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Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
A series of earthquakes hit Christchurch, New Zealand in 2010 and 2011 causing widespread damage. While recovery is underway there are still parts of the center that are out of bounds to the general ...
Though Christmas on New Zealand’s South Island is celebrated in the same form as many other places in the world, two notable exceptions make Christmas in New Zealand
a special and unique ...
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 ...
Cities, by their very nature, have a reputation for being expensive. Considering that Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand you might expect it requires a small fortune to enjoy yourself in ...
Written by Kyle, USA, March 2013
With a population that has swollen to well over a million residents, the city of Auckland is easily the largest metropolitan center in all of New Zealand. To most New Zealand travelers, Auckland ...
Written by Kyle, USA, June 2012
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 ...
You have never seen grown adults dig in the sand with such vigor and excitement as at the natural hot springs on New Zealand ’s
Hot Water Beach. Set on the eastern coast of the Coromandel ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Northland of New Zealand is
a vast expanse of rolling green pastures, windswept sand dunes and
sheltered turquoise coves which all help to create one of the most
scenic regions of the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2011
Here's the rest of our list of some the must-sees on New Zealand' s North Island . Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our New Zealand Things To Do blog . Visit the original post ...
Written by Kyle, USA, August 2012
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 ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
Ask an Auckland old timer about Karangahape Road and they’ll tell you it’s the city’s red light district. Sure, there are still some adult rated shops and some seedy characters that linger around ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
The South Island
is all about getting back to nature, breathing fresh air into your
lungs and celebrating the good things in life. Here’s our pick of the
best experiences. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
The region that brought you one of the world’s best-loved Sauvignon Blancs is celebrating its wine and local produce at The Marlborough Wine and Food Festival on February 11, 2012. Editor’s ...
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