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Ah-leen Rayner

from Kiwi Rail

PICTON PICTURESQUE

If you want to visit Kaipupu Point, a beautiful island

SAILING STORIES OUT EAST

Find yourself sailing on the east coast with Waka Voyagers Tairāwhiti

COASTAL PACIFIC TRAIN SEASON HAS STARTED

The Coastal Pacific rail experience runs from late September to late April

BIER FEST COMES TO ROTORUA

In a nod to the ever-popular Oktoberfest in Germany, Rotorua has its own line-up

DINING IN THE DARK

Dans le Noir ? at Rydges Auckland
What's Hot/New

SAILING STORIES OUT EAST

Find yourself sailing on the east coast with Waka Voyagers Tairāwhiti

COASTAL PACIFIC TRAIN SEASON HAS STARTED

The Coastal Pacific rail experience runs from late September to late April

THE BEST ICE CREAM EVER

The King of Cones
Quick Guide

WORLDS MOST SUCCESSFUL NATIONAL SPORTS TEAM OF ALL TIME

Here's our secret

IMMIGRATION - What you need to know...

Aotearoa seems like a dream location to call home.

BUY IT, BAG IT, WEAR IT Shop your heart out in New Zealand

From international to Kiwi fashion, souvenirs to collectables, find all the wares and trinkets that you desire.

HOW TO BE A GOOD ECO-TOURIST

It’s important that everyone protects this special environment
Entertainment

ROTORUA CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Our top pics for Maori culture in Rotorua ...

AUCKLAND CULTURE SNAPSHOT

Galleries, museums, theatre and music ...

WHAT’S ON OFFER AT SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland is a bustling place, with food, attractions, entertainment ...

REVERENT MOUNTAIN DISCOVERIES

Discover the sacred maunga (mountain) Hikurangi in Gisborne. ...
Transport

ON THE WATER AUCKLAND

Great options to see 'The City of Sails' by water ...

GETTING AROUND AUCKLAND

Getting around Auckland is faster, easier and cheaper with HOP ...

TRANSPORT IN NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is famous for its spectacular scenery ...
Food & Drink

AWARD WINNING FINE DINING

Book a seat here for the meal of your life! ...

THE BEST ICE CREAM EVER

The King of Cones ...

SECRET BAR

Where do you go for debate and delectable cocktails? ...

ONE OF THE BEST IN THE WORLD

An Auckland restaurant rated by travellers ...
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Conservation

Discover Waitomo has announced a ban on single-use plastics by 2021

A top North Island tourist hot spot has committed to ...

TOURIST BUSINESSES FUND WHALE AND DOLPHIN RESEARCH

Tourist operators funded $100,000 of research in the Hauraki Gulf ...

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Support conservation-conscious tourism operators during your visit ...

HOW TO BE A GOOD ECO-TOURIST

It’s important that everyone protects this special environment ...
Hot Pools & Snow

NEW HIGHS IN THE SOUTH

An exciting tour that’ll bring your trip up a notch ...

WHAT'S HOT IN GREAT LAKE TAUPO THIS WINTER

New Zealand’s coolest lakeside winter resort town ...

MT RUAPEHU - HOME OF THE SKY WAKA

Breathtaking Mt Ruapehu is an active volcano with awe-inspiring views ...

SOAK IN A SPA

Soak in one of NZ’s many relaxing spas! ...
Adrenaline

TAUPO SKYDIVING

Skydiving over Lake Taupō is quite simply awe-inspiring. ...

JET BOATING IN TAUPO

Race through stunning New Zealand scenery at dizzying speeds while bracing yourself for the 360 spins. ...

CLIFFHANGER - EXTREME SWING ACROSS THE WAIKATO

Perfect for those challenged by the idea of leaping from a platform head-first ...

NEW LOOK FOR SHOTOVER JET

Queenstown’s Shotover Jet unveiled an innovative new look for its fleet ...
Events

BIER FEST COMES TO ROTORUA

In a nod to the ever-popular Oktoberfest in Germany, Rotorua has its own line-up

EXPERIENCE THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE VOYAGE TO AOTEAROA AT THE AUCKLAND MUSEUM

Opens Friday 13th September

DIWALI - INDIAN FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Don’t miss this free, family-friendly festival of Indian culture in the heart of Christchurch.

EAT, DRINK & BE MERRY AT THE BAY OF ISLANDS FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

This boutique festival is celebrating its 10th year in the Bay of Islands
Shopping

DRESS-SMART OUTLET SHOPPING

Dress-Smart Outlet Shopping has two locations across New Zealand, Auckland and Christchurch. ...

TAKE HOME A PRECIOUS PIECE OF GREENSTONE

From family-owned business Mountain Jade. ...

TASTE SOME OF NZ’S FINEST HONEY

Producers of pure and certified New Zealand Manuka Honey ...

CARATS DESIGN JEWELLERY

Exquisite original pieces of handcrafted jewellery. ...
Region: North Island

TAUPO SKYDIVING

Skydiving over Lake Taupō is quite simply awe-inspiring. ...

JET BOATING IN TAUPO

Race through stunning New Zealand scenery at dizzying speeds while bracing yourself for the 360 spins. ...

HOT SPRINGS, GEYSERS & GEOTHERMAL

Soak in it's warm healing geothermal waters or immerse yourself in steam clouds ...

FISHING CHARTERS & TOURS

Renowned as an angler's paradise ...
Region: South Island

EXPERIENCE STEWART ISLAND

Getting to Stewart Island ...

SOUTHLAND TOP 10 MUST DO'S

Southland captures the heart and soul of every person who visits ...

OTAGO PENINSULA

Experience the rare, natural wonders of the Otago Peninsula ...

NEW ZEALAND’S ONLY CASTLE

New Zealand’s only castle is an Otago 'must do' ...