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Located in New Zealand's Westland National Park and Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers are two of the world's most magnificent and accessible glaciers. Echoes of ...
Are you ready for action? If that's a YES! then Queenstown is the place to be, as New Zealand's adrenaline capital. If you're not hell-bent on throwing yourself off a bridge or hurtling down a ...
Taking a guided walk on a glacier has to be one of the coolest experiences you'll have in New Zealand. Whether hovering over the spectacular ice formations by helicopter or strapping on crampons ...
Best of Fiordland: Milford Sound & Te Anau Enjoy the dramatic landscape of magical Fiordland, take a relaxed cruise on the sound or a more active experience with treks and kayaks. Whether ...
Christchurch is often described as the most English of New Zealand's cities. But for all its self-consciously inherited charm, it can hold its own as a thoroughly modern New Zealand city. Kiwi art ...
Coastal Otago, and its one major city, Dunedin, has, in typical New Zealand manner, attractions both urban and rural, offering you the chance to see New Zealand’s indie music heartland, while having ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
New Zealand’s South Island
is home to some of the world’s most dramatic landscapes, and with a
population of only one million people, choosing where to honeymoon can
be an overwhelming task. ...
Anyone who knows about New Zealand wines knows that the South Island
is famous for its Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. This classic grape of
New Zealand’s South Island is used in wine which most ...
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 ...
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