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Top NZ Bucket List Experiences

Top NZ Bucket List Experiences

“New Zealand is home to incredible activities worthy of a place on anyone’s bucket list”. Vacations & Travel Magazine round up the ultimate New Zealand experiences. Hobbiton Visit Hobbiton just…

Living a Kiwi Life – Ep.24 – Tarawera Trail Hot Water Beach

Living a Kiwi Life – Ep.24 – Tarawera Trail Hot Water Beach

This time the couple took on the Tarawera Trail which is a beautiful 4-5 hour trail around Hot Water Beach just outside of Rotorua. While the walk was a…

New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula Well Worth a Visit

New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula Well Worth a Visit

“Bake in the sands of Hot Water beach, then take in the art, stunning views and craft beer of the Coromandel peninsula” says Will Macpherson in The Guardian’s Travel Guide. The Coromandel’s charms are no…

Living a Kiwi Life – Episode 4: Departure, Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove

Living a Kiwi Life – Episode 4: Departure, Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove

In this episode, the couple depart Canada and land in Auckland where they buy a car and head east to Coromandel Peninsula to see Hot Water Beach and Cathedral…

Exploring The North

Exploring The North

Cathedral Cove, “the looming limestone archway seen in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,” was one of the scenic spots The Tribune’s Sarah Linn stopped at on her tour of New Zealand. “Travelling along State Highway 25,…

Paddling Perfection

Paddling Perfection

Abel Tasman National Park, Lake Tarawera and Urupukapuka Island in the Bay of Islands are all included in The Australian’s “Ten top paddling experiences in Australia and New Zealand.” “ day-touring itineraries include…

NZ’s Hottest Beaches

NZ’s Hottest Beaches

New Zealand’s four most “sizzling” beaches feature in a Forbes Traveler’s ‘Sexy Beaches Downunder’ slide show. These are: Piha, Hot Water Beach, Onetangi Bay, and Abel Tasman National Park, which receives a “’10’ rating…

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Philippine Star travel  writer makes a good stab at the North Island, with a two-part article relating his adventures. The first piece covers Auckland and the Waikato, the second, Waitomo, the Coromandel, and Rotorua. Favourite spots include…

Off the Beaten Track

Off the Beaten Track

NZ is one of 30 “hot spots for switched on travellers” recommended by Lonely Planet for 2004. To avoid the inevitable horde of Rings fans, LP suggests taking the Pacific Coast Highway down the Coromandel Peninsula, stopping…