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Canterbury Museum exhibition highlights the diversity of Islamic culture

A new exhibition – Mosque: Faith, Culture, Community – which aims to demystify Islam for non-Muslim New Zealanders opened December 12 at ...

 

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Lexus Urban Polo

Trot out your inner aristocrat with this unique opportunity to experience the exhilarating sport of polo right in the heart of the city. Hagley ...

 

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Orana Wildlife Park’s founders celebrate half a century in Christchurch

In July 1970, the South Island Zoological Society (SIZS) was formed with the idea of creating a wildlife park in Canterbury – 50 years later, ...

 

See & Do | What's On

Gear up for Addington Cup Week 2020

Whip out your fanciest gladrags, don your sleekest suits, and head to Christchurch for Addington Cup Week 2020. It’s the fashion, entertainment ...

 

Destinations | See & Do

46° below: Explore the Subantarctic Islands this summer

Expand the 'travel local' mantra slightly and scratch your travel itch in the Subantarctic Islands. Your passport might be gathering dust, but ...

 

Destinations | See & Do

Go with the floe on an unforgettable 30-day trip to Antarctica

Looking to scratch that international travel itch? Check out this bucket-list adventure - a 30-day expedition cruise to Antarctica with ...

 

Food & Drink | See & Do | What's On

Gindulgence 2021

New Zealand’s largest celebration of all things gin is coming back for 2021. Get into the summer spirit with the most refreshing of beverages ...

 

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RNZB: Venus Rising

The Royal New Zealand Ballet continues to deliver beauty and grace across the stage for 2020. This season represents a new era in dance – the ...

 

NZ Info | See & Do | Travel Guides

New Zealand must-dos for a quick trip

Even if you’ve only got a short time to do a bit of backyard tourism, there’s always time to enjoy some of the best of what the country has to ...

 

South Island | See & Do

South Island Itinerary

Explore the spectacular scenery and discover the amazing wildlife of the rugged South Island – but take time to enjoy the fascinating cities and ...

 

See & Do | Travel Guides

New Zealand's Great Walks

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

 

Destinations | See & Do | Travel Guides

Special interest itineraries

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

 

See & Do | Travel Guides

New Zealand ski fields – where to start

New Zealand offers some of the world’s best skiing, with a huge number of fields ranging from the clubbies to the fully equipped commercial ...

 

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New Zealand's Top Golf Courses

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

 

See & Do | Transport

Tours & travel passes

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 ...

 

Culture | See & Do

On the Art Trail

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

 

Stay | See & Do | Transport

On the rails in New Zealand

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

 

NZ Info | See & Do

Live like a Kiwi (no, not the bird)

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 ...

 

NZ Info | See & Do

New Zealand landscape highlights

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 ...

 

Culture | See & Do

New Zealand Arts & Crafts

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

 

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

Exploring Whanganui

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

 

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

Exploring Wellington

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

 

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

Exploring Waitaki

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

 

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

Exploring Waikato & Waitomo

At the heart of the Waikato is Hamilton, a riverside city that’s close enough to Auckland for some commuters. The Waikato River bisects the ...

 

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

Exploring the West Coast

A number of attractions on the West Coast explore its pioneering and mining history, while the nation’s most famous, accessible and spectacular ...

 

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

Exploring the Wairarapa

The Wairarapa is increasingly known as a gourmand's little paradise. Modern Wairarapa has embraced wine in a big way, and enthusiasts will find ...

 

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

Exploring The Coromandel

A rustic and unspoilt landscape, The Coromandel boasts rich heritage, rainforest and a spectacular coastline. Built on gold, it's now a famous ...

 

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

Exploring the Bay of Plenty

Separated by a glistening harbour, Tauranga and Mount Maunganui offer an idyllic lifestyle in a region bathed in sunshine. Tauranga Harbour is a ...

 

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

Exploring Taupō

The main centre of the Central North Island is Taupō, a lakeside resort offering an excellent range of accommodation, dining and activities. ...

 

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

Exploring Taranaki

Presided over by the majestic, conical Mount Taranaki, the region combines the gentle charms of rural New Zealand with the surprisingly ...

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