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Sustainable Southland

Embark on a journey to Murihiku Southland, one of the most breathtaking destinations in the world. Located on the edge of Te Waipounamu, this region is a haven for nature and sustainability enthusiasts. From rugged coastlines to lush rainforests and towering mountain peaks, Southland's diverse range…

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Relax & Refresh in Southland

Southland is filled with adventure around every corner, from jet boating and kayaking to Great Walks and scenic flights. However, sometimes finding moments of tranquillity is essential to restore our energy and well-being in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Nestled in the scenic landscapes of…

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Autumn in Southland

Discover autumn in Murihiku Southland, one of the best times to visit. March to May Temperatures between 10°C and 20°C The crisp air whispers change, the days grow shorter, and a kaleidoscope of colours paints the landscape - autumn has arrived in Southland, and it's nothing short of breathtaking…

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Vegan & Vegetarian Cuisine in Invercargill

Southland, a region known for its stunning landscapes and rich agricultural heritage, is not just a paradise for meat lovers. In Invercargill, there are also plenty of options for tasty vegetarian and vegan dishes and dining experiences. Let us take you on a journey through some of the best…

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Southland in Spring

Spring is finally here, and Southland is bursting with life! It's the season of new beginnings, where nature awakens and the air is filled with the sweet scent of blossoms. If you want to see fields of tulips blooming, lots of little lambs frolicking around, and an abundance of native bird song…

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Statues in Southland

As you're on a scenic road trip through Southland, there's a big chance you will be greeted by oversized statues. The big things of New Zealand, as they're called, are large novelty statues located in small towns, often reflecting the town and its identity, and Southland has quite a few scattered…

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Crayfish/New Zealand Rock Lobster

New Zealand Rock Lobster, or crayfish as the locals call it, is a culinary treat like no other. Caught in the pristine waters of Te Rua-o-te-Moko Fiordland, the Crayfish is a rare and sought-after delicacy. It is famous for its dramatic appearance and is celebrated for its sweet, buttery flesh that…

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Stewart Island Salmon

Indulge in a culinary masterpiece that will leave your palate dancing with delight: Stewart Island Salmon. Renowned for its exquisite taste, this kaimoana gem is a testament to the pristine waters it comes from, and it's no wonder why it's the catch of the day. With plenty of space to roam and a…

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Hokonui Moonshine

Murihiku Southland's illicit whisky production has transformed from a shady past into a cause for celebration at the Hokonui Moonshine Museum in Māruawai Gore. Discover the captivating legend of the McRae family, southland's infamous whisky producers turned folk heroes. Sip on this liquid gold…

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Tītī / Muttonbird

Tītī is a delicacy, with its unique flavour often showcased in traditional Māori dishes. The tītī muttonbird, or sooty shearwater, is a captivating seabird known for its striking dark brown plumage adorned with silvery-white wing markings. But here's the fascinating part: muttonbirding. This…

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