Category: New Zealand

Stop dreaming and start driving: Seven South Island road trips to add to your bucket list; Neatplaces; Stuff

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You can’t make a wrong turn on this roadie, from Unesco World Heritage-listed parks to snow-capped mountains and off-the-beaten-track gems.

Source: Stop dreaming and start driving: Seven South Island road trips to add to your bucket list

10 Stunning Hiking Trails and Great Walks in New Zealand; Amy Louise Bailey; Travel + Leisure

Photo: Daniel Garrido

Mother Nature is calling.

Source: 10 Stunning Hiking Trails and Great Walks in New Zealand

History of Tongariro National Park; Dept of Conservation, New Zealand

Photo: John Leathwick

Tongariro is New Zealand’s oldest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage area. The park’s stunning natural landscapes are imbued with deep cultural importance.

Source: History of Tongariro National Park

The World’s Loneliest Tree Holds Court on a New Zealand Island; Michael D’Estries; Tree Hugger

Photo: Turney, Palme

A Sitka spruce, non-native to the Southern Hemisphere, grows on subantarctic Campbell Island. It was planted at the start of the 20th century.

Source: The World’s Loneliest Tree Holds Court on a New Zealand Island

Top 10 Things to Enjoy About Traveling in New Zealand; Frankie Stein; Film Daily

Photo: Film Daily

Are you thinking of taking a trip to New Zealand? Take a look at the best sights to see, foods to eat, and festivals to attend while you’re there.

Source: Top 10 Things to Enjoy About Traveling in New Zealand – Film Daily

Ski-free ways to enjoy New Zealand’s winter holidays; Ewan McDonald; NZ Herald

Photo source: NZ Herald

Not everyone wants to throw themselves down a mountain at breakneck speed.

Source: Ski-free ways to enjoy New Zealand’s winter holidays – NZ Herald

Radiant Ruapehu: Outdoor adventures in NZ’s winter playground; Tourism New Zealand; Stuff

Photo source: Tourism New Zealand

Discover Ruapehu: home to NZ’s most epic outdoor adventures, food & culture.

Source: Radiant Ruapehu: Outdoor adventures in NZ’s winter playground

Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour; Kate Shuttleworth; Guardian

Photograph: robertharding/Alamy

As the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens, there’s no need to look north for ski chalets, onsens or hip city breaks

Source: Around the globe, across the pond: New Zealand destinations that feel like a world tour

Cruising New Zealand’s subantarctic islands: Where the wild things are; Andrea Vance; Stuff

If you are looking for adventure, exploration, and candid wildlife encounters, seek out some of most inhospitable places on the planet.

Source: Cruising New Zealand’s subantarctic islands: Where the wild things are

GO NZ: How to hike three Great Walks in three days – Milford, Routeburn and Kepler; Rosalie Willis; NZ Herald

The grandeur cannot be captured, it must be experienced.

Source: GO NZ: How to hike three Great Walks in three days – Milford, Routeburn and Kepler – NZ Herald

Ten Must-Visit New Zealand Places to Plan Your 2021 Travel Adventures Around; Stephen Heard; Concrete Playground

Forget long-haul flights and lengthy stopovers — you can enjoy these idyllic islands, gorgeous beaches and scenic regions without leaving the country.

Source: Ten Must-Visit New Zealand Places to Plan Your 2021 Travel Adventures Around

Hike, fly, cruise, kayak and canyon on a Southern Lakes sojourn; Stuff

The scenery of the Southern Lakes makes a superb backdrop for all kinds of adventures.

Source: Hike, fly, cruise, kayak and canyon on a Southern Lakes sojourn

The Bucket List Guide To Wanaka, New Zealand; Katherine Parker-Magyar; Forbes

The ultimate guide to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat and drink in Wanaka, New Zealand.

Source: The Bucket List Guide To Wanaka, New Zealand

West Coast: A journey to New Zealand’s secret hanging lakes; Brook Sabin; Stuff

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.

Source: West Coast: A journey to New Zealand’s secret hanging lakes

Travel in New Zealand: Great southern adventures await; New Zealand Herald

It’s such a beautiful part of the country.

Source: Travel in New Zealand: Great southern adventures await

Great Walks NZ: How to book, budget and hike New Zealand’s great 10; Martina Grossi; NZ Herald

There’s never been a better time for Kiwis to tackle Aotearoa’s 10 Great Walks.

Source: Great Walks NZ: How to book, budget and hike New Zealand’s great 10

Back Your Backyard: A Kiwi track steeped in manaakitanga; Justine Tyerman; Stuff

Why every Kiwi should try the Hollyford Track.

Source: Back Your Backyard: A Kiwi track steeped in manaakitanga

Haast: A journey to New Zealand’s most remote town; Brook Sabin; Stuff

This West Coast destination is home to some of our most remarkable landscapes.

Source: Haast: A journey to New Zealand’s most remote town

To see the albatross is to belong to a higher cult of mortals; Matt Vance; Newsroom

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.

Source: To see the albatross is to belong to a higher cult of mortals

Explore New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands; Russ Tkachuk; Coast Reporter

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 Furious Fifties.

Source: Explore New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands

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