More information about New Zealand
New Zealand’s awesome landscapes, lush forests, amazing wildlife and pleasant climate make it a haven for many outdoor activities, and a great place to unwind. New Zealand society is diverse, sophisticated, and multicultural, and the honesty, friendliness, and openness of Kiwis will impress you. And the great advantage of New Zealand is that all of its diverse physical, cultural, and artistic landscapes are so close to each other!
New Zealand travel begins with visiting the official site of Tourism New Zealand (external link) - the best place to plan your New Zealand travel.
Discover new places and ways to travel in New Zealand plus find New Zealand maps, accommodation, great deals on New Zealand travel and more.
So start planning your New Zealand travel now.
Driving in New Zealand
The Driving in New Zealand section (external link) of the New Zealand Transport Agency website provides new residents and visitors with information about driver licence requirements, and advice on driving in New Zealand.
The 100% Pure New Zealand website also provides an overview on driving in New Zealand (external link)
Injury while visiting New Zealand
If you are injured while travelling in New Zealand, the Accident Compensation Corporation of New Zealand (ACC) may be able to help with the cost of treatment and support while you are in New Zealand.
The ACC website (external link)(external link) has information for visitors to New Zealand about compensation entitlements.
ACC only covers injuries that happen in New Zealand and treatment you receive there. ACC cannot reimburse you for expenses such as delayed travel or loss of income in your home country. It is important to note that ACC will not cover you for illness - it is not a replacement for travel insurance.