25 great places to pick your own fruit

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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

The 10 best family beaches in New Zealand

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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 aatraveller.co.nz, which publishes more than three million travel guides and maps each year, set out to help New … Read More

The 10 best places to fish in New Zealand

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Whether you want to chase marlin in the Bay of Islands or use a fly to catch a trout in a lake, New Zealand can offer all types of challenge to keen anglers.  Deep seas, surf, rivers, streams and lakes … Read More

The best sausages in New Zealand

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They call them bangers, snarlers and barbeque fodder but some butchers are taking New Zealand sausages to new culinary heights. The best butchers plan and experiment for months before entering the annual Devro Great New Zealand Sausage Competition in the … Read More

Our guide to the best fish and chips in New Zealand

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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

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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

The best oysters in New Zealand

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Many consider New Zealand oysters to be the best in the world and the most famous are Bluff oysters from the southern tip of the country. But pacific oysters grow around much of New Zealand’s coast and there are many … Read More

25 best B&Bs in New Zealand

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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

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

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