Travel Blogs from New Zealand

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Rotorua to Waitamo, Waitomo, New Zealand travel blog

Rotorua to Waitamo

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... way you got yourself out of that situation earlier. We like people who think on their feet here. Where are you from, son? "Wellington, New Zealand, sir," the boy replied. "Why did you leave New Zealand?" the manager asked. The boy said, "Sir, because ...

New Zealand premier of No 2, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand premier of No 2

A travel blog entry by jawad

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What better way to start the long weekend than by attending the New Zealand premier of "No 2" at the opening night of the Open Air Cinema. I had attended screenings here before, during the first season back in 2004, so I knew that I was in for a treat. ...

Scaling The Pinnacles, The Coromandel, New Zealand travel blog

Scaling The Pinnacles

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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This weekend we went for our first proper "tramp" (Kiwi-speak for hike) in a land where half the population is tramping-mad. The venue was the Coromandel, a peninsula of beaches, bush and mountains east of Auckland. The tramp we did was in the ...

Rail Trail, Middlemarch, New Zealand travel blog

Rail Trail

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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We had to blow through Dunedin a little quicker than we wanted to because our time in New Zealand is starting to wind down and we still have three ‘must-dos’ on our list: mountain biking through part of the scenery featured in the Lord Of The ...

Stunning Scenery, Glenorchy and Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Stunning Scenery

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... probably doubled the expected journey time and rolled into the 'one horse town' of Glenorchy at lunch time (which is any time in New Zealand - 'it's all good'). We had a leisurely pub meal and I was happily restored to my status quo as I swiftly sank ...

Taupo - Plenty of Walking, Taupo, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo - Plenty of Walking

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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Upon arriving in Taupo, we attempted to check-in quickly, but were informed that the Auckland YHA had bungled our booking (again!). After a few minutes of checking the computer we were told we would have to pay extra as we had only been charged for dorm ...

Yuckland, Auckland, New Zealand travel blog

Yuckland

A travel blog entry by irax

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... 't nothing special. Now Iīm just looking forward to South America, I really canīt wait. I really did enjoy my time in New Zealand, but mostly for the outdoor stuff that you can get up to. It doesnīt have particularly great cities, nothing like ...

West coast South Island and Routeburn Trek, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

West coast South Island and Routeburn Trek

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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Blog to follow.  Photos for now. Love ...

Guess what Dave did?!, Opononi, New Zealand travel blog

Guess what Dave did?!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Weather clearing up this morning as we drove to the other side of Russell to get the ferry back to shore. Just drive on the little ferry that goes about every 10 minutes and takes about the same length of time. Nice little trip and cheaper than a ...

Beautiful New Zealand!, New Zealand, New Zealand travel blog

Beautiful New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by alexosler

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Our Previous camper van was around 40 dollars a day, Sam found out that it is really common in New Zealand to relocate camper-vans. We picked up a huge 4 birth van with a shower and toilet for $5 a day! We drove from Auckland to Christchurch in 4 days. As ...

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