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North Island in Two Weeks: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary

How to make the most of travelling the North Island in two […]

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North Island in One Week: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary

How to make the most of travelling the North Island in One […]

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Ohakune

Where to stay in Ohakune? With epic ski fields, mountain bike trails, […]

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8 Walks in Northern Hawke’s Bay You Can’t Miss

Top walks in Wairoa, Lake Waikaremoana, Morere and Mahia. There’s nothing quite […]

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Wairoa – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Wairoa and northern Hawke’s Bay. On the banks […]

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17 Stunning Lake Waikaremoana Walks

Walks at Lake Waikaremoana you can’t miss! You’ve made it to the […]

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11 Mahia Peninsula Must-Dos

Things to do on the Mahia Peninsula. When doing an east coast […]

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Opotiki to Gisborne via The Waioeka Gorge: 8 Epic Stops!

Stops you can’t miss in the Waioeka Gorge! Eastland is not just […]

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Eastland Road Trip Itinerary: Gisborne to Opotiki

An Eastland Roadie: 7 day itinerary Get off the beaten track in […]

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10 Awesome Things to do in Kerikeri

Kerikeri activities you can’t miss! There’s no such thing as being stuck […]

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Paihia – Guide for Backpackers

Guide to Paihia for budget travellers. Welcome to the jewel of the […]

13 Things to do in Taupo on a Rainy Day

What to do on a rainy day in Taupo. Sometimes it rains […]

Public Transport in Palmerston North

How to get around Palmerston North Getting around Palmerston North is cheap […]

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Taupo – Guide for Backpackers

The North ISland’s adventure capital! No wonder Taupo is a top backpacking […]

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25 Awesome Hikes Around Palmerston North

Walks in and around Palmerston North. If you like using your own […]

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Palmerston North – Guide for Backpackers

Hikes, bikes and nights to remember! Day or night, there’s always something […]

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Hamilton – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Hamilton. The main hub of the Waikato region, […]

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Napier – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Napier. Sunshine, wine, funky architecture, cycling, mountain biking, […]

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Guide to The Lord of the Rings in Wellington

the Wellington filming locations for The Lord of the Rings. In the […]

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Should You Travel the North Island or South Island?

North Island vs. South Island. Active volcanoes, bubbling mud pools, happening cities, […]

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New Plymouth – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in New Plymouth New Plymouth is for the indecisive. […]

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The 10 Biggest Cities in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Biggest cities. As well as having some of the most […]

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Accommodation Guide to Auckland Region

Where to find cheap Accommodation in Auckland. From bush to beach, there […]

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Public Transport in Wellington

How to get around Wellington. Getting around Wellington’s capital city and surrounding […]

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Public Transport in Auckland

How to get around AUckland. Auckland is a transport hub in New […]

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Guide to the Whanganui Journey

Everything you need to know about the Whanganui Great Walk! Paddle your […]

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Find the Rare Maui’s Dolphin

What is the Maui’s dolphin? Like the kiwi bird is a national […]

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6 Towns You Can’t Miss in South Taranaki

The towns to visit on your South Taranaki Road trip! A road […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Hamilton

Things to do in Hamilton on a backpacker Budget. Built along the […]

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11 Things to Do in Wellington on a Rainy Day

Rainy day activities in Wellington. What can we say? It’s Wellington. It […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to Do in Wanganui

Enjoy Wanganui on A budget! Sometimes people forget that Wanganui is on […]

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Wanganui – Guide for Backpackers

What to do in Wanganui. No wonder so many backpackers love spending […]

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8 Cultural Experiences in Auckland

Where to find cultural experiences in Auckland. What great city is a […]

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15 Free Things to Do in Waitomo

Explore the Waitomo area on a budget! With caving, abseiling, black water […]

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12 Free and Cheap Things to do in Manawatu

Enjoy Manawatu on a budget! Fancy a healthy mix of forests, farms […]

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How to get to the Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake in Winter

Ski down from the volcanic crater lake! A serene volcanic lake on […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in New Plymouth

New Plymouth on a budget! New Plymouth is the place to be […]

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10 Must-Dos in Raglan

Things to do in Raglan. For any backpacker looking for a true […]

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Whangarei – Guide for Backpackers

caves to coastal adventures. New Zealand’s northernmost thus warmest city, Whangarei, is a […]

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16 Awesome Hikes in The Coromandel

Coromandel hikes you can’t miss! Want to explore New Zealand’s most epic […]

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15 Coromandel Must-Dos

Things you can’t miss in the Coromandel! If the Coromandel has any […]

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Mountain Biking in Auckland

The ‘wheelie’ best rides in Auckland. What? A city has something to […]

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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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7 Whale and Dolphin Species to See in Auckland

Whales and dolphins in Auckland to look out for. Some of the […]

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10 Wonderful Walks in Hawke’s Bay

Hikes and walks in Hawke’s Bay. From the Art Deco streets of Napier […]

