New Zealand has one of the most amazing landscapes on the planet; primeval forests, endless sandy beaches, rugged coastlines, snow-capped mountain peaks, bubbling volcanic pools, fast-flowing rivers and glacier-fed lakes.
The spectacular landscape, temperate climate and fascinating range of animal and plant life, have made it a number one destination for nature lovers from all over the globe. Not many countries have such different landscapes, environments and ecosystems all so close to each other.
New Zealand is home to the world's heaviest insect, the Weta, some unique flightless birds, like the Kiwi and even a living Dinosaur, the Tuatara. The native wildlife here is truly unique.
Whether you're out in the rugged wilderness areas of the natural parks or in some of the perfectly manicured private gardens, you'll find an amazing range of native plants found nowhere else on earth.
New Zealand has a mild climate. There's high rainfall on the west coast, but lots of sunshine. The summers get hot. In spring an autumn the colours are fantastic and we get crisp snow especially in the south island on the alps and also on the volcanic plateu in the centralnorth island in winter. There are things to do and see all year round.
The scenery here is fantastic. You'll see a stunning variety of landforms - spectacular alpine glaciers, huge mountain ranges,sub tropical rain forests, prestine beaches and rolling green farmland.
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