Steamy sightseeing

Rotorua’s “Buried Village is a museum where you can walk around the excavations and see a Victorian gentleman’s hat and Sunday best crockery preserved in mud as perfectly as were the artefacts from ancient Pompeii,” Gill Williams describes in a travel piece for the Mirror. “I’m based in Rotorua for the first half of my trip to New Zealand. It’s the hub of the ‘thermal region’ and one of the country’s top holiday resorts. It’s also home to Rainbow Springs, a wildlife park [and home] to some of the rarest animals on the planet.”


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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…