Sharing information and stories is the best way to stimulate the imagination and enrich our lives. However, there are 24 beaches in the North Island and 14 in the South Island listed on the New Zealand Naturalist Federation website where it is safe to be naked without being harassed by those who object to the natural state of a fellow human. Apart from the beach, nudists can enjoy many other places including forests, streams, rivers and lakes. If you want to be with fellow naturalists, there are 9 Sun Clubs dotted around the country, most close to main centres. These places have seen increased membership over the past few years as more young people try the lifestyle they provide.
However, thanks to its European influence, there are a surprising amount of clothing-optional beaches around the country. So if you want a break from social oppression or want to work on a line-free tan, then check out these best nudist beaches in New Zealand! Strictly speaking, nudity in public places is not illegal in New Zealand. However, these nudist beaches provide a place away from judgement and can feel less worried about taking your clothes off. Wellington might have a bit of a reputation for nippy cold winds, not ideal for taking your clothes off, but Breaker Bay is well sheltered from the prevailing winds.
Curious pervs in New Zealand have triggered a nationwide internet attack after too many users of the country's largest internet provider clicked on malware-infested links that promised nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence. Couldn't have happened to nicer people. Popular telecommunications company Spark reports that a small number of customers clicked links offering the private photos of several of female celebrities the ones targeted in last week's hack and generated "a high amount of traffic to overseas sites.
The nudist revolution! However, I find it both fascinating and awesome that more and more people are stripping for more and more reasons. So, ignoring the obvious naked activity that most people will happily adhere to and also the mass of naked, drunk backpackers, here are 5 things that you can do in New Zealand absolutely naked legally! Stay tuned and hopefully this event will go ahead this year too. If you like being naked, then head to the nude golf tournament and follow it up with the World Naked Bike Ride the weekend after.