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Tararua – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Tararua. Untouched coastline, bush-cloaked ranges, sparkling fish-filled rivers, […]

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Guide to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Simply walk into Mordor… The forces of the earth can be seen […]

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Mountain Biking in Hawke’s Bay

“tyred” of the same old bike trails? All bad puns aside, Hawke’s […]

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5 Best Beaches for Snorkelling in Auckland

Auckland’s five marine reserves. Think of New Zealand’s marine reserves as national […]

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10 Natural Attractions to See in Eastland

Natural (and free) things to do in Eastland. Nature has packed a […]

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10 Must-Dos on the Kapiti Coast

Things to do in Kapiti, Wellington! If you want a super relaxed […]

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Great Barrier Island – Guide for Backpackers

Jurassic Park just 90km from Auckland! Whether you arrive by air or […]

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Guide to the Aotea Track on Great Barrier Island

An island adventure! Did you know there’s a multi-day walk in the […]

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5 Reasons to Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Step into history in the Bay of Islands. One of New Zealand’s most […]

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10 Islands to Kayak to From Auckland

Paddle to these island sanctuaries! Little pieces of what looks like the […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Auckland

The summer city! When is the best time to be in Auckland? […]

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Wellington Cab Fares: Taxi Prices in Wellington

How much is a taxi in Wellington? You need to get somewhere […]

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10 Free Campsites on the North Island

Sleep in the great outdoors… for free! The most rugged and raw […]

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Summer in Hawke’s Bay

And on a budget if possible… Life in Hawke’s Bay is best […]

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Auckland Cab Fare: Taxi Prices in Auckland

How much is a taxi in Auckland? For whatever reason, you want […]

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10 Free Natural Spots Near Rotorua

Bubbling mud, mysterious forests, colourful lakes, hot pools… it’s all here within […]

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10 Hawke’s Bay Must-Dos

Have fun in between seasonal jobs. The region offers a huge amount […]

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Toll Roads in New Zealand

Where are the New Zealand toll roads? As a backpacker trying to […]

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The 5 Hidden Secrets of Katikati

What does New Zealand’s mural town have to offer? Katikati is best […]

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8 Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Rotorua

New Zealand’s geothermal hot spot has lots to offer even when the weather […]

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Arriving in Auckland Airport, New Zealand

Welcome to New Zealand! After a long gruelling flight, you have finally […]

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10 Taupo Must-Dos

Things you can’t miss in Taupo. Fun, adrenalin, scenery and relaxation: you […]

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Hokianga – Guide for Backpackers

Sand dunes, boulders and kauri… so much kauri! Some of the largest […]

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10 Features That Make The Coromandel Unique

Peninsula paradise! There is no better word to describe the Coromandel region […]

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Mountain Biking in Whakatane

Some ‘whaking’ great rides! Who knew this coastal town on the North […]

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10 Reasons to Stop By in Wairarapa

The great escape! Too often do backpackers drive right through Wairarapa without […]

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10 Wellington Must-Dos

What does the “coolest little capital” have to offer? Buzzing with life […]

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

10 Reasons Why The Te Papa Museum is Simply Unmissable

Because learning is fun! Aside from the fact that the entry to […]

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The 3 Eastland Motu Trails

Bike your way from sandy shores to deep in the wilderness. Pick […]

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13 Walks Around National Park Village & Whakapapa Village

Short hikes near Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu. When there is nothing around but […]

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Top 10 Natural Auckland Experiences

Islands, beaches, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries. Auckland: a backpacker’s first stop for […]

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10 Places You Can’t Miss on the Forgotten World Highway

Rediscover New Zealand’s oldest heritage trail. How can you not be intrigued […]

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5 Walks You Have to do in Stratford, Taranaki

Strolls in, around and all over Stratford. Stratford is known for its […]

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6 Ways to Take On the Waitomo Caves

An unforgettable journey into the Underworld. Explore the underground of New Zealand […]

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Mountain Biking in Ruapehu

Bike the volcano country. A volcanic plateau, lush dense native forests, sub-alpine […]

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Waitakere Ranges – Guide for Backpackers

Auckland’s rugged side! You may have seen the pretty white sand beaches […]

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5 Walks You Can’t Miss in South Taranaki

The paths less travelled in Taranaki. The walking tracks in South Taranaki […]

The Famous Lord of the Rings Filming Locations in Ruapehu

Real Middle Earth in Ruapehu. The jagged rocks, rugged plateaus and volcanoes, […]

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10 Taranaki Must-Dos

What are the best things to do in Taranaki? If you don’t […]

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15 Places to Stop at on Taranaki’s Surf Highway 45

THE BEST STOPS ON THE SURF HIGHWAY. Any road called “Surf Highway”, is […]

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10 Great Bike Trails on the North Island

As much fun as you can have on two wheels! Well, we […]

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Wairarapa – Guide for Backpackers

Mountains, pinnacles, seals and lighthouses! Swap windy Wellington for a few days […]

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6 Hikes You Have to do in Egmont National Park!

