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WANAKA'S LATEST ATTRACTION

New Zealand’s first renewable energy-focused hot tub and electric bike cruise destination!

CELEBRATING THE NZ WAY

Check out the range of iconic Kiwi events and traditions coming up!

UNIQUE MUSEUMS & EXPERIENCES

Unique museums and experiences throughout New Zealand

OTOROHANGA KIWI HOUSE & NATIVE BIRD HOUSE

Conserving kiwi and other unique NZ natives since 1971!

CAMPERVAN DO'S & DON'TS

With the freedom to go anywhere and everywhere at your own pace, you can’t beat a campervan for exploring New Zealand.

CRUISING ON THE INTERISLANDER

The most picturesque way to travel between New Zealand’s North and South Islands

CHEAP EATS ACROSS NZ

Travelling on a budget? Find the cheapest places to eat here!
What's Hot/New

INFLITE, NZ'S FIRST CARBONZERO CERTIFIED AVIATION TOURISM OPERATOR

Kiwi tourism company, INFLITE has become the first NZ operator to become CarboNZero certified

HANMER SPRINGS TAKES FUN TO A NEW LEVEL

With a massive 4.5 million dollar upgrade to open five brand new pools

BE A FIGHTER PILOT FOR A DAY!

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre can help you feel just like Tom Cruise with their flying experiences
Quick Guide

CAMPERVAN DO'S & DON'TS

With the freedom to go anywhere and everywhere at your own pace, you can’t beat a campervan for exploring New Zealand.

WORLDS MOST SUCCESSFUL NATIONAL SPORTS TEAM OF ALL TIME

Here's our secret

HE GOT THERE FIRST

Mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist

WORLD FIRST IN 1893

For woman
Entertainment

UNIQUE MUSEUMS & EXPERIENCES

Unique museums and experiences throughout New Zealand ...

LOVE ART OUTDOOR?

try this self-guided street art tour ...

ROTORUA CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Our top pics for Maori culture in Rotorua ...
Transport

CRUISING ON THE INTERISLANDER

The most picturesque way to travel between New Zealand’s North and South Islands ...

FOR RAIL EYES ONLY

Journey through the extremes of New Zealand’s landscapes, for views that can only be seen by rail. ...

TRAVEL FROM SOUTH TO NORTH AND SAVE

Flip your trip and save ...

COASTAL PACIFIC TRAIN SEASON HAS STARTED

The Coastal Pacific rail experience runs from late September to late April ...
Food & Drink

CANYON BREWING MAKES ITS MARK IN THE BEER AWARDS

New Zealand’s most scenic brewery made its mark with a haul of medals in the NZ's most prestigious awards ...

WEARABLE ICE CREAM LIPS

Lips have been all the craze! ...

DINING IN THE DARK

Dans le Noir ? at Rydges Auckland ...

AWARD WINNING FINE DINING

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

ELIZABETH BURRETT

from SkyCity Auckland

PAUL NORRIS

from Real Journeys

AH-LEEN RAYNER

from Kiwi Rail

NORCOMBE BARKER

From Larnach Castle, Otago
Conservation

OTOROHANGA KIWI HOUSE & NATIVE BIRD HOUSE

Conserving kiwi and other unique NZ natives since 1971! ...

NAMASTE UNDER THE SEA

Stretch out in a yoga class surrounded by serene sea creatures at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, Auckland on Sunday 25 August ...

DISCOVER WAITOMO BAN ON SINGLE USE PLASTIC BY 2021

A top North Island tourist hot spot has committed to banning single-use plastic by 2021. ...

TOURIST BUSINESSES FUND WHALE AND DOLPHIN RESEARCH

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

GET HIGH IN AUCKLAND

New Zealand’s tallest building ...

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 ...
Events

CELEBRATING THE NZ WAY

Check out the range of iconic Kiwi events and traditions coming up!

MERRY FRICKIN CHRISTMAS

Basement Theatre is back with its annual Christmas Show written by local sketch comedy trio Frickin Dangerous Bro. Starting 22nd November!

TAUPŌ SKY LIGHTS UP WITH FIREWORKS & LASER SHOW!

The Starlight Cinema Fireworks & Laser Extravaganza is on Friday 1st November at Owen Delany Park.

AMBURY FARM DAY & GENERAL COLLECTIVE MARKET

Grab your gumboots and rattle your dags because this October General Collective is heading for greener pastures at Ambury Farm!
Shopping

ON-SITE GREENSTONE CARVING AT AUCKLAND AIRPORT

Mountain Jade have recently introduced an in-store carving bench at the front of their Auckland Airport store ...

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 ...
Region: North Island

14 LORD OF THE RINGS LOCATIONS TO DISCOVER

Discover New Zealand from north to south and see the beautiful film locations of Lord of the Rings. ...

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 ...
Region: South Island

14 LORD OF THE RINGS LOCATIONS TO DISCOVER

Discover New Zealand from north to south and see the beautiful film locations of Lord of the Rings. ...

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 ...