Category: New Zealand

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

Future of Milford Sound tourism report to be released; RNZ

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A long-awaited report on how one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations will be managed is due to be released next month and may define its community and the tourism industry.

Source: Future of Milford Sound tourism report to be released

New Zealand to spend millions weaning holiday towns off international tourism; Tess McClure; The Guardian

Tourism minister says overcrowded sites such as Milford Sound-Piopiotahi ‘cannot return to its pre-Covid state’…

Source: New Zealand to spend millions weaning holiday towns off international tourism

Top 11 national parks in New Zealand; Lonely Planet

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

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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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