New Zealand - The Land of Contrasts
We recommend a visit to the Tourism New Zealand website
to find out more about our wonderful country. History of New Zealand
With a thousand years of human settlement, New Zealand has a colourful and dramatic history, dominated by the relationship between Maori and Pakeha (Europeans). Culture
New Zealanders have a unique and dynamic culture, with European, Maori, Pacific and Asian influences. It’s a culture that celebrates the many different lifestyles we live, and the stories we have to tell. Nature
Stunning landscapes, lush vegetation, and unique wildlife make New Zealand a paradise for nature lovers. Key Facts
Finding out is easy; all the information you need is at your fingertips. Services, currency, climate and culture, everything you could possibly want to know before your visit. Once you’re here, well developed tourist services and our Visitor Information Centres will see to the rest! Youngest Country
New Zealand was the last landmass on earth to be discovered, making it the youngest country. Since the first people arrived a thousand years ago many cultures have made New Zealand home.