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Photo competition winners for 2018

Our Hiking New Zealand  and Active Earth Adventures  photo competition is now in its fourth successf...

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Perfect Gap Year: Finding a home away from home

Where to head when wanderlust hits?I was about to finish my Masters degree in Sport Management when ...

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Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day is a public holiday held on the 6th February every year. We have this public holiday to...

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Photo competition winners for 2017

Our Hiking New Zealand and Active Earth Adventures photo competition is in its third year now. Durin...

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Things to do in Kaikoura

Struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in November last year, it might leave you wondering whether you...

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Top Instagram pictures of 2016

Well we are certainly not claiming our Instagram accounts to be anywhere near as popular as Selena G...

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Be inspired

The Hiking New Zealand team shares a passion for travelling and visiting beautiful places. To share ...

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Photo Competition 2016-17

 Share a photo of #myparadise and WIN!  Don't forget to bring your camera when going on one of our ...

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Top 10 most photographed locations

Instagram has made a list of the top 10 Instagram locations in New Zealand by collecting the geo-tag...

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The 2016 photo competition winners are...

Once again this year we were so impressed with the wonderful photos that were entered into our photo...

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3 tips for taking a great photo in the outdoors

You’re off into the majestic outdoors for a day of exercise and relaxation. You’re taking your came...

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Young Man's Country

  Daniel, co-owner of Hiking New Zealand, ensures he gets into the backcountry (Young Man's Countr...

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Travel Photography

We have been well and truly impressed by the photographic skills of so many people that have hiked w...

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Moose hunting in young man's country

Guide and Director, Dan Murphy, gives his account of the Dusky Track Expedition run by Hiking New Z...

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Majestic Far North

Caroline kept her friends and family updated with a blog as she travelled through NZ and by the end...

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Captured Moment

This summer season's photo competition is in full swing...a month ago we announced our first monthly...

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Saint James Conservation Park

Dan Murphy gets together with a group of old school mates each year and heads into the wilderness. ...

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The world's best travel blogs to follow...

If you surf the internet today there is one thing you can find everywhere:  Blogs - or more precisel...

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The photo competition winners are...

We were completely amazed and blown away by how many inspiring and evocative photos were entered int...

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Hiking and taking photos in New Zealand

Advice for travellers taking a camera on their New Zealand hiking holiday We talked to travel photog...

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Essential forums to visit before you travel

Are you ready for adventure? Do you have questions about the country that you want to travel to? Did...

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Best Inspirational Travel Quotes - Part 2

The team here at Hiking New Zealand have a real passion for active travel and wild places. Like you,...

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Top swimming spots throughout New Zealand

With summer fast approaching we have put together our top ten swimming holes in no particular order ...

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Best Inspirational Travel Quotes

The team here at Hiking New Zealand have a real passion for active travel and wild places. Like you,...

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Inspirational Travel and Walking Quotes

  Here at Hiking New Zealand we chose to work in this industry because we have a passion for travel,...

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Captured Moments December 2015

We were again blown away with the amazing pictures our adventurers submitted... Starting with Alexan...

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