Last but not least, one of the big reasons why you'll love New Zealand is the excellent food. (In fact, for some passionate foodies this is the main reason for their visit!)
If you love seafood, you're in for a treat. Surrounded by ocean bounty, New Zealand's chefs have some of the world's best fish, oysters, crayfish and mussels to work with.
Try the juicy, succulent oysters from the Hokianga, the Snapper from the Bay of Islands and the Greenshell Mussels from Marlborough. Freshwater fish are plentiful too, including trout, salmon and more.
But seafood isn't all the New Zealand culinary scene has to offer. You can also enjoy high quality New Zealand lamb, venison and beef. The fruits that are grown in the Nelson and Central Otago region are superb - such as apricots, cherries and nectarines. Oh, and don't forget to finish off the meal with a scoop of hokey pokey ice cream - a unique New Zealand treat.
Why not add New Zealand to your travel bucket list?
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This blog was originally published on The Gypsynesters.