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Having spent this year (mostly) at home means our furry friends are more than a little used to running into us in the kitchen. Instead of leaving them with a trusted stand-in pet parent on your next trip though, why not consider booking a place that can cater for both of you? Your four-legged pal …

New Zealand animal getaways

Animals are adorable, and New Zealand just happens to have some of the cutest on Earth. Seriously. Luckily, we know the best spots around the island nation to, well, spot them. Here are eight to take your pick from. 1. Penguins and dolphins at Dunedin The south island city of Dunedin is home to the …

Is a local getaway calling your name? It is!? We knew it. Make sure you put Auckland on the itinerary because there are some brand spanking new hotels waiting for you to visit. Here are five of the hottest right now. 1. Park Hyatt Auckland Hyatt makes its New Zealand debut with its upscale Park …

Want to get away with your beloved? Like, really, really away – away from it all? We’ve got you covered. Pack your matching robes and dust off the “do not disturb” sign, ‘cause we’ve got 10 of NZ’s most romantic (and secluded) escapes. 1. 970 Lonely Bay Lodge Coromandel Go luxe for love with this …

From making snow angels and spraying each other with powder to chilling out in a lodge, there’s nothing like hitting the slopes in New Zealand. Want some intel on where to find the best slopes in the country? We’ve got you covered… in snow! ❄️😉 1. Cardrona, South Island Making snow bunnies happy since 1980, …

A trip to the beach is always a great family day out, especially in NZ, which has so many picturesque beach towns. Here are 10 we think are especially awesome to visit at any time of year. 1. Maraetai The “meeting place by the sea”, Maraetai is the starting point for an epic five-day kayak …

Did you know New Zealand boasts an insane 30,000 square kilometres of wilderness? How awesome is that?! With all that greenery comes some pretty epic national parks. We reckon these 10 should be at the top of your must-visit list. Here’s why… 1. Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson – Tasman It might be New Zealand’s …

Outdoor picture of Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown

Winter is here! And that means it’s the perfect time to explore some of the cosiest places around NZ, a country that’s practically MADE for a cosy getaway! ⛄ From geothermal pools to castles and treehouses, we’ve found some totally perfect spots to snuggle up and escape the winter chill 🏔🔥 Here are 10 of …