We've tracked down top skiers and snowboarders to cast their vote on who has the best white stuff on either side of the Tasman.
Luxurious comfort and green cred go together in this funky Auckland hotel.
There’s an option for you (and the little ones) in every corner of our great wide land. You might even find a couple of spots across the Tasman.
You could be forgiven for thinking we're in Asia, but we're not – this is Hamilton, New Zealand, and the tea farm we are visiting is the world's biggest organic one.
New Zealand's great rail journey across the North and South Islands involves three trains, plus a ferry.
Wanaka makes a fine alternative to Queenstown if you're looking for calm, smaller crowds and reasonable prices.
A one-time haven for hippies and artists, Waiheke Island started its transformation into a hip wine destination in the 1970s.
The owners of this convent-turned-hotel have not shied away from its intriguing past.
Nature rules in New Zealand, and its proud locals will guide you around the best spots of this adventure sport capital; for they invented crazy activities such as black water rafting in caves lit by glow worms and flying through canyons on zip wires. You can also enjoy tramping over rolling green hills or active volcanoes, skiing at world-famous Queenstown or perhaps floating through the breathtaking Milford Sound.