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

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

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

Where to find the best bacon in New Zealand

New Zealand’s best bacon is a shoulder bacon produced by a butcher on the Coromandel Peninsula. Thames Valley Bacon was honoured at the 9th annual 100% New Zealand Pork, Bacon & Ham Awards held in Christchurch, winning the 2016 best … Read More

The 10 best seafood treats in New Zealand

With more than 10,000 kilometres of coast and clean waters, New Zealand is a natural source of excellent seafood. Here are some great ways to sample New Zealand seafood at its best. 10 best seafood treats in New Zealand Paua … Read More

25 best B&Bs in New Zealand

TripAdvisor have named their Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in New Zealand in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The 25 Best B&Bs and Inns in New Zealand 1. Chalet Romantica Paihia 2. Bayview at 91 Whitianga 3. Acorns Wellington Bed and … Read More

Top 10 scenic day hikes in New Zealand

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 North Island

There’s an abundance of things to do and places to see when you’ve got time to tour the North Island of New Zealand. Here’s a list of 20 suggestions made by travel site newzealandholidaytravel.com. 20 top things to do in … Read More

Best cafes in the Coromandel

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

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