North Island snubbed on world's ultimate travel bucket list
North Island snubbed on world's ultimate travel bucket listNorthlandNZ.com The Bay of Islands: Just because it wasn't on Lord of the Rings doesn't mean it shouldn't be on your travel bucket list. At least that seems to be the consensus of the more than 800 travel journalists, editors, agencies and bloggers who helped compile travel site Flight Network's World's Ultimate Bucket List for 2018. I don't want to get into an "anything the South Island can do, the North Island can do better" debate, because we might just lose. But the North Island does offer some epic experiences that really should be on every traveller's bucket list, New Zealander or otherwise. PAMELA WADE White Island blows many destinations - in the North and South islands - right out of the water.