Quality Hotel Marlborough
20 Nelson Street
Phone: (64) 3 5777333
Fax: (64) 3 5777337
20 Nelson Street, Blenheim, NZ, 7201
- Phone: (64) 3 5777333
- Fax: (64) 3 5777337
On the campus of the university this facility is a student's dream. Personal computers, laptops, word processors and printers are on display, with packages designed to cater to the demands of tertiary education. Friendly and knowledgeable staff will take time to arrange the right package to suit your field of study. Hire purchase and rentals are available. The deals seem cheaper than central city prices. The Canon colour printers on display are particularly impressive.
Brains and brawn combine at this university gym with facilities that include weights, steppers, rowers, a gymnasium and a full aerobics schedule. All of these are available to non-university students at the cheapest rates in town. Pool tables and a cafe are on hand for the less energetic or just to relax after a good workout. Forget the trendy gear and work out in a comfortable and stimulating environment.
The home of athletics in Wellington, this park features an all-weather running surface, changing rooms, facilities for field events and a large grandstand. Nestled in a small enclave next to Wellington Zoo this facility is designed to lessen the influence of the famous Wellington wind. Many young athletes have started here and have gone on to represent New Zealand at the Olympic Games. The National Secondary School Championships are often held here featuring more than 1,200 young athletes.
Wellington Combined Taxis Ltd is the largest taxi company in the city and features a fleet of taxicabs, vans and disabled access cars. All cars are equipped with GPS system to ensure prompt service and reduce passenger wait time. In their efforts to cut down on carbon emissions and reduce pollution, the company has also introduced hybrid vehicles. Along with local travel, they also arrange for city tours and parcel deliveries.
This fully-equipped gym with top-notch machines and free weights also features other facilities like health studio, sauna, and squash courts. Massage therapists and nutrition consultants from the health studio are available to help keep you on track with your training. A pro shop that stocks various fitness accessories: socks, rackets and so on, is an additional attraction. There are various sports and squash clubs inside the Club that organize sporting competitions. One of the least expensive gyms in town, it caters to all your fitness needs.
This is a large and professional print and developing laboratory for those wanting exceptional colour and tone or commercial work undertaken. There are a wide range of services including straightforward film processing, digital master printing, mounting and laminating, scanning, transparencies etc. Premium prices are charged but quality is exceptional. Prices tend to decrease with volume. Full range of quality and specialist film is also stocked. The lab is a little hard to find, try the industrial looking dead-ends off Taranaki Street.
For those people who like to exercise in the comfort of their own home Elite Fitness Centre has the goods for you. Treadmills, bikes, rowing machines, home gyms, cross-trainers, benches and weights are stacked wall to wall. The experienced staff will run you through the equipment to find what is best suited for your personal needs.
New Zealand's premier cricket ground, the Basin was originally planned as a small boat haven to be linked to the harbor by a canal. An 1855 earthquake raised the surrounding land by one meter and the Basin was laid out as a cricket oval to the delight of a century of cricket lovers from all over the world. Watching cricket "on the bank" on a balmy summers day is a wonderful experience. The National Cricket Museum is also sited at this facility. Every December the grounds are home to the magical Christmas celebration Carols by Candlelight.
This mass-market chain store is an electronics rather than computer specialist. However a wide range of software and accessories are available. The printers and modems are varied and offer amongst the best deals in town. Small extras like joysticks, adapters and extensions are also low-priced and plentiful. Easy finance terms and gift vouchers make shopping here a breeze. Additional branches of Dick Smith Electronics are at 171 Featherston Street and 57 Vivian Street, Wellington.
This outfit, which emphasizes fitness, recreation and relaxation, is a relative newcomer to the fitness scene. The company offers a range of activities in their studio-gym with an emphasis on dance, yoga and martial arts. They claim to hold the hottest Latin club dances. Zen Do Kai, which incorporates kickboxing, jiu jitsu and other martial arts is another specialty. There are classes most evenings. Prices vary. Centrally located and bound to be fun. Locations at Wellington and Masterton. Falcon Zen Do Kai Martial Arts
Located in the city center, LM Extreme Gym is the biggest and best gym in town with excellent facilities and personalized service. No long queues for machines or jostling for floor space in this gym that covers four levels. Features include an aerobics room and classes, a circuit training room, a mixed gym, women's only gym, cardio training, and warm up room. Creche, nutritionist, physiotherapist and personal trainers available, and there is a good café on site.
The friendliest gym in town, Club Physical offers a cardio theatre, a weight's room, and a large aerobics room. Their special features include Thai boxing, yoga classes and spinning. The latter refers to an indoor bike riding class set to music with a motivational instructor. The sauna is free, and sun beds and personal instructors are for hire. Situated in a busy central building which also houses a weekend market adds to the stimulating environment.