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Fifteen Reasons Why You Should Head To New Zealand In 2019

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Travel and Tourworld

Fifteen Reasons Why You Should Head To New Zealand In 2019

It's always the perfect time to visit New Zealand. Here are 15 extra reasons why you should visit in 2019.
1. Rocket land
The first astronauts to land on the Moon in 1969 may have been American, but 50 years later New Zealand has its own thriving space industry. New Zealand scientist and engineer Peter Beck's Rocket Lab owns the world's only private orbital launch range on the tip of the Mahia Peninsula on the sparsely populated East Coast. Rocket Lab plans to revolutionise the ability of satellite companies to reach orbit by launching smaller, less expensive rockets more frequently. It all makes sense of course, when you consider that New Zealand has some of the best night skies in the world and the biggest dark sky reserve on the planet - the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve - not to mention the two newest dark sky sanctuaries of Stewart Island/ Rakiura and Great Barrier Island .
2. On track
Whale Watching in Kaikoura, one of the jewels of New Zealand's...

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