Discover New Zealand

Want a New Zealand guidebook with fewer words, more pictures, but the same insightful reviews, advice and commentary, entertaining writing and the odd gag slipped in for good measure? Sounds like you’re looking for Disco New Zealand – rock on!

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Discover New Zealand

Want a New Zealand guidebook with fewer words, more pictures, but the same insightful reviews, advice and commentary, entertaining writing and the odd gag slipped in for good measure? Sounds like you’re looking for Disco New Zealand – rock on!

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Lonely Planet’s North Island

But wait, there’s more! And it’s none other than the 3rd edition of Lonely Planet’s North Island guidebook, co-authored by yours truly along with the usual suspects – Brett Atkinson and Charles Rawlings-Way.

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Lonely Planet’s North Island

But wait, there’s more! And it’s none other than the 3rd edition of Lonely Planet’s North Island guidebook, co-authored by yours truly along with the usual suspects – Brett Atkinson and Charles Rawlings-Way.

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New Zealand’s South Island

Thar she blows – the 4th edition of Lonely Planet’s South Island guidebook, co-authored by yours truly along with the usual suspects – Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich and Charles Rawlings-Way.

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New Zealand’s South Island

Thar she blows – the 4th edition of Lonely Planet’s South Island guidebook, co-authored by yours truly along with the usual suspects – Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich and Charles Rawlings-Way.

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New Zealand edition 17

Lonely Planet keeps on spinning with this, the rather gorgeous 17th edition of the bestselling New Zealand guide. This is our fourth edition as co-authors, an honour we share with Charles Rawlings-Way, Peter Dragicevich and Brett Atkinson.

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New Zealand edition 17

Lonely Planet keeps on spinning with this, the rather gorgeous 17th edition of the bestselling New Zealand guide. This is our fourth edition as co-authors, an honour we share with Charles Rawlings-Way, Peter Dragicevich and Brett Atkinson.

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New Zealand in Winter

Stuff the snow! There’s a lot more to New Zealand in winter than the white stuff… including cycling, country music, and simmering yourself into a ham-like state at Hanmer Springs. So, what’s the dog got to do with it?

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New Zealand in Winter

Stuff the snow! There’s a lot more to New Zealand in winter than the white stuff… including cycling, country music, and simmering yourself into a ham-like state at Hanmer Springs. So, what’s the dog got to do with it?

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Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand

Our new book is out – Lonely Planet Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand – a fully revised edition based on five sterling editions written by Jim DuFresne.

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Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand

Our new book is out – Lonely Planet Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand – a fully revised edition based on five sterling editions written by Jim DuFresne.

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Best in Travel 2014

The wonderful West Coast finally makes the ‘Top 10′ cut in LP’s inspiring Best in Travel guidebook – think white water and whitebait patties, bird-filled forests and wetlands, wild beaches and snowy peaks, rusty relics and some very friendly folk.

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Best in Travel 2014

The wonderful West Coast finally makes the ‘Top 10′ cut in LP’s inspiring Best in Travel guidebook – think white water and whitebait patties, bird-filled forests and wetlands, wild beaches and snowy peaks, rusty relics and some very friendly folk.

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NZ’s Craft Beer Battle

In an attempt to fire up a fight between Wellington and Nelson, we investigate which city might really lay claim to the title of ‘New Zealand’s craft beer capital‘ (on BBC Travel).  

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NZ’s Craft Beer Battle

In an attempt to fire up a fight between Wellington and Nelson, we investigate which city might really lay claim to the title of ‘New Zealand’s craft beer capital‘ (on BBC Travel).  

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The Best of Wellington

Yes – the rumours are true – the fifth edition of Wellington’s one, only, and original independent guidebook (since 2003) is out now. The Dominion Post calls it ‘…. a cracking little guide to all that is great about the

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The Best of Wellington

Yes – the rumours are true – the fifth edition of Wellington’s one, only, and original independent guidebook (since 2003) is out now. The Dominion Post calls it ‘…. a cracking little guide to all that is great about the

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Biking the Old Ghost Road

We ride the Lyell section of the Old Ghost Road, an 82-kilometre epic which will eventually link the ghost town of Lyell in the Buller Gorge, to Seddonville, a small rural outpost on the West Coast. Read more here.

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Biking the Old Ghost Road

We ride the Lyell section of the Old Ghost Road, an 82-kilometre epic which will eventually link the ghost town of Lyell in the Buller Gorge, to Seddonville, a small rural outpost on the West Coast. Read more here.

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