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The north of New Zealand is subtropical and the south temperate. The warmest months are December, January and February and the coldest are July and August. In summer the average maximum temperature ranges between 20-30ºC and in winter between 10-15ºC. New Zealand has mild temperatures, moderately high rainfall and many hours of sunshine throughout most of the country.
Its climate is dominated by two main geographical features — the mountains and the sea.
New Zealanders have a unique and dynamic culture, with European, Maori, Pacific and Asian influences. It’s a culture that celebrates the many different lifestyles we live and the stories we have to tell.
With over a thousand years of human settlement, New Zealand has a colourful and dramatic history, dominated by the relationship between Maori and Europeans.
Absolutely stunning landscapes, lush vegetation and unique wildlife make New Zealand a paradise for nature lovers.
Things to do
The Bone Studio
The Glass Bottom Boat www.glassbottomboatwhitianga.co.nz
Cathedral Cove Sea Kayaking www.seakayaktours.co.nz