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We have curated some fun inspiration for your journey to the breathtaking islands of New Zealand!

With two unique islands, 14 national parks, and dozens of diverse cities, there are plenty of New Zealand attractions and activities to choose from.

Explore golden coastlines fringed with native pohutukawa trees, follow walking trails to waterfalls hidden in beech forests, or cycle through gently rolling vineyards.


Use our coloring pages of the New Zealand flag and the sheep to cut out and glue to string to create New Zealand bunting!

New Zealand food!

Surrounded by water, seafood, seafood, seafood is definitely on the menu! As is lamb, fish & chips, BBQ’d meats and meat pies!

Call it a ‘barbie’, barbeque, barbecue, or BBQ – the act of cooking outside is an essential part of Kiwi culture. Lamb, beef, sausages, and poultry are usually barbecued at home in the backyard during the summer months. Potato salad, garlic bread, and fresh vegetable salads are also prepared.

New Zealand has several world-class cheese companies, with a striving dairy industry to thank. But, it’s not just cow’s milk used to make artisan cheese. Sheep and goat milk cheeses are also common. Give any of these a try!

Fun Crafts To Do

Residents can try their sculpting skills at making these stunning pretend bone carving necklaces traditionally worn by Maoris in New Zealand and very popular today around the world. There are three designs to make with explanations.

Or you can have a go at this craft stick bookmark inspired by intricate traditional Maori designs.

Passport and Stamp

Keep up with all the fun destinations by printing this passport booklet. Each destination will have a stamp the resident can color to cut and glue to the passport.

Virtual Tours & YouTube Links

We have curated a YouTube playlist for you to stream on your trip!

Movies Set in New Zealand that will Make You Want to Be There

  • The Hobbit : An Unexpected Journey | 2012 | PG-13 | Action, Fantasy, Adventure
  • Lord of the Rings: The Trilogy | 2001 | PG-13 | Adventure, Fantasy, Action
  • The Piano | 1993 | R | 2h 1m | Drama, Romance, Music
  • Whale Rider | 2002 | PG-13 | Drama, Family
  • Once Were Warriors | 1994 | R | Crime, Drama
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople | 2016 | PG-13 | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
  • Boy | 2010 | NR | Comedy, Drama
  • The World’s Fastest Indian | 2005 | PG-13 | Biography, Drama, Sport
  • Heavenly Creatures | 1994 | R | Crime, Drama, Biography
  • Goodbye Pork Pie | 1980 | R | Action, Adventure, Comedy
  • Sione’s Wedding (Samoan Wedding) | 2006 | NR | Comedy, Romance
  • What We Do In the Shadows – Series | 2016 | TV-MA | Mockumentary, Comedy, Horror

Here are our Printable Activities and Offerings to help round out your “trip”!