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15 reasons to visit New Zealand in 2017

From mud & snow to the arts & beer, New Zealand is brimming with events and itineraries all year round. Here are 15 fantastic reasons to visit in 2017!

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New Zealand’s Been Instagramed!

It’s nearly time for the second film in the Hobbit trilogy to be released in cinemas… as if we needed another excuse to rave about how beautiful New Zealand is!! I hope you appreciate these photos… Taken by my own fair hands and Instagramed!

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Queenstown…take a hike!

NZ is famous for lots of things like winter sports & bungee jumping but why not tone down the adrenaline for a while & get back to nature on a hike!

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Swap your Winter for a Kiwi Summer…

Fed up with Winter? A bright and sunny summer awaits you right now, just 12,000 miles away in New Zealand…

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Photo Blog: New Zealand in Pictures…

A road trip really is the perfect way to see New Zealand in all her glory – from stunning coastal roads and twisty mountain passes.

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Photo Flashbacks: Rainbow over Lake Wanaka…

This pic was taken as we were cruising up New Zealand’s Haast Pass in Fred, our trusty 21 year old camper van. Looking out over Lake Wanaka we spotted about three rainbows beaming brightly above the clear blue waters and

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My 7 Links – An opportunity to ‘look back’ at past posts!

We were recently nominated by @christinahegele (thank you Christina!) to take part in the My 7 Links Project created by Tripbase. The name of the game is to create and share seven long gone but not forgotten blog posts that

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Cordon Bleu in a camper van…

Okay, whilst Cordon Bleu may be a bit of an overstatement when it comes to describing our efforts at campervan cooking, it’s amazing just what you can rustle up on a two ring stove! Before we started out on our

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E noho ra New Zealand..!

Our last night in New Zealand was spent back where our Kiwi road trip first began – Westhaven Marina in Auckland! We drove there from Waitomo where we had visited the glow worm caves and arrived just as it was

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Glow Worms Caves & the Best Museum in the World…EVER!

She took us into the glow worm ‘grotto’ where we took a boat trip through the still, dark waters and gazed in awe at the 1000s of twinkling lights above us!

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