Why you should come to New Zealand

With all the craziness going on in some parts of the world right now, we feel pretty lucky to call New Zealand home. We aren’t completely insulated from the events of 2016, but there’s a good feeling about being across the other side of the world from where these events have been happening.

Why you should visit New Zealand

If you’re feeling a bit depressed about recent events, perhaps you should come and join us Down Under, in what we think is the world’s most beautiful country. Why? Well, here are some reasons:

New Zealand is regularly voted as one of the best places to live in the world

Yes, it’s an expensive country to call home, but our lifestyles are hard to beat. Even though we live in the middle of the country’s biggest city, we can sit on a beach with no other people and hike in gorgeous forests no more than 45 minutes drive from our house. We have some of the most beautiful beaches and mountains in the world. With landscapes like this, why wouldn’t you want to come here?

Why you should visit New Zealand

We have delicious wine, beer and food

Our restaurant and cafe scene is fantastic, and locally produced wine, beer and food are second to none. Drown your sorrows in a glass of Central Otago Pinot Noir or a Wellington craft beer. If you’re more of a sit-on-the-couch-with-a-tub-of-ice-cream type of person, our ice-cream is top notch too.

Why you should visit New Zealand

It’s easy to disconnect and appreciate nature

With the overload of sensationalist information and commentary in the media, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Fortunately, many parts of New Zealand – particularly in the bush and mountains – have no cellphone signal. It’s a good opportunity to get away from it all and appreciate the natural world.

Why you should visit New Zealand

Kiwis are a friendly bunch

New Zealanders are downright friendly, we will embrace different cultures and make anyone feel at home in our country. Come and experience our kiwi hospitality and you might never leave!

Why you should visit New Zealand

The sun rises here first

We are the first in the world to see the new day, and as Obama said, no matter what happens, the sun will rise in the morning. We think there is no better place to live and to experience that sun rising, so come and join us!

Why you should visit New Zealand

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10 comments

  1. I must say that I agree with you that New Zealand is the best country to live in! Back when I was in New Zealand, I wasn’t of the legal drinking age, so I can’t say much about the wine. Scenery and nature wise, it is beautiful! I remember visiting this place – a forest, I reckon? – in Auckland (near Henderson/Titirangi), where there was a waterfall that people can swim in to absorb its natural benefits. Mission Bay’s also a beautiful beach to visit too.

    I still ‘see’ the place in my mind from time to time.

    • Petra
      Author

      Thanks Ciana! How long is it since you left NZ? I think I know the waterfall – is it near Piha? I love Mission Bay, the whole waterfront area is so lovely to walk or cycle around. You should come back! 🙂

      • I’m so sorry, Petra, but I can’t remember its exact location. The waterfall is hidden in the dense bush, which is managed by the Auckland City Council.

        If I remember right, it’s been exactly 12 years now since I left NZ. That’s a definite thing! I’m planning to return to New Zealand for a getaway after graduation.

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