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Aoraki & Pukaki Lake, South Island, New Zealand

5 Things You Need to Know about Visiting New Zealand

Mount Cook and Pukaki Lake New Zealand Inland-Nearest Main Stop off Christchurch on East coast or Glacier Coast to the West.

Wanaka, New Zealand. We spent the night climbing the mountain, one step forward three steps back due to the ice and snow that hampered our trek to the summit but we persevered and eventually we made it. It was a moment when you truly are on top of the world.

Wanaka, New Zealand. We spent the night climbing the mountain, one step forward three steps back due to the ice and snow that hampered our trek to the summit but we persevered and eventually we made it. It was a moment when you truly are on top of the world.

Tourists have been flocking to New Zealand to visit the film locations. From the rolling green hills of the Shire to the snow-capped Misty Mountains, New Zealand proved the perfect place to bring Tolkien’s world to life. The landscapes of this little country at the bottom of the world has ended up taking one of the starring roles in the Peter Jackson blockbusters The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings (LOTR): http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2013/12/new-zealand-hobbit-film-locations/

New Zealand: The Hobbit film locations

Tourists have been flocking to New Zealand to visit the film locations. From the rolling green hills of the Shire to the snow-capped Misty Mountains, New Zealand proved the perfect place to bring Tolkien’s world to life. The landscapes of this little coun

WikiTravel Guide for New Zealand! All travel information, best things to do, sites to see, itineraries, what/where to eat, safety, history... everything!!

Take a short walk to Lake Matheson and capture the perfect photograph of snow-capped Mount Cook reflected in the dark waters.

And because the grass doesn’t stop till it meets the rocky snow-capped mountains. | 53 Reasons Living In New Zealand Will Ruin You For Life

And because the grass doesn't stop till it meets the rocky snow-capped mountains.

Bucket list for New Zealand - Things to Do in The Bay of Islands

Things to Do in The Bay of Islands

Snow boarding on the Remarkables in Queenstown New Zealand.

Queenstown in New Zealand contains breathtaking views of mountains, mirror lakes and of course plenty of snow.

New Zealand in the Winter

My Top 10 Adjustments to New Zealand Life - The Story of an American Living in New Zealand

Lake Tekapo is one of my favourite photo stops on the South Island of New Zealand, especially in spring or autumn with the partial snowcapped mountains.

Skytower reflection as seen from the Crowne Plaza Auckland, New Zealand

Reflection of Skytower in Office Building, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

New Zealand is on my bucket list. I will get there sooner than later I hope!

Map of New Zealand, with cities labelled. i have many friends in new zealand and have heard its a good place to go cliff diving

New Zealand for Beginners - NYTimes.com | The Cardrona Alpine Resort on New Zealand's South Island. Credit Andrew Quilty for The New York Times

New Zealand for Beginners

NEW ZEALAND Finding himself in a country he’d never given much thought, the author manages to hurtle down slopes, go on a picturesque “tramp” and hit some pubs — all in a few days.