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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Twelve of NZ’s Most Beautiful Places

Twelve of NZ’s Most Beautiful Places

American broadcaster CNN offers up an “insider’s guide to Aotearoa’s must-see destinations, including some off-the-beaten-track gems”. Starting at the top of the North Island, CNN’s Lucy Corry recommends Cape Reinga where: “You’ll…