The arrival of autumn in March, April and May brings in a vibrant but more relaxed season. Summer visitors to resort areas have returned home and children are back at school.
With temperatures around 60-70F (15 - 21C), warm sunny days and cool nights, autumn (fall) is ideal for enjoying the great outdoors - perfect for fishing, golf, horse riding, mountain biking or simply sitting about tasting the new season's wine.
Across the country some deciduous trees are changing color but with a mainly evergreen landscape New Zealand remains lush and green even in autumn.
While a quieter time of year in New Zealand, you can choose from many events and activities. This is a great time to meet the welcoming people of New Zealand and join them in their everyday life.
The regions around New Zealand have their own unique characteristics in the autumn. Explore and choose - this is a very special time to visit New Zealand.
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Learn about the different regions of New Zealand from the options above, then to check for airfares, contact the Air New Zealand Reservations team 1-800-247-KIWI(5494) , TTY assistance is available for deaf or hearing impaired via Text Relay, book online, or call your local travel agent.