Category Archives for "New Zealand"

21 New Zealand: North Island in 10 pictures

New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is known as the city of sails because of the hundreds of yachts that can be spotted near the harbour. Two things make Rotorua stand out as the second most visited city in New Zealand’s North island: geothermal energy has been used here as a natural resource for hundreds of […]

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5 Taranaki in New Zealand– a hidden secret

It has always been known that New Zealand has an extravagant nature and is one of the those traveler friendly countries in the world. This was emphasized right after the Lord of the Rings saga which was the ultimate free advertising could have gotten and rightfully so. Today Aotearoa (the Maori name for New Zealand)  […]

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18 Get hot in Rotorua, New Zealand

And smelly, too. Not because the place is a dump, quite the opposite in fact, but because it is a highly volcanic area where not only spas and steam baths are the thing to do, but it is also the best place in New Zealand where you can learn about Maori culture and understand the […]

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