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The final leg: from the rainy fiords to the sunny north coast 

Type ‘New Zealand’ into Pinterest and you will see the peaks of the fiord lands; majestic domes of green descending straight into the water-filled crevices made from ancient glaciers. 593 more words

Sweet As Summer

Last week, I took a wee solo trip to Nelson. Planning this trip was a headache, as planning anything always is, but I was incredibly excited to escape Dunners for a bit in exchange for the sunny Tasman Bay. 1,540 more words

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A Kiwi Christmas Story

I’ve been playing a lottery each night when I go to sleep—an emotional lottery, that is; hoping for the best but never knowing what I’m going to get. 1,979 more words

I Want To See Mountains!

As Bilbo says in The Fellowship of the Rings, “I want to see mountains again, Gandalf, mountains!”… I felt the same way after almost four months on the rolling hills of the North Island. 1,554 more words

Abel Tasman National Park

Our first stop on the South Island would be the Abel Tasman National Park. Golden, sandy beaches surrounded by dark green mountains. And the wine regions aren’t far either. 237 more words


Abel Tasman Hiking

The Abel Tasman is New Zealands most visited National Park, and it’s easy to see why.

Golden beaches, turquoise waters, a very easy trail and huts and campsites all along the way. 313 more words


Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Abel Tasman National Park is a New Zealand national park located between Golden Bay and Tasman Bay at the north end of the South Island.Abel Tasman National Park is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and its world-famous coast track. 20 more words