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Some sites you may like to visit are included below:

Tourism New Zealand - providing comprehensive information about destinations within New Zealand, links to other regional sites and comprehensive travel information - www.newzealand.com


Information about our neighbours!

Southern Lakes is an International Marketing Alliance that includes Queenstown, Wanaka and Fiordland - one of the most diverse and beautiful regions in the world. From soaring mountains to a wild and deserted coastline, golden hill country to crystal alpine lakes, visitors are captivated by the breathtaking scenery and culture of the area - www.southernlakes.org

Southland Tourism - Southland's spectacular scenery, unique wildlife and rich heritage draws trampers, sightseers, adventurers, naturalists and culture buffs alike, or those simply looking for an idyllic, peaceful retreat a world away from the rigours of everyday life - www.southlandnz.com


Drive Safe New Zealand

Driving in New Zealand can be very different to driving at home. 

We drive on the left-hand side here, some of our roads are narrow, windy and have loose gravel… and it’s not unusual to see sheep or cattle on roads in rural areas. You need to give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination, and to understand New Zealand road rules and signs.

Even if you have driven in other countries, it’s important to understand our rules for driving in New Zealand before you get behind the wheel here. We’ve put together the key things to consider when planning your trip and as you make your journey around the country. We’ve also suggested some great New Zealand driving routes to help with your planning. Visit the website for more. www.drivesafe.org.nz


Information about the National Park and Conservation

Department of Conservation - the Department of Conservation (DOC) is the organisation tasked with administering New Zealand's National Parks - www.doc.govt.nz


Information about driving conditions

Land Transport Authority Driving Information - this site provides information on the conditions on the Milford Road SH94 and also more general New Zealand wide information on driving and road conditions in New Zealand - www.nzta.govt.nz


Other Tourism related sites:

Statistics New Zealand - www.stats.govt.nz

Tourism New Zealand Corporate Website - www.tourismnewzealand.com

NZ Tourism Industry Association (TIA) - www.tianz.org.nz

Tourism Export Council - www.tourismexportcouncil.org.nz


Other useful sites:

School & Public Holiday dates in New Zealand - www.minedu.govt.nz