Author Archives: Lauren Roitman
Following Jacinda Ardern’s overwhelming victory in the recent New Zealand Election – we thought it appropriate to give you our own,”rough guide” to New Zealand elections.
In light of the restrictions imposed as a result of Covid-19, we’ve had lots of requests in recent weeks regarding the best time to go on a New Zealand holiday.
Many tourists speed past Okarito on their way to see the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. However, this small community and the lagoon that takes its name, offer visitors a quiet … Continue reading
You may have heard about the BBC’s latest offering that’s coming to our screens on June 21st. The Luminaries is an exciting dramatisation of Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker Prize-Winning novel set during New Zealand’s 19th Century gold rush and is … Continue reading
No other place sums up the unique landscape and culture of New Zealand quite as well as Rotorua. It is a proud centre point of Māori heritage, where you are welcomed by Māori tribes to experience and explore their culture. … Continue reading
Life in lockdown has made us realise many things, especially how important community is in order to make it through the tough times we’re faced with. New Zealanders are no exception, they’re known the world over for their community spirit … Continue reading
Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand at 3,724 metres (12,218 feet). It is part of the Southern Alps range which dominates the landscape of the country’s South Island. Throughout the year, the mountain and the other prominent … Continue reading
If there’s one thing that we’ve definitely learned the value of since lockdown, it’s travel. The ability to visit far off lands and discover the hidden gems they offer has never seemed so sweet. But while we might not be … Continue reading
It is generally acknowledged that New Zealand’s Covid-19 Strategy has been one of the most successful throughout the world in tackling the virus. Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand (pictured above), announced this week that the country’s health … Continue reading
As we settle into life on lockdown, being unable to get out and about might mean you’re finding it tricky to occupy your time. So, if like us you love all things New Zealand and you want to flex those … Continue reading