New Zealand

New Zealand is one of my favourite countries in the whole world. I lived down under for 19 months in 2019-20 during which time I had the wonderful opportunity to travel all around the country, hiking and exploring as much as possible. New Zealand is the ultimate outdoor destination, with so much incredible beauty and adventure packed into the two islands that make up the nation.

Here are all my blog posts about New Zealand - from hiking recommendations, city guides, road trip routes and plenty of other stories to fuel your imagination and your trip planning. Enjoy your browsing - I've loved putting all these words and photos together.

Below, you'll find all the blog posts arranged by region, including a section just for national parks and a section for all the posts that relate to the whole country rather than just one region.

View all the posts for New Zealand here.

jana meerman hooker valley track mount cook

CANTERBURY

South Island

jana meerman cooks cove walkway (4)

GISBORNE

North Island

jana meerman waiptaiki beach

HAWKE'S BAY

North Island

jana meerman tongariro alpine crossing (13)

MANAWATU-WANGANUI

North Island

jana meerman queen charlotte track

NELSON-MARLBOROUGH

South Island

jana meerman tutukaka lighthouse walkway (2)

NORTHLAND

North Island

jana meerman lake wanaka that wanaka tree

OTAGO

South Island

jana meerman milford sound 1

SOUTHLAND

South Island

jana meerman dawson falls (3)

TARANAKI

North Island

jana meerman otama beach swing coromandel (10)

WAIKATO

North Island

jana meerman putangirua pinnacles (3)

WELLINGTON

North Island

jana meerman robert's point franz josef (99)

WEST COAST

South Island

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