Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

Spotlight on Fiordland/Te Anau 

Located in the south-west corner of the South Island is Fiordland.  Fiordland National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, covers a large area best explored from either Te Anau or Manapouri.  Te Anau is the gateway to three of the Great Walks of New Zealand – Milford Track, Routeburn Track, and Kepler Track.    Undoubtedly the most…

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Regional Spotlight: Hiking in The Coromandel – Karangahake Gorge

Located just south of the Coromandel peninsula, the Karangahake Gorge offers a nice day trip for hikers in transit between the Coromandel and Rotorua. Great for families, and for those interested in a bit of history of the region, this historic walkway is centered around an old railway line. Along the way are discarded remains…

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