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2 weeks in new zealand winter

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2 weeks in new zealand winter

visiting our daughter for two weeks in mid-winter (she is exchange student) . we are not skiers, any hints on good itinerary for mid winter appreciated.

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1. Re: 2 weeks in new zealand winter

Which part of the country is your daughter living in?

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2. Re: 2 weeks in new zealand winter

auchland

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3. Re: 2 weeks in new zealand winter

Spend a couple of nights in Auckland to acclimatise then hop down to Rotorua for a couple of nights before flying down to Christchurch in the South Island to do the classic 10 day loop of mountains, glaciers, fiords and lakes taking in Franz Josef, Wanaka, Queenstown - with a day trip to Milford Sound - Aoraki/Mt Cook and back to Chch to fly to Auckland and home.

Enjoy :)

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4. Re: 2 weeks in new zealand winter

Hi,

>>auchland<< ??????????????

Is that like auchland, auchland uber alles?

Why not learn to ski?

Cheers,

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5. Re: 2 weeks in new zealand winter

no snow in Auckland, except of the artificial kind. The Top North of Nz is milder than the low south. In July it is winter so the weather is generally wetter. It is colder and in places there is snow and ice. But that is all part of a winter holiday less daylight hours does limit the sightseeing aspect.

The South island is most popular for scenery.

My recommendation is to do some sightseeing in Auckland with your daughter. Go to Rangitoto Island and Waiheke island. have lunch on the viaduct. And then head to South Island!

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