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New Zealand’s best scenic helicopter flights

New Zealand is a beautiful country but much of its most stunning scenery is difficult or time-consuming to access by land. Of course, it is its very remoteness that makes it so spectacular, so ruggedly, breathtakingly bewitching, so it pays … Continue reading

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Maori Cultural Performance at the Auckland Museum

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Displays of weaponry and combat meet the grace and beauty of dance. Experience an indigenous culture over 1000 years in the making. If you’re visiting Auckland, catch a glimpse into Maori culture with a high-energy performance at the renowned Auckland … Continue reading

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Auckland’s Volcanic Peaks

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The mighty towering conical shapes of Auckland’s volcanoes can be seen right across the city and its environs. As recently as November 2011, four new volcanic craters were discovered below South Auckland, bringing the total number of volcanoes in the … Continue reading

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Visiting Rotorua

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Rotorua is said to be the heartland of Maori Culture, a geothermal paradise of unique natural beauty and home to some of the best experiences New Zealand has to offer. With 16 lakes, and a myriad of hot pools, geysers, … Continue reading

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An explosive trip to White Island

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It’s not often that you get to gaze into the gaping mouth of an active volcano, which is precisely why a trip to White Island, New Zealand’s largest and most continuously active volcano, is unmissable. Located 48 kilometres from the … Continue reading

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