Taking You to the Edge … and Jumping Off

“Not so long ago, New Zealand was finding it hard to shake off its “beautiful but boring” tag. It may have been renowned for its spectacular scenery – dramatic mountains and sweeping coast lines – as well as for its excellent wineries, but it did not exactly have a reputation as a destination for thrill seekers. But since the late Eighties, a revolution led by the exploits of bungee jumping pioneer AJ Hackett, has changed all this. New Zealand is at the forefront of the adrenalin sport revolution.”


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On a Road Trip about the North Island

On a Road Trip about the North Island

A journalist for Canada’s Calgary Herald spent several weeks traipsing across New Zealand. In the first of two stories about the country, Will Ferguson details what he found on the North…