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South Island best of: Adventure

The South Island is bursting with adventure activities to give you that heart-pounding rush of excitement. It’s the birthplace of jet boating ...

 

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South Island best of: Culture

Te Waipounamu’s thriving arts communities, Māori cultural experiences and colonial architecture form a rich tapestry. Dip your toe in some local ...

 

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South Island best of: Relaxation

Take your R&R to the next level with some of the top resorts, spas, hot springs and wilderness retreats in the South Island. Soak in ...

 

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North Island best of: Walking

This is the land of towering mountains, golden beaches, lush rainforest and vast, volcanic plateau – and you can walk it all! Explore the best ...

 

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North Island best of: Relaxation

Thermal springs, lush forest, massage and pamper – we’ve found some of the most luxurious spots to relax and unwind in the North Island, ranging ...

 

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North Island best of: nature

Lush rainforests harbour a wide variety of native animals, and the warmer waters around the North Island’s coast are home to some of the world’s ...

 

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Top 50 things to do in the South Island

Te Waipounamu, New Zealand’s biggest island, is packed with dramatic landscapes, rugged wilderness, and adventure ranging from the sea to the ...

 

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North Island best of: golf

Take your pick of ocean or lake views, native bush filled with birdsong or rolling green hills and buckets of sunshine, and enjoy a round on ...

 

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Best of the South Island: Nature and wild animals

Te Waipounamu, the South Island, is home to incredible untouched wilderness, nature reserves and some of the rarest wildlife in the world. ...

 

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A bit of everything, please: Upcoming shows at Christchurch's The Court Theatre

The Court Theatre’s 2022 season has got something for theatre lovers, culture vultures, belly-laughers and audiences of all descriptions. With ...

 

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The Court Theatre: Creating theatre in the heart of Christchurch

A 21st Century home for New Zealand’s largest producing theatre company. The Court Theatre is officially moving back to Chistchurch's central ...

 

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Diving in New Zealand

In Aotearoa, we have access to amazing wrecks, reefs and underwater caves to explore – some of the best diving experiences in the world ...

 

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Christchurch's Bread & Circus - World Buskers Festival dates announced for 2022

The world-famous world buskers festival is returning to infuse the streets of Christchurch with laughs, creativity and belief-defying acts this ...

 

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Top 20 things to do in Queenstown this winter

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most popular destinations for a reason – this stunningly scenic South Island town is overflowing with ...

 

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Top 5 free kid-friendly things to do in Wellington

New Zealand’s capital has got it going on – you’ll never be short of cool things to do in Wellington, whether it’s soaking up the culture, ...

 

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Best free things to do with the kids in Auckland

Looking for some kid-friendly activities around Auckland? There are plenty of things to explore in New Zealand’s largest city, and we’ve rounded ...

 

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Top 5 free kid-friendly activities in Dunedin

If you’ve got a pack to entertain, you’ve come to the right place. Dunedin, the ‘Edinburgh of the south’ is bursting with interesting and unique ...

 

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Christchurch wildlife park helping to save the rhinos

Christchurch’s Orana Park is stepping up to help save rhinos from extinction, beginning construction on a new White Rhino Conservation Centre ...

 

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Top 5 free things to do with the kids in Christchurch

Looking for some budget-friendly things to do with the kids? We’ve got some great ideas for free family activities around Christchurch – plus a ...

 

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The 10 best fashion podcasts to check out in 2021

Fashion is a massive topic and a huge part of our world, and there’s just so much to know about it. Luckily What's Hot New Zealand has the ...

 

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Skiing and snowboarding in New Zealand

Looking for the inside scoop/latest slope action on New Zealand ski fields? What’s Hot New Zealand has your ultimate guide to snowsports in New ...

 

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Skiing by region

With over 20 ski areas across the North and South Islands, local skiers and snowboarders are spoilt for choice. A small population ensures ...

 

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Ski & Snowboard Gear Guide

Choosing the right gear is not just about deciding whether you’re a skier or snowboarder! Picking the right equipment starts with basic clothing ...

 

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Heli ski New Zealand

This is the ultimate way to ski or board New Zealand. Get airlifted deep into the backcountry with a small group of fellow thrill-seekers to ...

 

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Planning your ski holiday

A New Zealand ski holiday makes for a wonderful winter escape. You can plan it yourself, or outsource the heavy lifting to a tour ...

 

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Ski & snowboard New Zealand – fast facts

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 ...

 

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Cardrona Alpine Resort

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

 

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Broken River

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

 

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Coronet Peak

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

 

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The Remarkables

The Remarkables provides a true alpine experience: fun, families and freestyle in a big mountain environment with excellent facilities. With ...

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