The 9 Great Walks of New Zealand

Nine walks (or ‘tramps’ as Kiwis call them) have become more celebrated than all others in New Zealand because of the particularly stunning landscapes they cross. The so-called Great Walks or Classic Tramps have become famous throughout the world. The … Read More

25 best small hotels in New Zealand

TripAdvisor have named their Top 25 Small Hotels in New Zealand in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The 25 best small hotels in New Zealand 1. Waipoua Lodge Waipoua Forest 2. Mangapapa Hotel Havelock North 3. Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo … Read More

Top 10 places to fall in love in New Zealand

New Zealand is filled with places that act as the perfect backdrop for romance. Tourism site has compiled a list of its top 10 spots to fall in love. Where to fall in love 1. Beneath the stars, contemplating … Read More

10 top places to raise a family in New Zealand

New Zealand is often rated one of the best places in the world to raise a family but where in the country is the ideal place to settle? Westpac Bank’s REDnews looked at education, crime rates, unemployment rates, and lifestyle … Read More

New Zealand’s ‘most thrilling’ airport landing

Queenstown’s airport has been included in a list of the world’s 10 most thrilling places to land. It’s the only New Zealand airport to make the list compiled by who say pilots have to make a precision approach with flap … Read More

Best ski chalets in New Zealand

Visitors to Central Otago’s stunning ski slopes have plenty of choices when it comes to chalet-style accommodation.  The best have been named in the annual World Ski Awards with Queenstown’s Azur Luxury Lodge taking the title of Best Ski Chalets … Read More

Best boutique ski hotels in New Zealand

A lakeside hotel in Queenstown has been judged the best boutique ski hotel in New Zealand four years in a row. Eichardt’s Private Hotel, with its stunning views of Lake Wakatipu, is just a few minutes walk from the centre … Read More

8 reasons to tour the Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands is one of New Zealand’s most popular holiday areas, and for good reason.  Stunning coastal scenery combined with sites of historic significance means the Bay of Islands offers something for everyone. The travel site identifies … Read More

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