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Looking for the inside word on travelling in New Zealand? You'll find everything from Aotearoa history to culture and nature, weather and seasons, local etiquette, and all the New Zealand highlights right here.

 

The Catlins & Clutha

NZ Info - Destinations - South Island - Travel Guides

To the east of Invercargill on the southeastern coast of the lower South Island you can find the spellbinding ...

 

Top 20 things to do in Queenstown this winter

NZ Info - Destinations - South Island - See & Do - Travel Guides

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations for a reason – this stunningly scenic South Island town is overflowing with ...

 

Top 5 free kid-friendly things to do in Wellington

NZ Info - Destinations - North Island - See & Do - Travel Guides

New Zealand’s capital has got it going on – you’ll never be short of cool things to do in Wellington, whether it’s soaking up the culture, ...

 

Best free things to do with the kids in Auckland

NZ Info - Destinations - North Island - See & Do - Travel Guides

Looking for some kid-friendly activities around Auckland? There are plenty of things to explore in New Zealand’s largest city, and we’ve rounded ...

 

Top 5 free kid-friendly activities in Dunedin

NZ Info - Destinations - South Island - See & Do - Travel Guides

If you’ve got a pack to entertain, you’ve come to the right place. Dunedin, the ‘Edinburgh of the south’ is bursting with interesting and unique ...

 

Top 5 free things to do with the kids in Christchurch

NZ Info - Destinations - South Island - See & Do

Looking for some budget-friendly things to do with the kids? We’ve got some great ideas for free family activities around Christchurch – plus a ...

 

Centre of attention: Living in Christchurch's central city

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There’s been a sea change in the Christchurch central city – not just the buildings popping up and the gravel carparks disappearing. The feel of ...

 

Hey Australia, the travel bubble is coming and you’d better book in now

NZ Info - See & Do

If there’s one thing we learned in New Zealand in the last year, it’s that the good tourism stuff sells out fast. Last year, with international ...

 

New Zealand must-dos for a quick trip

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Even if you’ve only got a short time to do a bit of backyard tourism, there’s always time to enjoy some of the best of what the country has to ...

 

Live like a Kiwi (no, not the bird)

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You could visit New Zealand each year for the rest of your life and still discover something new and spectacular every time. Nestled among the ...

 

New Zealand landscape highlights

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New Zealand is abundant in natural splendour. Here are a few tips on where to get the best Insta-worthy travel photos that are sure to give your ...

 

Queenstown, the ultimate roadie destination

NZ Info - South Island - Food & Drink - Stay - See & Do

What's Hot New Zealand hits the road in the all-new Mercedes GLA 250 to road-test swanky Queenstown restaurant The Grille by Eichardt’s in an ...

 

Themed highways

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New Zealand’s carefully selected themed highways guide you through some of the best scenery and most enjoyable destinations the country has to ...

 

Action & adventure

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If you’re looking for action and adventure, then you’ve definitely come to the right place! New Zealand boasts a selection of white-knuckle ...

 

Family Trips

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New Zealand is a great place for a family adventure. Pack everyone up into the car, or fly to a new destination and pick up a ...

 

Experiencing Māori culture

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Māori cultural experiences rate highly on the highlights reel of travellers to New Zealand, and no matter where you are in the country, it's ...

 

Eco-friendly Travel

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Take only photos and leave only footprints – it’s an oldie but a goodie. New Zealand is famous for the beauty of its scenery, so make sure ...

 

Cycling in New Zealand

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The New Zealand Cycle Trail project is a national initiative to build a network of cycle trails – Great Rides – throughout New Zealand. Perhaps ...

 

Backpacking

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New Zealand is hugely popular among backpackers. It’s the perfect place for a road trip with friends or a backpacker bus tour to myriad ...

 

Romantic Escapes

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From the pleasure of experiencing wilderness areas and feeling that you and your partner are the only ones in the world to the luxury of a ...

 

Rugby-mad New Zealand

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If you’re in New Zealand for any length of time, you may notice the nation has a slight obsession with the game of rugby and its national ...

 

Essentials

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Whether your holiday will be a road trip from the top of the country to the bottom, or see you hopping around centres by bus, train or plane, a ...

 

Where to stay

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Looking for a good night’s sleep? Fortunately New Zealand offers a wide variety of accommodation types to suit every traveller and budget, from ...

 

Maps

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Don’t get lost when travelling New Zealand! Check out our selection of handy maps to help you navigate like a local. Print off the New Zealand ...

 

Itineraries

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A land of stunning contrasts and distinctive culture, New Zealand is waiting for you to discover its many sights and attractions and ...

 

Getting around New Zealand

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When coming to New Zealand, some of the most important questions are whether to get around by rental car or public transport, and whether to ...

 

Distance charts

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Below you’ll find New Zealand distance charts for the North Island and South Island. Print them off and keep them handy on your road ...

 

New Zealand spas & retreats

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Ahh! Imagine the blissful pleasure of sliding into the warm waters of a bubbling thermal pool, knowing that a massage by a professional ...

 

New Zealand wine

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Wine has been produced in New Zealand since the arrival of the first European settlers, but in recent years the industry has rapidly evolved to ...

 

New Zealand shopping & style

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New Zealand offers plenty of highly tempting shopping opportunities and high-quality goods. Tourist shops are always on hand with New Zealand ...

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