A compact Ace road trip: Tauranga to Taupo

A fun-filled road trip in New Zealand doesn’t have to be a lengthy, The-Lord-of-the-Rings-worthy undertaking. If crisscrossing a nation on a multi-day adventure isn’t your thing, you’ll likely get a ...

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Where to see 6 ''big things'' of New Zealand

Let's not beat around the bush – New Zealand is a small country. With a landmass of around 270,500 square-kilometres split between its two major sections (aptly named the North and South Islands) and...

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A guide to NZ's best hot water springs and thermal pools

Situated on the massive geological ‘Pacific Ring of Fire’, New Zealand is a hot spot for some of the world’s best natural thermal springs. As you road trip through this fantastic country, you’ll be a...

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A traveller's guide to New Zealand cities

New Zealand’s spectacular cities might not be particularly large compared to other nations – the country as a whole only has a population of just over 4 million, after all – but that doesn’t mean they...

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A quick guide to: Wellington

Many think that because Auckland is the country’s largest city, it is also its capital. That’s not true, however, as the culinary and arts centre of New Zealand is its primary city: Wellington.

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Bring your walking shoes, these are NZ's top national parks

As a small country, there are not as many national parks in New Zealand as, say, Australia (14 versus over 500). However, less is certainly more in this case, as the over 30,000 square kilometres of ...

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A quick guide to: Auckland

Kia ora!

If you’re planning a sightseeing holiday to Auckland, you’ve made a fantastic decision. This is the largest city in New Zealand, with a population of 1.4 million people (about a third of all...

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The top places in New Zealand to have a snowball fight

Who doesn’t love a good snowball fight? There’s something gloriously mischievous about balling up a good helping of powder, creeping up on unsuspecting prey and launching your initial strike. What fol...

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