The river meandered through a beautiful landscape of granite cliffs and lush green forests. On a sunny summer day, the water shined a bright, milky turquoise color that seemed so surreal.
Questing for NZ sea life
New Zealand sea lions are one of the rarest seal species in the world, and the yellow-eyed penguins are listed as critically endangered animals with only thousands of them left on the planet.
Rotorua the steamy city
Lying within a geologically active volcanic zone of New Zealand's North Island, Rotorua could be easily recognized through its smell of rotten eggs and clouds of steam all over the city.
A visit to the Kiwi farm
Ambury regional park is a huge working farm in the southern end of Auckland. It's out of the way but not too remote, rural and restful, and packed with activities to entertain a large group.