Explore Rotoroa Island

Sick of queues heading to Waiheke? Visit Rotoroa Island instead: a beautiful haven dedicated to restoring and conserving our native...

Rotoroa Island is a jewel in the Hauraki Gulf. Photo by Emily Draper.

From exploring our cities to outdoor adventures; our top picks for family fun, insights from local insiders or the best places to eat and drink – you'll find it all on the road. 

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7 free things to do in the South Island

Keen to explore the South Island this summer? Here are seven great secret spots that are all free to visit,...

10 free things to do in the North Island

Looking for free activities to flesh out your summer travel plans? Here are ten secret spots around the North Island...

Get a taste of Hawke’s Bay at Winter F.A.W.C!

The biannual foodie festival F.A.W.C! (Food and Wine Classic) is back in Hawke’s Bay for its winter iteration in June 2023.

Six Kiwi Gems to discover in the Ruapehu Region

Planning a trip to the Ruapehu Region? From scenic walks to more challenging day hikes, pretty lakes, cycle trails and...

TranzAlpine – a Scenic Plus train journey

Initially, we couldn’t stop laughing. The contrast between what we’d been doing and where we’d ended up was extreme.

Six cool things to do in Ōamaru and the Waitaki District

Victorian Heritage, dig-your-own fossils, a spectacular garden, great places to eat, a lovely spot to stay and an unmissable Must-Do...

11 Kiwi Gems to discover in The Bay of Plenty + Rotorua

Planning a trip to the beautiful Bay of Plenty? Here are 11 Kiwi Gems to discover from Whakatāne to Tauranga...

8 Kiwi Gems to discover in Taupō

Find eight great things to do in the Taupō region, from lake adventures to hot springs, cycle trails and secret...

Discover 11 Kiwi Gems in The Coromandel

Planning a Coromandel getaway? We've picked 11 great things to do around the Coromandel Peninsula to help you plan your trip.

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