Delve into the forests of Mt Taranaki! Egmont National Park, in the […]

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Kapiti Coast – Guide for Backpackers

Explore the Kapiti coast and Kapiti Island. 40km of unspoiled beaches backed […]

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9 Places You Can’t Miss on the Matakana Coast

Road trip on the coast of Auckland. One of the great things […]

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Hutt Valley – Guide for Backpackers

Stay in the Hutt! Conveniently located in the north Wellington Region, The […]

10 Things to do in Porirua

A quick city escape! Tucked alongside two harbours, parks and scenic reserves, Porirua […]

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8 Wonderful Walks in New Plymouth, Taranaki

Go for a stroll in Taranaki! We all know the feeling of […]

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8 Nightclubs in Auckland

Where to party in Auckland. One of life’s biggest questions is: where […]

Auckland Region – Guide for Backpackers

It’s much more than a city! Welcome to the Auckland Region, a […]

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Auckland Suburbs – Guide for Backpackers

Auckland has a wilderness and it wants you to explore it! With […]

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11 Best Backpacker Hostels in Auckland

Budget accommodation in Auckland. Where to stay in New Zealand’s largest city? […]

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Auckland City Centre – Guide for Backpackers

The City of Sails, volcanos and parks! As New Zealand does everything […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Paihia

Free or cheap Activities in The Bay of Islands. With the stunning […]

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The Republic of Whangamomona

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

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14 Free or Cheap Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland City Centre for free (or cheap). In […]

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8 Best Backpacker Hostels in Paihia

Where to stay in the Bay of islands. Paihia is a top […]

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island

The photos that everyone takes on the North Island. Well, there’s no […]

Saving Smaug the Kiwi Bird

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

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Coromandel – Guide for Backpackers

The Coromandel: Peninsula Paradise! From brilliant beaches to marvellous mountains, the Coromandel […]

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11 Awesome Horse Treks in New Zealand

Have a Horsesome time! If Gandalf can use a horse to navigate […]

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The Northern Gateway Toll Road

Shortcuts come at a price! Having to pay NZ$2.30 to save measly […]

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The North Island Scenic State Highways

Time for a New Zealand road trip! So many different landscapes, so […]

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5 Places to go Sailing in New Zealand

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” – Webb […]

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20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the North Island

Discover something special away from the tourist crowds. The great thing about being […]

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Northland – Guide for Backpackers

The place where Sand gets everywhere! “The Winterless North”, long stretching sandy […]

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Bay of Islands – Guide for Backpackers

The adventure is on the water! 144 islands await to be explored […]

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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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Taranaki – Guide for Backpackers

Take a trip to Taranaki! Where can you ski on the mountains […]

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Egmont National Park – Guide for Backpackers

New Zealand’s most circular national park. Gracefully shaped, Mt Taranaki / Mt […]

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Wellington City – Guide for Backpackers

Compact and creative capital city. Every backpacker passes through Wellington City at […]

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Auckland North Shore – Guide for Backpackers

A 10 minute getaway from Auckland central. Ever heard the phrase “it’s […]

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Auckland Hauraki Gulf – Guide for Backpackers

Fantastic day trips from Auckland! 50 islands are dotted around the Hauraki […]

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8 Wildlife Activities in New Zealand

What wildlife activities can you do in NZ? With a population of […]

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22 Stunning Beaches in New Zealand

Beautiful beaches in New Zealand. With around 14,000km of coastline, it was […]

What is Kiwiana?

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

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East Cape – Guide for Backpackers

Go East And start your day before everyone else in the world! […]

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Tongariro National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Welcome to volcano country! The Tongariro National Park answers the “burning” question: […]

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Lake Taupo – Guide for Backpackers

Rapids, hot pools, giant lakes: have a water adventure in Lake Taupo. […]

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8 Best Backpacker Hostels in Taupo

Affordable accommodation in Taupo. In the adventure capital of the North Island, […]

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10 Best Backpacker Hostels in Rotorua

Cheap accommodation in Rotorua. After a hard day’s wandering in the geothermal […]

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5 Free Natural Hot Pools in Rotorua

Rotorua’s free natural hot springs. The intense geothermal activity in Rotorua means […]

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11 Free or Cheap Things to do in Rotorua

Free or cheap activities in Rotorua. How can a place be so […]

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14 Free or Cheap Things to do in Wellington

Free or cheap Activities in Wellington. Whether you end up in Wellington […]

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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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Rotorua – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking in Rotorua. Also known as “Rotovegas” by the locals, the town […]

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Waitomo – Guide for backpackers

Backpacking in Waitomo. Above ground Waitomo is exciting, but underground it is […]

10 Places to Surf on the North Island

Where to surf on the North Island. With New Zealand being two […]

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Hawke’s Bay – Guide for Backpackers

Golden landscape, golden sun and gold-medal wine! Known for its wine, Hawke’s […]

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Waikato – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Waikato. Behind picturesque green scenery and soft hills, […]

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