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Tripping the delights of Eastern Bay of Plenty

After gorging on the waterside temptations of Tauranga, I pointed the car south and east to stake out some of

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Temptations galore in Tauranga

Green-eyed pangs of envy wash over me whenever I’m watching televised cricket from Tauranga’s Bay Oval. The camera pans across

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Geyserland Thrills & Spills

As the cradle of our nation’s tourism industry, welcoming and guiding visitors since the 1880s, manaakitanga is embedded in Rotorua’s

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Forest theatre and therapy in Rotorua

They loom like the lungs of Rotorua, the tall trees of The Redwoods and the wider Whakarewarewa Forest. First planted

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Brilliant in Blenheim

Sun-drenched Blenheim might well be brilliant every day. Bluebird skies and gentle sunshine faithfully bathed my late winter fling with

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Sounds of silence in Marlborough

The glossy deep blue water of Queen Charlotte Sound gleamed with photo-shoot-ready perfection. Picton had dawned bright and brilliant; families

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Kapiti Wonder

It looms off the coastline like a giant ocean liner, its silhouette resembling an impregnable floating fortress. Long on my

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Ski and sky in Mid-Canterbury

My virgin experience of mighty Mt. Hutt was as a delinquent teenager. I was a 14 year old on a

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Gore’s Heart and Soul

After savouring the unplugged wild beauty of Stewart Island and the wondrous trove of classic wheels in Invercargill, I pointed

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What to see and do at Waihī Beach
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What to see and do at Waihī Beach

It’s one of New Zealand’s best loved seaside havens, but here’s the essential things to see and do at Waihī

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Culture and Heritage Highlights in Rarotonga
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Culture and Heritage Highlights in Rarotonga

Tear yourself away from the palm-fringed lagoon and explore Rarotonga’s culture and heritage. Escape the hum-drum of the daily grind

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Great experiences in Rarotonga
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Great experiences in Rarotonga

The sugar-white sands, waving palms and gin-clear lagoon are just the beginning of Raro’s great experiences. Lounging on sugar-white beaches

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