On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Peter Jackson and the Weta Workshop created an exhibit depicting the troops, doctors and nurses from New Zealand involved with the story of the siege.
New Zealand’s capital is a very cosmopolitan city with a beautiful harbor, dramatic hills and vibrant food scene. Great place to spend New Years.
A highlight of a visit to Auckland is the Museum that presents Maori culture, the houses, (marae) and art.
One of the great ways to get from Auckland to Wellington is to take the Northern Explorer train. The journey travels across the open country through the mountains of National Park, past Mount Ngauruhoe and along the Tasman Sea.