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Kapiti Coast

The long sandy beaches of the Kapiti Coast are a 40km drive from Wellington - but they're a world apart from the capital; spot rare native birds on Kapiti Island, play golf or explore the parks and nature reserves. - More

Take two days in Wellington

What better place for a midwinter holiday than our nation's capital? - More

Explore NZ by bike

22 great trails currently make up Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail, a national project to build a network of world class rides. Here's our list of excellent tracks and mountain biking destinations in Godzone. - More

Great New Zealand train rides

Take in the sights by rail! Trains are a green alternative to travelling by car, and give a glimpse into the country's history, and backcountry scenery. - More

Wellington City

As well as being our political centre, Wellywood is NZ's art and film capital, and touts itself as NZ's Craft Beer Capital. - More