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Trekking the Northern Circuit in New Zealand

Trekking the Northern Circuit in New Zealand
South Crater, Tongariro Crossing The Kiwis call it tramping – but whether you refer to it as tramping, trekking or hiking, new zealand is one of the best places to do it in the world, particularly as we head into the Southern Hemisphere’s summer season. If you’re a fan of the Lord of the Rings movies and want a chance to experience Mordor for yourself, check out the Tongariro Crossing – considered new zealand’s best day walk – or continue on to do the Northern Circuit over four...
November 30th, 2009 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: hiking New Zealand, new zealand, Northern Circuit, Tongariro Crossing, tramping New Zealand, trekking New Zealand

Auckland Celebrates ‘World Class’ Kiwis

As new zealand’s premier international city, it was appropriate for Auckland to be the venue for a ‘who’s who’ of new zealand to get together recently at the city’s International Hotel to honour the 2009 crop of World Class new zealanders. With the Prime Minister in attendance to present the supreme award, eight world class kiwis had their careers recognised by the 500 plus audience in an evening that showcased the extraordinary innovation and talent that keeps on bubbling...
April 16th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Auckland, Events, new zealand, world class new zealand awards

Living Room 09

... their own meanings to the patterns. ‘Makeover’ is the latest creation from artist Lauren Lysaght who has been exhibiting pieces across new zealand and abroad for more than 20 years.  ‘Makeover’ aims to create a fun and glamorous twist to an everyday convenience and promote an important message to the public.  Lysaght will be adding a touch of glamour and a sense of fun to Auckland’s mobility spaces and also raising awareness around the misuse of these spaces. Her...
April 7th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, Auckland, auckland living room, new zealand, The Arts

New Zealand Pinoys celebrate Sinulog Festival

... Cebuano enjoying the warm weather at the Sinulog Dance or in a distant land, expect a celebration whenever there are other Filipinos around. So in new zealand, the Carinosa Filipino Group, a local Filipino community in Temuka, is celebrating the Feast of the Holy Child, just like the rest of Cebu is.   Check out the details on the new zealand style of Sinulog here.   Image: flickr ...
January 15th, 2009 | Maricar | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: carinosa filipino group, festival, General: Philippine Culture, holy child, new zealand, Sinulog