Five of New Zealanders’ favourite mountains

Whether you enjoy your mountains from the summit or from behind the lens of a camera at ground level, New Zealand has more than 100 mountains that reach heights of more than 2,400 metres (7,874 feet). Most of the country’s … 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

Top 13 places to visit in New Zealand

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

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