North Island

Compact and Creative Capital City Every backpacker passes through Wellington City at some point to catch a ferry to the South Island or get a flight, but New Zealand’s capital city is well worth
Mountains, Pinnacles, Seals and Lighthouses! Swap windy Wellington for a few days of hiking, seal-spotting, wine-drinking and Lord of the Rings location-hunting. During a working holiday or backpackin
A Quick City Escape! Tucked alongside two harbours, parks and scenic reserves, Porirua is a popular city escape for those staying in Wellington. With the small Wellington district just a 20-minute dri
Waikanae Activities You Can’t Miss On Wellington’s coastal district of the Kapiti Coast, Waikanae is deemed the “garden and bird capital” of the Kapiti Coast. This small town b
Paekakariki Activities You Can’t Miss Welcome to Paekakariki, the southernmost village on the Kapiti Coast and only a 35-minute drive from Wellington City! The quaint settlement is an excellent
Miramar Activities You Can’t Miss Whether you’re based in Miramar for work or want to check out Wellington’s cool little suburbs, there are plenty of great things to do in Miramar to
Stay in the Hutt! Conveniently located in the north Wellington Region, The Hutt Valley encompasses two cities, Upper Hutt and Lower Hutt, and what feels like endless amounts of regional and forest par