Category Archives: New Zealand

The Best Places to Live in New Zealand – Plan Your Move to Aotearoa

For many, Aotearoa is the epitome of bucket list destinations – so much so, that many make plans to move here. Whether you’ve got your heart set on moving to New Zealand or are already based here (and are looking for a change), this article is for you. We’ve invited our travel-writing friends to share […]

Astrophotography Settings: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing the Night Sky

Learn how to capture beautiful night sky imagery, even as a beginner, with these astrophotography settings and helpful tips. This guide will help you find success whilst shooting the stars – even on your first night photography outing. Whilst we look at astrophotography through a Kiwi lens, the astrophotography settings and tips shared here can […]

The Most Magical Mineral Hot Springs in New Zealand

Discover the best naturally-fed hot springs in New Zealand. From untouched natural streams to beautifully constructed resort-style facilities, each of these springs have one thing in common – incredible, naturally-hot mineral water. 13 is unlucky for some, but not you – in order of north to south, these are 13 of the very best hot […]

Can You Travel to New Zealand Now? COVID-19 Tourism Updates

In light of COVID-19, borders around the world look significantly different now than they did a few short years ago. NEW ZEALAND IS CURRENTLY UNDER LEVEL 2 & 3 RESTRICTIONS. UPDATES NOVEMBER 2021. MIQ is being phased out for fully-vaccinated returnees. From 11.59pm on 16 January 2022, New Zealanders (and other eligible travellers) will be […]

$32 Domestic Airfares up for Grabs: Check out the Explore NZ Sale

Secure domestic airfares in New Zealand for as low as $32 one way. Jetstar’s current sales began this morning so jump to it. International travel has all but stopped and most of the Australian bubble is temporarily on hold. As unfortunate as that is, it puts us Kiwis in an ideal position to make the […]

Diving New Zealand – The Best Scuba Spots in Aotearoa

Though not as tropical as many other countries, Aotearoa is anything but short on fantastic scuba diving locations. This article will introduce you to the best diving New Zealand has on offer. New Zealand is one of the most popular tourist destinations thanks to its grand landscape, snowy mountains, and lively cities. But not many […]

Māori Words: A Guide for Travellers

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Te Reo Māori is one of just two official languages in New Zealand (the other being sign language). Whether you live in Aotearoa or are just visiting, you’ll want to familiarise yourself with its pronunciation and some key Māori words. This beautiful language is widely used (especially as place names) and distinctly Kiwi. Learn the […]

The Most Epic Waterfalls New Zealand Has are Waiting for You!

Discover 22 of the best waterfalls New Zealand has on offer with this comprehensive guide. New Zealand is known around the world for its incredible beauty. Lush bush, stunning beaches, towering mountains and fiords – and of course, beautiful waterfalls. To help you find the best waterfalls in the country, we’ve put this guide together […]

13 of New Zealand’s Most Incredible Views

Discover the best views in New Zealand and build an itinerary filled with the most incredible sights. New Zealand is known around the world for its incredible landscapes, so it is not surprising to discover that we have equally impressive vantage points. Whether you choose to climb up a mountain (or catch a cable car […]

21 New Zealand Foods You Have to Try! Ka Pai Kiwi Kai

Join us as we share all of the New Zealand food that you can’t miss whilst travelling in our beautiful country! Food and travel go hand in hand, of that there is no doubt. New Zealand is fortunate to enjoy a number of distinctly Kiwi cuisines, making for tasty and exciting travels right throughout the […]