Hunting Regions

Do you enjoy the thrill of the chase – the excitement of stalking big game animals? New Zealand is renowned as a hunter’s paradise where some of the best prize trophies in the world can be taken. The New Zealand Information Network has compiled this summary of...

Food & Cuisine

New Zealand is a great place for lovers of fine food and wine. The country’s Pacific Rim cuisine is based on its abundance of wonderful fresh produce. Tender lamb, beef, pork, venison, succulent green-lipped mussels, Bluff oysters, crayfish (lobster), paua (abalone),...

North Island

New Zealand’s North Island is blessed with a mild maritime climate ranging from subtropical in the Far North to temperate in the rest of the island. The land was moulded aeons ago by the fierce fires of countless volcanoes – the last eruption was as recent as...

Southland

Notable Waters: Mataura and Oreti Rivers This region encompassing Fiordland and Southland has a deserved worldwide reputation as one of New Zealand’s premier brown trout fisheries. Southland contains numerous rivers, streams and lakes that contain brown and rainbow...

Otago

Notable Waters: Clutha and Hunter Rivers This region extends from the Shag River down to The Catlins and inland to the Mt Aspiring National Park. It offers some of the best trout and salmon angling experiences to be found in New Zealand. The lower reaches of all...