Five of the best pizza places in Auckland

Looking for some great pizza in Auckland?  Food writers Ruwade Bryant and Josh Fagan went in search of the city’s best slices and came up with the following list for Five of the best pizza places in Auckland Dante’s … Read More

Five of New Zealanders’ favourite mountains

Whether you enjoy your mountains from the summit or from behind the lens of a camera at ground level, New Zealand has more than 100 mountains that reach heights of more than 2,400 metres (7,874 feet). Most of the country’s … Read More

A choice piece of chocolate cake

The title of best chocolate cake in New Zealand might be up for debate but there’s no doubt which is the most famous. A delicious slice of chocolate cake made in Lower Hutt, near Wellington, achieved global publicity in 2017 … Read More

The best hot cross buns in New Zealand

Bakers are working harder to come up with award-winning hot cross buns as sales boom in the run up to Easter.  With some hot cross buns going on sale a couple of months ahead of Easter (and some bakers offering … Read More

The best yoghurts in New Zealand

New Zealanders love their yoghurts and innovative manufacturers continue to find new flavours and styles of yoghurt. The best are honoured annually at the NZ Champions of Cheese awards. Recent winners include: The best yoghurts in New Zealand Champion Yoghurt … Read More

The best cheeses in New Zealand

With some of the best milk in the world with which to work, New Zealand cheesemakers are building a reputation for making some of the best commercial and artisan cheeses in the world. The best of the best are judged … Read More

25 great places to pick your own fruit

Every summer, New Zealand’s climate and fertile soil combines to help produce some of the world’s best fruits, especially berry fruits. Throughout the country, farms and orchards sell from the gate, farm shop or cafe on site, and many encourage … Read More

10 top cinemas to watch a movie

Among the string of chain-owned multi-screen cinema complexes, New Zealand still has some classic old theatres that provide more than just a seat, a bowl of popcorn and a couple of hours of escapism. The movie industry boomed in the … Read More

11 must-see places in New Zealand

It’s always fun to draw up a bucket list of places to visit in New Zealand, especially if your list includes a few choices that others might not readily have thought of. Travel blogger Megan Conway put together her own … Read More

The 10 best family beaches in New Zealand

The 10 best family-friendly beaches in New Zealand have been identified by one of the country’s leading travel advisors. The Automobile Association’s, which publishes more than three million travel guides and maps each year, set out to help New … Read More

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