Fuss-Free and on the Cheap

Twenty days, 14 towns and cities throughout the North and South Islands, return flight tickets, return ferry transfer across Cook Strait, lodging, travel pass, two typical Kiwi adventures and shopping for famous local outdoor brands — there is much you can do in New Zealand even on a tight budget, according to New Straits Times reporter Zalina Mohd Som. “New Zealand’s backpacking tourism offers a great range of hop-on, hop-off bus networks with famous companies like Magic Bus, Kiwi Adventure and Stray Travel,” Mohd Som writes. “Hop-on, hop-off buses make backpacking in New Zealand easy and fuss-free.”


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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…