Useful Info

From kiwi slang to finding things to do and FAQs, here's our pick of useful info to know about New Zealand and Absolute Aotearoa.

Information about New Zealand

Useful info for planning your trip, getting to know the country before you land, and even a guide on the local slang. Here’s everything you need to know before you arrive!

Things to do in New Zealand

Get inspiration for your trip by checking out our guide to things to do and see while you’re here.

Things to do in NZ

Learn more about New Zealand

Read about the culture, landscape, climate, and fun facts to impress your travel buddies with.

All About NZ

Kiwi slang & lingo

You’ll be sounding like a local in no time with our handy guide to kiwi-isms!

Kiwi slang

Kiwi Sign, New Zealand

Information about Absolute Aotearoa

Have a question you’d like answered about booking a tour with us, or visiting New Zealand?

Read our FAQs


We also have a full terms & conditions page to help with the nitty gritty questions around private tours, bookings, rescheduling & cancellations, among other things.

Terms and Conditions


You can also go straight to the source by getting in touch with us via online form, email, or phone.

Contact us

group travel

Free quote & itinerary

Need more information?

Just ask us - we are more than happy to help you plan your New Zealand group travel.


What people say about us


February 15, 2023

Absolute Aotearoa Are Sweet As! I recently got back from a 3-week trip and I couldn't have asked for a better experience! Cam and Amanda went above and beyond to make sure our group got the most out of our time in New Zealand. Although A…


February 7, 2023

Best Time of Our Lives! Our driver Cam was amazing. He was organized, always on time, great manners, very informative of all the places we saw, the things we did, the people of New Zealand, and all the questions we threw at him. We could…


Brockport Study Abroad 2020 Cam is the best tour guide!! He brought our study abroad group all the way from the South Island to the North Island in 3 weeks! Cam was so knowledgeable on everything and I'm so glad that we were able to have…


City by City 20 Day Tour Through New Zealand We traveled through New Zealand from the South to the North Island - all in 3 weeks! I was with a study abroad program, but I think this type of experience with tour guides like Cam would be e…


Brockport College Study Abroad Travel Group Absolute Aotearoa is absolutely the way to go. Our study abroad group of 15 traveled for 20 days with this company. Cam was not only one of the best people on the trip, he and Amanda went above…


Unforgettable Memories Our family had a 6 day private trip in the North Island organized by Amanda and fulfilled by Cameron. We were taken right from the Auckland airport and our trip ended in Wellington. Cameron was very informative, po…


Absolute Aotearoa - Absolute Best Way to Tour New Zealand! I recently went on a faculty-led study abroad with my university where we studied New Zealand's culture, and we toured all over the North and South islands with Absolute Aotearoa…