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10 Fascinating Facts About the Waitomo Caves

Fun things to know about the Waitomo Caves! Sure, the Waitomo Caves […]

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Who Are The New Zealand People?

A quick guide to the New Zealand people. New Zealand is a […]

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What You Need to Know About Flying Drones in New Zealand

Should you fly your drone to New Zealand? New Zealand’s breathtaking landscapes […]

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10 Blockbuster Movies You Didn’t Know Were Made in Wellington

Wellington movies that hit the big time. Ok, so you all know […]

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What is the New Zealand Language?

What language do they speak in New Zealand? As one of the […]

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5 Facts That Will Cure Your Fear of Flying

Don’t let fear of flight stop you from seeing the world! Did […]

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Where is New Zealand?

Where is New Zealand located? Discovering the land of New Zealand has […]

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How Expensive is New Zealand in 2018?

New Zealand prices in 2018. Planning a trip to New Zealand or […]

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10 Things You Did Not Know About the Maori Culture

… Unless you’re from NEw Zealand! Ok, if you’re from New Zealand, […]

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5 Fun Facts About the Maori Haka

Learn about the Maori Haka! Seeing the Haka performed live or even […]

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The Maori Haka: Its Meaning & History

What is the meaning of The Haka? If you have heard anything […]

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10 Damn Good Reasons to Take a Gap Year in New Zealand

These reasons will make you want to do a Gap Year in […]

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The Greenstone Pendant Meanings

What are the meanings behind greenstone pendants? Pounamu, more commonly known as […]

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Rugby in New Zealand

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

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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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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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Checklist for Leaving New Zealand

Practical Things to do before leaving New Zealand. This is a sad […]

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30 Tips for Backpacking in New Zealand

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

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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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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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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 Waitangi Day?

Waitangi Day: a historical New Zealand public holiday. On 6-February every year, […]

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The Card Game Every Backpacker Should Play in Their Hostel

The backpacker card game: Yaniv! We think we’ve found it: the ultimate icebreaker card […]

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Why Air New Zealand is Awesome

The fantastically Kiwi airline! At some point since air travel began more than […]

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28 Travel Gifts for Backpackers

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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9 Hilarious Air New Zealand Safety Videos

Since when did airline safety get so hilarious? If there is one […]

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The Backpacker 12 Days of Christmas

Backpacker problems in the form of a Christmas carol! Christmas is an […]

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Why New Zealand is the Best Backpacking Country

Yes, it really is! It might be a strong statement to make, […]

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Why New Zealand Hates Possums

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

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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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19 Backpackers That You Will Meet in Every Hostel

Crazy characters to observe in your backpacker hostel. The backpacker hostel is […]

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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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A Quick Guide to The Maori History in New Zealand

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

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7 City Hosts of the New Zealand FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

Where will the U-20 world cup take you? FIFA’s second largest tournament […]

17 Lessons that Only Backpacking in New Zealand Can Teach You

The more you travel, the better you will understand life… and yourself. […]

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16 Classic Backpacker Problems

Backpacker problems: a step below first-world problems. Living out of a backpack, […]

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9 Newest and Weirdest Extreme Activities in New Zealand

Unique adrenaline activities Down Under. It’s no secret that New Zealand is […]

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The Republic of Whangamomona

Whangamomona: not part of New Zealand. This quirky little town in the […]

5 Ways to Save a Kiwi Bird

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

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New Zealand Infographic: New Zealand is Middle-earth

No really, it is. Any “Ringer” or “Tolkienist” will be sad to […]

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17 Awesome New Zealand Foods

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

10 Celebrities from New Zealand

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

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10 Picture Perfect Bridges in New Zealand

New Zealand’s brilliant bridges! With so many hills in New Zealand, it […]

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10 Businesses that are Putting New Zealand on the Map

Businesses from New Zealand. What? That comes from New Zealand? There is […]

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The 12 Worst Travel Advice Ever

Don’t trust anyone! Thinking of travelling to a faraway land with naught but […]

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10 Hilarious Flight of the Conchords’ Adverts for New Zealand

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

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The 7 Worst Questions to be Asked When You Come Back From a Trip

We all get them. Time for us to all empathise with a TOP […]

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Chatham Islands – Guide for Backpackers

Get ridiculously far off the beaten track! New Zealand’s fourth populated island […]

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Natural Wonders of New Zealand

Natural (but kind of freaky) wonders of New Zealand! Natural wonders are the […]

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New Zealand’s Biggest Industries

3 huge industries in New Zealand. New Zealand’s got to make money. Considering […]

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10 Funny Place Names in New Zealand

Funniest Place Names in New Zealand. Maoris and Europeans alike have clearly […]

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18 Backpacker Hacks That Everyone Should Know

Tips and tricks for travelling in New Zealand We like anything to make […]

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New Zealand’s Firsts

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

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. Who doesn’t like a good statistic? […]

What is Kiwiana?

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

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What is The i-SITE?

New Zealand’s visitor information centres. As you start travelling around New Zealand, you […]

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What is The Difference Between Rugby League and Rugby Union?

The difference between Rugby League and Rugby Union in New Zealand. The […]

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12 Movies Shot In New Zealand

Which movies were filmed in New Zealand? It wasn’t just The Lord […]

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Public Holidays in New Zealand

When are the public holidays in NEw Zealand? When doing a working […]

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Talk like a New Zealander / Talk like a Kiwi

How to talk like a new zealander. Once you leave the hostels, […]

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16 Products of New Zealand

What products are from New Zealand? When doing a working holiday in […]

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13 Most Unique Backpacker Hostels in New Zealand

The weirdest places you’ll ever stay. Staying in a hostel in New […]

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14 New Zealand Souvenirs for Your Friends and Family

It’s time to redeem yourself! If you’ve left your friends and family […]

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11 Unique Accommodations in the North Island

The weirdest places to stay in New Zealand. Stay in weirdest and […]

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13 Drinks You Have to Try in New Zealand

Drinks in New Zealand worth giving a go. The backpacker lifestyle or […]

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10 Unique Accommodations in the South Island

Want to sleep in a shoe? A boot, a hobbit hole, a […]

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21 Animals and Birds Unique to New Zealand

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

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10 Fun Gifts to Bring Back from New Zealand

New Zealand Gifts that are too funny to ignore. Maybe this list […]

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6 Tropical Islands Near New Zealand

Need an escape from your escape to New Zealand? Trade your working […]

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10 Countries Easy to Visit from New Zealand

Countries near New Zealand. No doubt your journey to New Zealand for […]

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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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22 BIG Things in New Zealand

The largest New Zealand sculptures! New Zealand may be a small country […]

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