Discover Top NZ Aerial Videos


New Zealand from Above 🇳🇿

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Some of our most stunning aerial videos are from New Zealand.; there's a reason why these islands are perennial movie filming locations.  In this video, we've put together highlights from some of the best New Zealand (North and South Islands) drone footage on AirVuz.  Sit back and enjoy the view from above while learning about some of this country’s quirkiest facts compiled and put together by the team at AirVūz.


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Contributor and drone pilot Huette skillfully condensed over a month of travel throughout New Zealand into this epic 60 second drone video of the great Pacific Ocean country.  His video features aerial footage of mountain hikes, glaciers, ocean kiteboarding, the magnificent Milford Sound, and the North Island's Cathedral Cove nature preserve.  Shot with a DJI Mavic Pro drone, the video will show you the incredible beauty of this magic Pacific Ocean country.  


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This cinematic aerial exploration follows contributor Lilabmedia’s 18-day journey from Queenstown to Auckland, as she travels across both the North Island and South Island of New Zealand with her companion Van. A drone video rich in detail reveals tall steamy mountains, waterfall tendrils ending in glassy pools, pristine beaches, and shadows from clouds as they move across the blowing countryside. For a brief aerial tour of the length a beautiful country, it's hard to beat this production.




Misty scenes dominate this ethereal aerial video of New Zealand by contributor Chris Grewe.   He shot this video with a DJI Phantom 4 drone over a three week trip, which covered both the North and South Islands.  Expansive beach cliffs are contrasted with detailed forest foliage and streams, and beach spray turns to mountain fog as chrisgrewe’s drone moves inland from the coast to showcase the country's wide variety of life.  For those contemplating a trip to the country, it's not to be missed.


My Year 2017 | New Zealand


“As important as that is to look where you’re going, also take the time to stop and look back at where you’ve been.” In this vivid aerial showcase, filmmaker Michael Roberts reflects on an epic year of travel around New Zealand with his drone and his imagination.  The video features epic aerials of iconic New Zealand scenes such as boating Milford Sound and fishing the cliffs of Canterbury. A year in the making, this is a drone video which is not to be missed! 


New Zealand, the Magnificent!

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Merriam-Webster defines ‘phantasmagoria’ as “a constantly shifting complex succession of things seen or imagined; a bizarre or fantastic combination, collection, or assemblage,” and this aerial showcase complete with snowy mountains, sand dunes, steamy rainforests, and scenic vistas makes it easy to see why drone video creator Jtupe uses the word to describe his exploration of New Zealand.  This video was shot with a DJI Mavic Pro drone.


Great Barrier Island: The 4K Adventure

CM Photography

You've heard of the Great Barrier Reef, but what about the Great Barrier Island? This dynamic drone video showcases the natural beauty of New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, which lies to the northwest of the country's North Island. About 60% of the island is a nature reserve and boasts some of the best diving and boating in the country in its turquoise-colored eastern bays. On the island, dramatic rocky shoreline contrasts with sweeping sand beaches and thick tropical forest.


HEAD OVER North Island #2 New Zealand 4K


AirVuz contributor and drone pilot Damienlair takes us on an epic aerial tour of the North Island of New Zealand.  The North Island is home to roughly three in four New Zealanders, most of whom live in its two largest cities, Auckland and Wellington.  In this video, you will see that the North Island also has some of the most exotic scenery to be found in this or any other country.  The video combines epic drone footage with some amazing post-production editing to amazing effect.  


Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park

8 Fifty Productions

Florida drone pilot 8Fifty Productions traveled from native Florida to New Zealand and captured some incredible aerial footage of the country.  In this video he takes us through Mt. Cook National Park on the South Island, home of Mt. Cook, the country's tallest peak, with an altitude of almost 3.8k meters (12.3k ft), as well as other amazing sights. It's part of the Southern Alps, an range which runs almost the length of the South Island and is one of the country's top tourist attractions.


Skateboarding Adventure in Auckland with Mavic Pro

Thib from Above

It’s hard not to have fun with drone pilot Thib from Above as he explores urban Auckland, New Zealand on his Penny skateboard with his guitar and DJI Mavic Pro. It's a perfect setting for the action; Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand and often counted amongst the most beautiful urban areas in the world.  From dodging traffic and pedestrians to visiting city landmarks, the only thing more impressive than his skating is his flying - he says he does it all manually!  


A New Zealand Adventure - 4K Drone

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Professional photographer Ben Mack packed his drone on a family trip to New Zealand, and the final product was a breathtaking Drone Video of the Week nominated film that we can't stop watching.  The views of this southwestern Pacific country are woven beautifully with poignant clips of his family enjoying those same sights.  With a terrain boasting volcanoes, glaciers, forests and beaches, we can see why this two-island nation is a top tourism destination for families and drone pilots alike!


Hobbiton - New Zealand - nouvelle Zélande - Hobbit - Lord of the Rings

FreD ...///...

Contributor FreD used a drone to give us an aerial view of one of the most famous spots in New Zealand.  Matamata is a small town in the state of Waikato on the country's North Island.  It achieved world reknown as the closest town to a primary shooting location known as Hobbiton in the Lord of the Rings and later the Hobbit movie series. The area was "discovered" in the late 1990's via an aerial search during the pre-production phase of the Lord of the Rings series. 


four seasons

Vaughan Wilson

In this video, you'll get a bird's eye look at Wellington, New Zealand and its surrounding area.  Wellington is the capital of this Australasian country, as well as its second largest city.  It is situated near the southern tip of the North Island, some distance from New Zealand's #1 city Auckland, which lies nearer to its northern end.  Wellington generally appears at the top of lists of the world's most beautiful capital cities, and when you watch this drone video by Vaughan Wilson you'll see why.


Breathtaking aerial views of Karangahake Gorge (4K) /// New Zealand


Contributor theStyleJungle created this amazing drone video of one of the most spectacular sights of New Zealand.  The Karangahake Gorge is situated on the Coromandel Peninsula on the country's North Island.  It offers some of the best hiking in New Zealand, North Island or South.  The canyon was formed by the Ohinemuri River, which is a tributary of the Waihou River, one of the main waterways on the North Island.


Mount Hutt Snow Palooza 2018


The moutains of the Southern Alps in New Zealand provide an abundance of recreation for its winter season, and travel blogger YoumiTrip caught the highlight of winter fun when he flew his drone over the 'mad spring party' known as the Mount Hutt Snow Palooza.  Revelers cruise their way down the ski mountain either via snow kayaking, proving that the winter in the Southern Hemisphere is not to be missed. This video was a Drone Video of the Month Staff Pick.



New Zealand, Earth & Water

  • Silas
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New Zealand | Road Trip

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