New Zealand´s Background
New Zealand´s Geography
January 2- Day after New Year´s day
February 6- Waitangi Day
The Friday before Eastern Sunday- Good Friday
The day after Eastern Sunday- Eastern Monday
April 25- Anzac Day
First Monday in June- Queen´s Birthday
Fourth Monday in October- Labour day
December 25- Christmas Day
December 26- Boxing Day
Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island.
Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, sits near the North Island’s southernmost point on the Cook Strait. A compact city, it encompasses a waterfront promenade, sandy beaches, a working harbour and colourful timber houses on surrounding hills.
Christchurch is a garden city on the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island, set on the Canterbury Plains. Flat-bottomed punts glide on the Avon River, which runs through the city centre.
Things to do
Big-game fishing, Russell and Maori sites.
Panoramic city views and bungee jumping.
Footbridge over a powerful waterfall.