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Visiting New Zealand in August

August marks the last of the winter months in New Zealand, before September ushers in the spring. You might wonder what on earth would make people want to travel during the cold winter season, but in New Zealand, there are … Continue reading

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New Zealand Experiences

Chris and Margaret Sinclair talk about their recent trip to New Zealand.

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The Best Cities to Visit in New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its remarkable countryside. From volcanoes to alpine ski slopes, from rainforests to jaw dropping beaches and a host of wineries, farmland, glaciers and fjords in between, it’s easy to overlook another of the country’s main … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in July

Being in the southern hemisphere, New Zealand’s seasons are flipped from the UK’s. This means that the height of our summer is the depths of their winter. It also means that if you are into skiing, snow sports and a … Continue reading

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Adding a Layover in Sydney to Your New Zealand Trip

If you’re travelling all the way “Down Under” then it might be worth making the most of the nearly 24 hours it takes to get from the UK to New Zealand, by considering a stop over in Australia en route! … Continue reading

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The Routeburn Track, Glenorchy, New Zealand

The Routeburn Track is a magnificent and inspirational hike that guides wide-eyed walkers through two national parks and some of the most beautiful meadows, mountains and alpine gardens in the world. If you have even the remotest interest in hiking, … Continue reading

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Wanaka – one of our favourite places in New Zealand

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Visiting New Zealand in June

June marks the beginning of winter in New Zealand: the arrival of the snows, the start of the skiing season and swathes of glistening ice crystals adorn the landscape. It’s not just the chill in the air that takes your … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s Best Beach for Swimming: Our Picks

New Zealand boasts such a varied landscape that you might not think of it as a beach resort location, but in fact, it’s got some really gorgeous bays, beaches, and coves to explore. So in today’s article, we’re going to … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Wellington in Winter

Winter arrives in Wellington in June and stays until August. Temperatures rarely plummet, with averages for the season ranging from 6° to 12°, but it can be rather wet, and the world’s smallest cool capital isn’t nicknamed “Windy Welly” for … Continue reading

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