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Old 03-07-2007, 08:07 AM   #1
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Hello, I'm going to NZ from May 17- June 1 and was wondering the weather, where to go, what to see and whatever else is important to know! Its my first time and I'm SOOO excited!!
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bring many warm clothes, i went in june/july last year and i froze, plus, they dont have the greatest heating

NZ...North&South Islands

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Depends which island your spending your time in, south always tends to be colder, although wgtn can be very windy, mays pretty in btwn weather really. umm check out the thread from Laurie's plans in the urgent section
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I went NZ last march/april and the weather was very mixed.

In the north island, especially at Rotorua and Auckland it was very hot (Im from the UK, so my version of very hot may be a lot different to yours !!). Whereas the South Island got a little cooler i did find it pretty warm, and a word of warning, apparently Wellington was having really good weather but it was very very windy so i ended up going buying a top. I took a fleece, waterproof and bought a ziptop but hardly (if ever) used the fleece and waterproof

On a seperate note, if you fancy skydiving when your there i wouldnt neccessarily wait until you reach a specific resort if the weather isnt great. I met up with my sister in the South Island and she almost missed out on a skydive as we waited until Queenstown and unfortunately it was cancelled due to the wind. Luckily it cleared up in Christchurch and we skydived on the 2nd to last day there.

Only my opinion but if its something youve got your heart set on then do it anywhere you get the chance
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