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Inside Things to Do
For the more adventurous walkers there is a great one day walk called the "Full...
Last edited: May 14, 2014
SHORT TRIP BY CAR  FERRY  OVER THE WATER    TO beautiful RUSS...    VERY PRETTY...
Last edited: November 26, 2012
Haruru Falls is a concave waterfall up the Waitangi River. The name "Haruru...
Last edited: May 24, 2013
Inside Dining Scene
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Inside New Zealand: For Foreign Visitors
The currency in New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD).  It is easily...
Last edited: March 30, 2016
New Zealand is an island nation and as a result of its geographic isolation has...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
The Emergency number for New Zealand is 111. This will get you to an operator...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
English is spoken throughout New Zealand, however there are many local acronyms...
Last edited: March 15, 2013
Country Code 64 and International Dia... Code 00  Local telephone numbers have...
Last edited: March 10, 2015
New Zealand has been described as having a "true" merit-based tipping culture...
Last edited: August 12, 2015
Cruising on south an hour's drive from Christchurch is the Ashburton District...
Last edited: March 26, 2014
3 things must see and do in Mt Cook  Mt Cook is the one of the place the visit...
Last edited: December 23, 2011
North Island  14 day itinerary for camper van travelers:   Day 1 - 2 -Auckland...
Last edited: August 07, 2016
Since1974, New Zealand has had the Accident Compensation scheme, commonly known...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Types of Accommodation New Zealand has a wide range of accommodation, ranging...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Akaroa - a Little Bit of France in NZ From Christchurch take Route 75 (easy to...
Last edited: January 24, 2012
Three of New Zealand’s popular recreational destinations, Hanmer Springs...
Last edited: May 26, 2012
Camping around Kaikoura - Mayor Heays was questioned and answered As a person...
Last edited: April 18, 2008
One of the highlights of a trip through the South Island but if the traveler is...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
When coming to New Zealand from overseas, the first thing most people tend to...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Central Otago & the Rail Trail - A not to be missed part of New Zealand...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Blenheim/Kaikoura - South Island  Off to the fabulous East Coast of the South...
Last edited: July 31, 2007
"The Catlins is  where native forest meets the sea fostering waterfalls and...
Last edited: August 29, 2016
Mount Maunganui is New Zealand's favourite summer holiday destination with a...
Last edited: July 16, 2006
The City of Dunedin/Port Chalmers 1 1/2 hours south from Moeraki you descend...
Last edited: August 30, 2007
                                          On the Road – Time Travel (A...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
New Zealand's electricity supply operates at 230 volts, 50 hertz. Plugs and...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
Visitors to New Zealand who've already been and visited the top tourist spots...
Last edited: September 16, 2010
New Zealand is a very welcoming open minded and diverse country to visit. New...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
What follows might be most useful for visitors from Ireland and the UK...
Last edited: May 26, 2014
Golden Bay South Island, New Zealand This is without a doubt one of the top...
Last edited: March 05, 2014
It would be a shame if you hurried through one of the most beautiful drives in...
Last edited: April 20, 2012
Hanmer Springs from Kaikoura - Highway One south When traveling south from...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
Invercargill to Bluff and Stewart Island, Riverton to Te Anau Be sure to take...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
Kaikoura to Christchurch Leaving Kaikoura south on Route One after having...
Last edited: August 02, 2007
Lawrence - Gold Town From Route One at Clarksville (32kms south of Dunedin...
Last edited: July 31, 2007
The overwhelming beauty of the Mackenzie Country is spectacular. Stark and...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
A bit of a comparison of locations in the Mackenzie Country: Lake Pukaki - an...
Last edited: August 18, 2016
The Maniototo Region of Central Otago . Distances to Ranfurly Alexandra...
Last edited: December 26, 2015
Blenheim Information: Details of the Blenheim region to find where to go, what...
Last edited: September 26, 2013
Accomodation Te Pania Hotel is very handy, especially for short stays. It’s...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Of interest to some may be the type of animals you encounter on your travels in...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
Let us begin the South Island travel in the North Island providing information...
Last edited: February 20, 2016
81kms from Timaru south  to Oamaru It is a town slowly awakening to the present...
Last edited: August 12, 2007
Off the Beaten Track Roads  SH38 Lake Waikaremoana (Rotorua-Wairoa) very...
Last edited: October 24, 2012
Omarama "Place of Light" is 40 minutes south  from Route 8 after leaving Mount...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
Orewa & Waiwera Orewa is a bustling beach resort just north of Auckland on...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
Many visitors to New Zealand typically make the journey through the country...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
The country of New Zealand provides some of the finest opportunities in the...
Last edited: June 05, 2007
Picton to Nelson Tasman Driving times: Picton to Nelson (direct) 144k- 2hours...
Last edited: October 21, 2014
  Lake Taupo on a still winter's day with the mountains of the Central Plateau...
Last edited: May 06, 2007
If you are driving in alpine areas of NZ (incl Desert Rd in the NI) it is...
Last edited: July 14, 2014
When you've had your fill of the regular tourist activities in Rotorua or are...
Last edited: February 29, 2008
Taxes All goods and services have 12.5% GST (Goods and services tax) included...
Last edited: October 17, 2013
From Te Anau take Route 94 to Lumsden (77kms) and turn north on Route 6...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
New Zealand Phone Services  There are 6,500 payphones throughout New Zealand...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
The Good NZ is everything you ever dreamed about or have seen in the movies. As...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
Timaru -  From Winchester after turning right after leaving Geraldine on the...
Last edited: December 23, 2015
Train enthusiasts who've tried it all - steam, gorge, and model railways, have...
Last edited: September 16, 2010
A variety of Travel Apps for smartphones and tablets (Android and Apple).  Some...
Last edited: December 15, 2015
Here are a few links to information about Visas & Immigration for...
Last edited: December 16, 2015
The Bay of Islands is approximately 4 hours north of Auckland by car...
Last edited: November 24, 2008