With such a striking, dramatic landscape, it’s no wonder Kiwis love the great outdoors. It almost seems like there are endless mountains to climb, rivers to raft, and places to explore. From its gorgeous backdrops to it’s friendly people, New Zealand is truly one of a kind.
Hike one of the top day treks in the world, whitewater raft the Kaituna River and down the 22-foot Tutea Falls, and even try out ZORBING. Teens on our New Zealand summer adventure programs will get to stay at a genuine farmstead and work with the endangered blue duck (and see lots of sheep too!). Learn about the Maori culture and even try out the traditional Haka war dance. It won’t be long before you’re the All Blacks rugby team’s biggest fan, chanting along with the crowd.
New Zealand is home to 4.7 million people.
New Zealand has 3 official languages: English, Maori, and New Zealand Sign Language.
The traditional native word for New Zealand is “Aotearoa”, meaning “land of the long white cloud.”
New Zealand became the first country to give women the right to vote in 1893!