Tips for Finding a Job in New Zealand on a Working Holiday Visa

So, you’ve landed in New Zealand on a Working Holiday Visa, blown all your money on travelling, and you’re ready to settle down for a while. Now the small task of finding a job! As...

Hobbiton

Raised in a country that lives and breathes hobbits, elves and magical creatures alike, you would think visiting Hobbiton in Matamata would be at the top of my bucket list. Unfortunately, I was a...

The Seasons are Changing!

In New Zealand, we start and end the calendar year with the season of Summer. Although we don’t get as sweltering hot and suffocatingly humid as our brother from down under, Australia, our summers...

The Essentials You Need for Any New Space

Moving into your first apartment should be an exciting experience. Of course, if you’ve never lived on your own before, it’s easy to forget about purchasing things you’re likely to need, sooner rather than...

Day 5 – From Abel Tasman to Greymouth

My friends told me Abel Tasman National Park was going to be great, that Tekapo would be amazing. But they didn’t talk about this nearly six hour drive! So I didn’t have any expectations....

Day 4 – Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park is one of the best national parks to visit in New Zealand. There are stunning beaches, turquoise water, swinging bridges and jungle all around you. Ideal for a perfect stay,...

Day 3 – From Nelson to Abel Tasman Surroundings

Everyone will tell you Abel Tasman is amazing: that’s a fact. But the Abel Tasman surroundings deserve one or two days if you want to fully enjoy the area.   Split Apple Rock The most Instagram-able rock...

Day 1 and 2 – From Picton to Nelson

After four days well spent in Sydney, I then headed to the South Island. A quick flight Sydney-Wellington over night was followed by my alarm at 4.30AM to book the earliest ferry to the...