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NEW ZEALAND

"Kia ora"

AUCKLAND

WELLINGTON

MANGAWHAI

KAIKOURA

MATA MATA

FRANZ JOSEF

ROTORUA

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Mangawhai, New Zealand … to most people across the globe, this small Northern seaside town carries absolutely no significance and as you read this yourselves it probably does not quite mean much either, or at least it didn’t to us when we first heard about it. It may not be on Lonely Planet’s Top 20 places to visit but for all Gibraltarians there is something a little interesting about a specific Te Arai Beach in terms of geog...

 Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park, are one of the highlights of New Zealand. The rain and snow accumulation compacts and turns into clear ice, producing the glaciers we climb on.

    The glacier only lies 5km from Franz Josef village. Being one of the main activities we wished to do in NZ we were devastated when our Ice Explorer trip was cancelled the following day due to bad weather....

 

Having travelled to many countries, New Zealand is still one of my top destinations thanks to its natural beauty and wildlife. Coming across wildlife in their natural habitat is still a great thrill and we always take our time to enjoy these moments. From Orcas swimming 100 metres offshore, to seals basking in the sun in Kaikoura, to being greeted by the local Kia bird on our drive through Arthur's Pass.

 

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