Jim Beam’s Homegrown festival

 

If you're going to be in Wellington New Zealand next 7th April 2018, then it is well worth your while picking up a ticket for the Homegrown festival, which rocks the waterfront, it's a day out to match any other in the rock calendar, though what makes Homegrown so special is that every performanc...

Outdoor fun in Auckland

 

One thing that New Zealand has in spades is outdoor activities. There is simply no end to the things you can do in the great outdoors across the majestic country. In Auckland alone, there is a menu as long as your arm of fun ways to get in touch with nature. For the uninitiated, here are just a f...

Quotes about New Zealand

 

It's no surprise the gorgeous landscape, rich history, jaw-dropping wildlife and vibrant culture of New Zealand have inspired some pretty famous and brilliant people to say some pretty interesting things over the centuries. Here are some of our favourite quotes about New Zealand.I had a good time...

Shop ‘til you drop in Auckland

 

Being New Zealand's busiest city, it's unsurprising that Auckland plays host to some of its most best shopping areas. From high quality boutiques to vintage stores, from big name labels to traditional Maori designs, you will find it all on the streets of Auckland.With so much on offer, however, i...

The best of Auckland galleries

 

New Zealand's biggest city is a terrific place to see famous, innovative and exciting art from the past and present. Whether you want to see sculpture, traditional carving or modern pieces, you will find what you are after in Auckland's galleries. This guide will tell you everything about our fav...

The highlights of NZ Fringe Festival

 

One of the most fun-filled cultural events on New Zealand's calendar is the Fringe Festival that will be taking place between  10 February – 4 March 2017, all across Wellington. An open access festival of art, music, comedy, cabaret and everything in between, it serves as a reminder as...

The best night clubs in Auckland

 

New Zealand's most populous city sure loves to party and that's why there are no end to the options for the clubber in Auckland. Here are a few of our favourites and why we love them.Globe BarA backpacker hot spot, this is the bar most wide eyed travellers are sent to when they first arrive in Au...

The wineries of Auckland

 

Surrounding the sun soaked, laid back metropolis that is Auckland, are four of the world's most famous wine producing regions. Matakana, Kumeu, Celvedon Hills and Waiheke Island are the source of much of the world's most celebrated wine. For lovers of the grape, or for those with a curious spirit...

Things to see on the North Island

 

Te Ika-a-Maui, colloquially known as the North Island of New Zealand, is the world's 14th largest island, with twelve main urban areas and 77% of the country's population. As you could imagine, there's plenty to see and do for the visitor to the North Island. Here is our list of what is out there...

Things to see on the South Island

 

While the North Island houses most of the population, the South Island of New Zealand packs the most punch when it comes to landscape. If you've come to New Zealand to see some impressive natural phenomenon, then this is the place to be. Here is our list of the top sights to see.Take a Great Walk...

Wellington: A film buff’s paradise

 

As the home of the booming Kiwi film and televisions industries, it is no surprise to learn that there is plenty to see and do in Wellington for the big time film fan. As well as being the shooting location for many of the biggest cinema hits of the last twenty years, it also offers a host of gre...

Wellington on a Plate

 

Few cities in the world offer ‘something for everything' quite like Wellington. Known as New Zealand's cultural capital, it has plenty of offer film fans, party animals, musicians, adrenalin junkies, beach bums and sports fanatics alike. There's also lots of things on offer for the gourmand...

Fine dining

 

New Zealand's rich mixture of cultures and food traditions, plus its world famous meat and vegetables, makes it a joy for the foody with upmarket tastes. Across the country, world class restaurants are available, with every type of taste bud catered for. For those that like to dine at the highest...

A guide to New Zealand theme and leisure parks

 

Though it might be most famous for adventure sports, wildlife, wine and gorgeous landscape, New Zealand is also a country that loves theme parks. For both the young and young at heart, it is well worth taking a day out of your trip to enjoy one of these fun-filled attractions.Rainbow's EndLocated...

Why Wellington nightlife is the best in the world

 

Wellington is, simply put, a blast to go out in. Whether you like busy nightclubs, jovial Irish pubs, dark, underground sweatboxes, chic bars or indie rock dives, you will find what you are looking for here. Here are some of our favourite night spots in the ‘Capital of Cool'.MattterhornLoca...

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