Best milkshakes in New Zealand

As the world’s biggest exporter of milk products, it’s hardly surprising that Kiwis love to drink so much of it. They drink it neat, full fat, low fat, calcium-enriched or in any other number of ways. But milk comes into … Read More

Our guide to the best fish and chips in New Zealand

New Zealand’s best fish and chip shops have been identified through a series of national competitions, revealing the best fryers in six regions. The country’s Best Chip Shop competition reveals a national champion with the best fish and chip shops … Read More

The Kiwis who want to commit – where they live

A search to find the New Zealand men and women who least want to stray in their relationships has revealed they’re easier to find in small North Island towns. Paraparaumu (population 25,000), a satellite town north of Wellington, and Kerikeri … Read More

Best cafes in the South Island

With thousands of excellent cafes in New Zealand, it’s always difficult to work out which are the best to try, especially if you are new to a place. Thankfully, the annual New Zealand Cafe of the Year awards help sort … Read More

The 5 great train journeys of New Zealand

Trains provide a relaxing and absorbing way to see New Zealand. Compared to other countries, New Zealand is a relatively light user of rail for city commuting but it provides some stunning opportunities for passengers who want to see the … Read More

Best fish and chips in Blenheim

Competition between takeaway outlets in Blenheim has raised the standard of fish and chips but also led to some closures and ownership changes. Two award-winning fish and chip shops stand out, much to the relief of Blenheim residents and visitors … Read More