New Zealand

New Zealand Travel Guide

You'll find 1950's French industrial Jieldé lamps and vintage tapestry pillows.

Established in 1989, Highfield is more than a winery—it's also a restaurant and a one-room B&B. Sit on the terrace and try a glass of the 2004 Sauvignon Blanc—a perfect complement to a hearty seafood-and-saffron chowder.

Bike the 23 miles through New Zealands wine country.

Housed in a restored cinema, Royal Jewellery Studio sells the work of such local artisans as Benjamin Flynn, who uses Maori koru patterns in his hammered silver and gold rings.

A World Heritage Area covered by vast icefields.

Plan a lake cruise on the Earnslaw, a 98-year-old steamer, or a half day of white-water rafting on the Shotover River.

Her 2003 Block 36 Reserve Pinot Noir has received gold medals in two U.S. wine competitions; the intensely aromatic 2005 Vineyard Select Sauvignon Blanc is bound to take home future awards.

The golden, iron ore–laced sands of Awaroa Bay are a two-minute trail walk through the bush. The 32-mile Abel Tasman Coastal Track makes for a great hike along the Tasman Sea.

The avant-garde shop is famous for its origami-inspired dresses; the less daring will find blazers and women's 1940's-style blouses.

The vintner, Clive Jones, occasionally makes small batches of Sauvignon Blanc that are not sold anywhere else.