When to visit
Generally, the North Island is warmer than the South Island, as its northernmost regions are subtropical. The far North of the country has an average temperature of 15°C, while the deep south has a cooler average of 9°C . January and February are the warmest months of the year, and July is the coldest.
The driest month in the North Island is February and the wettest month is July. For more details on the best time to travel to New Zealand click here