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Rotorua and the sacred waters of the Bay of Plenty lie just 230km (140 miles) southeast of Auckland in New Zealand’s North Island. This famously lively geothermal hot spot abounds with spurting ...
Trying to choose between adventure activities in Queenstown is like trying to choose a show on Broadway ; with so many options it can be difficult to know where to begin. Editor’s Note: This ...
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 ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
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. ...
Fans of The Lord of Rings trilogy are eagerly anticipating filmmaker Peter Jackson’s next movie: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey . Adapted from the classic cult novel The Hobbit , by J.R.R. ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
Yes, New Zealand
has some of the best skiing and snowboarding opportunities in all of
the Southern Hemisphere, but this doesn’t mean skiing is the only thing
to do in New Zealand in the winter. ...
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 ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
Nestled snugly around the edges of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by snow-covered mountains, Queenstown
attracts nearly two million visitors per year. Many come to relax and
rejuvenate and enjoy ...
Written by Kyle, USA, November 2012
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 ...
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 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 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 ...
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