Enter the untouched wilderness of New Zealands South West World Heritage Area. It is a vast pristine nature-lovers paradise, filled with the grandeur and spectacle of Mt Cook, the Southern Alps and the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.
Wanganui, the 'River City', nestles at the mouth of the broad tidal Whanganui River. This beautiful garden city is noted for its heritage walks, reserves, fine arts, culture and its outstanding museum.
Seeking adventure in the great outdoors - want to physically challenge yourself on a scenic river? Taranaki offers all this in abundance and markets itself effectively as a special place with real people and a great lifestyle.
Discover a world untouched by man - a true wilderness where deep ocean meets towering peaks. Fiordland National Park is the largest park in New Zealand and just the wildest, wettest and most isolated part of the country.
Hawke's Bay has consummate style - chic restaurants, world class wines, fine foods and passionate craftspeople. The Bay is an unbroken crescent of land between the Mahia Peninsula and Cape Kidnappers - the world's largest accessible gannet colony.
Visit a chosen land where warmth, hospitality, fine wines and gourmet foods delight visitors all year round. Marlborough has a beautiful varied landscape of golden tussock downland, rich green beech forests, wide braided rivers and stark lofty mountains.
New Zealand's subtropical northern peninsula is nothing less than a water sports paradise. This natural playground is stunningly beautiful and embraces 1,000 kms of unspoilt coastline, eight glorious harbours and hundreds of offshore islands.
If you want to go deeper, steeper, wetter and wilder in the wilderness this is the place for you. North Westland has almost limitless adventure possibilities - whitewater rafting, underground tube rafting, heli-rafting, jet boating, caving, mountain biking and horse trekking.
Surrounded by crisp air and standing under a magnificent Oak Tree, I watched while night became day. As the light filtered through the dying leaves slowly things became clearer. Features on faces emerged, details of our surroundings more obvious.
Wanaka means ‘Renewal of the Soul’ in Maori, which says it all. This alpine resort has a stunning location that borders on pristine perfection, with reflections of snow-capped alps often mirrored in Lake Wanaka, framed by lakeside poplar trees.