New Zealand

"Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." - Gustave Flaubert

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Exploring the Waikato Region in New Zealand

  Hamilton is the centre of the Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand.  The connecting thread in this area is the mighty Waikato River and Tainui – the Maori who belong to this land.  While it is not the tourism capital of New Zealand, Hamilton is the perfect base to explore lots […]

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Drop into New Zealand and Live a Little

  Adventure seekers will already know that New Zealand is the home of the bungee. The world’s first commercial bungee jump was set up in 1988 in Queenstown by AJ Hackett. There are now bungee jumps all around New Zealand. But did you know that zorbing was another Kiwi creation? It is only right that […]

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New Zealand Part III – Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Often described as New Zealand’s greatest day walk, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a challenging journey across a remarkable volcanic landscape. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is often touted as the ‘Best Day Hike in the World’, it’s a spectacular track with unique landforms, including the volcanic peaks of Ngauruhoe, Tongariro and Ruapehu. The track is […]

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