Republic of Waiver Forms

“It’s perfectly normal to jump off buildings, planes, canyons and bridges in New Zealand,” writes the Globe and Mail’s Robin Esrock. “No other country compels visitors — of all ages — to push their limits.” Esrock explains that Kiwis take great pride in their adventure activities and have successfully build a “polished” tourism industry around them. “Most activities are focused around the adrenalin capitals of Rotorua… and Queenston; consider them the Republic of Waiver Forms. Sign the dotted line, and let’s go.” Esrock gave countless activities a go, giving both Queenstown’s Canyon Swing and NZOne Skydiving a fear rating of 9/1.


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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…