Getting to New Zealand

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Major airlines offer direct flights to New Zealand from Australia, USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Chile.

These airlines fly to New Zealand from around the world. We recommend you contact the airlines directly for detailed information about flights.

Air New Zealand Fiji Airways
Aerolineas Argentinas JAL
Air China Jetstar
Aircalin KLM
Air Canada Korean Air
Air Tahiti Nui LAN
Asiana Lufthansa
Air Vanuatu Malaysia Airlines
American Airlines Qantas
British Airways Singapore Airlines
Cathay Pacific South African Airways
China Eastern Thai Airways
China Southern United
Emirates Virgin Australia

Visas & Passports

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You do not need a visa or permit to visit New Zealand if you are:

  • A New Zealand/Australia citizen or Resident Permit holder
  • An Australian citizen travelling on an Australian passport
  • British citizen and or British passport holder who can produce evidence of the right to reside permanently in the UK (you can stay up to six months)
  • A citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand (you can stay up to three months).

Weather during the conference

NZ summer

During summer, New Zealand celebrates. The majority of kiwis take their annual break over the Christmas period and flock to scenic beaches or lakes. Discover our top picks for the ultimate summer vacation in New Zealand.

Temperatures range from 21 to 25 degrees celsius.

Useful Links

Te Papa

100 NZ

DNZ

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Currency & Exchange Rates

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New Zealand’s unit of currency is the dollar (NZ$). All major credit cards can be used in New Zealand, with Visa and MasterCard accepted most widely.

Touring Ideas & Things to Do

Wellington Things To Do

Wellington Food & Drink

Wellington Sights & Activities

Wellington Things To Do

Get busy having fun in the capital. Discover where to go, what to do, what’s on, where to eat and all the best places to shop in Wellington. With so many possibilities, the best place to start is right here.

Wellington Food

We’ve got an endless appetite for new cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as legendary favourites. Plus, with world-renowned coffee, vineyards just up the road, and the hip hops of our craft beer scene, there’s always something delicious on hand to wash it down. All the ingredients for a true culinary capital.

Wellington Sights

Wellington’s a city where having fun is easy. You can meet meerkats, kiwis and cave trolls on the same day. Paddle on the harbour in the morning, mountain bike in the afternoon. Galleries for breakfast, museums for lunch and theatre for dinner. Or mix and match to suit.

New Zealand North Island

Bay of Plenty

The Bay of Plenty region is home to spectacular beaches, juicy kiwifruit and New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.

Lake Taupo

The beautiful Lake Taupo is about the size of Singapore – more of an inland sea really.

Hawkes Bay

There are two words that best describe Hawke’s Bay and they are Wine Country – but there is much more than wine to this sunny region.

New Zealand South Island

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The picturesque coastal town of Kaikoura is the perfect place for marine life encounters, coastal walks, and tucking into a plate of crayfish.

Fiordland

Fiordland is one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of New Zealand. Absorb the breathtaking treasures of this region by water, air or hiking.

Queenstown

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s top visitor destinations and if you come to the region you’ll understand why.

New Zealand Tours

New Zealand Self Drive

New Zealand Rail Travel

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New Zealand has a large network of tour operators and guided tours are a great no-hassle way to travel. Tours can also be customised for your own group.

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Whether you’re visiting New Zealand for a few days or a few months, you’ll find ideas here to help you plan your itinerary.

Rail

New Zealand rail travel is an exercise in relaxation. The main reason to choose a train journey? Spectacular scenery you simply can’t see from the road.