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New Zealander's also called "Kiwis" are extremely polite and very helpful. If you ask for assistance in a rural area in New Zealand you are more likely to be invited to join them in their home than to be turned away.
Campervans New Zealand put together some information to help you relax and enjoy your New Zealand holiday!

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After landing in New Zealand make your way to the immigration counter with your valid passport, visa (if applicable), your completed passenger arrival card and customer declaration. new zealand camping, camping new zealand camp New Zealand visa

Immigration

New Zealand has strict immigration rules and laws to protect its agricultural industries. Items such as food, camping equipment, etc. must be declared as no or incorrect declaration may result in an instant fine e.g. NZ$ 200.-- fine for an undeclared apple.
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Campgrounds

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New Zealander's are a camping nation and New Zealand itself is a paradise for camping.
New Zealand has hundreds of campgrounds catering for different budgets and providing a great experience by getting you in touch with the real New Zealand.
Campgrounds are very well sign posted and due to numbers you should not have a problem to find a New Zealand campground.
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New Zealand DOC campgrounds are an excellent alternative to commercial campgrounds. The Department of Conservation (DOC) manages over 250 vehicle accessible camping areas. These are generally "back to nature" style campsites in the most beautiful scenic settings. DOC also has a network of over 950 backcountry huts, lodges and cabins, info on national parks, walks, marine reserves and safety info for the backcountry.
New Zealand campground price range from NZ$0.-- up to NZ$ 18.-- per night per pp.
Information on the various New Zealand holiday parks and New Zealand campsites is also provided by Campervans New Zealand with your camper hire.
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Once you get that, the rest comes naturally as all sign posting follows standard international symbols.
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Seatbelts: Compulsory to wear for both drivers and passengers.
Child restraint: By law children under 5 have to be properly restrained by an approved child restraint. The appropriate child restrains can be made available by Campervans New Zealand at a one off fee.
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North Island - must see attractions

Northland (North of Auckland)
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Central
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South
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South Island - must see attractions

North
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South
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Central
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East
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Walks

Abel Tasman Coast Track Many travelers kayak around the coast rather than walk the three to five day, 51km Abel Tasman Coast Track. Either way, your are in for a treat: sheltered beaches, craggy cliffs, islands and aquamarine inlets await.
Heaphy Track The 82km Heaphy Track remains one of the most popular tramps in New Zealand. There is plenty of wild, abandoned coastline and craggy mountain terrain here ( it is almost entirely within Kahurangi National park) to ensure you get your dose of solitude.
Milford Track One of the world's finest walks, the four day, 54 km Milford Track runs from the top of Lake Te Anau to the heads of Milford Sound. Expect a stunningly beautiful rainforest surrounded by towering mountains, sculpted canyons and valley vistas.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing The 18 km, one-day Tongariro Alpin Crossing in Tongariro National park traverses spectacular volcanic landscapes, complete with steaming vents, alpine tussock vegetation and lush forest.
Queen Charlotte Track Darting through the Marlborough Sounds is the fabulous three to five day, 71 km Queen Charlotte Track, tackled on foot or by mountain bike. Camp at isolated inlets, traverse forested ridges and dip your toe in dolphin-infested waters.

 

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