The ultimate guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.
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These secret lakes are so remote, there’s only one way in: by helicopter. And as Brook Sabin reports, the trip is being discounted to attract Kiwi travellers.
How the spectre of legal action loomed over an aborted plan to extend the Campbell Island marine sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff
The conservation minister wanted to expand a remote island marine sanctuary – but Kiwi leaders threatened legal action.
It’s such a beautiful part of the country.
There’s never been a better time for Kiwis to tackle Aotearoa’s 10 Great Walks.
Why every Kiwi should try the Hollyford Track.
It’s one of the most pristine places left on earth – so why has the Government ignored advice to protect it?
This West Coast destination is home to some of our most remarkable landscapes.
An essay by Matt Vance in response to a monumental study of one of the world’s great birdlands – the bleak, uninhabited, and spectacular Auckland Islands.
Join Rand Rudland at the Sunshine Coast Natural History Society meeting on Friday, March 6 for an illustrated presentation that will take you to the Southern Ocean in the Roaring Forties and . . .
If you love birds and crazy weather, you’ve come to the right place!
Research underway into elevating the Parliamentary Precinct to World Heritage status.
If you’re going to explore more of your backyard, this is the place to start.
One of the most diverse and biologically rich places in the Southern Ocean, it’s a place that will blow your mind every moment of the day.
Venturing out to the remotest islands on the planet is rewarded with otherworldly vistas and close encounters with incredible wildlife, some of which are found nowhere else.
If you’re in the market for a new travel destination, the UNESCO World Heritage List showcases earth’s treasures, both natural and manmade.
Milford Sound 101: How to Visit New Zealand’s ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’; Kate Springer; Fodor’s Travel
Anchoring the southwest corner of New Zealand’s South Island, the scenic Fiordland Region is often thought of as the end of the earth. The area’s untouched hinterland is home to chiseled cliffs that have been the backdrop for many a film—from the Lord of the Rings to this summer’s Mission Impossible 6—and Rudyard Kipling dubbed it the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Within the wild and rugged region, the mighty Milford Sound is the most frequented destination.
The most remote tree in the world is more than 170 miles from its nearest neighbor.
Source: World’s Loneliest Tree
See thermal pools, Maori culture and Lake Taupo on this New Zealand walking tour; Anne Harnagel; Los Angeles Times
This exploration of the North Island starts and ends in Auckland. Reserve dates from December through March with New Zealand Walking Tours.