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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Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Magical Moments in Time at Mangonui

Australian journalist Jane Nicholls and her New Zealand-born husband visited Mangonui/Doubtless Bay to “capture the simple magic of childhood holidays” for her own family. Nicholls recalls the time there in a travel feature for…