Type I (AS/NZS 3112)
Consider taking a multiple socket to plug in several devices at the same time.
- Summer is the best period from December to February
- Autumn with a beautiful day but cooler
- Very rainy winter especially in the south
- Spring still some rains
The currency is New Zealand Dollars, the exchange rate is $ 1 (NZD) ~ € 0.6 (EUR) or, conversely, € 1 (EUR) ~ $ 1.7 (NZD)
The cost of living in New Zealand is around 10% more than in France. Mainly in terms of food and restaurant, less gasoline $ 1.9 (€ 1.14) and car rental (Ex-Toyota Rav4: 17 days rental from and return to Christchurch airport with Avis ~ $ 1200 (€ 716).
For hotel rooms the prices vary a lot because between hostels (often the lowest prices are shared dormitories), hotels and motels the offer ranges from $ 20 (€ 12) to over $ 150 (€ 90).
The North Island: 10-15 days of road trip.
210 km 2 hours 50 mins
The tour of the 2 islands in +30 days
Plan the ferry crossing from Wellington to Picton (or vice versa) for a period of around 3 hours or 3 hours 30 depending on the company.
In green: Hamilton to Matamata (Hobbiton village)
In red: Wanaka - Greymouth via the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier
The South Island: 15-20 days of road trip.
82 km 1 hour 30 min
Dark: Dunedin - Te Anau by Invercargill.
Red: Wanaka - Greymouth by Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.
450 km 5 hours 45 min