New Zealand Conservation at Ulva Island A Place To Visit In New Zealand

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I have only visited Stewart Island once and that was in September 2010. Although it was an overcast day I was very excited about visiting this part of the country, to see New Zealand Conservation first hand and the department of conservation (DOC) program. A Maori (Maori the indigenous people of New Zealand), legend

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New Zealand Medical Care When Touring

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As a tour coach driver/guide I often get asked about the New Zealand medical system and on occasions my passengers have had to take advantage of it. The New Zealand medical system has two main streams to it. General medical and accident treatment. The general medical health system is split into two, Private care and […]

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Things To Do In New Zealand – Watching Fur Seal Pups Playing

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I have been browsing some photos and came across this one of a colony of New Zealand Fur seals and thought I might tell you about my experiences with these guys. This particular photo was taken at a very popular viewing location, Ohau Point, on the Kaikoura Coast just north of kaikoura. It is a […]

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Places To Visit In New Zealand – Ohau Stream

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Ohau stream, on the Kaikoura Coast (eastern side of the Island), is an awesome place to visit in New Zealand. This coast is one of the areas in New Zealand where you are able to get up close and personal with the New Zealand Fur seals. WORDS OF WARNING These are still wild animals and are […]

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Waioeka Gorge An Awesome Place To Visit In New Zealand

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The adventures and wonders I discovered in the Waioeka Gorge. The Waioeka Gorge is on state highway 2 which runs between Gisborne and Opotiki on the East Cape of the Gisborne District in the North Island of New Zealand, is one of the awesome places to visit in New Zealand. Before I say anything about […]

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Awesome Backpackers Accommodation On The East Cape New Zealand

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I want to share with you a hidden backpacker accommodation gem I found on our recent campervan holiday in New Zealand around the East Cape on the North Island. On of the great things to do in New Zealand is to stay at a backpackers lodge or Farmstay. Farmstay Te Araroa a backpacker’s accommodation house […]

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Things To Do In New Zealand – Free Camp By Longest River In New Zealand

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I have got to admit it is sometimes very hard to find FREE places to camp in New Zealand, especially the North Island, without breaking the law or upsetting the locals. Well the news is all good in the picturesque town of Taupo in the North Island of New Zealand. The camp site is called […]

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