National Geographic sent three explorers to discover what is special about New Zealand. Learn more about the journey of artist Christoph Niemann, photographer Erika Larsen and journalist Heather Greenwood Davis below.

The people we met, the warm welcomes we received, the natural beauty we discovered. it’s a place to find inspiration, a place where art and craftmanship, natural wonder and food and drink come together to create a culture of personal connection.