A city of culture, clubbing and a ridiculous amount of wind. If you're going to set up home anywhere in New Zealand then Wellington would be my first recommendation, even if it means never having a good hair day again... Take a look at my suggestion of places to visit in the country's capital city.
Our short weekend away in Golden Bay was overthrown by a mass stranding of Pilot whales; but we still managed to fit in a whole heap of fun things either side of being Superheroes!
We had ourselves a little holiday in Christchurch to celebrate a friends 30th birthday, and stopped off at Hanmer Springs along the way for a little bit of relaxation: smelly AND soothing.
Located at the north of the South Island, Motueka is just a step away from the stunning Abel Tasman National Park and it's gorgeous beaches, making it the perfect place to set up camp for a few months.