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Mt Tongariro Erupts But You’re Totally Safe To Visit Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 07 August 2012

What a blast! Mount Tongariro in the North Island of New Zealand erupted just before midnight last night – but we’re good to report this poses no threats to anyone

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Celebrating Maori Language Week 2012 Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 25 July 2012

We are proud to be Kiwi and this week New Zealand embraces Te Wiki o te Reo Maori 2012, Maori Language Week – running from Monday 23 July to Sunday

Filed under: Events, Maori Culture, Maori Language Week 2012

Free Wi-Fi and Briefing Room at NZONE Skydive in Queenstown Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 04 July 2012

Here’s something to look out for next time you’re in Queenstown, New Zealand: NZONE Skydive has a brand-new briefing room and now offers free wireless internet at the Dropzone!  

Filed under: NZONE Skydive

Flight of the Conchords Tour of New Zealand Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 21 June 2012

With 14 New Zealand shows already sold out, Kiwi ‘folk comedy’ duo Flight of the Conchords have announced a third (and final!) show at Vector Arena in Auckland. The tour

Filed under: Flight of the Conchords, New Zealand comedy

New Zealand Ski Season 2012 Begins Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 20 June 2012

The 2012 ski season has got off to a brilliant start in New Zealand with three of the major mountain resorts opening as scheduled.

Filed under: Coronet Peak, Mount Hutt, New Zealand ski season, The Remarkables

New Zealand ski season almost here! Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 06 June 2012

It’s winter in the Southern Hemisphere and the snow has arrived right on time in New Zealand’s South Island. Yes, the first week of winter and the island has already

Filed under: ski season, Skiing, snow, snow boarding

Wild Food on the Menu at the Wildfoods Festival Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 12 March 2012

It’s an annual occurrence, but you could never call it normal! On Saturday 10 March, the town of Hokitika on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island played host

Filed under: New Zealand events, West Coast, Wildfoods Festival

Hertz Sevens in Wellington this Weekend Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 02 February 2012

It’s a much-adored annual meeting of fast-paced sevens rugby action and crazy costumes; yes, the Hertz Sevens is back to rock New Zealand’s capital city this weekend. One of eight

Filed under: Hertz Sevens, New Zealand events, Rugby

Queenstown Airport Approach Ranks Among World’s Best Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 20 December 2011

The approach to Queenstown Airport has been listed as one of the 10 most stunning airport approaches in the world – the only Southern Hemisphere airport to make the top

Filed under: Queenstown, Queenstown Airport

Summer Blooms at The Coromandel Pohutukawa Festival Posted by: Jeff the Kiwi – Advisor - 02 December 2011

Yesterday was the first official day of summer in New Zealand – what better way to celebrate than at the 2011 Pohutukawa Festival in The Coromandel. This weekend is the

Filed under: Coromandel Pohutukawa Festival


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