Auckland's Britomart has evolved into a chic enclave of fashion, food and wine and has welcomed luxury hotel SO/Auckland.
Quirky, comfy and a long way from your downright depressing airport hotel.
Walk coast to coast taking in superb sea vistas and then eat amazing food.
From alpacas to world-class golf courses, coastal rainforests and heli-fishing, these lodges will take your breath away.
A private native forest outside Rotorua sets the scene for the ultimate foodie getaway and retreat.
Now better known as "Cuddle Class", the Skycouch converts three economy seats into a bed.
Air New Zealand's Premium Economy is consistently lauded and awarded as the world's best-in-class, and with good reason.
One of its pools is called the Devil's Bath and is filled with lime-green mud that would peel your skin off.
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.