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New Zealand is simply gorgeous. Lush rainforest, coastal walks, island cruises, snowfields, glowworm caves and bubbling mud – there's plenty to enjoy on a short trip from Auckland! Drive to the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
It comes as no surprise to see that the biggest events on Wellington’s calendar are those with an artistic flavour. Having said that, however, you can’t be a true New Zealander if you don’t love ...
Today’s most common New Zealand
cuisine owes much to its British heritage. We’re talking stodgy staples
such as fish and chips, meat pies, hamburgers and meals containing meat
with two veg. ...
The rustic, seaside, fishing town of Bluff at the bottom of New Zealand’s South Island is gearing up for this year’s biggest event: the Bluff Oyster & Food Festival , held every year in May. ...
Written by Kyle, USA, May 2012
There is a certain buzz surrounding ski towns where the first snows of
the year begin to fall, and what better way to harness this excitement
than with a ten-day, city-wide festival dedicated to ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Want to go skiing in New Zealand but not sure where to start? Here’s our guide to some of the best powder, scenery and slopes in the country. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Key events in New Zealand this summer that you won’t want to miss! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our New Zealand Things To Do blog . Visit the original post to continue ...
Similar in scope to the Whitianga Scallop Festival ,
the Auckland Seafood Festival was started in 2006 as means of
celebrating the abundant seafood culture so prevalent in this South
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, 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 ...
Written by Kyle, USA, October 2012
Held each November during the crisp months of spring, the New Zealand Cup and Show Week in Christchurch
is a formal fusion of horse-racing, fashion, agriculture and music.
Held at the ...
Anyone traveling to New Zealand
must understand that rugby holds a nearly religious importance in the
hearts and the minds of the Kiwi people. The first official match took
place in the town of ...
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 ...
If one thing is certain it’s that everybody loves a good street performer, and in few places in the world do so many of them gather in the same place as at the World Buskers Festival in Christchurch. ...
Relaxing in the sand and watching a volcano erupt is just one of the many things to do on Ohope Beach on the North Island of New Zealand .
Situated in the eastern Bay of Plenty the volcanic White ...
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