New Zealand Flights GuideNew Zealand is made up of two islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean east of Australia. Fiordland National Park on the South Island has an extraordinary landscape as well as Bay of Islands and Lake Taupo to name a few of the spots to see some of New Zealand's stunning scenery. As an emerging wine producer, New Zealand is also a great spot to discover new favourites. Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and most populated Polynesian city while Queenstown holds some filming locations from the famous Lord of The Rings franchise. When flying into the country, visitors will land in Auckland (AKL), Wellington (WLG), Christchurch (CHC), Queenstown (ZQN) and Dunedin (DUD) in airports.
New Zealand's temperate maritime climate brings a lot of sunshine. You can expect a subtropical climate in the country's north while the south of the country can drop to below freezing. The warmest time to visit is during the summer months from December through January when temperatures average between 20 to 30 degrees celsius. In the winter from December through February, you can expect average temperatures to be between 10 and -15 degrees.