Limitless Adventure

“If hurling yourself off of a bridge is not your thing, then how about jumping out of a plane from 15, feet?” Malaysia Star reporter Wayne Johnson suggests. “You may, like me, be so shocked at the speed of the 2kph freefall that you can’t scream — only wonder why you ever decided to undertake such an activity to enjoy the sweeping views of the mountains and meadows. For a relatively small country, New Zealand boasts a list of thrilling outdoor activities that is almost limitless. Nowhere else in the world can you bathe in volcanic mud, hike up glaciers, jump out of a plane, explore underground rivers and go whale-watching — all in the space of 48 hours.”


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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…