Category Archives: Advice

Planning a New Zealand Holiday for 2020, 2021 & 2022

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.

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Visiting Okarito: A Nature Lover’s Paradise

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

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Silver Fern Holidays Covid-19 Promise

New Zealand is a role model for the rest of the world for the way it is dealing with the pandemic. When international travellers are able to visit New Zealand, there is no doubt it will be one of the … Continue reading

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Wallet-Friendly Things to Do In Rotorua

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

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A Complete Guide to Mount Cook: New Zealand’s Highest Mountain

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

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Coronavirus Update May 2020

New Zealand’s early lockdown policy appears to have been successful in reducing the infection rate and fatalities. That is starting to ease and as the New Zealand winter approaches the country has time to plan its new tourism strategy.

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Coronavirus Developments in New Zealand

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

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COVID-19 UPDATE: News From New Zealand

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Your Complete Guide To Visiting Dunedin

We’re big fans of Dunedin here at Silver Fern, but we’ve also found that it’s not one of the most popular cities amongst travellers. Well, it’s time we put that right! Today we’ll cover why Dunedin is definitely worth a … Continue reading

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20 Intriguing Facts About New Zealand That You Probably Didn’t Know: Illustrated

New Zealand is stunningly beautiful, diverse and unique. It’s a country that many love to visit time and time again, but no matter how often you travel there, there always seem to be something new and fascinating to discover… That’s … Continue reading

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