched with software, ball tracking systems, image projection and touch screen controls that provide golfers with the most accurate simulation of the game of golf available. Bookings essential. Sightseeing: Sky Tower -- the tallest tower in the Southern hemisphere allows views from coast to coast and across Auckland. Enjoy lunch at Orbit revolving restaurant or take the fast way down with Sky Jump, a 192m controlled free fall for true daredevils. Fullers Cruises -- enjoy Auckland from the water on one of Fullers' Harbour cruises. Visit Rangitoto, Auckland's 600 year old volcanic island, and walk or train your way to the top through lush, native bush for amazing harbour views. Alternatively, stay onboard the ferry and cruise your way around the Waitemata Harbour in comfort with morning or afternoon tea and full commentary from the knowledgeable crew. Kelly Tarlton's -- the original of its kind, Kelly Tarlton was a Kiwi adventurer, diver, explorer and inventor, who wanted to share his love of the ocean with others. Visit New Zealand's only sub-Antarctic penguins and a replica of Robert Falcon Scott's hut in the Antarctic Encounter and come face to face with sharks, turtles, rays and other incredible deep sea creatures on the moving walkway of Underwater World. Open 365 days a year. KARAKA GUIDE 2010 GETTING HERE ON ARRIVAL WHAT TO DO & WHERE TO EAT
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