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Relaxing at Mount Maunganui. © Graeme Murray

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Natural attractions

The Routeburn Track: over the hills and far away

The Routeburn Track is the ultimate alpine adventure, taking walkers through ice-carved valleys and below the majestic peaks of the Southern Alps Ka Tiritiri o te Moana. Read the story . . . 

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Get outside: Christchurch beaches

Christchurch has easy access to a very long stretch of sandy coastline. Read the story . . . 

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Bay of Islands: bay of many places

If you’re looking for a sense of history in New Zealand, it lies in the Bay of Islands, a place where heritage and natural beauty combine perfectly. Read the story . . . 

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10 fresh adventures for the New Year

With each New Year comes the chance to do things differently. Start with your summer adventures and explore some of these unique and lesser-known gems around New Zealand.  Read the story . . . 

The east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula has more than its fair share of pretty beaches. Happily, there are still a few that have escaped the developers. New Chums is one. Read the story . . . 

New Chums Beach, in Wainuiototo Bay. © David Wall Photography

Summer Must-Do's

Tackle the Te Henga Walkway

It has the signature surf, the scorching iron sand, but some of the main highlights at Te Henga are the vantage points to be had from the clifftop walkway.  Read the story . . . 

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Discover Captain James Cook’s favourite New Zealand base, Ship Cove

Set on the outskirts of the Marlborough Sounds, Ship Cove Meretoto was a favourite anchorage of Captain James Cook and remains popular with boaties today.  Read the story . . . 

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Discover the ‘badlands erosion’ of Putangirua Pinnacles

Ancient gravels and millions of years of erosion have created one of New Zealand’s most spectacular geological sites at the Putangirua Pinnacles.  Read the story . . . 

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Explore the walking trails of Glenorchy

At the northern head of Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy is the launchpad for some of New Zealand’s best multi-day tramps and Great Walks. Read the story . . . 

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Admirals View Lodge & Motel

Welcome to Admirals View Lodge, Paihia. Motel accommodation with beautiful sea views Welcome to Admirals View Lodge, Paihia. Motel accommodation with beautiful sea views. . . . 

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Mt Cook View Motel Visit website

VIEWS OF MT COOK AND MT TASMAN, A 2 MINUTE DRIVE FROM FOX GLACIER TOWNSHIP.We pride ourselves on our wonderfully spacious rooms with all the . . . More . . . 

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At The Rocks Motor Lodge Visit website

At The Rocks Motor Lodge is unique and modern featuring deluxe studio, executive suites and family units with local ambience. Overlooking the Ahuriri Wildlife Reserve . . . More . . . 

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Harbour View Motel Visit website

Harbour Views Whether you're taking a short break from your busy schedule, or basing your holiday in Coromandel, allow time to stay with us at . . . More . . . 

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Teviot View Accommodation Visit website

Teviot View Accommodation offers new self-contained units/ apartments and is situated in the township of Amberley in the beautiful wine region of Waipara Valley in . . . More . . . 

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Whakatane

Ocean View Motel Visit website
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Ocean View Motel

Wedged between pohutukawa-clad cliffs and the broad, flat expanse of Ohope Beach, Ocean View Motel is a superb, family-friendly holiday haven. . . . More . . . 

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