Clothing to Wear in New Zealand

New Zealand can experience ‘four seasons in one day’, so layering is the key. In summer most visitors wear shorts or skirts and t-shirts, but keep a sweater handy. Rain can occur anytime bring a waterproof jacket, plus warm clothing including gloves and hat if visiting between May and September. Thermals should be packed before leaving home, or purchased in New Zealand, if you are spending time outdoors.  New Zealand is a relaxed place and smart casual clothes are usually acceptable.