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Torrent Bay, Abel Tasman. © Nelson Tasman Tourism

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Embrace the cold: making the most of winter

By this time of year, you’re probably getting sick of comfort eating and rugging up on the couch. With a bit of enthusiasm and some sensible clothes, you can get outside and explore the best that the winter season has to offer.  Read the story . . . 

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Activities

Get outside: skiing the Selwyn six

There’s an adventure to suit anyone at the so-called Selwyn Six. Aside from their proximity, these ski areas don’t have a huge amount in common. Rather, it’s the variety that makes this an interesting area to explore. Read the story . . . 

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Food and drink

Indulge: food and drink in Wairarapa

Martinborough is renowned for its vineyards, but there is also a thriving food scene in the Wairarapa region to explore.  Read the story . . . 

Tucked away at the top of the south, Nelson is a town of 50,000 people working hard at enjoying themselves.  Read the story . . . 

The sun sets over Nelson city. © George Guille

Natural attractions > National parks > Must-Do's

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park: the iconic peak that is the snapshot of the south

Explore snowy mountainscapes, turquoise glacier-fed lakes and the snow tussock grassland of alpine valleys in the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Read the story . . . 

Heritage and history > Must-Do's

Kororipo Heritage Park: embrace nineteenth-century Aotearoa

Embrace nineteenth-century New Zealand and discover the place where Māori and Europeans first lived side by side.  Read the story . . . 

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Larnach Castle: a vision of past and present

Larnach Castle stands proud and bold on the highest point of the entire Otago Peninsula. Read the story . . . 

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Wai-O-Tapu: thermal wonderland

Experience a remarkably diverse geothermal amphitheatre thousands of years in the making. Read the story . . . 

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Havelock North

Te Mata Lodge Visit website
From $165
Te Mata Lodge

In the Heart of Havelock North Village. Warm, friendly service. We are a 20 suite motel, fully air conditioned for your comfort. . . . 

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From $235
Real Journeys Stewart Island Lodge Visit website

Stewart Island Lodge is a peaceful accommodation retreat nestled in native bush just five minutes' walk from Stewart Island's village. This private and secluded bed . . . More . . . 

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From $145
Bentleys Motor Inn Visit website

Central City Location - Only a 5 minute walk to the heart of the city, The Square, cafes, restaurants and bars. . . . More . . . 

From $145

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4.2 /5
From $115
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Picton Beachcomber Inn Visit website

Situated right above the Picton marina. All 34 units have views from private balcony or patio area. New spa bath units. . . . More . . . 

From $115

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4.5 /5
From $100
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 . . . 

From $100

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4.7 /5

Te Anau

Fiordland Lakeview Apartments & Motel Visit website
From $145
4.7 /5
Fiordland Lakeview Apartments & Motel

Stunning lakeviews from your apartment Spectacular lakefront accommodation with lake and mountain views from every apartment. Consisting of a luxury 2-bedroom, self-contained apartment with spa . . . 

From $145

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