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You may find it difficult to get independent information office in Stewart...
Last edited: 14 February 2014
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Inside New Zealand: For Foreign Visitors
The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD, NZ$, or simply...
Last edited: 13 October 2013
New Zealand is an island nation and as a result of its geographic isolation has...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
The Emergency number for New Zealand is 111. This will get you to an operator...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
English is spoken throughout New Zealand, however there are many local acronyms...
Last edited: 15 March 2013
Country Code 64 and International Dia... Code 00  Local telephone numbers have...
Last edited: 29 November 2012
New Zealand has been described as having a "true" merit-based tipping culture...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Cruising on south an hour's drive from Christchurch is the Ashburton District...
Last edited: 26 March 2014
3 things must see and do in Mt Cook  Mt Cook is the one of the place the visit...
Last edited: 23 December 2011
North Island  14 day itinerary for camper van travelers:   Day 1 - 2 -Auckland...
Last edited: 23 May 2012
Since1974, New Zealand has had the Accident Compensation scheme, commonly known...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Types of Accommodation New Zealand has a wide range of accommodation, ranging...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Akaroa - a Little Bit of France in NZ From Christchurch take Route 75 (easy to...
Last edited: 24 January 2012
Three of New Zealand’s popular recreational destinations, Hanmer Springs...
Last edited: 26 May 2012
Camping around Kaikoura - Mayor Heays was questioned and answered As a person...
Last edited: 18 April 2008
One of the highlights of a trip through the South Island but if the traveler is...
Last edited: 26 May 2012
When coming to New Zealand from overseas, the first thing most people tend to...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Central Otago & the Rail Trail - A not to be missed part of New Zealand...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Blenheim/Kaikoura - South Island  Off to the fabulous East Coast of the South...
Last edited: 31 July 2007
"The Catlins is  where native forest meets the sea fostering waterfalls and...
Last edited: 04 August 2011
Drive on the Left Traffic in New Zealand drives on the LEFT, as in Australia...
Last edited: 17 September 2013
Mount Maunganui is New Zealand's favourite summer holiday destination with a...
Last edited: 16 July 2006
The City of Dunedin/Port Chalmers 1 1/2 hours south from Moeraki you descend...
Last edited: 30 August 2007
                             ... On the Road – Time Travel     (A Twenty-five...
Last edited: 27 May 2008
New Zealand's electricity supply operates at 230 volts, 50 hertz. Plugs and...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Visitors to New Zealand who've already been and visited the top tourist spots...
Last edited: 16 September 2010
New Zealand is a very welcoming open minded and diverse country to visit. New...
Last edited: 30 November 2012
What follows might be most useful for visitors from Ireland and the UK...
Last edited: 26 May 2014
Golden Bay South Island, New Zealand This is without a doubt one of the top...
Last edited: 05 March 2014
It would be a shame if you hurried through one of the most beautiful drives in...
Last edited: 20 April 2012
Hanmer Springs from Kaikoura - Highway One south When traveling south from...
Last edited: 18 May 2012
Invercargill to Bluff and Stewart Island, Riverton to Te Anau Be sure to take...
Last edited: 12 August 2007
Kaikoura to Christchurch Leaving Kaikoura south on Route One after having...
Last edited: 02 August 2007
Lawrence - Gold Town From Route One at Clarksville (32kms south of Dunedin...
Last edited: 31 July 2007
The overwhelming beauty of the Mackenzie Country is spectacular. Stark and...
Last edited: 31 July 2007
A bit of a comparison of locations in the Mackenzie Country: Mt Cook - limited...
Last edited: 03 February 2013
The Maniototo Region of Central Otago . Distances to Ranfurly Alexandra...
Last edited: 04 September 2011
Blenheim Information: Details of the Blenheim region to find where to go, what...
Last edited: 26 September 2013
Accomodation Te Pania Hotel is very handy, especially for short stays. It’s...
Last edited: 26 May 2012
Of interest to some may be the type of animals you encounter on your travels in...
Last edited: 26 September 2007
Let us begin the South Island travel in the North Island providing information...
Last edited: 30 November 2012
81kms from Timaru south  to Oamaru It is a town slowly awakening to the present...
Last edited: 12 August 2007
Off the Beaten Track Roads  SH38 Lake Waikaremoana (Rotorua-Wairoa) very...
Last edited: 24 October 2012
Omarama "Place of Light" is 40 minutes south  from Route 8 after leaving Mount...
Last edited: 11 March 2009
Orewa & Waiwera Orewa is a bustling beach resort just north of Auckland on...
Last edited: 15 June 2006
Many visitors to New Zealand typically make the journey through the country...
Last edited: 06 October 2010
The country of New Zealand provides some of the finest opportunities in the...
Last edited: 05 June 2007
Picton to Nelson Tasman Driving times: Picton to Nelson (direct) 144k- 2hours...
Last edited: 03 July 2013
  Lake Taupo on a still winter's day with the mountains of the Central Plateau...
Last edited: 06 May 2007
Cars New Zealand has a great number of companies which rent vehicles of varying...
Last edited: 22 July 2014
If you are driving in alpine areas of NZ (incl Desert Rd in the NI) it is...
Last edited: 14 July 2014
When you've had your fill of the regular tourist activities in Rotorua or are...
Last edited: 29 February 2008
Taxes All goods and services have 12.5% GST (Goods and services tax) included...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
From Te Anau take Route 94 to Lumsden (77kms) and turn north on Route 6 toward...
Last edited: 30 August 2007
New Zealand Phone Services  There are 6,500 payphones throughout New Zealand...
Last edited: 27 January 2014
The Good NZ is everything you ever dreamed about or have seen in the movies. As...
Last edited: 24 October 2012
Timaru - From Winchester after turning right after leaving Geraldine on the...
Last edited: 08 July 2007
Train enthusiasts who've tried it all - steam, gorge, and model railways, have...
Last edited: 16 September 2010
The Bay of Islands is approximately 4 hours north of Auckland by car...
Last edited: 24 November 2008