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Within each geographic region we have made general comments about the course quality, playing conditions and facilities of a number of the popular and prominent courses as a guideline for what you can expect to find.

Waikato

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The extensive Waikato and King Country areas in the Central North Island embrace important farming industries and tourism treasures like the sparsely populated Coromandel Peninsula and the stunning Waitomo Caves. The region is well endowed with adventure tourism sites and sports venues, including 46 golf courses.

Nelson

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The 'Top of the South' has a well above average share of the good things in life - record sunshine hours, golden sand beaches, superb fruit, fine wine, food and seafood and over 300 dedicated craftspeople. The region is paradise for outdoor adventure lovers with its national parks, alpine lakes, stunning coastline as well as 8 excellent golf courses.

Wellington

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A capital city could not be placed in a more dramatic setting than the rugged bush-clad hills and magnificent sheltered harbour of Wellington. The leafy suburbs that sprawl across Wellington's steep hillsides allow precious little space for golf courses, so only four are close to the city centre.

Taranaki

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The west coast of the North Island is dominated by the towering volcanic cone of Mt Taranaki (also called Mt Egmont). The fertile plains at the foot of the mountain support intensive dairy farming, serviced by many small, tight-knit communities. Many of these value the recreational benefits derived from a friendly relaxed round of golf [...]

Buller/Westland

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The wild West Coast stands apart from the rest of the country as a region where the pioneering spirit and rugged individualism are distinctive characteristics of the people. The narrow 600 km strip of coastal lowland is hemmed in by towering ramparts of the Southern Alps and the tumultuous breaking swells of the Tasman Sea.

Canterbury

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Canterbury is the perfect adventure playground with a myriad of exciting outdoor activities between the coast and the Alps. Where else could you see and do so much within two hour's drive of an international airport? Ski and snowboard, swim with dolphins, gaze in awe at sperm whales, soak in luxurious thermal pools

Southland

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The rich dairy pastures of New Zealand's southernmost region, contrast dramatically with the golden tussock of Central Otago. The rugged, storm-lashed coastline is home to an array of rare marine wildlife and the deep interior of Fiordland has unforgettable scenes of glacier-carved wilderness.

Marlborough

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This sun-soaked, peaceful region lies across Cook Strait from Wellington and includes the wonderful Marlborough Sounds aquatic playground. Marlborough's superb climate and great natural beauty combine with rich alluvial river gravels to produce some of the country's best wines and gourmet produce.

Aorangi

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The centre of the South Island comprises the region of Aorangi (Maori name for Mt Cook) and the Mackenzie area, together with part of South Canterbury. This region of vast golden tussock grasslands, snow-capped mountains and glaciers provides vistas that are truly breathtaking. A number of friendly country communities like Fairlie, Tekapo, Methven and Rakaia [...]

Otago

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Dunedin city is proud of its Scottish heritage and is a fascinating place to visit. Queenstown 'The Adventure Capital of the World' and Wanaka, an idyllic lakeside ski resort town, have mountainous backdrops that are simply breathtaking.

Auckland

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New Zealand’s largest city has a temperate climate and an expansive land area that lends itself to outdoor sporting activity. Two superb natural harbours and an island-studded Hauraki Gulf make it ideal for sailing and other water sports. Lush green open spaces have been developed into excellent golf courses.

North Harbour

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Auckland’s fashionable North Shore abounds with spacious parks, reserves, beaches and golf clubs offering a diverse range of settings and contours. The region is noted for surprising contrasts in the form of its coastlines, with sheltered bays in the east and wild, surf-pounded black sand beaches in the west.

Northland

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Blue skies, balmy, sub-tropical days and spectacular seascapes make the ‘Winterless North’ of the North Island the perfect holiday location. It is no surprise then, to find that private developers have secured prime cliff top land to create manicured courses that are aesthetically pleasing works of art.