Capital:  Wellington

Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Country Code: +64

Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check  www.immigration.govt.nz for the current requirements for each individual country

How will I charge my devices? New Zealand’s electrical current is 230v, 50 Hz

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Auckland (AKL) and flying from…
New York: 19.5 hours
Los Angeles: 12.5 hours
Toronto: 18.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 17.5 hours
London: 24.5  hours

 

Geography:  New Zealand is located in Oceania, in the South Pacific ocean and is comprised of two main islands, the North and the South and a variety of smaller coastal islands, with a dramatically ranging landscape from north to south.

Time Zones: GMT +12

How's the weather? New Zealand experiences a climate that rarely goes to extremes. While winters can be chilly, especially in mountainous areas, with a more subtropical mild climate in the north.  Easily visited year-round without significant weather challenges on average.