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About New Zealand

In About New Zealand you’ll find tips on selling New Zealand with confidence, planning tools such as itineraries and travel information, all of the essential information your clients will need for their New Zealand holiday and a handy quick reference. From help with planning and making the sale to insider information your clients will love you for, it’s all right here!

There’s a lot happening in New Zealand, and an art to selling it well. Consider this website your one-stop-shop for all things New Zealand – from Selling New Zealand, where you’ll find the latest news, inspiring travel suggestions and interesting facts, to the itineraries and information on accommodation, transport, tours and business and tourism services, conventions and incentives you’ll find in Travel Planner. Download New Zealand maps and find the answers to numerous important questions – including how much to budget for accommodation, public holiday dates, time differences and more – in The Essentials.

You’ll also find detailed information on how your clients can experience an authentic and memorable Māori experience in New Zealand Culture and explore the rugged natural beauty of the great outdoors and close encounters with wildlife in Natural New Zealand, while New Zealand Living offers the inside word on the country’s famous cuisine and wine scene. For the latest information and expert recommendations on an indulgent escape, tempt their taste-buds with local delicacies, book them a once-in-a-lifetime flight-seeing trip, and help them discover the designer boutiques, gourmet cuisine and first-class activities in New Zealand Lux. For those travelling on a tight budget on the other hand, New Zealand on a Budget is filled with plenty of inexpensive accommodation, transport and activity options to suit a range of different age groups and interests, and you’ll find an exciting array of activities from bungy jumping and jet boating to golf, skiing and more in Playing in New Zealand.

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Natural New Zealand

New Zealand is a place of extraordinary diversity inhabited by unique wildlife, an island nation with natural wonders enough for countries many times its size.

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New Zealand Culture

Blending Māori, European, Pacific and Asian cultures, New Zealand has a rich multicultural identity and a diverse artistic tradition.

Photo: Dave Curtis | Tourism Dunedin

New Zealand Living

New Zealand may be geographically removed, but we're up with the play when it comes to great cuisine, fine wine and good shopping!

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New Zealand Lux

Discover the designer boutiques, gourmet cuisine and first-class activities of the Land of the Long White Cloud.

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Human Kiwi Population Approximately 4.7 million – Kiwi Bird Population Approximately 70,000 – Land Area 268,000 km² – Ocean Area 4 million km² (Exclusive Economic Zone) – Median Weekly Income NZ$938 – Number Of National Parks 13 – Area Protected In National Parks 30,669 km² (11.44% of total land area) – Oldest National Park Tongariro National Park, established in 1887 – Tallest Mountain Aoraki Mount Cook at 3,724 m

New Zealand on a Budget

For clients travelling on a limited budget, New Zealand is the perfect destination for getting great value for money.

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Playing in New Zealand

New Zealand’s breathtaking panorama of lakes, forest, coastline and mountains adds an unforgettable dimension to outdoor activities of every description.

Photo: Lake Wanaka Tourism

The Essentials

Where can I download a New Zealand map? How much should I budget for New Zealand accommodation? Where can I find a list of public holidays? The answers are in The Essentials.

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