Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

Travel trivia: National namesakes

Posted on June 2nd, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

You know where New Zealand is. Where is the old Zeeland, for which it is named? Germany Netherlands Norway Scotland Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among […]

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#Blog4NZ: Get a taste of NZ in Toronto tomorrow!

Posted on March 22nd, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Can’t make it to New Zealand this week? Get a taste of the country on March 23–and raise money for a good cause–at an all-day fundraiser at Hemingways, a popular Kiwi hangout at 142 Cumberland Street in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood. The event starts at 11am and goes til late, and 20% of the bar’s proceeds […]

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#Blog4NZ: 5 great spots in NZ to “travel like a local”

Posted on March 21st, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

#Blog4NZ: 5 great spots in NZ to “travel like a local”

As I mentioned yesterday, Blog4NZ is a worldwide campaign among travel bloggers to highlight all things Kiwi in the next few days. Since I haven’t been to New Zealand yet (I’m hoping to go later this year), today’s post is a roundup of Facing the Street-style posts from other blogs and websites about ways to […]

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#Blog4NZ: Video of photo safari to New Zealand’s South Island

Posted on March 20th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

For the next few days, travel bloggers around the world are joining in a worldwide effort to raise awareness among travellers that–despite the tragic earthquake in Christchurch–most of New Zealand is undamaged and eager to welcome visitors. Here’s something to spark your imagination: a Tourism NZ video of a photo safari of the country’s jaw-dropping […]

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