Food and wine holidays
Food and wine holidays
We’re of the opinion taste is one of the most important senses to utilise when travelling. Whether it’s uncovering a city’s best hole-in-the-wall eateries, working through “world’s best restaurants” lists or spending a day vineyard hopping, there’s something for every appetite.

You're not a true Kiwi until you've... spent the weekend on Waiheke


Cheese festival to tickle taste buds

It's a first for a region with a rich history in cheesemaking, but the South Island's inaugural cheese festival is set to tempt tastebuds on Waitangi Day.


Three of the best restaurants in Marlborough to check out

Feeling a bit peckish at the top of the South? Here are three restaurants to satisfy your cravings.

Food & Wine

Gazpacho and Greek salad

Cool down with two fresh Mediterranean summer classics.


America's Cup: Where to quench your thirst while catching the action


Three of the best rooftop bars to watch the America's Cup

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You should visit this national park with a quintessential NZ vibe


Tiritiri Matangi: The laid-back island for the birds

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Whet your appetite in the Wairarapa

Over the hills and (not so) far away from Wellington, the lush Wairarapa wine region bottles-up perfect pinot noir, with foodie culture to match.

Food & wine holidays

We ditched our jobs for the food truck life

They have to put in the hard yards while everyone else is on holiday - but the hours are flexi, and you can't beat the office views.


Dynamic and daring: A taste of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula

The dining scene and local markets selling the best of the region combine amid the exciting urban renewal of New Zealand’s second-biggest city.


If you build it, they will come: NZ's best new hotels

It's been a tough year to open up a hotel, but there have been some quality new offerings around Aotearoa.


The Taupō café that feeds the body and soul

Tucked into a neat garden back near Acacia Bay are both colourful and original artwork, and a licensed café.

Central Otago/Lakes

A guide to Tititea/Mount Aspiring National Park

Bookend outdoor adventures amid remote and rugged South Island landscapes with the cosmopolitan energy and excitement of Queenstown and Wānaka.

Bay of Plenty

Fun times at the Ōhope Beach Top 10 Holiday Park

“Summer is organised chaos and it’s a really great vibe." The award-winning park is one of the biggest in the country.

NZ Travel

Summer in New Zealand's cities - Where to eat, play and stay

If you’re staying in your own city or visiting another one, here is inspiration of what to do.