Good Morning World

Because we’re one of the first countries to see the sun, we’ve got kiwis from around New Zealand to say Good Morning to the world, every day for 365 days. Watch their videos below.

We’re saying Good Morning to the world every day for 365 days. Watch the videos below.

Day 169 | Queenstown

Esther has been up Skyline Queenstown this morning taking in the epic views and getting in some laps on the luge. Join her when you’re up here next!

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Day 168 | Northland

This morning Karn from Te Rarawa is enjoying his morning surf along beautiful Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē - Ninety Mile Beach. This special beach is a taonga to Māori in Te Hiku o Te Ika – Northland. Come share a wave with Karn and experience its beauty for yours

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Day 167 | Queenstown

This morning Pam is out in the garden at Walter Peak High Country Farm, a farm you can visit too! Jump on the ‘Lady of the Lake’ the TSS Earnslaw and cruise across Lake Wakatipu to check it out!

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Day 166 | Auckland

Britomart is one of Karen Walker’s favourite spots in Auckland. Delicious restaurants and great shopping occupy historic Victorian warehouses and the sea is only a minute away.

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Day 165 | Rotorua

Good Morning from Te Puia. These geothermal hot pools are used for cooking where fresh ingredients are lowered into the boiling water in baskets woven from flax.

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Day 164 | Bay of Plenty

Good Morning from the students in Murupara Area School in the Bay of Plenty. Hope you have a good day!

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Day 163 | Martinborough

Good morning from the coolest little wine village in the middle of New Zealand. Add Poppies Martinborough to your list when you’re in the area next and go treat yourself to some delicious wine!

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Day 162 | New Plymouth

Here in Taranaki, rush hour traffic isn’t something you need to worry about. Come and experience the relaxed vibes for yourself!

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Day 161 | Lake Tarawera

From land to lake. The Rotorua Duck Tour is a pretty cool way to explore some of Rotorua sights!

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Day 160 | Northland

Good Morning from the Mayor of Northland, John at Ninety Mile Beach. The iconic beach is in the far north of New Zealand and known for spectacular sunsets and some great surf!

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Day 159 | Northland

Tiff and the Waitangi community have put their hearts and souls into creating this special place, we’d love for you to come and check it out soon.

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Day 158 | Ruapehu

Mōrena! Vera’s favourite place is also her home at Maungārongo Marae right in the middle of the North Island. Tēnā koutou katoa.

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Day 157 | Kaikōura

Good morning world from these friendly faces at Kaikōura Suburban School. This school field might have one of the best backdrops out there.

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Day 156 | Whakatāne

From us to you in your corner of the world, welcome to Mataatua Marae located in Whakatāne.

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Day 155 | Wairarapa

Check out the morning light at Castle Point today! Joe and Luke have been up and out adventuring already and hope you’re enjoying a hot cup of coffee this morning wherever you are in the world.

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Day 154 | Hawke's Bay

Get a sneak peak at the rad kitchen garden at Craggy Range, the family-owned winery in Hawke's Bay. Keeping the food fresh and local means it’s pretty delicious and the wine’s pretty great too.

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Day 153 | Rotorua

If adventure pushes your buttons, then dare to face your fears and test your limits at New Zealand’s only Skyswing which doubles as Rotorua’s highest and fastest adrenaline rush!

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Day 152 | Whanganui

Come on down and meet Don, the senior master on the Paddle Steamer Waimarie. He’s no stranger to these vessels, often travelling from island to mainland as a young lad in Scotland. Join him for a cruise on the river soon.

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Day 151 | Rotorua

Mōrena from The National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa at @rainbowspringsnz where a special chick has been welcomed to their whānau. Their milestone 2,000th chick has hatched and it’s pretty dam cute!

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Day 150 | Palmerston North

Coming to you from behind the scenes at The Regent on Broadway as the Royal New Zealand Ballet prepare for their upcoming show. Let’s wish them luck!

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Day 149 | Arrowtown

You’ve got to come and check out one of Arrowtown’s finest restaurants, Aosta Arrowtown. Serving up delicious Northern Italian cuisine with only the best local ingredients from Central Otago

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Day 148 | Tongariro National Park

Kia ora. Welcome to the carving studio of Te Huinga in Tongariro National Park. Each of these carvings tells a special story and we’d love to share them with you. Come and check it out soon.

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Day 147 | Marlborough Sounds

Jess would like to introduce you to the one and only mail boat of Marlborough Sounds. This boat delivers all of the mail, freight and groceries to the residents in the Sounds. Imagine being the postman in this epic spot. You can also go along for a cruise

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Day 146 | Matapouri

Matapouri is a spectacular white sand coastal beach in Northland, come visit soon.

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Day 145 | Taranaki

Good Morning from Niki in The Len Lye Art Centre, Taranaki! This is a great destination for contemporary art & experimental film in a towering, modern space.

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Day 144 | Dart River

A great way to experience the Dart River is with Dart River Adventures combines breathtaking world heritage area scenery, exciting braided river jet boating, Maori heritage and inspiring adventure.

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Day 143 | Dunedin

Good Morning World from Lyndon & Kylie who have spent the night star gazing at Allan's Beach, spotting the Southern Lights and Southern Cross

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Day 142 Murchison

Good Morning World from Ruby & Travis in Murchison! Murchison is known as the ‘whitewater capital’ of the country, because there are rivers everywhere.

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Day 141 | Martinborough

Good Morning World from Stuart in Martinborough! There are over 20 cellar doors within a few kilometres of Martinborough town centre which is reason enough to come visit this awesome place.

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Day 139 | Te Puia

Visit Te Puia, a top Rotorua attraction and a centre for Māori cultural experiences & geothermal valley.

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What will you discover?

With awe-inspiring landscapes, fun activities and friendly locals, it's little wonder everyone loves New Zealand. From mountains to glaciers, starry skies to glowing caves, there is so much to discover on a holiday here.

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