Published by - Oct 4, 2003
New Zealand’s electricity network works at 230 volt AC (50 hertz). Most of NZ hotels & motels also have 110 volt AC sockets to charge electric shavers. An adaptor will however be required to be able to use any of the electrical equipment that tourists may bring into the... Read More

Climate & Seasons

Published by - Jul 10, 2003
Climate in New Zealand’s ranges from temperate in the south, with hot and dry summers and cold winters in subtropical in the north north of the country, where summers are warm humid and winters mild. The high mountains that are covering the centre of New Zealand’s islands... Read More


Published by - Jun 14, 2003
New Zealand Dollar is the official currency of New Zealand and it’s divided into 100 cents. The coins are in value of 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, $1, $2. New Zealand bankotes are in value of $5, $10, $20, $50, $100. All NZ banknotes are made from plastic and... Read More


Published by - May 4, 2003
New Zealand was long inhabited by the Maori people. The Polynesians arrived in Aotearoa by canoe. Aotearoa was also known as “the land of the long white cloud”. The exact date of the first arrival of the Polynesians is still debated but according to the legend there... Read More

Wine Trails

Published by - Apr 12, 2003
Several really excellent wines are produced in New Zealand, a country with more than 400 wineries. The main areas for producing wine are Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Central Otago located in the South Island and Gisborne, Martinborough, Auckland and Hawke’s Bay located... Read More