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Hey all!

I wanna travel to New Zealand with working visa. I was just wondering what kind of job situation there is?
Does anyone has any experience? Is it easy to get a job or is the money good? Can I really save some money in there?
Because I have heard that NZ is very expensive and wages are not so good..

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Hi, we are heading over to NZ in the last two weeks of September to travel around the north island in a campervan. We will have our 11 month old baby with us. Does anyone have recommendations on the best campervan to travel with a bub? We have been looking at the Britz Venturer Plus as the baby seat can be fitted directly behind the driver. Any advice on where baby sleeps, whether to take a portacot, best campervan for the baby would be hugely appreciated.

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Would appreciate any comments about how realistic our proposed itinerary is for a trip to South Island in late October. We fly into Wellington and plan to spend some time there before getting the interisland ferry to Picton, and then drive to end up in Christchurch, where we depart on our flight home. Flights are booked but everything else is up for discussion at present.

We have been to NZ before - in the distant past I passed through Wellington, and in Feb 2013 we spent a few nights in…

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Hi guys I'm an 18 year old male who just finished high school and is getting prepared for a gap year, better said, my first time traveling alone such a long time. As a first destination I proposed New Zealand even though I know nothing about it. I've set up a 2 weeks travel to new Zealand arriving first in Auckland but I really really want to see both out and north islands, the only problem is that I've read that two weeks is not enough for this kind of travel, also one big issue is that…

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Hi folks

I will be driving from Queenstown to Christchurch in December/January, with husband and 1.5 year old. I am having trouble deciding between driving via West coast (stopping in Wanaka, Glaciers, Hokitika, Arthurs pass) or driving via Lake Tekapo inland (stopping Wanaka, Mount Cook, Omarama). We want to keep drive time per day to a minimum and have a few 2 night stops along the way. We won't be doing an serious tramping (maybe a few short walks or kayaks and some cycling) so are looking…

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Hey everyone, I`m Hisham from Singapore. I have plan for a 2wks road trip to the North Islands in Dec 17. My driving plans are currently like this :

Auckland --)Coromandel --)Bay of Plenty[maybe]--)Rotorua --)Taupo --)Hamilton --)Auckland

So based on these guidelines, I have these enquiries :

a) Is there any awesome and specific locations/scenery along the journey that will be good while I`m driving and then to just stop(etc take a break, snap good pics) ?

b) Is there any advice n tips for…

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Howdy!

My girlfriend and I will be driving from Wellington to Auckland in about two weeks.

We'll have six days to make our way and are looking for recommendations. We're thinking about Napier, Rotorua, Waitomo, and Taupo.

Any suggestions are welcome! Thanks!

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Looking for the best MicroBrew beers brewed in New Zealand, preferably produced on the North Island. Two people have recommended Garage Project but that's all I've gotten so far. Suggestions?

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Hi there, I am Hisham from Singapore. I am currently planning a 2 weeks road trip on the North Islands(tentatively Dec 17). However, I am in need of help to sort out how many days do I actually need to spend in each town. I have shortlisted my activities as per the list below :

Day 1 - Arrive in Auckland. Relax n rest.

Day 2 onwards, things to do in Coromandel** :

  • Waitomo Glowworm Cave tour
  • Dine in Paeroa, try the famous drink
  • Discovery Walk
  • Heliflite
  • Stargazing tours
  • Bullswool…
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Hi everyone, is it worth getting the Lonely Planet guides for the North and South islands separately or will the combo version of all of NZ be sufficient? Sometimes the guides which divide countries up have more info in them and I figured someone on here might have some intel on the NZ guides. Thanks in advance!!