New Zealand – Visit the South Island
On the South Island, excitement is around every corner. Rivers race through rocky ravines and then meander across plains washed down from the Southern Alps. Alpine lakes provide endless diversions, and the various contents that sweep along the western and eastern coasts carry food and a huge variety of dramatic sea life. Up in the north, the stretches of golden sand and numerous coves attract sea kayakers and canoeists to Abel Tasman National Park. Around the corner, in the Marlborough Sounds, deep waterways entice boaters and fishermen to its inlets and fiords. The combination of cold and hot currents and the continental ...
The Diverse Culture of New Zealand
The diverse culture of New Zealand is steeped in the history and culture of the indigenous Maori. Legend has it that, more than 1000 years ago, the Maori came to New Zealand from Hawaiki, their ancestrial home, in open boats similar to the traditional crafts that some still use. Two main islands and several small islands off the southwest coast of Australia is the isolated island country of New Zealand. Across the Tasman Sea lies Australia and Tonga and Fiji are to the north. New Zealand occupies an area of 268670 square kilometers. The area is a bit less landmass than ...
Visit Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland: A sea lovers paradise On New Zealand’s North Island, Auckland, a thriving metropolis set in the midst of spectacular bays and inlets. Nicknamed The City of Sails, it is hardly surprising that Auckland’s most notable activities are water related such as dinner cruises around the harbor, swims with dolphins and dolphin spotting. Transportation: get from here to there Auckland is home to the major international airport in New Zealand. This means that Auckland is directly accessible from Europe, Asia, Australia and the US. There are also domestic routes to Auckland from South island. The recommended modes of transportation with the city ...
Plan Your Trip To New Zealand
Have you dreamed of visiting Down Under? Traveling through New Zealand will provide an experience for everyone. It is a trip worth careful and thoughtful planning. Prepare well in advance to get the most enjoyment from your trip. Imagine an incredible array of vistas provided courtesy of Mother Nature. From rugged coastline to majestic mountains, New Zealand has that and everything in between. A trip to New Zealand will require spending a great deal of time in the outdoors in order to get the best experience possible. The Maori culture plays a big part in New Zealand life. Discovering and exploring ...
All About New ZealandThe Epic Trip-O-Meter, youth campaign kicks into second gear
The long-haul youth campaign – Epic Experiences – is gaining momentum with a range of new activity and interactive features launched on newzealand.com. News and Media Releases - Tourism New Zealand Read More →Long, hot summer of holiday arrivals fantastic for industry, says Tourism New Zealand
Tourism New Zealand chief executive Kevin Bowler says the international visitor arrival figures for April show steady growth from the sector’s core markets and some fantastic holiday arrival numbers. News and Media Releases - Tourism...World’s top travel editors set to experience Auckland in 2014
Auckland has won the rights to host the Travel Classics writers’ association bi-annual conference in May 2014, thanks to a bid by Tourism New Zealand, ATEED (Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development) and Air New Zealand. News...Read More Posts From This Category
New Zealand AdventuresTe Urewera National Park
Created in 1954, Te Urewera National Park is the fourth largest of New Zealand’s national parks and the Tuhoe peoples ancestral home. The park has a long and complex history that dates back to the Treaty of Waitangi of 1840. The ownership of the...Coromandel Peninsula
About 170km southeast of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, is a gorgeous volcanic peninsula called Coromandel Peninsula. This wonderful spot is just a few hours away from the hustle & bustle of the city and transports you to a world of serenity...Surfing Gisbourne on North Island, New Zealand
The North Island has some of the best surfing spots in New Zealand. Water temperatures off North Island are much warmer than off of South Island. In the summer, no wetsuit is needed however, if you are surfing for extended periods, wearing a springsuit...Read More Posts From This Category