Category Archives: Food & Wine

Wine and food in New Zealand including restaurants, wineries and farmers markets.

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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Waiheke Island is a Treat for All Your Senses

A scenic, 35-minute ferry from Auckland takes you from the buzzing city to to the paradise of Waiheke Island. Located in the Hauraki Gulf, Waiheke  is a unique blend of a laid back, slightly alternative lifestyle, verdant natural beauty and … 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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Delightful Food and Drinks in Wanaka

With several new awards being won by local producers, Wanaka is emerging as an exciting destination for everything from sausages to ice creams to wines to boutique beers. These producers are passionate about the products and it is a great … Continue reading

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Welcome Winter at the Queenstown Winter Festival

Is it any wonder that the adventure capital of New Zealand also hosts the biggest winter celebration in the Southern Hemisphere? The hugely awarded American Express Queenstown Winter Festival is a 10-day extravaganza held every June. Now in its 39th … Continue reading

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Plan Winter Wine Experiences in Queenstown

A world-class winter destination, Queenstown and the adjacent Gibbston Valley are also home to over 75 wineries. While the variety and diversity of wines available in this region is superb, it is most famous for the Pinot Noir. If you’re … Continue reading

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