One has to admit, New Zealand is a lovely country to visit. It is extremely scenic, utterly safe, easy to enter, and a generally enjoyable place to tour by bus, by mobile home, or by car. Is it any wonder then that we are now introducing our 7th updated edition of this idyllic island country? In a country where the road network changes gradually, we haven’t needed to make many changes. We have had to modify our inset map of Christchurch to take into account damages caused by the recent devastating earthquake, but we still show the cathedral even though it was severely damaged.