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New Zealand Highlights

Listed below are some of the highlights that New Zealand is recognised for. Take a closer look into the Lord of the Rings trilogy and some of the locations used to make New Zealand such a popular destination for travellers. Select from the diverse range of attractions and activities on offer or check out some of our information on skiing and snowboarding within New Zealand.

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Highlights

  • Escape to the Snow

    The skiing and snowboarding season started early in New Zealand this year, with great snow cover arriving in early May. With one of the best-looking seasons ahead ever, it's a great year for heading out to New Zealand's skifields...(more)

  • New Zealand Rental Cars

    Rental cars in New Zealand are an easy, convenient way to travel whether you're on a self-drive 'freedom' holiday, family vacation or business trip. New Zealand rental cars can be picked up from many locations nationwide, including airports and city centres...(more)

  • New Zealand Wine & Food

    New Zealand has world class wineries, restaurants and dining. Visit a winery. Many wineries have tasting, tours and dining facilities. Restaurant cuisine includes Asian, European...(more)

  • New Zealand Events

    New Zealand enjoys a vast range of events, festivals and shows. From the British Lions Tour in 2005, to the New Zealand International Comedy Festival to annual spring festivals. There is always something to see, attend or do in New Zealand...(more)

  • New Zealand Community

    New Zealand Tourism Guide believes the future of New Zealand tourism must take into account the community and environment. We dedicate this section to promote ideas and issues that deserve attention, in the hope that more people will learn about them...(more)

  • Movie Tours Down Under

    Plan your escape! Be inspired by Baz Luhrmann's movie, Australia and New Zealander Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy to pack your bags and tour the inspirational locations and scenery featured in these big screen, big landscape movies...(more)

  • New Zealand Skiing and Snowboarding New Zealand Skiing and Snowboarding

    New Zealand offers world-class ski fields combined with top quality accommodation options and great nightlife at nearby towns. You'll also find fantastic, fast terrain for snowboarding in New Zealand. Choose between a commercial or a club field...(more)

  • Lord of the Rings New Zealand Middle Earth New Zealand

    Middle Earth is New Zealand and scene of Lord of the Rings. An oscar winning journey. Experience Lord of the Rings & Hobbit country first hand with a LOTR or Hobbit movie Tour. Not just for Tolkien fans but...(more)

  • New Zealand Maori Tourism and Culture New Zealand Maori Tourism and Culture

    New Zealand's indigenous Maori people have a unique and fascinating language and culture, which plays a major role in New Zealand life. Experience the culture, traditions and activities of the Maori people...(more)

  • New Zealand Attractions and Activities New Zealand Attractions and Activities

    New Zealand offers an unlimited selection of quality tourist attractions and activities for a fun filled vacation while in New Zealand. Experience the adrenalin rush from bungy jumping...(more)

  • New Zealand Education New Zealand Education

    New Zealand has a reputation as a provider of quality education offering excellent study opportunities and support services in a safe learning environment. It is fast becoming a popular choice for international students...(more)

  • New Zealand Tourism Businesses For Sale New Zealand Tourism Businesses For Sale

    The tourism industry is one of New Zealand's largest earners of foreign exchange. Around NZ$6.4 billion in foreign exchange was generated from international visitors to New Zealand...(more)

  • New Zealand Maori Tourism and Culture New Zealand Featured Web Sites

    New Zealand has thousands of top tourism companies. Here's a great selection of featured tourism sites from Northland to Southland and includes accommodation, rental cars, tours...(more)

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ASB Foreign Exchange

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New Zealand Coach Tours

New Zealand Coach Tours

The largest range of escorted & small group tours

Boutique touring itineraries designed for you

Specialist NZ Tours

Boutique touring itineraries - designed for you

New Zealand self-drive tours

NZ Self-Drive Tours

Explore NZ on a custom self-drive package holiday

Bluebridge Ferry

Bluebridge Ferry

Cross Cook Strait and enjoy Kiwi hospitality.

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Featured

 
ASB Foreign Exchange

ASB Bank

Check out what your money is worth.

New Zealand Coach Tours

New Zealand Coach Tours

The largest range of escorted & small group tours

Boutique touring itineraries designed for you

Specialist NZ Tours

Boutique touring itineraries - designed for you

New Zealand self-drive tours

NZ Self-Drive Tours

Explore NZ on a custom self-drive package holiday

Bluebridge Ferry

Bluebridge Ferry

Cross Cook Strait and enjoy Kiwi hospitality.

World Nomads Travel Insurance

Get Travel Insurance

Travel insurance for independent travellers.