11 must-see places in New Zealand

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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

10 top water experiences in New Zealand

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Northland’s Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve is one of the best water adventures in New Zealand, says travel guide Lonely Plant. The Poor Knights reserve has received wide recognition for its beauty and range of dives. Aquatic legend Jacques Cousteau … Read More

10 top spots to take a photograph in New Zealand

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With the popularity of ‘smart’ phones, more photographs are being taken every day than ever before in New Zealand. But you still have to decide where you are going to take that ‘must-keep’ image that tops all others in your … Read More

10 top swimming holes in New Zealand

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It’s a Kiwi summer tradition – grabbing your towel and togs and heading to wherever you can dip, dive and drop into some water, but where are the best places to go? Ten of the country’s favourite summer swimming holes … Read More

Top 10 scenic day hikes in New Zealand

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While New Zealand is proud of its nine ‘Great Walks’, the country also provides a huge range of short walks that can be done in a day. These hikes, or tramps as they are called in New Zealand, provide clean … Read More

20 top things to do in the South Island

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New Zealanders and visitors to the country often debate the merits of the North and South Islands. Frankly, the best way to reach your own conclusion is to visit both! There’s an abundance of things to do and places to … Read More

Top 13 places to visit in New Zealand

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Sooner or later, it seems everyone who lives in New Zealand is asked by an overseas friend or relative: “I’m coming to New Zealand for a holiday – where should I plan to go?” And it’s always a difficult call, … Read More

The 9 Great Walks of New Zealand

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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

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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