Campervan Holiday In New Zealand

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If one of the things to do in New Zealand for you is to go on a campervan holiday this post will be of assistance. The condition of the majority of the roads in New Zealand are excellent, traffic volumes are very low, especially in the South Island, compared to many other countries in the […]

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Places To Visit In New Zealand – Opotiki Coast Line

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Nestled on the east coast of New Zealand is Opotiki, the gateway to the East Cape and Gisborne for those traveling south. Opotiki was once a bustling town in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, but sadly today is very much a shadow of it’s former self.

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Places To Visit In New Zealand – Te Kaha – East Cape

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Today is an overcast early January day and I am making my way around the East Cape of the north island looking for places to visit in New Zealand, this area is known as the Eastern Bay of Plenty. The views are, as is not uncommon anywhere on New Zealand’s coastline, truly magnificent. Despite the […]

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Things to do in Auckland – Pine Harbour

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I have had a very pleasant afternoon at the Pine Harbour Marina today. Nestled in the coast near to Whitford and just around the corner from Beachlands this marina offers a sheltered harbour for a number of pleasure craft. The marina area has a couple of excellent cafe’s/restaurants a hair stylists and ship chandlery store […]

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Split Apple Rock – Places To Visit In New Zealand

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The top of the South Island often gets overlooked as one of the places to visit in New Zealand, but contains a large number of gems. One such gem is the  Abel Tasman National Park which is approximately 1 hours drive from Nelson. Whilst the Able Tasman National Park has many places to explore and enjoy […]

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Places to Visit In New Zealand – Hanmer Springs North Canterbury

Hanmer springs one of the amazing places to visit in New Zealand was first discovered by a farmer, William Jones in 1859. For some time he had noticed an unusual cloud around a particular area and upon investigation he found these natural, geothermal hot springs and they have now become one of those popular places […]

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Have A Mud Bath In New Zealand

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Waking up, in the comfort of a warm hotel room, in Rotorua, sheer luxury! I’m thinking of the places to visit in New Zealand that I am taking my passengers to over the next few days, like a mud bath in New Zealand – Rotorua. Step outside and its 3 degrees centigrade, but a fantastic […]

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