The best sausages in New Zealand

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

10 top swimming holes in New Zealand

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

Finding the best steak in New Zealand

A sirloin steak cut from an Angus cow in Hawera has been chosen as the tastiest steak in New Zealand. The piece of meat won a $5,000 award and the 2016 Steak of Origin trophy for Taranaki couple Brendon and … Read More

Best cafes in Manawatu-Whanganui

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

25 best small hotels in New Zealand

TripAdvisor have named their Top 25 Small Hotels in New Zealand in their 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards. The 25 best small hotels in New Zealand 1. Waipoua Lodge Waipoua Forest 2. Mangapapa Hotel Havelock North 3. Gables Lakefront Motel Taupo … Read More

The best sausages in the North Island

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