Friday, March 25, 2011

Exploring New Zealand - Auckland, Otago, Southland, North Island And Central North Island

Although most visitors to New Zealand, based on its natural beauty, the town offers a diverse range of both agricultural and urban landscapes, from north to south subtropical sub-Antarctic. the natural attractions are the beaches, the sounds of deep sea, high mountains, forests and geothermal sources. newfound cultural confidence of New Zealand may be a commercial album, the multicultural capital of Auckland and the capital Wellington, and the "Garden City" Christchurch, and the university city of Dunedin and vibrant in the provinces.


Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and home to a quarter of its inhabitants. Cosmopolitan commercial has the largest Polynesian population everywhere. Auckland is the place to shop for New Zealand fashion and art, dine at trendy restaurants and linger in cafes and bars. Viaduct Basin has been the scene of the America's Cup races and is an ideal place to admire the boats and take a boat trip. The city has excellent entertainment SKYCITY casino concerts in theaters and sporting events.

The best country Maori treasures and works of artists such as Colin McCahon and Ralph Hotere is exhibited in museums and galleries. As an antidote to city life, the vineyards of Henderson and the beaches of Piha and Karekare nearby.

Places of interest:

• Bohemian cafes and bars in Ponsonby

art galleries and museums • Top

• Waterfront Viaduct area of ​​activity

Otago and Southland

For the ultimate outdoor experience, Queenstown and Wanaka are the capitals of rafting, bungeejumping, snowboarding and skiing. This beautiful area is also the high peaks of the Remarkables, the primordial landscape of Fiordland, the native flora and fauna of Stewart Island and the historic stone buildings of the main city, Dunedin.

Places of interest:

• Adrenaline Rush in Queenstown

• Fiordland Primeval

• Stewart Island birds

Visit the Northland and Central North Island


Northland is the symbolic center of New Zealand from Cape Reinga, where Maori spirits depart for their homeland Hawaiki in Waitangi, where the founding treaty of contemporary New Zealand was signed in 1840. The west coast of the peninsula has subtropical sandy beaches while the east coast is divided by stunning bluffs and canyons dotted with small islands.

Bay of Islands is an idyllic playground for messing about in boats, diving and deep sea fishing, is also the cradle of colonial New Zealand, where the first missionaries converted Maori - the history that has seen the Kerikeri Mission Station, a picturesque city of Russell, and Waitangi Treaty Grounds close to sacrosanct.

Primeval New Zealand is still visible as Tane Mahuta unique, kauri tree in Waipoua Forest Park 1,500 years.


• Cape Reinga, the country's rugged northern tip

• coves and inlets of the Bay of Islands

• Historic Kerikeri, Waitangi and Russell

Central North Island

The central part of the island offers many pleasures, the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, and the ski fields of Mount Ruapehu volcano in hot and sunny vineyards of Hawke's Bay and the famous surf break left hand in Whale Bay, near Raglan. Experiences, best and less commercial Maori exist on the remote Eastern Cape and the Western Region, thrill seekers can black rafting through the caves of Waitomo Glowworm all Coromandel Peninsula offers a range of more relaxing holiday in the middle of alternative lifestylers and artisans.

Places of interest:

• hot mineral spas, bubbling mud and spouting geysers

• sunny vineyards and wineries in Hawke's Bay

• Surfers Paradise 'Whale Bay, Raglan.

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