Start in Auckland or in Christchurch and visit four major award-winning New Zealand wine regions (Hawke’s Bay, Wairarapa, Marlborough and Queenstown). See all New Zealand highlights and enjoy our breathtaking nature. Experience regional specialities and an authentic Maori hangi (traditional meal) at an authentic Maori village. It’s a relaxed schedule so don’t miss all the essential must-do’s along the way from Auckland to Christchurch or Christchurch to Auckland. This is a fantastic self drive itinerary that offers a variety of unspoiled dramatic landscapes, geothermal activities, majestic Milford Sound, stunning coastlines, Maori culture, local experiences and great superior accommodation.