• New Zealand
  • New Zealand Working Holiday (Part 35) : The Mighty Huka Falls & Lake Waikato, Taupo

    Huka Falls in Taupo, Waikato is a must-visit natural attraction in New Zealand. It was here that I witnessed the sheer volume, strength and power of 220,000 litres of raging water gushing through a tight channel and over the falls every second; creating an enchantingly beautiful, but turbulent blue-green pool below.   Huka Falls – […]

  • Napier
  • New Zealand Working Holiday (Part 32) : Marine Parade Beach, Napier – One of New Zealand Most Dangerous Beaches

    Did you know? The black sand, pebble Marine Parade Beach, also known as Napier Beach in Hawke’s Bay is listed as one of the five most dangerous beaches in New Zealand.  Regardless, it is a popular beach in Napier with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Mahia Peninsula in the north and Cape Kidnappers in […]

  • Napier
  • New Zealand Working Holiday (Part 31) : Napier City Annual Christmas Parade 2016

    Every year, Napier City organises its annual Christmas Parade on the 26 of November. Crowds of people – locals and tourists gather along Emerson Street at 1pm to watch the colourful and beautifully decorated Christmas floats parade down the street. 😀 My friends and I intentionally travelled down to Napier, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand specially to […]

  • Hastings
  • New Zealand Working Holiday (Part 30) : Te Mata Peak & the Big Redwoods Track in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay

    Hawke’s Bay is a beautiful wine region in New Zealand and the best place to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the picturesque scenery is to visit the popular vantage point, Te Mata Peak. Standing at 399 metres above the Heretaunga Plains, Te Mata Peak offers breathtaking views of the scenic Ruahine, Kaweka and Maungaharuru […]