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New Zealand Currency: The New Zealand Dollar

What is the New Zealand currency? The unit of currency in New […]

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The Greenstone Pendant Meanings

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

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11 Nelson Art Galleries That Will Inspire You

Nelson art galleries you can’t miss! Nelson might be famous for its […]

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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 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 Matariki – The Maori New Year

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

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10 Reasons Why Working for Accommodation is the Best Way to Stay With Locals in NZ

Stay with a local in New Zealand through a work exchange! New […]

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The Best Places to Watch Rugby in New Zealand

Where to watch rugby in New Zealand. That oval ball means a […]

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Where to Get a Tattoo in New Zealand?

What is the best place to get ink during your New Zealand […]

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Guide to Wellington Nightlife

great nights out in Wellington! In New Zealand’s cool little capital, one […]

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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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8 Cultural Experiences in Auckland

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

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How to Create a WWOOF Profile That Hosts Can’t Refuse!

How to write a WWOOF Profile. Living the Kiwi lifestyle, while saving […]

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What is Anzac Day?

The New Zealand day of remembrance. On the lead up to April 25, […]

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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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What is Waitangi Day?

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

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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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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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Everything You Need to Know About WWOOFing in New Zealand

A top work and travel experience in NEw Zealand! Almost every backpacker […]

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Seasonal Work in New Zealand’s Dairy Industry

Moo! Earning good money while experiencing the local culture is what most […]

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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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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What type of job can you expect in New Zealand?

Fund your travels! Potentially spending a year having the time of your […]

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New Zealand Calendar: What’s going on?

New Zealand’s annual events. What’s happening in New Zealand? Well, you have […]

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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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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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Gisborne – Guide for Backpackers

The hub of Eastland! Gisborne, or “Gizzy” as the locals call it, […]

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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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Queenstown Winter Festival

Winter is here! Four nearby ski fields, heaps of backpackers, skiers and […]

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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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Make the most of the New Zealand FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

FIFA’s second largest tournament will start on the 30-May-2015 right here in […]

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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 […]

10 Places to Experience Maori Culture in New Zealand

Learn about Maori traditions in New Zealand. Hangi, hongi, haka, poi, whanau, […]

Maori Etiquette: What to do When Visiting a Marae

The Maori welcome ceremony. New Zealand’s Maori culture is yet another drawcard […]

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Tipping in New Zealand

Should you tip people or expect tips for services in New Zealand? […]

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Is New Zealand Safe?

Keep safe when travelling in New Zealand. Good news! New Zealand is […]

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Manawatu-Wanganui – Guide for Backpackers

New Zealand’s most kiwi towns! Once you’ve seen the towns of the […]

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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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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 […]

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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What to do for Christmas in New Zealand

On the 12th Day of Christmas in New Zealand my true love […]

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Useful Links for a Working Holiday and Backpacking in New Zealand

Websites You need to know about in New Zealand Apart from Backpacker […]

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10 Ways to Convince Your Parents to Let You Take a Gap Year in New Zealand

Time to leave your mum’s house. Are your folks finding it hard […]

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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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Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in New Zealand

Where can backpackers spend NYE in New Zealand? So, you are in […]

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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 […]

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5 Brewery Tours in New Zealand

You’ve tasted it, now see how it’s made! Then taste it again. […]

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WWOOF vs HelpX

Find work for accommodation and meals. No, this article is not about […]

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6 Summer Festivals in New Zealand

Wild Music, wild food, wild balloons: New Zealand knows how to throw […]

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5 Winter Festivals in New Zealand

Winter is coming and so are some of the best parties of […]

How to Volunteer for the Department of Conservation of New Zealand

Look after New Zealand’s wildlife and recreation. The famous New Zealand scenery […]

25 Awesome New Zealand Beers

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

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New Zealand’s Biggest Industries

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

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10 Funny Place Names in New Zealand

Funniest Place Names in NZ. Maoris and Europeans alike have clearly had […]

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Picking Seasons in New Zealand

The picking seasons and picking regions in New Zealand. A great way to […]

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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 […]

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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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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