Category Archives: Culture

Museums, history and other cultural aspects of NZ

A Lord of the Rings adventure in New Zealand

Anyone who has seen the hit Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films will have been stunned by the breath-taking landscape and scenery. The fictional world in which the films are set is called Middle Earth, and when the makers … Continue reading

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Charm of the Wild West Coast

The West Coast of the South Island, also known as Westland Region, offers a unique landscape – wild, scenic, untamed, rugged and beautiful.  With its beaches, dense rainforests, freezing glaciers, hot springs, ancient caves, “pancake” rocks and blowholes, Westland is … Continue reading

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Unleash yourself in Nelson

Nelson is a land of spectacular scenery, national parks, wonderful beaches and much more. Nelson has the highest sunshine hours in the South Island. So, spending a sunny holiday in Nelson is a great experience. Not only for the beaches, … Continue reading

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A Dream Holiday in New Zealand

Priyanka’s Dream Holiday We asked some people from overseas why they want to come to NZ and what their perception of a holiday here is.  Here is what Priyanka from India has to say about her dream holiday – sounds … Continue reading

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Experience the Diversity of the Waikato Region

The lush, rolling green hills, the black sand beaches perfect for surfing and the underground wonders of Waikato region are what make it a must-visit destination in New Zealand. Spanning a substantial part of the North Island, Waikato is bounded … Continue reading

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Things to do in Gisborne

Gisborne sits pretty on the East Coast of the North Island and is said to be the first in New Zealand to greet the rising sun. Blessed with some of the sunniest beaches, great food and superb wine, Gisborne has … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Charming Vibe of Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay lies on the eastern coast of the North Island. It’s a 100-kilometre long crescent-shaped bay stretching from Mahia Peninsula to Cape Kidnappers. Being one of New Zealand’s warmest and driest regions, Hawke’s Bay produces the finest wines in … Continue reading

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A Day at the Rotorua Agrodome

New Zealand is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, thrilling sports and diverse culture. But let’s not forget the iconic super-fluffy New Zealand sheep. If you’re visiting Rotorua, it’s a great idea to make a trip to the Rotorua Agrodome. … Continue reading

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Interactive Floor at Te Papa New Zealand’s national museum Te Papa Tongarewa broadly translated means “the place of treasures of this land”. Located in Wellington, the capital of NZ, Te Papa is bicultural, inventive, educational and entertaining all rolled into … Continue reading

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Auckland War Memorial Museum

If you’re in Auckland, the perfect family activity that we’d like to recommend is a visit to the famous Auckland War Memorial Museum. It’s a great chance to learn about New Zealand in an entertaining way. The museum is a treasure … Continue reading

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