New Zealand

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    Bay of Islands walking weekend: a yacht & a pair of hiking boots

    Take a hike in the Bay of Islands! I donned my boots and explored some of New Zealand’s most pristine islands. A breathtaking (and sometimes breathless) experience!

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    New Zealand: new rules for adventure tourism operators

    New safety regulations are coming into play from 1 November. Any adventure tourism operator who isn’t registered by November 1 will be out!

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    Download free haka ringtone

    Ok, not exactly a travel post – but here’s a site to download a free All Blacks haka ringtone if you’re as mad about the All Blacks as we are in New Zealand!

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    New Zealand: sleeping in a vineyard

    Next time you rent a motorhome, stay in a vineyard! Winery havens are a new concept by Maui where you get a gourmet platter, a bottle and park up for the night in the vines.

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    TRENZ round up 2014

    Some of the latest news and developments on New Zealand’s tourism industry from TRENZ 2014, including a new partnership between Auckland Airport and TravConsult to help kiwi operators attract Chinese visitors

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    Exploring Queenstown to Wanaka – in 5 days!

    You can drive from Queenstown to Wanaka in an hour. I took five days. Here are the gorgeous nooks and crannies to occupy you for days in your motorhome, just following your nose.

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    Wellington: A scorching day out of the Capital!

    Guest blogger Maggie Tweedie got out Wellington to explore Scorching Bay and the best little cafe in town…

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    Tips for Campervanning in New Zealand

    I’ve just spent 5 days campervanning around Central Otago in a Maui motorhome. Here are my top tips for what to know before you go!

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    NZ Royal Visit: I was behind the scenes with the royals!

    I’ve just finished quite possibly the most incredible week of my life! I’ve been following the Duke and Duchess around NZ with the international media writing for Tourism NZ. Here’s my behind-the-scenes photos…

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    New Zealand welcomes the royals with a bare bottom!

    The young royals landed in New Zealand to start their first official tour as a family. Here are my pics from the ceremony at Government House, including bare bottoms and gumboots …