Now it's the weekend let's talk tourism hot spots.
There are the obvious drawcards right?
Jetting off to Queenstown, the cultural smorgasbord of Rotorua and sipping coffee in our capital city, but have you ever considered venturing to south Wairarapa?
While it's long been the playground of Wellingtonians, its appeal is growing at a rapid rate, with more and more local and international visitors putting Martinborough on the must-see list.
Rebecca Edwards took a drive over the Remutaka Hill to find the secret to the region's success.