New Zealand: The North Island’s Top Touring

G’day mates! This month we’d like to put the spotlight on some of our favorite touring companies in the South Pacific.  This week it’s all about New Zealand’s North Island.  From wine & food tours and cultural tours to adventure touring like black water rafting and caving, to exciting tours of sites like Hobbiton, our Read More…

Maori Indigenous Heritage & Culture

G’day!  Did you know that the Maori make up 14% of New Zealand’s population and that their history, language, and traditions are key to Kiwi identity?  The Maori are the tangata whenua, the indigenous people of New Zealand.  According to Maori legend, they came to New Zealand more than 1000 years ago, from their Polynesian Read More…

New Zealand’s North Island

Typically, the South Island gets all the attention as New Zealand’s outdoor playground, but the North Island features sublime forests, rolling green hills, a geothermal playground, mountains and beaches.  Go on a ‘Great Walk,’ take a kayak journey to Cathedral Cove, peek in Hobbit Holes, abseil into a cave, take in the rich Maori culture Read More…