By Adam Bryce
Before travelling to a country you need to know the basic facts.
New Zealand is a small country, similar in size to Great Britain or Japan. With a population of only four million people it’s also gloriously uncrowded.
Learn about the history of New Zealand, our weather and climate, and read visitor information to help you plan your visit.
Planning a holiday to New Zealand? This section has important and practical travel information we recommend you read before you depart.
Driving in New Zealand is different to driving in other countries. What do you need to know before getting behind the wheel?
The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now, and for future generations. Follow our Tiaki Promise to guard, protect and preserve our home for future generations.
i-SITE is New Zealand’s official visitor information network with over 80 i-SITEs nationwide
Find out more about New Zealand weather patterns and learn more about typical temperatures for seasons. Find out what to wear for each climate.
You'll find a variety of awesome landscapes in New Zealand, all within easy reach of each other.
Since New Zealand drifted away from the super-continent, a unique flora and fauna has evolved, leaving a land full of interesting plants and creatures. Find out how you can experience New Zealand's wildlife when you visit.
New Zealand's friendly and down-to-earth people will be one of the things you treasure most about your visit.
Learn about the history of New Zealand, from the early settlement by the Maori to the arrival of Europeans.
New Zealand's unit of currency is the dollar (NZ$). Find out what travel costs in New Zealand to help you plan your trip.
This page provides answers to common questions from travellers to New Zealand.
If you’re thinking about visiting to New Zealand, passport and visa organisation is key. Learn how to obtain a visa for New Zealand for a trouble free vacation.