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For five days every autumn the Hamilton and Waikato region gears up for its annual Balloons over Waikato festival. Attracting balloonists from all over the world, the festival features dozens of hot ...
Written by Kyle, USA, July 2012
More than just the largest city on New Zealand’s South Island , Christchurch
is also the perfect base for taking day trips to explore the Canterbury
countryside. Although it takes at least an ...
From Hawke’s Bay in the North Island to Marlborough in the South Island , you can taste your way through three of New Zealand’s most significant wine regions and take in some of the country’s ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Take an old-fashioned train journey through some of the South Island’s most spectacular scenery.
Based in the heritage town of Dunedin on the Otago Peninsula , the Taieri Gorge Railway
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
New Zealand ’s picturesque capital has plenty to keep you entertained. Pick a theme and dig deep into Wellington ’s food, art and culture or adventure scene. Alternatively get a taste of the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
Take to the exotic and natural beauty of New Zealand , via Paihia , for an adventure of a lifetime. With the Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour , you will soar over Cape ...
Written by Kyle, USA, January 2013
The South Island of New Zealand offers some of the world’s best hiking and alpine scenery, and the area around Arthur’s Pass National Park definitely isn’t any exception. While areas of the ...
In a country where nearly 30 percent of the land is protected in national parks, if you were to hike a different trail on New Zealand ’s South Island
every day for an entire year you still ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
Set at the end of a 5-mile long peninsula, Cape Kidnappers is arguably one of the most scenic points found along the North Island’s rugged east coast. Despite being only 12 miles from the city of ...
Written by Kyle, USA, November 2012
Playfully billed as “The Sound of Silence,” the sheltered waters of Doubtful Sound
were not always held in such heralded esteem. In fact, the name of the
sound is actually derived from when ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Almost every city in the world has a creative quarter and, in Auckland , that title goes to the suburb of Parnell .
It is here that you will find Auckland’s biggest collection of
In a city with approximately 135,000 boats it’s an understatement to say that Auckland
is a great place to get out on the water. Known to the world as the
“City of Sails,” Auckland’s yachting ...
Written by Kyle, USA, August 2012
It’s no secret that the South Island of New Zealand
is regarded as one of the most scenic places on the planet. While many
will tell you the absolute best way to experience this beauty is from ...
Written by Kyle, USA, December 2012
Given that New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve, it would only make sense that New Year’s Eve in Christchurch be a festive affair. Though not nearly ...
Besides being one of the world’s best-named mountain complexes The Remarkables
also offers some of the best skiing found anywhere in the Southern
Hemisphere. With a season that kicks off in June ...
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