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Motels South Island New Zealand
May 11, 2021

Motels South Island New Zealand

From majestic mountains and beautiful beaches, to tranquil lakes, rainforests, farms, fiords and unique marine and wildlife reserves, the South Island offers a world of discovery. Popular holiday locations in the South Island include; Queenstown, nestled in the beautiful Southern Lakes region, Mount Cook- the country’s highest peak, the spectacular Fox and Franz…

Moet Hennessy New Zealand
March 12, 2021

Moet Hennessy New Zealand

Chairing the EuroCham W&S Committee which represents the Wines and Spirits industry in Singapore in relation to issues such as government policy, social issues and industry development. Leading a team of 35 staff with overall responsibility for the financial management, sales and marketing strategy and the organisational development of the business. Moet…

New Zealand Michelin Star restaurants
February 28, 2021

New Zealand Michelin Star restaurants

The following top 5 dining restaurants in Auckland have been voted by people’s choice 2013. 1. Sidart Restaurant Address: Level 1 Three Lamps Plaza, Ponsonby, Auckland Sidart restaurant is a formal dining experience created by Chef Sid Sahrawat. It is based in Ponsonby Auckland New Zealand. This restaurant does things very differently, but in a really good way…

5 Star Resort in New Zealand
February 16, 2021

5 Star Resort in New Zealand

Enjoy a luxurious getaway when you indulge in a 5-star hotel stay in Queenstown. Browse the recommendations of other travellers like you Search for the best hotel or resort in the neighbourhood you prefer Book with the Expedia Price Match Guarantee so you always get the best price 5-star accommodation in Queenstown, New Zealand offer upscale, personal service…

Year round weather in New Zealand
September 3, 2020

Year round weather in New Zealand

The first thing you need to know about New Zealand s climate is that its seasons are the opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer Autumn Winter Spring December to February March to May June to August September to November New Zealand comprises of two long thin islands that run north-south and, as such, there is a noticeable difference in the climates…

Medical Electives in New Zealand
August 10, 2020

Medical Electives in New Zealand

The University of Otago, Christchurch, is a Clinical School of the University of Otago Medical School. The Medical School was established in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1874. Schools of the Faculty of Medicine were established in Christchurch and Wellington during the 1970s to provide the range of patients and facilities required to meet modern teaching standards…

Population of New Zealand
August 4, 2020

Population of New Zealand

Counter shows a continuously updated estimate of the current population of New Zealand delivered by Worldometers RTS algorithm, which processes data collected from the United Nations Population Division. The Population of New Zealand (1950 - 2017) chart plots the total population count as of July 1 of each year, from 1950 to 2017. The Yearly Population Growth…

Adventure sports New Zealand
May 24, 2020

Adventure sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s South Island is split by the snowcapped spine of the Southern Alps, fringed with karst cave systems and wild beaches, laced with gorgeous fjords, and iced with glaciers. It’s no wonder that the “adventure capital of the world” is found here. Set off on a multi-sport adventure, paddling along the pristine northern coast in a sea kayak, hiking coastal…

Napier New Zealand population
April 12, 2020

Napier New Zealand population

Populations are counted and estimated in various ways. The most comprehensive count of the New Zealand population is derived from the Census of Populations and Dwellings conducted by Statistics New Zealand every 5 years. The census night population count of an area in New Zealand is a count of all people present in that area on a given census night. This count…

New Zealand Army Band Edinburgh Tattoo
January 13, 2020

New Zealand Army Band Edinburgh Tattoo

The estimated finishing time for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is likely to be between 10.35pm-10.45pm. If you are taking public transport, bus and train providers have been informed. Limited extra public rail services will be available after the event along with limited extra capacity on some existing timetabled services. Please see or call Metlink on…

Novels set in New Zealand
December 20, 2019

Novels set in New Zealand

Josie Dew is a fantastic cyclist, author and cook. Throughout her life she has made her living by utilizing her catering skills, and has used this to fund her bicycle adventures. Acquiring a taste for travel at a young age, she set off on her first trip when she was just a teenager and today has cycled through over 48 countries. Her writings are funny, sharp…

New Zealand Waiheke Island
September 15, 2019

New Zealand Waiheke Island

The white sandy beaches at Oneroa, Palm Beach and Onetangi slope gently down into the Hauraki Gulf. They are perfect for swimming, kayaking, strolling along or having a picnic in the sun. If you’re a walker, explore the island’s trails which meander along cliff tops, down to the beaches and into cool enclaves of native forest. At the eastern end of the island…

Car seat covers New Zealand
September 9, 2019

Car seat covers New Zealand

Made in New Zealand by Classic Sheepskins who have been manufacturing sheep skin car seat covers for over 30 years. The same design as our long wool seat covers but made from sheepskin pelts that have been shorn to a uniform wool length of about 7/8 in. (22mm). The two pelts retain their natural shape and the headrest area has an elasticized fun fur back to…

Southern lights New Zealand
September 3, 2019

Southern lights New Zealand

What is an aurora? Auroras are electrically charged particles from solar winds that enter the Earth’s atmosphere and react with its gases. Solar winds are part of “space weather”, which is a stream of highly energised particles and electromagnetic radiation emitted from the sun. The particles are blown around in space at a very high speed and temperature – just…

