New Zealand is on every traveler’s bucket list. It is a relatively young and wealthy Pacific agricultural nation with breathtaking views. New Zealand language and customs still bear the vestiges of British culture. Since its discovery by Abel Tasman in 1642, New Zealand’s cultural groups have welcomed travelers to their beautiful country: the indigenous Maoris and European immigrants who arrived on the islands within the last thousand years. New Zealand travel is a once in a lifetime experience. New Zealand is beginning to experience more cultural diversity, as newcomers arrive from places like Asia and the Pacific islands. Visit New Zealand and experience a diverse culture.
You will find lots of Kodak opportunities as you tour this striking country’s north and south islands. The diversity of the landscape, not to mention its setting for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie series, has encouraged tourism. This New Zealand travel guide will help you plan your trip.
Things Not to Miss in New Zealand
• Trying New Zealand cuisine and wines from the region
• Visiting Auckland
• Learning about Maori culture
• Experiencing the beautiful wilderness that New Zealand is famous for
When to Go to New Zealand
Just about any time is good for travel in New Zealand. South Island can get very cold in winter, (June to September), but offers winter sport activities. Most of New Zealand is coastline with milder winters and less intense heat in summer. Many people love to visit New Zealand in the fall and winter.