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  • Image-mountain-biking-new-zealandArchive

    Mountain Biking in New Zealand

     

    Mountain biking is fast becoming the most exhilarating and interesting way to experience the beauty of New Zealand and its majestic scenery. There is nothing quite like exploring this country’s rugged and diverse landscape for the first time on bike, choosing your own path through the myriad of tracks, immersing yourself in the sense of

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    19 September, 2014

  • Image of a farmer selling produce at one of Auckland's many marketsArchive

    Our top highlights from Auckland’s Markets

     

    Now that spring is officially here New Zealand is starting to erupt with activity, the days are getting longer and the sun has more heat. September brings sunshine and seafood which means festivals and events all starting to take off as we count down to summer! Auckland markets – not to be missed! Until then

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    06 September, 2014

  • Image of people 'zorbing' down a hill in Rotorua, New ZealandArchive

    Zorbing in New Zealand – have a ball!

     

    Have you ever wanted to experience rolling down a hill in a large inflatable globe? Laugh non-stop while reaching speeds of up to 50 kilometres an hour? Yes? Great – head to New Zealand’s North Island! New Zealand is creator to the Zorb experience or ‘Zorbing’, said to be ‘The ride of your life’. This

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    05 September, 2014

  • Image of two people's feet in one of the hot pools dug at Hot Water Beach, Coromandel PeninsulaArchive

    Create your own hot tub at Hot Water Beach

     

    Ever fancied lying in a private hot pool on a beach, created by your own two hands or watching while someone else gets to grips with a spade for the lucky ones among us? If you’re wanting to add something unique to your trip to New Zealand, head to Hot Water Beach on the east

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    15 August, 2014

  • Image of the different varieties of sheep at the Agrodome, RotoruaArchive

    Visiting the Agrodome in Rotorua

     

    For a true rural Kiwi experience, the Agrodome in Rotorua offers a taste of farm life and a range of hands-on activities, a must-see for those wanting something just a bit different. Only 10 kms north of the Rotorua CBD, the Agrodome activities include a Sheep Show, Organic Farm Tour, wool mill and shearing shed

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    08 August, 2014

  • Image of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds where the signing of the Waitangi Treaty took placeArchive

    Explore Maori culture at Waitangi Treaty Grounds

     

    The Treaty Grounds themselves offer a range of activities with the Maori Meeting House displaying some of New Zealand’s most symbolic and ornate carvings, explained through a choice of guided tours, covering the colonial mission house, historic flagstaff, and 35m Maori War canoe, New Zealand’s largest. Waitangi Visitor centre and gallery also gives an opportunity

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    01 August, 2014

  • Image of a scuba diver with fish swimming beneath him in crystal clear waters on New ZealandArchive

    Scuba Diving in New Zealand

     

    Adventure, an abundance of marine life and extraordinary underwater worlds to discover, New Zealand boasts a plethora of exhilarating diving destinations, arguably some of the best in the world. With more scuba divers per capita than any other country, you are never more than 130 km from the sea with over 15,000 km of coastline.

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    25 July, 2014

  • Image of the famouse leaning tower at Puzzling World, WanakaArchive

    Get lost at Puzzling World of Wanaka

     

    For eccentric architecture and for curious minds or lovers of all things odd and unique, Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World in Wanaka, New Zealand is sure to beat your daily dose of Sudoku. Set amongst seven acres of beautiful landscape two kilometers from Lake Wanaka, this world famous attraction is soon to welcome its three millionth

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    27 June, 2014

  • Image of the freefall xtreem vertical wind tunnel in Rotorua where people can literally fly!Archive

    Freefall Xtreme – The Vertical Wind Tunnel

     

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Freefall Xtreme, the closest you will come to being Superman this side of the Southern Hemisphere! Fly unattached against a wind speed up to 220kmph for the ultimate thrill and laugh a minute experience. The 20-meter high wind tunnel powered by a V12 diesel engine,

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    20 June, 2014

  • Image of Michael Shepherd in the GO Rentals sponsored Formula First carArchive

    Shepherd steps it up at Pukekohe

     

    With the 4th round of the National Formula First Championship held at Pukekohe over the weekend, it’s the GO Rentals sponsored rookie Rowan Shepherd that is on the move in the title chase. Going into the round in fourth spot in the title chase, Rowan was keen to quickly learn the track and get a

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    13 June, 2014