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

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

New Zealanders’ favourite places to go cycling

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With more than 10,000 votes cast from keen New Zealand cyclists, the nation has chosen its favourite place to go riding. The best cycle ride in New Zealand is on a disused railway line in the South Island, according to … 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

Where to find the best fruit pies in New Zealand

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New Zealand’s abundance of locally-grown fruit means bakers have many options when it comes to dreaming up mouth-watering recipes for award-winning pies. In recent years, fruit pies have fared well at the baking industry’s premier event for pie makers, the … Read More

The 10 best sports grounds in New Zealand

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New Zealand has a wide variety of sports stadia to cater for all major sports, many of them helping to create wonderful crowd atmosphere. Sports writers from the NZ Herald and Radio Sport put their heads together to compile a … Read More

5 of the best Cornish pasties in New Zealand

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Cornish pasties were said to have been invented to provide an easy-to-carry meal for tin miners in the English county of Cornwall. These days they are a hearty feed for Kiwis who have been converted, often by ex-pat British friends … Read More

Where to find the best bacon in New Zealand

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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

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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