Hiking Taupo’s Treacherous Mt Tauhara

View over Lake Taupo from Mt Tauhara

If you’re after a day walk near Taupo, Mt Tauhara is the perfect track. Creeping up dirt crevasse, and trudging through sludgy mud – all in a 2 hour trek.

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Titirangi Village on the Verge of Heaven

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Gazing out across the dewey mountain vista, calm tides and late sun frame the view. Only the faint shuffling of passersby, or clinking cafe cups interrupt the mood.

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The Love Locked Corner of Auckland

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The love lock trend from Europe has finally made it to Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. We rode from the Lightpath down to the Waterfront to see what all the fuss was about. Check out where to find the locks and if your’s features in our blog.

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Wellington’s Best Brunch & Lunch Spots

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Wellington is setting the bar high with capital culinary experiences. Try French toast with Nutella mousse and orange caramel, or classic hummus and haloumi. These are just a few of the best brunches and lunches to enjoy on your next voyage to the capital. 

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Jim Beam Homegrown Festival 2018

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Jim Beam Homegrown is Wellington’s annual one day festival celebrating the best of New Zealand music along our capital’s waterfront. 2018 performers included Shapeshifter, Elemenop and Savage. Get a feel for the festival and find out what to pack for this wicked event on the waterfront.

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Splore Festival Mystic Ritual 2018

Imagine a mini Coachella, with wicked art installations and inspiring international performers. See more from my first time at Splore now.

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Auckland’s Ultimate Visitors Guide

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Dumped on Auckland’s Queen Street, it can be hard to imagine how this sprawling urban metropolis has earned its place among the worlds most liveable cities. As a proud local I know the essence of Auckland lives just outside our central business district, so let me take you on a tiki-tour around my favourite big little city.

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Celebrating Thanksgiving In New Zealand

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At the opposite end of the earth Kiwis and Americans are celebrating Thanksgiving together. So how does one celebrate an American tradition in a sub-tropical climate? And what are Kiwis thankful for? Take a peep to find out.

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9 Reasons Not to Miss Auckland When You Visit New Zealand

Boasting over one quarter of the countries entire population, Auckland is by far the biggest city in New Zealand. So it came to my surprise when I learnt friends from the UK had no plans to stay in the city on their visit. Queue 9 Reasons Not to Miss Auckland When You Visit New Zealand.

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Where to Eat Vegetarian and Vegan in Auckland

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Vegan, Vegetarian or otherwise, you’re sure to enjoy the diverse flavours from these Auckland establishments. In all my travels, Auckland is still one of my favourite destinations to indulge in plant-based cuisine and there’s certainly no shortage of it here.

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