By Miles Holden
Across our incredible country, you can find everything from untamed wilderness to rich culture. There's more to find in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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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.
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.
Experience New Zealand's unique nature and wildlife. Go whale watching or explore the unspoiled landscape. Discover more now.
Take an extreme sports trip of a lifetime! Get your heart pumping with sky diving, rafting, bungy jumping, and New Zealand adventure sports too extreme to miss.
When you visit Middle‑earth™ you can explore the many film locations and join tours and activities for the chance to see the film locations for yourself and step inside the imaginative mind of Tolkien.
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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.
Explore different accommodation options.
Flights are easy to catch and are no longer than two hours.
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