Taranaki is a treasure trove of New Zealand history reaching back over 1000 years with heritage Pa sites to explore, blockhouses from the NZ Land Wars and remnant bush reserves capturing a sense of the landscape before wholesale forest clearances.
New Zealand South Island Banks Peninsula is a perfect getaway from the crowds camping destination. There is the urban vibe of Akaroa if you need a coffee fix or simply a place to relax in a bush setting there are
Romantic holidays are often promoted in glossy magazines and online as getaways to expensive luxury locations. The enticing scenes of tropical palms, drinks in hand and platters of nibbles at the elbow are an advertising staple. It costs
A heritage hotel has creaky floors, possibly, poor service, perhaps the plumbing is not great and it's shabby. These hotels did not make this list. The historic hotel must be comfortable and worth spending a night in. It’s your
It's a brisk -10c in the sunshine (perhaps you better make sure you've a blunt umbrella in the backpack). It’s winter and you are in Dunedin. A great time for a Sunday morning stroll around city streets to observe the