A private native forest outside Rotorua sets the scene for the ultimate foodie getaway and retreat.
Can you really ask for anything more from an economy-class trip? Not really.
Guidebooks are full of lists of "places to see", but what if you wanted to give your other senses a turn?
Bungy jumping not for you? Fear not, there are other 'extreme' activities you can do in New Zealand with a lower fear factor.
There is nothing daggier than an adult travelling with his or her parents.
Craig Platt test drives a form of transport Google has backed to the tune of $1 million.
The North Island's tourist playground mixes heart-thumping thrills with mind-soothing chills.