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If you're looking for New Zealand stories, travel advice or simply some inspiration for you upcoming New Zealand tour or self drive trip, then you're in the right spot. Throughout the Planit NZ blog you'll find all types of articles exploring New Zealand's many hidden gems and advice from past travellers in NZ. 





The Journey to Milford Sound

Remote and untamed, the location of Milford Sound makes it seem...



5 of the Best Adventure Experiences in the Top of the South Island

I don’t know about you, but I’m not the kind...



Update After Kaikoura Earthquake

We've received many emails and phone calls over the past...



Stray New Zealand or Kiwi Experience?

Which is better - Stray or Kiwi Experience? This is...



6 of the Best Day Tours and Excursions in New Zealand

Where do your preferences lie? Are you the long-term commitment kind of...



Tips for Choosing a New Zealand Tour

If you're looking for a guided tour in New Zealand,...



Hidden Beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula

Despite the fact that I haven’t lived in New Zealand...



NZ Must See: Kawhia Hot Springs

If you're planning a trip to the North Island, you need...



North Island or South Island New Zealand?

Hello There! Do you need assistance planning your adventure in New...



Top 3 Highlights Not to Be Missed on New Zealand's 9 Great Walks

Before we moved to New Zealand we had no idea...



The DOs and the DON'Ts of Freedom Camping in New Zealand

If you're in the midst of planning a trip to...



20 Incredible Photos That Will Make You Want to Travel to New Zealand

Aotearoa. New Zealand. The Land of the Long White Cloud. A small...



New Zealand Tourism Video from 1970

We came across this video today that showcases New Zealand as...



5 Reasons We're Looking Forward to Winter on the South Island

With the clocks turning back on the weekend, the days...



5 Best Drives on New Zealand's South Island

New Zealand's South Island is full of incredible and diverse landscapes...



Ben Lomond Summit View

A trip to Queenstown on New Zealand's South Island doesn't have...



Mueller Hut Overnight Trip

The Aoraki Mt Cook National Park is home to New...



Lake Wakatipu's New Blue

It seems that summer in Queenstown is a bit late...



Walking to the Wentworth Falls

Walking to the Wentworth Falls near Whangamata is one of...



The Aptly Named Remarkables

A visit to New Zealand's South Island will inevitably include a...



Christchurch is Awesome Video Series

*Over the past few months, I've been lucky enough to...



Whitebait on the West Coast

It's a special time of year on the West Coast...



Hiking Near Queenstown: Wye Creek Track

Being based in Queenstown on the South Island means we...



Christchurch's Re:Start Container Mall

On February 22nd, 2011, Christchurch was hit by one of...



Cruising Auckland Harbour in a Jet Boat

With not one but two stunning harbours and a sprawling cityscape...



Mountain Biking in NZ: 5 Spots Not to Miss

Aotearoa. The Land of the Long White Cloud. NZ. Whatever you...