Hump Ridge Track - Southland, New Zealand
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Iconically Invercargill: Fat Bastard Pies

A visit to Murihiku Southland isn't complete without a pie from Fat Bastard Pies. Even if Invercargill is not on your itinerary, this iconic pie is worth making a special trip! Since the beginning, business owners Simon Owen and James Owen have had one bold mission: restoring some dignity to New…

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Winter in Southland

Winter in Southland should be your choice of season to visit. June to August Temperatures between 10°C and 0°C As the seasons shift, days get shorter, and a crisp chill fills the air. Murihiku Southland transforms. Unlike other parts of the country that experience mild winters, Southland…

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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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Street Art in Winton

The talented artists of South Sea Spray have brightened up this little seaside town in the deep South with some of the most beautiful murals. Next time you're in Winton, have a look around, take in the beauty of the murals and think about what they could portray…

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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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Spring in Southland

Spring offers green valleys, snowy mountains and longer, warmer days. September to November Temperatures between 10°C and 20°C Spring has sprung in Southland, and the entire region bursts with life! Gone are the crisp days of winter, replaced by a gentle warmth that coaxes nature out of its slumber…

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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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Eat Your Way Around The World in Invercargill

With all its different landscapes and sceneries, driving through Southland can make you feel like you're in another country with every corner you turn. But did you know you can also get a taste of multicultural flavours in Invercargill? With so many cafes and restaurants, this town offers…

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Te Araroa Trail

Te Araroa is a continuous 3,000km walking track from Cape Reinga in the north of New Zealand to Bluff in the south. It's known to be one of the world's diverse long walks. The track starts and finishes on the edges of New Zealand's seas and will take you past beaches, volcanoes, mountains, rivers…

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