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Encyclopedia > Tourism in New Zealand

New Zealand receives two million tourists per year. New Zealand is marketed as a "clean, green" adventure playground.


Most tourist arrivals are through international airports at Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... Alternative meanings at Wellington (disambiguation) A view of Wellington from the top of Mount Victoria. ... For other uses, see Christchurch (disambiguation). ... Panorama of the view from the Remarkables back toward Frankton airport (Queenstown airport) with Queenstown beyond. ...


Popular destinations include:

Rotorua is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... The Waitomo Caves are located in the southern Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand, 20 kilometres northwest of Te Kuiti. ... A true-colour image showing Auckland city (left), the Hauraki Gulf (centre) and the Coromandel Peninsula (right). ... Fiordland is situated on the south-western corner of the South Island of New Zealand. ... Milford Sound: Mitre Peak, the mountain at left, rises 1692 meters above the Sound. ... Panorama of the view from the Remarkables back toward Frankton airport (Queenstown airport) with Queenstown beyond. ... Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... Russell, Bay of Islands The Bay of Islands is an area in the Northland region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Dunedin is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, located in coastal Otago. ... Hawkes Bay is a region of New Zealand. ...

External links

  • New Zealand Government Ministry for Tourism
  • Tourism New Zealand
  • New Zealand Government tourism marketing agency
  • Pleppin New Zealand Tourism Guides - Discover New Zealand... Feel the World!

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