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Our guide to Christchurch

Staying in Christchurch for a day, for a month or even all year long and no ideas of what you can do...

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The best places in New Zealand for a kid-friendly family holiday

The summer holidays are over and the kids are back to school, but you know those Easter holidays rol...

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6 amazing creatures that you can find in New Zealand

Thanks to the late arrival of humans, the wildlife of New Zealand had a lot of time to flourish. Thi...

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14 amazing birds that you can find in New Zealand

New Zealand is a wonderful country that boasts many natural wonders and an array of breathtaking sce...

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How to Get the Most Out Of Your trip to New Zealand

New Zealand has some of the most breathtaking scenery. If there’s any truth to the saying that your ...

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Top 10 Outdoor Activities in New Zealand

 New Zealand might seem like a small country, but its rich bounty of natural reserves and idyllic sc...

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A closer look at our team

Have you ever wondered what we actually look like and what we do when we are not in the office? Watc...

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Mountaineering in Mt Cook National Park

I summited Kaitiaki Peak (2222m)  I am now a “mountaineer”.Finding myself kitted out with crampons, ...

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Top swimming spots in New Zealand

Our top swimming spots for New Zealand... (In no particular order) Taupiri Bay, NorthlandThe magical...

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Classic quotes we rather like...

Be inspired by these classic quotes "It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good imp...

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Our Guide to Auckland

Active Earth Adventures put together a detailed list of 'things to do' in Auckland. Now you will def...

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New Zealand's Natural World

New Zealand bridges a very active piece of the earth. New Zealand's natural world is governed by pro...

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Where To Stay in New Zealand

Want to know where to stay in New Zealand?Do you need to book? Guides can book hostel (single/twin/d...

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Staying Healthy

Here is some great advise for staying healthy on Active Earth Adventures' tours.Where’s the shower?O...

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Travel Tools

The links listed below are the travel tools that we actually use when we travel New Zealand plus a c...

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General New Zealand Information

How big is New Zealand?New Zealand stretches 1600 kilometres (1000 miles) from north to south. It co...

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A ghost has awoken - Old Ghost Road

Biking the Old Ghost Road on their 10 year anniversary.There has to be some reward for ten years! My...

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Hiking into New Zealand's folklore

Explore New Zealand’s National ParksDiscover more than just rivers, wilderness and high mountains ta...

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Biking – Whizzing Weka style

"Of all the roads you choose in life, make sure some of them are dirt" - Anon. It’s a drive I know w...

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Best Films and Books From New Zealand

What New Zealand films are out there? New Zealand has featured in several big budget movie productio...