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New Zealand Regions

Any analysis of this country's regions will be either academic or subjective.  This one is unashamedly subjective and open to constant improvement.  Keeping abreast of everything wonderful and new which makes its appearance is impossible.  It's a particularly enjoyable part of our job, but time and money - sadly - are not...

Regionen Neuseelands

Will man die verschiedenen Regionen Neuseelands charakterisieren, kann man das entweder von einem akademischen oder persönlichen Standpunkt aus. Wir bevorzugen hier ganz klar unsere subjektive Einschätzung. Immer auf dem neuesten Stand der Dinge zu bleiben, ist auch bei einem so kleinen Land wie unserem nahezu unmöglich.  Wir versuchen...

Helicopters in Tourism

Helicopters in Tourism

In many parts of the world, helicopters are restricted to flying set routes on a set flight plan, submitted days before the event. This has resulted in the development of fixed helicopter product. In New Zealand we are blessed with very few restrictions. It is possible to use a helicopter like a personal vehicle. Two weeks ago I was with some...

A Beach is a Beach - right?

A Beach is a Beach - right?

Well, not quite. Like many things, they seem similar on the surface but once one gets below the surface they're all different. Consider these different beaches we have used (and yes, most of them were deserted): - a beach in the far north where the top quad bike ride in the country takes people up 300ft sand dunes. Remote and wild. - a...

Southern North Island

Southern North Island

Wellington, apart from housing the country's politicians, is also the arts capital of New Zealand.  A small, windy city perched on a number of ridges sloping down to the sea, it has many fans - mostly of the cafe and restaurant scene and the excellent Te Papa museum.  A short drive up the West Coast is the pristine nature reserve of...

Südliche Nordinsel

Südliche Nordinsel

Als Hauptstadt Neuseelands sind in Wellington natürlich viele Politiker zuhause, aber auch Künstler werden von dieser Stadt magisch angezogen. Die kleine Stadt, die von den Einheimschen wegen seiner stürmischen Wetterbedingungen gern "windy Wellington" genannt wird, hat viele Fans - vor allen wegen seiner enormen Kaffehausdichte,...

Wie alles begann

Wie alles begann

Grigory war unser erster Kunde, das war zu Beginn des Jahres 2001.  Wir saßen zusammen am Flughafen von Auckland, denn er hatte noch etwas Zeit bevor er wieder in den Flieger in seine Heimat Russland stieg. Noch am Morgen war er auf der Great Barrier Island surfen - mit der neuseeländischen Surf-Ikone Bruce Kendall. Bruce hatte diese...

The Luxury Basics

The Luxury Basics

Grigory was our first client - way back at the start of 2001. He and I were sitting at Auckland Airport and he was taking his leave before boarding his aircraft back to Russia. He had spent the morning out at Great Barrier Island surfing with New Zealand windsurfing icon Bruce Kendall. Bruce had mentioned the spot to him a few days...