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Great Journey's Travel Blog

Wellington winter eats

Winter’s a time of home-cooking and laying low. But all that time indoors hibernating can lead to a bit of cabin fever. So the question arises: what to do to get you out of this house in the colder months? The answer: eat.

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Escape winter in Auckland

When winter rolls around, kiwis flee to the tropics to escape the cold but between our two biggest cities there’s plenty to keep you entertained when the cold sets in.

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Top spots on the TranzAlpine track

The TranzAlpine journey starts in Christchurch on the East Coast and takes travellers all the way to the untamed natural wilderness on the West Coast. We’ve narrowed down the top spots you can stop at along the way— either overnight or just for the day.

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Christchurch with the kids

The garden city has a bounty of fun on offer for children of all ages — even the big kid in you. So if you’re looking for things to do in New Zealand or some school holiday ideas, we’ve put together our top five family fun activities in Christchurch!

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