The Currency used in New Zealand is the New Zealand dollar. As of July 2015: 1 CAD= 1.18 NZD
Credit cards such as American Express, Bankcard, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa and JCB are accepted in New Zealand.
The official languages of New Zealand are English and Maori.
The population of New Zealand is around 4.24 million as of 2013.
A valid passport is required to enter the country, no visa is necessary. The passport must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of your expected departure from the country. Travellers should check with the New Zealand High Commission and its consulates, for up-to-date information.
• Mild temperatures, moderately high rainfall, and many hours of sunshine
• Weather can change unexpectedly, so be prepared for sudden changes especially when hiking or other outdoor activities
• The North Island: Subtropical weather during summer
• The South Island: Experiences -10°C during winter and average temperature decreases when travelling south. Jan and Feb are the warmest months, and July is the coldest month of the year. In summer, temperature ranges between 20-30ºC and in winter between 10-15ºC
New Zealand can be visited anytime of the year since it has a temperate maritime climate making it an ideal year-round destination.
Explorer northbound. New Zealand.
Trails of New Zealand. New Zealand.