Flipping out in a Biplane

“New Zealand offers just about every adventure activity you can think of – and many more you’ve likely never even considered,” Elissa Richard writes for Yahoo News Singapore. “Ever wanted to be a pilot? Or a stuntman? Knock ’em both out in one fell swoop – literally – with the ultimate adventure stunt-piloting excursion offered by U-fly Extreme. Take off from Motueka, where you’ll slip into a flight suit and goggles, buckle into the harness of an open-cockpit aerobatic biplane and take the reins as the expert onboard flight instructor talks you through some 15 minutes of hands-on ultimate thrills.” Richard also recommends subterranean rappelling at Waitomo and swinging across Queenstown’s Shotover Canyon.


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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…