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    What To Do In Rotorua, New Zealand

    AN EXTENSIVE GUIDE TO ROTORUA AND ITS NATURAL WONDERS ⇷☓⇸ This is an extensive to guide to exploring Lake Rotorua, Redwoods Forest, Freak shakes and Kerosene Creek Rotorua, New Zealand is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the North Island. Also known as ‘Rotorvegas’ (with a sign to accompany at the top of the luge), this city is the starting point for nature walks, Maori cultural experiences, trips to incredible geysers, and beautiful natural free spas. Rotorvegas! It is most notably known for its eggy smell due to the sulphur springs emitting a funky odour that can be smelt all over the city. However, not to be deterred…

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    Exploring the North Island of New Zealand

    WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN THE NORTH ISLAND ⇷☓⇸ This is an extensive to guide to exploring the Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga, Paihia, Oke Bay and Russell. New Zealand would be most notably known for its tourist images of the dramatic scenery of the South Island, but for me the North is just as beautiful and even more interesting. Many places have majestic mountains, but the North Island is loaded with attractions that are more New Zealand-esque – most notably the bubbling’s and boiling’s of geothermal activity, and a highly visible Māori culture. These are some of my favourite places to visit and can be done in a…