Some Great Sites include:
Have a price promise. If you find a lower price on hotel rooms, call then & they will match it if the deal is the same room etc & give you a $50 coupon. Check out their site for conditions.
Expedia has numerous cheap hotel deals and even have offers on Cheap Flights & Car Hire for a one stop shop for all your travel needs.
Cheaper than Hotels is another option for checking out cheap hotel rooms:
Displays numerous hotel deals across a range of days in an easy to use format, with great discounts too!
You can save alot of money by staying in hostels and the quality of the accommodation can be surprisingly good!
Accommodation Within New ZealandHostels in New ZealandYHA
Some of the nicest hostels in NZBBH
Budget Backpacker Hostels. Largest group of privately owned hostels. Have ratings by travellers of their hostels.Base
Newest chain of backpackers in New Zealand.
Baches & Holiday Homes
Baches are more personal & can work out much cheaper than staying in motels if there is a large family or group of people wanting to stay together.Book a Bach
Motels are popular places to stay in New Zealand.
You can find listings for them at
AA Motel Guide
Jason's Accommodation Guide
Camping & Caravaning sites Top 10
Is a group of campsites around New Zealand that have camp, caravan & often motel sites