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Stonyridge Vineyards - Waiheke Island, New Zealand - A ferry ride to Waiheke Island is a perfect day trip from Auckland for sandy beaches and excellent wine tasting

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Stonyridge Vineyards - Waiheke Island, New Zealand - A ferry ride to Waiheke Island is a perfect day trip from Auckland for sandy beaches and excellent wine tasting

Aotearoa - land of the long white cloud

Aotearoa - land of the long white cloud

Central North Island, New Zealand 1

Central North Island, New Zealand 1

Pillars of the Kings, Gibbston, New Zealand - Ok, so this is really the location of the worlds first bungy jump, on the Kawarau Gorge suspension bridge over the Kawarau River.  Lord of the Rings fans with a fairly vivid imagination will of course recognise it as being the location of the Pillars of the Kings from the first Lord of the Rings movie, when the fellowshop are canoeing down a river and pass two, rather impressive (if sadly computer generated) statues.  You can still bungy from…

Pillars of the Kings, Gibbston, New Zealand — by Laurence Norah

Pillars of the Kings, Gibbston, New Zealand - Ok, so this is really the location of the worlds first bungy jump, on the Kawarau Gorge suspension bridge over the Kawarau River. Lord of the Rings fans with a fairly vivid imagination will of course recognise it as being the location of the Pillars of the Kings from the first Lord of the Rings movie, when the fellowshop are canoeing down a river and pass two, rather impressive (if sadly computer generated) statues. You can still bungy from…

Top 10 NZ roads: Number 1 - Stratford - Taumarunui    Distance: 142km    Entering the Forgotten World Highway from the Taranaki end, you could be fooled into thinking the journey isn't much of an adventure.    At first, the route travels in straight lines through picturesque pastoral landscapes.    But by the time you pass the small town of Douglas and start encountering the first of many saddles and their tortuous corners, you'll know what you signed up for.

Top 10 NZ roads: Number 1 - Stratford - Taumarunui Distance: 142km Entering the Forgotten World Highway from the Taranaki end, you could be fooled into thinking the journey isn't much of an adventure. At first, the route travels in straight lines through picturesque pastoral landscapes. But by the time you pass the small town of Douglas and start encountering the first of many saddles and their tortuous corners, you'll know what you signed up for.

Mt Difficulty Vineyard and Historic Sluicings, Bannockburn, South Island, New Zealand. Photo: David Wall

Mt Difficulty Vineyard and Historic Sluicings, Bannockburn, South Island, New Zealand

Mt Difficulty Vineyard and Historic Sluicings, Bannockburn, South Island, New Zealand. Photo: David Wall

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