Welcome to the New Zealand travel blog where you can read about the real New Zealand, as experienced by real people, not hobbits! who will give you the absolute inside word on all the cool stuff you can find here!
So who's doing the blogging? Well it's going to be quite a mix of folks, from born-and-bred New Zealanders (or "kiwis" as they're known in these parts) to a few 'imports' (folks that have moved here from elsewhere in the world and now call New Zealand home). We've also got some Regional Tourism Operators on board (how official!) to keep you up to date with what's happening across the country.
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A celebration of local and national arts, theatre, culture and comedy, The Dunedin Fringe ... Read more...
The Holitika Wildfoods Festival, New Zealand’s celebration of culinary ... Read more...
Although justly famous for action and adventure, New Zealand boasts a wide range of other activities to keep you entertained from dawn till dusk ... and beyond!
A lush green island enjoying a warm temperate climate. Fringed with sparkling harbours, beaches and covered by rugged volcanic mountains and vast forests.
Vineyards, wineries, white sand beaches and turquoise waters, breathtaking glaciers, alpine resorts, towering fiords, coastal widlife and adrenaline adventure.
Award-winning Gibbston Valley Winery has opened its Mediterranean-style delicatessen café and cellar door experience this week in the historic Central Otago township of Arrowtown. Following a six week refurbishment of
Premier South Island tourism operator Southern Discoveries has cemented its position as one of the country’s best tourism operators with two prestigious accolades from the world’s largest travel community, TripAdvisor.
Carter Observatory in Wellington is joining the growing celebrations across Aotearoa to bring in Matariki, the Māori New Year. Matariki is a special time for many Māori families and communities.
Arrowtown is already a favourite winter holiday destination, and its appeal (especially for wine-lovers) has only been enhanced by the planned expansion of Gibbston Valley Winery’s Arrowtown Tasting Room. The
Rotorua’s world-renowned mountain bike trails have today won the city global praise from Red Bull as one of the eight top mountain biking destinations on earth – the only Southern
Wrap up – It’s Wintertime!
Travel19... Actually I love to travel in Winter as it is the season of freshness, cheers and pleasant environment everywhere. I enjoyed the winter tour in New Ze
Forsyth Barr Stadium Ready for Rugby World Cup
Adventurefuse... We are also excited about the rugby world cup and we are facilitating a link between those of us who are attending the Rugby World Cup and would like
Early Bird Ski Pass Sale Extended
chaseone... That's good news that they have extended the early bird Season Pass sale, as I can imagine a lot of people, that would normally have been on the ball
New hot pools for Franz Josef Village on the West Coast
Michelle Berridge – Editor... If you're in New Zealand you can freephone 0800 044 044. If you're overseas, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information click
Sweet Escape in Arrowtown
Michelle Berridge – Editor... There are no flights directly into Arrowtown - you'll need to fly into Queenstown (which is, by the way, a magnificent place to fly into with its lake