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New Zealand Destination Guide | 41°17’S, 174°27’E


New Zealand is a country filled with a strong cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, natural wonders and cosmopolitan cites.

CLIMATE:

SPRING – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 12c AND 22c

SUMMER – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 20c AND 24c

AUTUMN – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 14c AND 23c

WINTER – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 7c AND 15c

CURRENCY: NZ DOLLAR

POPULATION: 4.7 MILLION (2016)

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH AND MAORI

CAPITAL: WELLINGTON

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO

1. Experience and learn about the Maori culture, traditions and maybe even witness a Haka.

2. Hike the incredible, unique mix of ice and rock at the Franz Josef Glacier on the west coast of the South Island.

3. Visit New Zealand’s famous Lord of the Rings natural movie set, and discover the film sets where the movie was inspired and filmed. The area has tours and picturesque landmarks.

4. Participate in New Zealand’s famous adventure sports culture and visit the birthplace of bungee jumping in Queenstown.

5. Bask and bathe in the extraordinary beauty of the Waiotapu hot springs.

6. Visit the beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula with it’s caves and beaches, which can only be accessed by foot.

7. Spend an afternoon at Hawke’s Bay winery, sampling the aged wine and delicious cheeses.

8. Spend the day exploring Auckland, New Zealand’s city filled with culture, arts and wonderful landmarks.

9. Spend the afternoon at one of Wellington’s water front cafes and visit the birthplace of bungee jumping in Queenstown.

10. Visit the Tongariro National Park, discover the volcano and historic Maori sites.

Delicacies in New Zealand

1. Hangi is a traditional method of Maori style cooking, used to cook meats and a variety of other dishes, within a pit which contains heated stones. The Hangi Shop is located in Auckland and serves a variety of traditional Maori dishes all cooked on the Hangi.

2. The Kiwi Meat Pie is a traditional meat pie with a soft crust and minced meat filling.These pies have been adapted from the English meat pie by adding their unique spin. Fergbaker is a unique and traditional cafe serving a variety of pastries in a beautiful setting in Queenstown. It is the sister store of Fergburger which is a burger restaurant containing over 30 styles of burgers.

3. Whitebait Fritter is made from a Juvenile fish, which is cooked in egg whites, creating an omelet style dish, served traditionally with lemon, salad and tartar sauce. Harbourside is a premium seafood restaurant located in Auckland harbour, it serves a large variety of delicious seafood plates, including the Whitebait Fritter.

Accommodation in New Zealand

1. Auckland – Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour – Luxury 5 star hotel

2. Queenstown – Absoloot Value Accommodation – Hostel

3. Wellington Copthorne Hotel Wellington– A great value hostel

2. Queenstown – Absoloot Value Accommodation – Hostel

3. Wellington Copthorne Hotel Wellington– A great value hostel

Airlines that fly to New Zealand

1. Wellington – Qantas (Melbourne and Sydney) – Singapore Airlines (Canberra and Singapore)

2. Auckland – Air New Zealand (Adelaide, Brisbane, Buenas Aires, hong Kong, Honolulu, Houston, London, Melbourne, Perth, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Vancouver and Wellington)

3. Queenstown – Qantas (Sydney) – Jetstar (Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney)


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By Anny, Travel Destination Writer and blogger at AnnysAdventures.com