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The North Island is slightly smaller, warmer in weather and more populated than the South Island. Located on the North Island are the capital Wellington and the largest city Auckland.

You can see more volcanic and thermal activity attractions as well as Maori culture in the North Island.

The famous tree of "One Tree Hill" is no longer there.

  • Intro Updated Jun 3, 2007
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  • deecat's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2009 at 1:43 PM

    SL, smiled about the one whole golf course! Museums, geysers, ostrich, black beach, Goat Island...very unique. I've heard about the strict quarantines. Wonderful work.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2009 at 2:33 PM

    Nice New Zealand tips, SL and I see you also got some nice postcards from there - and yes, no half-eaten apples in airport!and wow, there's also a geyser on the North Island...and floating stones! Norman :)

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2008 at 8:39 PM

    Great tips as usual SL!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2008 at 3:15 PM

    Kiwi birds. Kiwi fruit. Kiwi shoe polish. Lots of Kiwi. Very enjoyable page. You got to see quite a bit of North Island.

  • xaver's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2007 at 7:08 AM

    Definitly one of my dream destinations, at least for it distance!

  • Kakapo2's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2007 at 2:36 AM

    Hi there, do not worry... I am just a perfectionist ;-) And apart from that I have the advantage of living here. I think you give a nice overview for first-time visitors who do not want to spend hours and hours on my pages ;-) Sissi

  • BROOKS's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2007 at 5:22 PM

    This is a great page! I would love to go here too. How much is that rare Kiwi stamp worth, S.L.? I collect stamps, it appears you do too...

  • i-s-a's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2007 at 7:27 PM

    So many parks and attractions here...hope to visit one day. like you, i also bring home stones and/or soil from places i've visited. have similar pumice stone that came from mt. pinatubo.

  • victorwkf's Profile Photo
    Dec 1, 2006 at 8:25 AM

    New zealand is a very nice and relaxing country which i enjoyed a lot. I did not go to north island and hope to visit in the future :)

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2006 at 1:57 AM

    Ostriches in Nez Zealand?! It must be someone from South Africa :-)) Great intro!!!


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