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6 of the Best Lord of the Rings Locations in New Zealand

On Tuesday, 20th October 2015, it was 60 years since The Return of the King – the third and final instalment in JRR Tolkien’s world-famous fantasy trilogy – first hit the bookshelves. Beloved wizard G...
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Maori Boat New Zealand Holiday

7 Things You Can Only Do in New Zealand

The Land of the Long White Cloud is a mystical, mysterious place, full of beautiful landscapes, outdoor adventures and the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Its' pretty unique too – here ...
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6 Things to Know Before Campervanning Around New Zealand

Wide-open landscapes, unbeatable tarmac and endless mountains, coupled with a wide choice of campsites and some beautiful wild camping spots, make New Zealand the perfect choice for a campervanning ho...
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Clinton Valley, Milford Track, New Zealand

Tramping along New Zealand's Milford Track

Tramping – or trekking to us Brits – is a national pastime in New Zealand.  And with all that beauty in the backyard, it’s easy to see why Mark Boucher took his daughter Harriette to walk the Milford ...
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A City Guide to Auckland

New Zealand is one of the most iconic countries in the South Pacific. Despite being frequently overshone by its bigger counterpart Australia, the Land of the Long White Cloud is actually home to a num...
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New Zealand road trip (image: Hayley Lewis)

A Guide to Road Tripping Around New Zealand's South Island

New Zealand is the ideal road trip destination, with postcard-worthy scenery, plenty of adrenaline-inducing activities and friendly locals. The gorgeous South Island offers a variety of beautiful and ...
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12 Drone Photos of New Zealand That Will Make you Want to Visit Right NOW

Just when you thought New Zealand couldn’t get any more mind-bogglingly beautiful, someone flew a drone over its best bits – ca...
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The Best Ways to See New Zealand’s Glaciers

New Zealand features on most travel bucket lists, and it’s not hard to see why; with its deserted beaches, winding coastal paths and undulating mountains, it’s a true outdoor wonderland. But there’s o...
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7 Reasons You’ll Love Queenstown

The crowned 'Adventure Capital' of New Zealand, Queenstown is a scenic town on the country's South Island. It sits alongside Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand’s longest glacial lake at 52 mile...
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Things to Do in Wellington

New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, is situated at the southern tip of the North Island, nestled between the harbour and rolling green hills. Sometimes cited as the world’s most liveable city, it ...
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5 Things You Have to Do in Christchurch

The largest and lushest city on New Zealand's South Island, Christchurch has long been known as the Garden City. And although it still wears the scars of the 2010/2011 earthquakes, its rich diver...
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Eat Your Way Around New Zealand

What’s the best way to get to know the country that you’re in? Eat your way around it, of course... People want to taste where they are when they travel,” says Shaun Clouston, a native New Zealander a...
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