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Traverse beautiful coastline, riverbeds, rolling pastures and native bush before taking in panoramic views and experiencing the exhilarating sight and sound of 20,000 gannets. Read the story . . .
Climb to the summit of Te Arapiki o Tawhaki for impressive views and experience New Zealand as it used to be on the way with wild kākā, kōkako, stichbird, takahē, kākāriki and ancient tuatara. Read the story . . .
Castlepoint has long, languorous beaches, exquisite sunrises, sheltered lagoons and fossil-rich reefs... and of course the prettiest lighthouse. Read the story . . .
Climb the steps of Cape Palliser lighthouse and immerse yourself in the rugged charm of the southernmost tip of the North Island. Read the story . . .
Enjoy the 70-kilometre rite of passage for any Kiwi through the Roaring Forties and one of the world’s roughest and most unpredictable stretches of water to the spectacular beauty of the Marlborough Sounds. Read the story . . .
Reckon on a kākā landing on your shoulder or a weka scurrying over your feet, all to the calls of kākāriki, bellbird, robin and saddleback. Read the story . . .
Explore the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with more than 30 kilometres of walking tracks and ample opportunities to spot tuatara, kiwi, hihi, saddleback and tūī. Read the story . . .
Walk or bike between Queen Charlotte and Keneperu sounds in this slice of paradise. Read the story . . .
Explore this enchanted, rocky gorge, an easy drive between Blenheim and Nelson, with its crystal clear river and towering, ancient forests. Read the story . . .
There is near-optically pure water at the sacred ‘Place of the Dancing Sands', the largest freshwater springs in the southern hemisphere. Read the story . . .
The sand is a colour you simply have never seen before. The water is so blue it doesn’t actually look real. Read the story . . .
Experience Fox and Franz Josef – two of the 140 glaciers that flow from the Southern Alps. Read the story . . .
At Punakāiki, walk into an ancient world of pancake-shaped rock formations 30 million years in the making, along with mighty blowholes and a terrific surge pool. Read the story . . .