The Rough Guide to New Zealand

The Rough Guide to New Zealand

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From the wild surf beaches of Northland's west coast to the fissured coastline of Fiordland, New Zealand is a canvas for boundless diversions. From moody strolls along windswept beaches and multi-day tramps over alpine passes to the adrenalin-charged adventure activities of bungy jumping and whitewater rafting, some visitors take on New Zealand as a kind of large-scale assault course, aiming to tackle as many adventures as possible in the time availiable. "The Rough Guide to New Zealand" provides a comprehensive guide to this capital of outdoor pursuits. This edition contains sections on rugby and the New Zealand film industry, including full coverage of "The Lord of the Rings" locations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1056 pages
  • 129.8 x 198.1 x 32.8mm | 771.12g
  • Rough Guides Ltd
  • ROUGH GUIDES
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 116 maps, 14pp b&w photographs, glossary, index
  • 1858288967
  • 9781858288963

Author information

Paul Whitfield emigrated to New Zealand aged thirteen and now lives in Auckland. He is also the author of Rough Guides to Alaska and Yosemite.show more

Table of contents

Colour section. Basics. Guide: Auckland and around; Northland; Western North Island; Central North Island; the Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Eastland; Poverty Bay, Hawke's Bay and the Wairarapa; Wellington and around; Marlborough, Nelson and Kaikoura; Christchurch and south to Otago; Central South Island; Dunedin to Stewart Island; the West Coast; Queenstown, Wanaka and the Gold Country; Fiordland. Contexts: history; Maoritanga; wildlife and the natural environment; green issues; books; film. Language: Maori.show more

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