Berlitz Publishing. 128 pages. Size 4"x5?". Includes Kiwi language and cultural tips; updated hotel and restaurant information catering to every budget; color-coded quick-reference sections with lists of most frequently used phrases and expressions; full color photos and graphics; maps and town plans; updated information covering amenities, transport, and emergencies; practical advice for leisure and business travel; and comprehensive recommendations for shopping, sports, festivals, and nightlife.
1st Edition. Bradt Publications. 192 pages. New Zealand's geographical isolation has allowed an abundance of unique and unusual flora and fauna to flourish. Famous for its flightless birds such as the emblematic kiwi and the endangered takahe, it is also home to lizard-like tuataras, giant kauri trees and a rich coastal marine life. Full-colour throughout, New Zealand Wildlife provides a comprehensive overview of the natural history of the major islands of the archipelago.Thorough background information on geology, geography and palaeontology is coupled with extensive wildlife and habitat listings. ? Native and introduced species, from birds and mammals to plants and habitats ? Where to go: national parks, private reserves and recommended tramping tracks ? Illustrated with full-colour photography, making an attractive souvenir guide
Frommer Publications. 544 pages. Written by a New Zealand resident, and full of personal insights and opinions, this guide takes you to one of the world's most exciting ecotourism destinations! It's much more complete and in-depth than its major competition. Whether you're dreaming of hiking along the Marlborough Sound, trout fishing in Lake Rotorua, driving the Milford Road, or feasting on sumptuous green-lipped mussels or succulent lamb, this detailed guide will help you plan the trip of a lifetime. You'll also find the latest on nightlife in Auckland and Wellington and the best places to lay your head after an adventure-filled day.
Lonely Planet Publications. The sun shows up here first for a reason. Come for bracing light or caverns underground, glacial valleys or black volcanic sand. Tour every landscape on earth, all rolled into one country. Dig for pipis on the beach, or sample oysters on a platter. Savour solitude with a view, or city culture. Things are never just black and white in New Zealand. Pick & Mix: buy and download individual chapters from this book STICK OUT YOUR TONGUE - taste the freshest seafood, world-class wines, or the best lamb roast there is. SLAP YOUR THIGHS - a good time's easy to find, from happening Auckland to waterfront Wellington. GET AROUND the country with the help of over 128 detailed maps. STAND UP PROUD and experience Maori culture firsthand: take part in a powhiri, or fill your puku at a hangi. RUN AT IT SHOUTING -bungy jump, sea kayak, surf, trek and hit the white water with the best of them.
Moon Publications. 540 pages. Australia native, Andrew Hempstead, knows the best way to experience nearby New Zealand from kayaking through the Bay of Island and skiing in the Southern Alps to sampling a glass of vino at a local wine tasting. Andrew includes unique trip ideas such as Maori Culture and History and Tramping Through New Zealand. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon New Zealand has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many area, regional, and city-centered maps. Complete with details on enjoying the land with children, fine-dining in Auckland, and rafting near Queenstown, Moon New Zealand gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. With expert writers, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon Handbooks are the cure for the common trip.