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Beach on the West Coast, New Zealand

This beauty is what awaits when you cross over from the Haast Pass or SH6 highway towards the Haast township on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. After a couple of hours of driving on winding roads through Mount Aspiring National Park you reach the coast and there is one straight line of highway leading north along the… Read more →

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German edition: Hokitika Wildfoods Festival

Hokitika ist eine Kleinstadt and der Westküste von Neuseeland’s Südinsel. So manch einer wird durch Hokitika fahren, auf dem Weg zum Franz Josef Gletscher oder dem Fox Gletscher, aber wohl nicht dort für längere Zeit anhalten. Aber ausser dass man dort günstiger tanken kann, weiss man eher wenig über dieses verschlafene Nest. Es sei denn, man hat das Glück, im… Read more →

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New Zealand’s best coastal views (with video)

Granted, New Zealand has amazing coastal vistas all over its North and South Islands. There’s certainly something for everyone, from rugged stoney stretches of coastline in the south to surf beaches or wide and long sandy swimming beaches in the north. Here’s a taster for the New Zealand novice, my favourite coastal views around New Zealand.   Banks Peninsula  … Read more →

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