Cycling the South

National Geographic Traveller editor, David Swanson, takes in the spectacular alpine scenery – and some icy cold Speights – on a two-week bike tour of the South Island. “[The] rain stopped, and the world went almost silent. It was at that moment that I began to appreciate where I was. A glacier-fed, iris-blue river paralleled the road, merino sheep meandered in a valley, and the mist started to rise above the flanks of the peaks, revealing a light dusting of snow. This was the New Zealand I had come for.”


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Wellington Has Treats Around Every Corner

Wellington Has Treats Around Every Corner

“In an otherwise resolutely outdoorsy nation, New Zealand’s capital focuses on art, craft and culture,” Larissa Dubecki writes for Gourmet Traveller. Dubecki explores the best of Wellington’s art, food and shopping scenes. “Wellington’s…