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Inside Background
Try the Mitai dinner/show in Rotorua for an evening that's touristy but...
Last edited: 18 December 2015
Here are a few links to some NZ history websites. New Zealand History Online...
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Travel Pictorial - Country or Natural Wonder Always browse any or all Travel...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
New Zealand i-SITE Visitor Information Centre Network There is a network of...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Even though New Zealand is located in the South Pacific, at times it is far...
Last edited: 18 April 2016
New Zealand is a paradise for outdoor sports (hiking, mountain biking...
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Here is the link to the hightest mountain in Australasia. Aoraki / Mount Cook...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Here is the link to the  Inside Auckland NZ 
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Here is a link to another Tripadvisor Inside topic that contains lots of...
Last edited: 17 January 2014
The Bay of Islands is one of New Zealand's favourite travel destinations...
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Here are a few links to a variety of botanic gardens across New Zealand...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
The official visitor guide to Christchurch & Canterbury  Other websites for...
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Christchurch New Zealand's oldest and second largest city has a lot to offer...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Here are some information links about the New Zealand Climate and the Seasons...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Information links about the Cook Strait that connects the North and South...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
The Coromandel, with its pristine beaches, native forests and laid-back vibe...
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Here is links to this university city that has lots of history. The long...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
Here is a link to a website with lots of great information. Explore Earth Sea...
Last edited: 06 March 2007
Here is a link to an information site containing the details of an events...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Information links about New Zealand ~ Facts about NZ  NZ Facts  Key Facts about...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Here are links to information about  Film Locations  The Lord of the Rings The...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
  Here are links to all types of fishing in NZ Fish & Game   - where you...
Last edited: 28 April 2015
Here are a few links to information about New Zealand's unique culinary...
Last edited: 22 December 2015
Here are links to information about these famous glaciers on the west coast of...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Gardens to Visit ~ A collection of NZ Gardens  Gardens in New Zealand  Images...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
Here are a few links to information about the geography and geology of NZ ( New...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
Here is a link to the Eastland Region of the North Island of NZ. Gisborne is...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Golf 
Here are a few links to the golf information for tourists. Golf in New Zealand...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Greymouth is located on the west coast of the south island of New Zealand...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Here is a link to the tourist office webpage providing lots of good advice...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
Here are a few links to information about Invercargill. Invercargill at the...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Here are a couple links to a variety of related tourist information. 1...
Last edited: 08 December 2008
Here is a link to a map of New Zealand. Map of New Zealand
Last edited: 11 February 2007
The road can be found south of Blenheim and starts in the Awatere Valley, it...
Last edited: 22 January 2011
Napier is in the Hawke's Bay region of the north island of New Zealand. The Art...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Here are links to information about the national parks across NZ. National...
Last edited: 10 January 2014
New Plymouth is located in the Taranaki region of the west coast of the north...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Ninety Mile Beach is located at the top of the north island of New Zealand...
Last edited: 19 December 2015
Explore the North Island of New Zealand   Visiting the North Island
Last edited: 16 December 2015
SH2 Pacific Coastal Route- Ngatea to Tauranga State Highway 2 leaves Auckland...
Last edited: 28 February 2007
Here are a few links to a variety of New Zealand pictures: Fiordland Images...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Visit Picton Website  Picton is a busy harbour on the northern end of the South...
Last edited: 16 December 2015
Public Holidays New Zealand has eleven public holidays per year nationally...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
  Here are some links to the South Island's premier alpine resort, Queenstown...
Last edited: 18 December 2015
Here are a few links to information about Rail Travel    The Man in Seat61  
Last edited: 15 December 2015
The Rangitikei is a beautiful natural area in central North Island.  There are...
Last edited: 17 January 2014
Some links to information about the rivers of New Zealand.  Rivers NZ...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
 Rotorua is a smallish city on the shores of Lake Rotorua. The surrounding...
Last edited: 17 January 2014
Here is a link to the scenic highlights webpage. Scenic Highlights of NZ...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
You can read all about New Zealand ski areas on Skiing in New Zealand.  Here's...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean is a long narrow country where the lower part...
Last edited: 27 May 2016
Here are links to some slide show images of New Zealand. New Zealand Images...
