Backpacker advice

Advice to backpackers from backpackers! These are all the travel tips that make travelling, living and working in New Zealand so much easier.

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Rugby in New Zealand

Rugby Union in New Zealand If you have come to Aotearoa New […]

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What is an UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Unesco World Heritage Sites in New Zealand. Throughout the pages of any […]

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10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Gap Year in New Zealand

Make your New Zealand gap year the best it can be! You […]

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10 Foods You Have to Try in New Zealand

The New Zealand food you have to try. Trying the local cuisine […]

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10 Weird Facts About New Zealand

Odd Stuff about New Zealand. Every country has its quirky side, but […]

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What is a Dark Sky Reserve?

Dark Sky Reserves in New Zealand. When you read or hear about […]

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10 Things You Did Not Know About New Zealand Wildlife

Fun facts about wildlife in New Zealand! That’s right, New Zealand isn’t just […]

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7 Discount Cards for Backpackers in New Zealand

Discount cards for travelling in New Zealand. As a backpacker, budget is […]

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7 Ways to Stop Sandfly Bites

How to not get bitten by sandflies. The best way to avoid […]

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10 Ways to Keep Your Stuff Safe When Backpacking in New Zealand

Tips to keep your belongings safe when travelling. Although New Zealand is one […]

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Earthquakes in New Zealand

Are earthquake dangerous in New Zealand? New Zealand is famous for its […]

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What is Matariki – The Maori New Year

THe Maori new Year in New Zealand. Matariki is the Maori name […]

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15 Crafty Backpacking Tips

Backpacking tips for the crafty traveller Feeling cheap but crafty? Follow the […]

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How to Transfer Money to Your New Zealand Bank Account

Transferring money from overseas to a New Zealand bank account. The trip […]

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30 Tips for Backpacking in New Zealand

Everything You need to know about Backpacking in New Zealand … New Zealand […]

What are Your Consumer Rights in New Zealand?

We all buy stuff. Despite trying to avoid it because we are […]

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10 Facts You Did Not Know About New Zealand’s Glaciers

Gotta love those glaciers! Thousands of tons of snowfall compacted over hundreds […]

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9 Ways to Meet People When Travelling Alone in New Zealand

How to meet people when travelling! “Just because you are travelling alone […]

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The Best (and Worst) Seafood to Eat When in New Zealand

Make good choices! Getting some classic New Zealand  fish and chips and […]

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Why is New Zealand so Fascinated with Kauri?

What’s the deal with this kauri tree? Travel up north of Auckland […]

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4 Super Rare Whales and Dolphins Seen in New Zealand

The rarest marine mammal sightings in New Zealand. It’s no secret that […]

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5 Traditional New Zealand Recipes

Traditional Kiwi recipes! Food is just another way, if not the most […]

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How to Photograph Aurora Australis (The Southern Lights)

capture the perfect photograph of the Auroras! Seeing the Aurora Australis is so […]

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11 Life Hacks to Make Travelling in New Zealand So Much Easier

All those little life hacks for travelling New Zealand. Our favourite type of […]

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15 Ways to Cut Down Your Expenses So You Can Afford to Travel

Even you can afford to traveL! I wise man once said: “Travel […]

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How to Save Money for a Gap Year in New Zealand

Afford to take a gap year abroad! What’s stopping most people from […]

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What is the Cost of Backpacking in New Zealand?

All those expenses to consider for your big trip. We all need […]

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10 Ways to Not Look Like a Tourist in New Zealand

Put the selfie stick away! Kiwi are a fascinating species in New Zealand […]

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What is the Cost of a Working Holiday in New Zealand?

How much will your New Zealand gap year cost? Dreaming of travelling […]

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28 Travel Gifts for Any Backpacker

The perfect gift for a Gap Year! What do you get for the […]

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TV Channels in New Zealand

What’s on the box? You didn’t come all the way to New […]

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Why Every Backpacker in New Zealand Should Cook With Kumara

Sweet as Sweet potatoes! New Zealanders love their sweet potatoes, or as […]

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Why New Zealand hates possums

“One of the greatest threats to our natural environment.” Something that shocks […]

Backpacker’s Guide to the Maori Language: te reo Maori

Kia Ora! New Zealand has three official languages: English, New Zealand sign […]

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Can a Girl Travel Alone in New Zealand?

