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New Zealand — Overview and Intro

Travel Information Topics like: Arrival in NZElectricityWeatherFerry ServiceDestinations on the North IslandDestinations on the South Islandmore... All our New Zealand articles can be found here: New Zealand...

New Zealand Time Zone / Daylight Saving Time

New Zealand is in the GMT+12 (same as UTC+12) hrs time zone, that's where the International Date Line happens to be. E.g. New York City...

Welcome & Overview: New Zealand in a nutshell

Haere Mai - Welcome to New Zealand New Zealand is part of Oceania and consists of two major islands in the South Pacific Ocean, approx....

The history of ‘haka’ and the All Blacks rugby team of New Zealand

No other international sporting team possesses a pre-match ritual as powerful as the famed All Black haka.From the more traditional Ka mate, Ka mate...

Kapa haka – traditional Māori performances

Violent foot-stamping, lizard-like tongue protrusions and rhythmic body slapping - so heavy it induces a bright red skin glow - are just one side...

Queenstown – travel guide & visitor info

Queenstown, New Zealand (South Island) Known as the adventure capital of New Zealand, the resort town of Queenstown is set amidst some of the most...

Queenstown — what to do

Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown and its surrounds offer endless opportunities for exploration on...

Fiordland National Park & Milford Sound, New Zealand

Southwest New Zealand is one of the great wilderness areas of the Southern Hemisphere. The jewel in Fiordland’s crown is Milford Sound, its steep...

Bone carving, New Zealand: Hei Matau

Carved bone pendants Maori bone artwork is soft and warm to touch, yet the finish is like polished glass. Over a period of time, the...

Whakaari / White Island, New Zealand

White Island, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand From a distance White Island first appears as a thick plume of smoke rising from the Pacific Ocean....

Rim of Fire — the Islands of New Zealand

On the Edge of the Rim of Fire The islands of New Zealand sit on two of the Earth’s great tectonic plates – the Australian...

Dunedin, New Zealand — sightseeing

↦ find all of our Dunedin travel articles tagged as 'Dunedin': Travel Dunedin Sightseeing Overview Baldwin StreetUniversity Town Life, see here: Dunedin UniversityLarnach CastleDunedin Railway StationArchitectureSpeight's...

Dunedin, New Zealand — travel guide & visitor info

Dunedin, New Zealand (South Island) The very Scottish city of Dunedin is affectionately known as “the Edinburgh of the south.” Dunedin is renowned for its...

Dunedin University

University Town Life The ‘Scarfie’ Experience The chime of the University Clock Tower signals the beginning of the new semester at the University of Otago, New...

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