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Tales of Tongariro

Tales of Tongariro

Posted on 23. Mar, 2011 by .

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Blog4NZ has been a worldwide blogging event running from 21-23 March and is a grassroots blogging and social media effort to support New Zealand travel in the wake of the Canterbury earthquake. This is my last post for Blog4NZ but it’s not my last post on New Zealand, there’s still so much to say. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing […]

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Scaling the Sky Tower

Posted on 21. Mar, 2011 by .

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What better way to contribute to blog4NZ than starting off with a piece about the Sky Tower! This building is unmissable when visiting Auckland and even more so at night when it’s glowing in the sky. Most recently it’s been red and black showing solidarity with those in Christchurch – how could it not get […]

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How to spend 2 days in the Coromandel

How to spend 2 days in the Coromandel

Posted on 07. Mar, 2011 by .

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I only had two days in the Coromandel, and I wanted to fit in as much  possible. When people are giving advice on what to see when you go there’s one thing that’s constantly repeated – Cathedral Cove. Looking at the photo it’s not difficult to understand why! I stayed at Seabreeze Holiday Park near Hot […]

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The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

Posted on 31. Oct, 2010 by .

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After an emotional rollercoaster of goodbyes and the hectic time I had sorting everything out to go, the time to actually say goodbye and get on a plane came around quite quickly! Working until the day I left was a mistake that I don’t think I’d repeat! Trying to tie loose ends up at work and say final goodbyes to colleagues who […]

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My Working Holiday Visa Application

My Working Holiday Visa Application

Posted on 21. Sep, 2010 by .

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The most important thing for me to consider when deciding to go to New Zealand for a year was if I could get a working holiday visa. As I didn’t have a lot of savings and it was a short-notice decision I needed to be sure I’d be able to work out there to top […]

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