Your best travel partner is you! When browsing the world wide web on […]

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The Maori Culture in New Zealand

Traditions meet contemporary life in this fascinating New Zealand culture. During your […]

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The Maori History in New Zealand

The history of Aotearoa New Zealand has a shorter human history than […]

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8 Fun Ways to Document Your Travels in New Zealand

How will you remember your gap year? Prepare for the busiest trip […]

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Duty Free Shopping in New Zealand

Grab a bargain! We’re backpackers. We can’t resist a bargain! So if […]

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7 Ways to Protect New Zealand’s Lakes and Rivers

Keep New Zealand’s lakes and rivers clean. 3,820 lakes are scattered across […]

10 Ways to Protect the Ocean when Backpacking

Simple ways to save the sea. Whether you like dipping into it […]

10 Ways to Protect New Zealand’s Forests

Tree hugging in New Zealand. You’ll hear the phrase “bush walk” a […]

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Be Green When Backpacking in New Zealand

Eco-friendly travelling! New Zealand is environment-conscious. As a nuclear-free country, New Zealand […]

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Outlet Shopping in New Zealand: Grab a Bargain!

Shopping with a backpacker budget. So, you are backpacking around New Zealand or […]

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12 Travel Apps You Need to Have When Backpacking in New Zealand

Solve your problem with an app! Your handiest gadget when travelling abroad […]

5 Ways to Save a Kiwi Bird

You can help protect kiwi too! Not only are kiwi birds unique […]

Saving Smaug the Kiwi Bird

Releasing a Kiwi bird into the wild! Seeing a kiwi bird is […]

The Kiwi 12 Days of Christmas

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas! So, you’re backpacking in New Zealand during […]

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17 Unique New Zealand Foods

Food, glorious food! Nothing beats a cultural experience than tasting the local […]

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10 Celebrities from New Zealand

Small country: big stars! With only 4 million people in New Zealand, it […]

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10 Businesses that are Putting New Zealand on the Map

What? That comes from New Zealand? There is this on-going joke about […]

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11 Backpacker Tips to Save Money on Food

How to save money on groceries. Compared to some other countries, food […]

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Top 10 Flight of the Conchords’ Adverts for New Zealand

New Zealand… It has a band. Forget The Lord of the Rings, we […]

25 Awesome New Zealand Beers

New Zealand loves beer. The country is a beer making nation with […]

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18 Backpacker Hacks That Everyone Should Know

Tips and tricks for travelling in New Zealand Here is a collection of […]

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New Zealand’s Firsts

What did New Zealand do first? Despite being the newest populated country, […]

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10 Things You Did Not Know About New Zealand

Random facts about New Zealand. Whether you are preparing a trip and want […]

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New Zealand in Numbers

Facts and Figures about New Zealand New Zealand is a land of firsts: […]

What is Kiwiana?

No, it is not a female kiwi. The question that is on […]

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The 13 New Zealand National Parks

Visit the most beautiful parts of New Zealand or even the world? […]

What is The Difference Between Rugby League and Rugby Union?

The All blacks and the Kiwis are both national New Zealand rugby […]

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12 Movies Shot In New Zealand

It wasn’t just The Lord of the Rings that was filmed in […]

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Talk like a New Zealander / Talk like a Kiwi

Once you leave the hostels, chances are you will bump into a […]

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Backpackers’ Food Shopping List: 10 Must Have Food Items

We all know it’s fun to eat but not so much if […]

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16 Products of New Zealand

When doing a working holiday in New Zealand there is no better […]

11 Ways to Save Money and Stretch those Dollars Further

Make the most of this precious gold! With so many fun adrenalin-pumping […]

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11 Animals and Birds Unique to New Zealand

New Zealand’s weird and wonderful wildlife! New Zealand was an island free […]

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Food Shopping in New Zealand

Everyone’s got to eat. When backpacking in New Zealand, it’s cheaper to […]

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What is The DoC, Department of Conservation in New Zealand?

What’s up, DoC? As you are travelling around New Zealand, it’s difficult […]

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Who are the People on the New Zealand Banknotes?

The people on the New Zealand BankNotes explained! Who is this guy […]

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