New Zealand’s North Island is green and lush, the South Island cooler and the landscapes increasingly dramatic. Auckland’s subtropical climate comes complete with thermal springs and geysers. And Wellington is widely known as the art and culture capital. On the South Island meet a land of glaciers and fjords. Explore Christchurch and popular Queenstown. Wine production is abundant on the South Island and there are the Southern Alps, home to Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.