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New Zealand is a temperate island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. A former British colony, the majority of the population is of European descent, with a sizeable indigenous Maori minority and smaller minorities of Polynesian and other groups. A modern but sparsely populated country, it boasts natural beauty and a wide range of outdoor and adventure activities.

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North Island Hotels & Accommodation

The North Island is separated from the South Island by Cook Strait. Twelve cities are in the North Island: Auckland, New Plymouth, Tauranga, Gisborne, Napier, Hamilton, Hastings, Palmerston North, Rotorua, Wanganui, Whangarei and Wellington, the capital …

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South Island Hotels & Accommodation

The South Island or Te Waipounamu is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the more populous North Island. It is bordered to the south by Cook Strait, to the west by the Tasman Sea, to the south and east by the Pacific Ocean …

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» Auckland

Auckland Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

One of Auckland's nicknames, the City of Sails, is derived from the popularity of sailing in the region. 135,000 yachts and launches are registered in Auckland, with about one in three Auckland households owning a boat …

» Christchurch

Christchurch Hotels, South Island, New Zealand

Straddling the main road and rail routes along the east coast, Christchurch is used by many tourists as a base from which to explore the South Island. The steep terrain of Banks Peninsula and the vineyards of the Canterbury Plains are popular out-of-town destinations …

» Queenstown

Queenstown Hotels, South Island, New Zealand

Queenstown provides a wealth of adventures in the water, on land, in the air. Go exploring, hiking, golfing, fishing, swimming, picnicking, shopping, and enjoy some great wining and dining. The hot summer outdoor living is seriously good …

» Rotorua

Rotorua Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

The charming, small city of Rotorua is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the North Island. Rotorua is known for it's geothermal wonders - volcanoes, geysers and sulpher pools - and stunning natural beauty with lakes, and lovely parks …

» Wellington

Wellington Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and easy to explore on foot at only 2 kms wide. The beatiful city is set between the port and green hills. The city itself is dynamic and lively, offering great shopping, theatres & restaurants. Ideal for nature lovers and culture vultures …

» Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

The Bay of Islands, is in the north of the North Island of New Zealand. The main center is Paihia, a busy destination with many places to eat, drink and sleep. Kerikeri, often called the Cradle Of The Nation, nestled among orchards and gardens, is a favourite destination …

» Taupo

Taupo Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

Taupo is a town in the central North Island. It lies at the northern end of Lake Taupo, at its outlet into the Waikato river. The name Taupo comes from Maori, the full name is Taupo-nui-a-Tia which: literally translated means The great cloak of Tia, who discovered the lake …

» Nelson

Nelson Hotels, South Island, New Zealand

Many people believe Nelson has the best climate in New Zealand, in that it regularly tops the national statistics for sunshine hours. Nelson has good beaches and a sheltered harbour. The harbour entrance is protected by a natural breakwater …

» Dunedin

Dunedin Hotels, South Island, New Zealand

Dunedin glitters with gems of Victorian and Edwardian architecture including Larnach Castle, Olveston, First Church, and the magnificent Railway Station. Other attractions include the world's steepest street, the famous Captain Cook tavern, and the local Speight's brewery …

» Paihia

Paihia Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

Paihia is the main tourist town in the Bay of Islands in the far north of the North Island. It is located close to the historic towns of Russell, and Kerikeri. Missionary Henry Williams and his wife Marianne settled in Paihia in 1823 and built the first church in New Zealand there the same year …

» Napier

Napier Hotels, North Island, New Zealand

Napier is an important port city in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. It has a population ov over 50,000. Ten kilometres further south lies the slightly smaller town of Hastings. The two are often regarded as twin cities …

» Wanaka

Wanaka Hotels, South Island, New Zealand

Wanaka is a town in the Central Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated at the southern end of Lake Wanaka, adjacent to the outflow of the lake to the Clutha River. It is the gateway to Mount Aspiring National Park …

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New Zealand is the place to experience any number of vigorous outdoor activities - hiking, skiing, rafting and, of course, that perennial favorite, bungy jumping - await the adventurous. You can swim with dolphins, gambol with newborn lambs, whale-watch or fish for trout …

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New Zealand is a country of rare seismic beauty: glacial mountains, fast-flowing rivers, deep, clear lakes, hissing geysers and boiling mud. There are also abundant native forests, long, deserted beaches and a variety of fauna, such as the kiwi, endemic to its shores …

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