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Rainbow Ski Area

Destinations - South Island - See & Do

Less than two hours’ drive from Nelson or Blenheim, Rainbow overlooks Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park. The views from the top are ...

 

New Zealand's Great Walks

See & Do - Travel Guides

The best-known hiking trails are New Zealand’s Great Walks. Administered by the Department of Conservation, these popular trails are maintained ...

 

Special interest itineraries

Destinations - See & Do - Travel Guides

Whatever you’re into, New Zealand has something especially for you! Align your New Zealand trip with your own particular interests by planning ...

 

Ski & Snowboard New Zealand – Fast Facts

See & Do - Travel Guides

Which New Zealand ski area should you choose? Where do you get accurate weather information? How much will it cost? It’s always handy to know ...

 

Tukino Ski Field

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Nestled on the eastern slopes of Mount Ruapehu, Tukino offers the combination of adventure and lack of crowds, coupled with the friendliness and ...

 

New Zealand ski fields – where to start

See & Do - Travel Guides

New Zealand offers some of the world’s best skiing, with a huge number of fields in a few stunning areas and epic heli skiing throughout the ...

 

New Zealand's Top Golf Courses

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New Zealand is an amazing destination for golfers and offers a number of courses amongst the very best in the world, including Kauri Cliffs, ...

 

Snow Farm

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Snow Farm is New Zealand’s premier cross-country ski area and only Nordic ski resort. It regularly hosts overseas cross-country ski teams and ...

 

Ohau Snow Fields

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Perched above the blue waters of Lake Ohau in the Mackenzie country, Ohau Snow Fields has a reputation for its super-friendly vibe and uncrowded ...

 

Mt Olympus

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Offering something for all abilities and with some legendary on-mountain accommodation, Mt Olympus bills itself as the ultimate club field ...

 

Mt Lyford

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Head to Mt Lyford for a true Kiwi clubbie experience: you’ll get friendly local families showing you all the best runs, stunning high-alpine ...

 

Mt Hutt

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Mt Hutt’s expansive slopes house a huge variety of terrain, it gets great snow, and it’s serviced by super-friendly staff. It's no wonder Mt ...

 

Mt Dobson Ski Field

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Famous for all-day sunshine, wide-open, uncrowded runs and a relaxed Kiwi atmosphere, Mount Dobson offers outstanding skiing and ...

 

Mt Cheeseman

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This fun clubbie is one of the closest to Christchurch offers uncrowded, sunny groomed terrain, challenging off-piste terrain and a ...

 

Manganui Ski Area

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Situated on the majestic Mt Taranaki, the region’s only ski area has two natural half-pipes offering great snowboarding and awesome terrain for ...

 

Hanmer Springs Ski Area

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Hanmer Springs is most famous for its hot pools, but it also offers great skiing just two hours from Christchurch. The Hanmer Springs Ski Area ...

 

Fox Peak Ski Area

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Providing old-school club-field skiing high on the Two Thumb Range in South Canterbury, Fox Peak’s views alone make a ski trip worthwhile. With ...

 

Craigieburn Valley Ski Area

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A warning to the uninitiated – you won't find any chairlifts, gondolas, grooming, snow-making, or fine dining at Craigieburn. What it does ...

 

Coronet Peak

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Stylish and cosmopolitan, Coronet Peak is the South Island’s most accessible mountain resort, located just an easy 20 minute drive from ...

 

Cardrona Alpine Resort

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Cardrona's learners’ slopes are the widest, most scenic learner trails in the Wanaka/Queenstown region – the Skyline trail, with views out to ...

 

Broken River

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With varied terrain, cosy mountain lodges and even its own craft beer, this hidden gem of a field promises unique off-piste adventures. If ...

 

Tours & travel passes

See & Do - Transport

If you prefer to let someone else take care of the planning, look for one of the many guided tour options available. Single-day tours If you’re ...

 

On the Art Trail

Culture - See & Do

New Zealand is perhaps best known worldwide for its spectacular natural landscapes, but that doesn’t mean it’s a cultural wasteland! Far from ...

 

On the rails in New Zealand

Stay - See & Do - Transport

New Zealand is geographically large, with a small, spread out population connected by stunning railways. Sleep in a train If you’re after a ...

 

Live like a Kiwi (no, not the bird)

NZ Info - See & Do

You could visit New Zealand each year for the rest of your life and still discover something new and spectacular every time. Nestled among the ...

 

New Zealand landscape highlights

NZ Info - See & Do

New Zealand is abundant in natural splendour. Here are a few tips on where to get the best Insta-worthy travel photos that are sure to give your ...

 

New Zealand Arts & Crafts

Culture - See & Do

In the 20th Century, when realism and honesty about local life became key themes, artists like Rita Angus, Colin McCahon and Toss Woollaston ...

 

Exploring Whanganui

North Island - Food & Drink - Stay - See & Do

Whanganui is a pleasant town on the banks of the Whanganui River. A busy main street lined with rustling green trees and colourful flower ...

 

Exploring Wellington

North Island - Food & Drink - Shopping - Stay - See & Do

Wellington is not only the nation’s political centre but in many ways the cultural centre. It contains numerous museums, galleries and theatres, ...

 

Exploring Waitaki

South Island - Food & Drink - Stay - See & Do

The Waitaki region has an eclectic range of attractions. Oamaru’s Blue Penguin colony is sure to delight wildlife lovers, the region’s geology ...

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