Whether you want to pedal or peruse, clap or cheer, there’s sure to be an activity, event or location in New Zealand for you in 2016.
Helena Bay is one of the most beautiful bays along a coastline full of breathtaking, sheltered sandy coves – and in 2016, three exclusive villas will open to guests right on the water.
Lord of the Rings director Sir Peter Jackson has taken on what used to be Wellington’s Dominion Museum, to create a world class World War One experience. The museum exhibition opened in 2015 but the Great Trench Experience, is due to open in 2016.
Cycling the South Island’s rugged West Coast is an adventure you’ll treasure forever. The West Coast Wilderness trail’s 4-5 day ride travels from Ross to Greymouth via Hokitika and Kumara.
If you’ve ever wanted to pound the path of a brand new marathon, you’ll be sure to head to Hawke’s Bay in May. This inaugural event follows roads and bike trails before making its way through vineyards.
Wellington Zoo has recently opened “Meet the Locals”. Described as the zoo’s love letter to New Zealand, ‘Meet the Locals’ celebrates New Zealand’s diverse flora and fauna.
Following their most recent Rugby World Cup win, the All Blacks team will be welcoming a host of fresh faces onboard and, to see how those new players stack up, in 2016 there are plenty of test matches for fans to attend.
Music to the ears of music lovers, the City Limits Music Festival is coming to Auckland in on March 19. Inspired by the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas, over 40 artists will be taking the stage.