Last edited: 17 January 2014
Picton to Havelock - 29 (via Queen Charlotte Sound Road) Picton to Havelock...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Mussels, Oysters and Summer Wine – It’s Festival Time South Island Festivals...
Last edited: 30 March 2008
Here are links to the very scenic region of the south island. It extends from...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Here are links to the southern region of the south island of New Zealand (NZ...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Here is the link to New Zealand's third largest island. Stewart Island New...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
 These 2 areas are often overlooked, as it's 'out of the way' . But there is a...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Taupo is located in the centre of New Zealand's North island and known as the...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
5 loved Te Puia in Rotorua but isn't that Bay of Plenty? Not Bay of Islands...
Last edited: 16 August 2014
 Here is a link to all the Thermal Hot pools and Hot Springs in NZ. You can buy...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
  Essential New Zealand Travel Guide App ~ iPhone iPad & Android...
Last edited: 22 March 2016
Here are a few links to some New Zealand focused travel magazines. Online...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
Useful Websites for ALL Tourists / Visitors Here are a few links to a variety...
Last edited: 02 March 2015
This is the link to the Pure New Zealand Video channel on YouTube Air New...
Last edited: 16 December 2015
Here is a link to various locations for a virtual tour. It covers the most of...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
A few links to information sites about New Zealand's Volcano history.   Info...
Last edited: 20 December 2015
Here is a link to lots of information about exploring the great outdoors of New...
Last edited: 16 December 2015
Here is the link to some wallpaper images of New Zealand. Wallpaper Images - NZ...
Last edited: 18 April 2007
This city is like San Francisco meets Harry Potter.  There's history, culture...
Last edited: 12 January 2008
Here are a few links to a variety of tourist information about the west coast...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
How to Taste Wine in New Zealand   Self guided: Visit the i-site centres in the...
Last edited: 23 March 2016
Zoo's may be everywhere, but the Wellington Zoo and it's animal encounters is...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
Inside Transportation
Drive on the Left Traffic in New Zealand drives on the LEFT, as in Australia...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
Cars New Zealand has a great number of companies which rent vehicles of varying...
Last edited: 18 August 2016
Inside Things to Do
City Walks offers guided heritage walks in Dunedin, New Zealand. The walks...
Last edited: 10 October 2012
Inside For Foreign Visitors
The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD).  It is easily...
Last edited: 30 March 2016
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: 10 March 2015
New Zealand has been described as having a "true" merit-based tipping culture...
Last edited: 12 August 2015
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: 07 August 2016
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: 21 December 2015
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: 29 August 2016
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...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
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: 21 December 2015
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: 12 October 2016
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: 21 December 2015
Invercargill to Bluff and Stewart Island, Riverton to Te Anau Be sure to take...
Last edited: 21 December 2015
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: 21 December 2015
A bit of a comparison of locations in the Mackenzie Country: Lake Pukaki - an...
Last edited: 18 August 2016
The Maniototo Region of Central Otago . Distances to Ranfurly Alexandra...
Last edited: 26 December 2015
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: 09 September 2014
Of interest to some may be the type of animals you encounter on your travels in...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
Let us begin the South Island travel in the North Island providing information...
Last edited: 20 February 2016
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: 23 December 2015
Orewa & Waiwera Orewa is a bustling beach resort just north of Auckland on...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
Many visitors to New Zealand typically make the journey through the country...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
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: 21 October 2014
  Lake Taupo on a still winter's day with the mountains of the Central Plateau...
Last edited: 06 May 2007
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
From Te Anau take Route 94 to Lumsden (77kms) and turn north on Route 6...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
New Zealand Phone Services  There are 6,500 payphones throughout New Zealand...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
The Good NZ is everything you ever dreamed about or have seen in the movies. As...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
Timaru -  From Winchester after turning right after leaving Geraldine on the...
Last edited: 23 December 2015
Train enthusiasts who've tried it all - steam, gorge, and model railways, have...
Last edited: 16 September 2010
A variety of Travel Apps for smartphones and tablets (Android and Apple).  Some...
Last edited: 15 December 2015
Here are a few links to information about Visas & Immigration for...
Last edited: 16 December 2015
The Bay of Islands is approximately 4 hours north of Auckland by car...
Last edited: 24 November 2008