Category Archives: New Zealand

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

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.

Source: How the spectre of legal action loomed over an aborted plan to extend the Campbell Island marine sanctuary

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

Lost at Sea: Labour and Greens split over Campbell Island sanctuary; Andrea Vance; Stuff

It’s one of the most pristine places left on earth – so why has the Government ignored advice to protect it?

Source: Lost at Sea: Labour and Greens split over Campbell Island sanctuary

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 . . .

Source: Explore New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands

Campbell Island is my happy place; Liz; Young Adventuress

If you love birds and crazy weather, you’ve come to the right place!

Source: Campbell Island is my happy place

Wilderness Lodge Escape on New Zealand’s North Island, Ohakune, New Zealand; Luxury Escapes


Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: Wilderness Lodge Escape on New Zealand’s North Island. Buy Now & Save 42% on Luxury Escapes Travel Deals.

Source: Wilderness Lodge Escape on New Zealand’s North Island, Ohakune, New Zealand

The Serengeti, Stonehenge and… the Beehive?; Georgina Campbell; NZ Herald

Research underway into elevating the Parliamentary Precinct to World Heritage status.

Source: The Serengeti, Stonehenge and… the Beehive?

The magic of Milford Sound: A corner of New Zealand every Kiwi needs to see; Brook Sabin; Stuff

If you’re going to explore more of your backyard, this is the place to start.

Source: The magic of Milford Sound: A corner of New Zealand every Kiwi needs to see

Auckland Islands: Visiting one of the last protected wilderness areas on earth; Liz Carlson; Stuff

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.

Source: Auckland Islands: Visiting one of the last protected wilderness areas on earth

10 of the least known islands you should visit to see wildlife; Lavanya Sunkara; USA Today

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.

Source: 10 of the least known islands you should visit to see wildlife

30 UNESCO world heritage sites to visit; Bec Whish; Vogue

If you’re in the market for a new travel destination, the UNESCO World Heritage List showcases earth’s treasures, both natural and manmade.

Source: 30 UNESCO world heritage sites to visit

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.

Source: Milford Sound 101: How to Visit New Zealand’s ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’

World’s Loneliest Tree; Ellen Rykers; Atlas Obscura

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.

Source: See thermal pools, Maori culture and Lake Taupo on this New Zealand walking tour – Los Angeles Times

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