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things to do in dunedin
More than a whiff of Scottish heritage hangs in the cool Dunedin air, so it's not surprising that many of the things to do in Dunedin have a Scottish flavour. Dunedin’s hilly harbour side terrain is filled with streets and suburbs that mirror places in Scotland. Names like Clyde Hill,...
things to do in wellington
The “coolest little capital in the world” is a city with more cafes and bars per capita than New York. According to Lonely Planet, Wellington is “cool with a capital C” and after the blockbuster successes with Lord of the Rings, everyone knows that Wellywood has the goods. So, if...
wellington zoo
I am standing behind a solid wooden door, getting ready to brave what is on the other side. I can hear a soft rustling and some strange high pitched squeaking. The zoo keeper at Wellington Zoo slowly opens the door and with a little trepidation I step in. Aaargh! We...
fox glacier new zealand

Fox Glacier Walk

My leather walking boots are covered in mud as I make my way uphill. On one side, a vast frozen river of ice tumbles down a carved rock valley; its cool white beauty is a striking contrast next to the lush green rainforest on the other side of the...
marlborough new zealand
New Zealand’s Marlborough region might be best known for its medal-winning wines but its stunning fjord-like waterways offer much more than its cellar doors. If you subscribe to the idea that good wine tastes better when consumed while looking at beautiful views, then New Zealand’s Marlborough region should be at...
nelson nz
Fishing for brown trout is a memorable experience in the stunning northwest of New Zealand’s South Island. Ask anyone familiar with fly fishing and they will tell you that catching brown trout is a challenge at the best of times. Brown trout are tough and smart, and capable at...

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