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Brits at the Beach

September 28, 2013 at 8:47 AM

If you're in the Whangamata vicinity on the weekend of 8-11 October 2015 don't be surprised to find that the whole place has gone UK crazy.   British flags, food and costumes abound at the annual Brits at the Beach.

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Calf Club Days

September 18, 2013 at 2:30 PM

If you're looking for fun things to do with kids in New Zealand in September and October, keep an eye open for rural schools' Calf Club or Agriculture Days.   These are great events for kids put on by schools in rural areas throughout the country.

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Things to See and Do In Nelson

September 13, 2013 at 9:48 AM

The World of Wearable Arts Museum
The World of WearableArt™ and Classic Cars Museum is an iconic ‘must see’ Nelson NZ visitor attraction that celebrates two distinctly different passions.

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Things to see and do in Auckland City

September 12, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Auckland War Memorial Museum
Auckland's War Memorial Museum in Parnell tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. The Museum is a war memorial for the province of Auckland and holds one of New Zealand's top three heritage libraries.

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Auckland Botanical Gardens - Spectacular in Spring!

September 6, 2013 at 11:52 AM

What an absolutely stunning day in the Auckland Botanical Gardens today.

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Kaikoura Whale Watch

June 10, 2013 at 10:54 AM

I had forgotten how close Kaikoura was to the Southern Alps until a recent trip. It was a beautiful drive heading south from Marlborough, complete with seals sunning themselves on the rocks alongside the highway.

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Ski Cardrona

May 7, 2013 at 10:04 AM

Just 45 mins drive from Queenstown Airport or 35 mins from Wanaka, Cardrona Alpine Resort is one very cool place to visit (if you'll excuse the pun!).

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The Road to The Coromandel

April 22, 2013 at 7:18 AM

We bought our first bach in Pauanui back when the kids were still cute, and have been regularly driving the road to the Coromandel on a Friday night / Sunday afternoon return for the last 10 years.

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Winter Roads - Beware Black Ice

April 11, 2013 at 11:44 AM

Navigating winter conditions on South Island roads requires awareness and caution, particularly regarding the notoriously dangerous phenomenon — black ice. Black ice forms when moisture from fog, light rain or melted snow on the road drops to 0 degrees or lower.

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Goodbye Pork Pie...We're Taking this Car to Invercargill

March 26, 2013 at 8:18 AM

Following in the tyre tracks of the Blondini Gang, in the iconic Kiwi movie 'Goodbye Pork Pie' 48 minis will be driving in procession from Kaitaia to Invercargill this Easter 2013.

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