By Miles Holden
Across New Zealand, you can find everything from untamed wilderness to rich culture. Meet new friends in small towns with big doses of laid-back charm. Find inspiration in wide open spaces, pristine and dream like views.
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Māori are the tangata whenua (indigenous people) of Aotearoa New Zealand and their culture is an integral part of local life. Experience Māori culture first-hand when you visit New Zealand.
Eat and drink your way around New Zealand to discover unique flavours and food fresh from the source. Discover fresh New Zealand seafood and food and wine events. Find out more.
Experience unique New Zealand wildlife encounters like whale watching and swimming with dolphins. Nature tours provide outstanding scenes of an unspoiled landscape.
Take a New Zealand walking holiday. Hiking in New Zealand is the best way to immerse yourself in iconic natural beauty. Find out more about New Zealand's great walks and diverse New Zealand trails.
Skiing and Snowboarding in New Zealand is all about spectacular landscapes and scenery, uncrowded slopes and heli-skiing fields. Not to mention a vibrant après-ski scene and loads of off-mountain activities.
Take an extreme sports trip of a lifetime! Get your heart pumping with sky diving, rafting, bungee jumping, and New Zealand adventure sports too extreme to miss.
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Plan your trip and find your perfect itinerary around New Zealand. You can explore the North Island, South Island, or both with our detailed itineraries.
New Zealand weather varies widely between the North and South Island. Find out what to expect and when the best time is to visit.
Although New Zealand is a safe place to travel, it pays to prepare and take a few precautions. Here are simple, responsible travel tips to help you and your family keep safe.
i-SITE is New Zealand’s official visitor information network with almost 70 i-SITEs nationwide
In New Zealand, we make it a duty to protect what we love - the place where we were born. Follow our Tiaki promise to guard, protect and preserve our home.
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Get familiar with driving in New Zealand.
Find out how to get around without hiring a vehicle.
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Flights are easy to catch from city to city, and no flight is longer than two hours.
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