See New Zealand.

New Zealand's North Island offers island sanctuaries and lively cities with a large helping of culture and history for a truly diverse holiday experience.

Packing in cosmopolitan cities, authentic opportunities to experience Māori culture, and the country’s bubbling volcanic heart, the North Island is an exceedingly versatile destination.

  • Volcanic Thrills
  • Outdoor Experiences
  • Food, Wine & Beer
  • Māori Culture

Experience New Zealand's highest peak and explore the only castle in the country. Admire striking lakeside views, street art and mountain peaks.

Get ready for mammoth national parks, dynamic Māori culture, and world-class surfing and skiing. New Zealand can be mellow or action-packed, but it's always epic.

  • Walk on the Wild Side
  • Māori Culture
  • The Real 'Big Easy'
  • Food, Wine & Beer

When the first Lord of the Rings™ movie was released in 2001 New Zealand became know as the 'Home of Middle‑earth™'.

New Zealand’s dramatic scenery, consisting of golden plains, towering mountains and enchanting valleys, plays a part in creating the mythical world of Middle‑earth™ as seen in The Lord of the Rings™ and The Hobbit Trilogy™. When you visit Middle‑earth™ you can explore the many film locations and join tours and activities for the chance to see the film locations for yourself and step inside the imaginative mind of Tolkien. 

Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is a multi-cultural urban oasis of food, music, arts and culture. It’s where sparkling waters and lush landscapes meet city sophistication.

Paris may be the city of love, but Auckland is the city of many lovers, according to its Māori name, Tāmaki Makaurau. Those lovers so desired this place that they fought over it for centuries.




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