Published by - Sep 5, 2007
Hastings is located at the heart of New Zealand’s premiere wine producing region. Hastings lies on the fertile Heretaunga Plains, 20km inland from the shores of Hawke Bay on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Named after the first British governor of India, the city enjoys hot, dry summers. The surrounding region is a land... Read More

Manawatu Region

Published by - Aug 16, 2007
Experience the laid back atmosphere of rural New Zealand. Manawatu lies on the southwestern side of New Zealand’s North Island. It stretches over the plains from the Tasman Sea in the west, to the Tararua and Ruahine ranges in the east. The early European settlers in the region were drawn to its flax, which used to be the main source of... Read More


Published by - Jul 12, 2007
Wanganui is a pretty city, built on the banks of the magnificent Whanganui River. Wanganui is situated at the mouth of the impressive Whanganui River, on the southwestern coast of New Zealand’s North Island. Maori first settled the area over 900 years ago. The first Europeans came to the area in 1840, and the city became a thriving port,... Read More

Palmerston North

Published by - Jun 29, 2007
Palmerston North is the capital of the Manawatu region. Palmerston North lies on the Manawatu Plains, nestled between the Ruahine and Tararua mountain ranges, in the central southern region of New Zealand’s North Island. The city lies a few kilometers to the east of the magnificent Manawatu Gorge, carved by the Manawatu River through the... Read More

Wellington City

Published by - May 26, 2007
Set on a magnificent harbor surrounded by hills, Wellington is New Zealand’s capital and cultural centre. Wellington stands at the southern end of the North Island, around the deep water harbor of Port Nicholson and the shores of the Cook Strait. It is a compact city, encircled by hills, and due to a lack of flat land, many of its houses... Read More

Nelson Lakes & St Arnaud

Published by - Apr 3, 2007
St Arnaud lies at the gateway to the Nelson Lakes National Park, one of New Zealand’s most scenic and picturesque spots and a popular holiday destination. The village of St. Arnaud is situated 700 metres above sea level, encircled by snow-capped mountain ranges and nestled in native beech forest. Just one hour (85kms) from Nelson, one &... Read More