New Zealand Immigration Parent Category
August 10, 2019

New Zealand Immigration Parent Category

New Zealand Residence Programme questions and answers for the Parent Category. What is changing? The Parent Category is being temporarily closed to new applications. Immigration New Zealand will not make selections from the Parent Category Pool until further notice. The Government previously set the total number of places for the Capped Family categories (the…

Restaurants Auckland, New Zealand
July 5, 2019

Restaurants Auckland, New Zealand

Set under a canopy of palms in a dramatic seven-storey atrium, Hectors Restaurant is an Auckland restaurant built to impress. Choose from the extensive menu, then sit back and let our Executive Chef and their team prepare a memorable meal. Hectors Restaurant caters for all manner of dietary requirements, paying particular attention to the needs of vegetarians…

New Zealand Fruit Picking
April 12, 2019

New Zealand Fruit Picking

Increasingly fashionable, farmers’ markets keep the food miles low and quality high. Paihia, in the historic Bay of Islands, hosts a pop-up market every Thursday afternoon on the Village Green. With smoked fish, cheeses, artisan breads, eggs and vine-ripened tomatoes, this is the perfect picnic stock-up spot. Many of the same stallholders head to nearby Kerikeri…

New Zealand All Blacks jersey
November 22, 2018

New Zealand All Blacks jersey

World Rugby currently consider the New Zealand All Blacks to be the best team in the world. There s little argument against this judgement, with the lowest ranking they have every achieved being 3rd in 2003, they have always been one of the best. Since the start of the World Rugby Rankings, the All Blacks have held the number one spot for longer than any other…

Wildlife in New Zealand
August 17, 2018

Wildlife in New Zealand

New Zealand has abundant and diverse marine life, and whale watching and swimming with dolphins are two of our most highly recommended experiences. The small Hector s dolphin is the world s rarest dolphin and only found in New Zealand waters. Seals, penguins and a whole host of fish and shellfish also thrive in New Zealand s fertile marine environment. National…

Current time Wellington New Zealand
July 6, 2018

Current time Wellington New Zealand

Wellington Map Wellington is the capital city and third most populous urban area of New Zealand. The urban area is situated on the south-western tip of the country s North Island; lies between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range. Population 386, . The Wellington urban area is the major population centre of the southern North Island, and is the seat of the Wellington…

New Zealand minimum wage
June 12, 2018

New Zealand minimum wage

The current minimum wage rates (before tax) are as at 1 April 2017 and apply to employees aged 16 years or over: Type of minimum wage Per hour 8 hour day 40 hour week 80 hour fortnight Adult $15.75 $126.00 $630.00 $1, 260.00 Starting-out $12.60 $100.80 $504.00 $1008.00 Training Employees have to be paid at least the minimum hourly wage rate for every hour worked…

Immigration process for New Zealand
March 8, 2018

Immigration process for New Zealand

The Skilled Migrant Category is a points system based on factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment. You must also be aged 55 or under, and meet English language, health, and character requirements. 1. Self assessment Check you meet the requirements and calculate your points 3. Receive an Invitation to Apply…

New Zealand beautiful landscape
February 5, 2018

New Zealand beautiful landscape

Better still, it’s not just concentrated in a few remote corners. The great scenery of our wide open spaces surrounds and inspires us, even in our biggest cities. That’s why nearly 22, expats interviewed for HSBC’s 2015 Expat Explorer survey rated New Zealand first in the world for overall ‘experience’. New Zealand is one big natural playground. You’ll find…

Interactive Brokers New Zealand
December 25, 2017

Interactive Brokers New Zealand

The Fund Transfers page lets you request a withdrawal of funds from your account or an internal fund transfer to another IB account. We support the following kinds of withdrawal requests: Wire US ACH transfer initiated at IB (US accounts only) Check (only available for US currency; your mailing address must be in the US) Canadian EFT transfer (Canadian accounts…

What are New Zealand people like?
November 19, 2017

What are New Zealand people like?

From time to time, I get asked, “So why New Zealand?” People are curious as to why I m so passionate about this little South Pacific country. They want to know what it is about this place that I love so much. And while I can gush about it forever, I realize that I ve never actually written about all the reasons I love New Zealand. So let me count the ways… But…

New Zealand parrot Kakariki
August 1, 2017

New Zealand parrot Kakariki

“He came in flocks in the seventies; he was a scourge in the eighties; he was shot in thousands for his destruction of grain and fruit; then gradually he seemed to disappear; and now he is rarely heard near civilised parts.” Such were the words of a commentator early last century on the poignant fate of the “pretty little parrot”, the Kakariki. In the seventies…

Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax
May 28, 2017

Jack Spratt New Zealand Flax

Sunset climate zones:7 - 9, 14 - 24 Growth habit:Compact Growth rate:Fast Average landscape size:Reaches 18 in. tall and wide. Blooms:Summer Design IdeasThese little bronze strap-leafed plants are resilient yet lend a decidedly tropical character to any planting. Smaller size means they fit nicely into city gardens, courtyards and along side yards. Excellent…

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