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  • Ponsonby – Caffeinated Cultural CapitalPonsonby – Caffeinated Cultural Capital
    Submitted by Krister on March 27th, 2007
    Soy latte, skinny flat white, double macchiato or just a full FAT white with extra shot to get your day rolling, Ponsonby has more cafes than you can shake a teaspoon at. Just shy of the central city, Ponsonby just happens. A well known funky area packed with cafes, funky boutiques, recording studios, galleries and great restaurants. Ponsonby is where its at …Daaaarling!!
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  • Rafting in Roto-VegasRafting in Roto-Vegas
    Submitted by Krister on June 25th, 2007
    Rotorua, locally referred to as Roto-vegas, is a geothermic wonderland of tourist features, activities and striking scenery. The drive into Rotorua is filled with New Zealand native greenery and a spectacular lake view as you drop into Rotorua.
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  • The Nelson Saturday MarketThe Nelson Saturday Market
    Submitted by holidayLOVER on June 25th, 2009

    The fantastic artistic nature of the Nelson/Tasman region is truly reflected in the Nelson Market held every Saturday in the Montgomery Square right in the heart of Nelson. Visitors and locals alike flock to this market each weekend and it is arguably the most supreme market in New Zealand with over a hundred stalls offering up the best the region has to offer.
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  • Whangamata Walk to Luck at Last Mine - great for familiesWhangamata Walk to Luck at Last Mine - great for families
    Submitted by wippywoppy on February 3rd, 2012
    Our family is a regular visitor to the beautiful Whangamata on the Coromandel at every opportunity and in the recent summer holiday break we discovered an activity suitable for our whole family , and an alternative to the surf and sand of Whangamata. The Luck at Last Mine walk is 7km north of Whangamata , a pleasent and easy 50-60 minute walk each way through forest, and bush, following a stream to old mining relics.
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