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Glamping At the SPLORE Festival, New Zealand

24/03/2021This entry was posted in Auckland, Australasia, New Zealand, Newsletter and tagged , on by .
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Anna Smith reminisces on her glamping experience at the Splore Festival near Auckland in 2020.

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Hidden wonders in southern New Zealand

02/11/2018 by .
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I was cold, a little wet, and it was as dark as the Three Boys Oyster stout I’d imbibed earlier that evening. On the last day of my trip exploring New Zealand’s deep south, I had found yet another moment of awe.

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Waiheke Island Guide

27/09/2016 by .
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When Anna Smith arrives at Waiheke Island it is raining, but the weather doesn’t deter her as she reveals her exclusive Waiheke Island guide.

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Guide to the Cook Islands. No two sunsets the same.

29/01/2015 by .
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When you think of the South Pacific Islands you would probably think of Tahiti or Fiji or maybe even Easter Island. However there is one group of islands that have quietly gone about their business of providing absolute unadulterated heaven on earth to discerning visitors for many awesome sunsets. The Cook Islands (or just The Cooks to locals) are a Polynesian coral necklace of some 15 islands spread out over 2 million kilometres of Pacific Ocean but actually only a combined land area just 240 kilometres.

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The New Zealand festival scene is gearing up for Summer

01/11/2013This entry was posted in Australasia, New Zealand, Travel News and tagged on by .
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Following in the wake of 16 year old Kiwi singing sensation Lorde, it seems New Zealand festival scene music has caught the world’s eye just in time for Summer down under.

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