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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The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

The New York Times Sends the World to Northland

In Northland, “cultural lessons await, as do hot springs where visitors can recharge body and soul,” according to Daniel Scheffler writing for The New York Times. The region is included in…