Amongst the World’s Best

Three New Zealand hotels are included in the 2013 Travel + Leisure compendium of the top-rated 500 hotels around the globe with The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs taking the No 16 spot in the top-50. The George in Christchurch and Huka Lodge also feature. Although American-owned, the publication says, “Kauri Cliffs is, lodge-wise, 100 per cent Kiwi”. The George is described as a “boutique hotel with minimalist lithographs by local artist Ralph Hotere, and 53 light-filled rooms, overlooking Hagley Park.”


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…