From geothermal mud to manuka honey, New Zealand’s natural bounty is the inspiration behind a wealth of pampering beauty treatments.  A session at the spa is always a treat, but in New Zealand it’s even more special. Maori massage is a holistic experience for body and soul, and the geothermal mud, native plants and, Read More

Auckland’s iconic harbour bridge has been brought to life in a world-first battery and peer-to-peer powered light show. The six-minute specially-composed light show sequence wowed crowds in New Zealand’s largest city watching and listening from different vantage points throughout the city on January 27, 2018. The bridge, which connects central Auckland and the suburbs of, Read More

For a capital city, Wellington New Zealand has scored some amazing cred from Lonely Planet’s “coolest little capital” to Deutsche Bank’s “best place to live in the world.” And, while it’s far from the biggest city in the country, it certainly lives up to its cool reputation.  Bryce Dallas Howard says Wellington is her “favourite, Read More

With the five-year anniversary of Christchurch’s devastating earthquake coming up on February 22, many thoughts turn to New Zealand’s second largest city – and the amazing stories of perseverance and ingenuity from the city’s residents as they have rebuilt. After the earthquake struck, Christchurch icon Sam Crofskey, owner of C1 Espresso Café (, was, Read More

New Zealand is famed for its extraordinary cuisine – think from gate to plate, sea to pan, market stall to salad bowl. Visitors to the country come home raving about what they ate, and not just from meals in upscale restaurants. You don’t have to go out of your way to experience astonishingly fresh, Read More

New Zealand honey is creating quite a buzz with its health benefits, attracting both the curious and the sweet-toothed. New Zealand has thousands of beekeepers managing more than 500,000 hives. Thanks to growing awareness about the unique health benefits of bee products, demand is blossoming. Discover the secret world of bees through apiarists opening, Read More

New Zealand might not be very large, but it is a land of dramatic contrasts. There are striking shorelines and majestic peaks where, if you plan your trip right, you can snow ski and surf in the ocean all in the same day. It’s also a nation where the inhabitants are dedicated to sport,, Read More

After arriving in New Zealand on May 9, His Royal Highness Prince Harry is visiting the country until May 16.  Prince Harry’s visit went off-the-beaten track and away from the crowds on Sunday, when he travelled south to Stewart Island. ( This was no ordinary royal day out. New Zealand’s third and southernmost island, Read More

If your idea of a great vacation is visiting beautiful gardens that showcase beautiful flowers and diverse native greenery, New Zealand should be on your list. Kiwis love their gardens and put a great deal of energy and effort into them. For fans of flora, the land of the long white cloud really is, Read More

  New York, NY, March 25, 2015 – For well over a decade tourists have been visiting a small pocket of green farmland in the depths of Middle-earth™ New Zealand and today marks a special milestone for the famous destination. Hobbiton™ Movie Set, near Matamata in New Zealand’s Waikato region, has welcomed its one millionth visitor in a celebration, Read More