I have spent nine months in the North Island and have now come to the South Island for another 8 months. It is September and Winter is now during to an end. The South Island is known for its grand landscapes and mountains and is the place to go in New Zealand for winter sports. … More Snowboarding at Rainbow Ski Area at Nelson Lakes National Park
An inside look at what happened during The Summer Harvest Festival at Hobbit and what was included in the tour. … More Hobbiton Tour special: Inside look at the first ever Summer Harvest Festival at Hobbiton.
Walking the Pouakai Circuit at Taranaki / Egmont National Park Walking The Pouakai Circuit at Taranaki / Egmont National Park was an unforgettable experience. I am not unhealthy but neither am I very sporty and active, having done the occasional day hike but never anything like this. Staying overnight meant I had to carry a … More Walking the Pouakai Circuit at Taranaki / Egmont National Park
The Blue Springs (Te Puna) also known as “ Te Waihou Walkway” (The New Water) and Owharoa falls. Today’s post is on The Blue Springs in the South Waikato District, which I visited during the Christmas break. It is about a four hours drive from Auckland, entry is free and the Waihou river and surroundings … More The Blue Springs walkway and Owharoa Falls