Hollywood Holidays in Aotearoa

NZ was allegedly the holiday destination of choice for a slew of A-list celebrities over the summer. Bill Gates spent Christmas quad-biking at Ahipara with his son, while actors Jack Nicholson and Charlize Theron reportedly spent time on Waiheke Island and there were rumours of Johnny Depp hitting the surf beaches up north. “We’re proud he came here,” said Ahipara Suparette manager Sunita Patel of Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and one of the richest people in the world. Ahipara is a small town at the southern end of Ninety Mile Beach in Northland.


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What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

What to Do in Cool Lil’ Wellington

Wellington is, “of course”, the more “Melbourne” of the North Island’s two largest cities, according to Pedestrian TV correspondent Chantelle Schmidt. Schmidt writes that Wellington is “art, vintage, bars and all-round…