Celebrate the great outdoors in New Zealand with a focus on a wide range of activities and adventures that can be enjoyed across the seasons. Find inspiration and practical advice to help you plan your next outdoor adventure in the stunning landscapes of New Zealand.

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Bringing Firearms into NZ

If you’re thinking of travelling to NZ from further afield, and want to bring your firearms and ammunition, here’s a quick overview of what you need to know to be legal and safe!

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Gone Fishing with Chris Jolly Outdoors 1997

In the nineties, Graham Sinclair and his gone fishing team decide to film their first ever hunting show.

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San Diego news crew in New Zealand 1987

News 8 Throwback: San Diego news crew gets tough assignment of going to New Zealand in 1987. The resulting six-part series features the natural beauty of the country and the welcoming spirit of its people.

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Join The Ultimate Virtual Race Of 2021

Join the Ultimate Virtual Race of 2021

Join Glen Marvin and the team at General Travel New Zealand for the ultimate virtual race of 2021! Chris Jolly Outdoors is proud to be supporting this amazing event.

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A Natural Revival – The New Zealand Herald

The rejuvenating powers of nature are well documented and with New Zealand's unbelievable breadth of outdoor experiences, tired minds and souls are in for one heck of a treat.

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A Message From The Helm With Simon Jolly

As always, in bad situations, there are opportunities that arise, and as we are heading out of our summer season I thought I’d share some of them with you.

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The Urban List: Here’s How to Spend a Thrilling 48-hours in Taupo

We know it’s a tough gig at the moment, not being able to jet off on holiday to a tropical island in the Pacific or do your OE in Europe, but we should count our blessings that we have our own backyard to explore and thankfully she’s a beauty.

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Mike Yardley Great Temptations in Taupō

Luxuriating in the heart of Lake Taupō, onboard a private fishing charter with Chris Jolly Outdoors, the bright spring sunshine had cast the great lake in a deep shade of oceanic blue, as the water glinted like freshly cut diamonds.

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Come fly fishing with Chris Jolly Outdoors and experience the best trout fishing in New Zealand.

Top 3 Favourite Trips for Dad this Father’s Day

For over 40 years, we've been creating unforgettable outdoor experiences. This Father's Day, treat your incredible dad to one of our top picks!

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