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Adrenalin junkies! Wellington has got your fix

The country’s capital offers a range of activities that are sure to get your blood pumping. Check out our list of the top three adventure attractions in Wellington. … more

The four best souvenirs to buy in New Zealand

Avoid disappointing your friends by bringing them back one of these great souvenirs.

Postcards and key rings are boring souvenirs. Show how much you really missed your loved ones by bringing them back one of these exciting gifts. … more

Learn all about kauri trees in Dargaville

Stop in Dargaville while on your nature holiday to learn more about the history of kauri trees, and come face to face with the biggest kauri on the planet. … more

Tiritiri Matangi is a bird-watcher’s paradise

Rich bird-life awaits you on Tiritiri Matangi.

Just 30 km from the heart of Auckland and teeming with native birds and other unique wildlife, Tiritiri Matangi is the perfect addition to your nature holiday. … more

These 3 marathons are the perfect complement to your hiking holiday

Get out of the car and stretch your legs on one of these New Zealand runs.

Joining the locals on an organised run is a great addition to your self-drive holiday. Check out our three favourite New Zealand marathons. … more

The 3 best shopping districts in Auckland

Local and international designer boutiques await you in Auckland.

Auckland boasts a fantastic range of designer stores and clothing boutiques. Find out which are the best shopping districts in the city. … more

The Auckland Writers Festival is a must-see for your cultural holiday

Put the book down and pay attention - it's the Auckland Writers Festival.

Spanning five days and featuring hundreds of events, the Auckland Writers Festival is the perfect chance to see into the minds of your favourite authors. … more

Make a day trip out of Auckland to visit Orewa

Waiwera Thermal Resort features a variety of pools and hydroslides to keep you entertained.

Just 20 minutes north of Auckland, Orewa offers exciting attractions to add to your self-drive tour of New Zealand. Find out the top three things to do in town. … more

The 3 best things to do in Auckland when it rains

Umbrellas are great, but the Auckland Art Gallery is an even better way to escape the rain.

It’s raining, it’s pouring, it’s time to go exploring! Check out our list of the top three things to do in Auckland when the weather turns bad. … more

Calling all adrenalin junkies – Cromwell is waiting for you

Are you planning a South Island adventure holiday? Add Cromwell to your itinerary and experience the thrill of mountain biking, jetboating and helicopter tours. … more