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Three Avatar sequels could transform ‘Middle Earth’

There are currently three Avatar sequels on the way and this could transform Middle-earth into a futuristic world in the coming years. James Cameron is also set to film them in New Zealand as he actually loved filming in New Zealand since the cast and crew had a spectacular experience when doing the first film.

Cameron, the New Zealand Prime minister and producer Jon Landau made the . . . → Read More: Three Avatar sequels could transform ‘Middle Earth’

The wonders of New Zealand

New Zealand has so much to offer travellers, and with it being spread across both the North and South island it’s hard to see everyone in just one visit. One of the best spots to plan a visit to is located in the Waikato and Hamilton region. There is a city that is located just below Auckland and known for its fertile soils and very lush . . . → Read More: The wonders of New Zealand

New Zealand tourism on the up and up thanks to international visitors

The number of visitors from the UK visiting New Zealand has risen by 3.3% when compared to the same time last year. There has been an increase in the number of international visitors arriving into the country and this sets a good foundation for the winter season.

According to the Tourism New Zealand CEO, Justin Watson, the first 6 months of the year have shown a strong . . . → Read More: New Zealand tourism on the up and up thanks to international visitors

Touring New Zealand in a camper van

Hiring a camper van can be a great option for anyone taking a New Zealand holiday. Not only does it makes for an extremely flexible lodging option, staying in a camper van can be the best way to tour the country.if you are looking for the best possible places to visit and stay when touring around New Zealand in your camper van than look no further . . . → Read More: Touring New Zealand in a camper van

The many holiday destinations of New Zealand

If you are a local resident in search of a holiday spot, or are heading to New Zealand’s South Island, then you should be familiar with places to spend a week or two. You could try Christchurch, where you can do planet of travelling from Marlborough, a centrally placed, fantastic place to relax in nature. Thrill seekers usually go to Queenstown, a popular adventure sports destination.

North . . . → Read More: The many holiday destinations of New Zealand

The Red Rock coastal walk is a must when visiting New Zealand

If you are travelling in New Zealand make sure to save a day to make the coastal walk over to the Red Rocks that will allow you see a large fur seal colony in Wellington.

Of course, given the fact that it will take you about a day make sure to pack some lunch and a few drinks with you as well. The walk starts out on . . . → Read More: The Red Rock coastal walk is a must when visiting New Zealand

Camping in New Zealand

A camping trip in New Zealand could be just what the doctor ordered however to stop it becoming a logistical nightmare, it is extremely important that you properly plan and prepare all of the aspects of your holiday. Plan what you want from your holiday; are you willing to step out of your comfort zone?

By all means plan an adventure filled break if that is what . . . → Read More: Camping in New Zealand

Bear Grylls stars in Air New Zealand video

Already known for its previously famous Hobbit video, Air New Zealand has done it again with the introduction of yet another weird and unusual safety presentation, this time using Bear Grylls in what they call the Bear Essentials of Safety. This four and a half minute video shows some of the important information travelers have to know when boarding an aircraft, and it combines travel safety . . . → Read More: Bear Grylls stars in Air New Zealand video

Tourism for Tomorrow awards announce their finalists

Finalists have been announced for the upcoming 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow awards, which reward some of the best companies providing best practice features in business and at destinations around the world. Air New Zealand ended up as one of the three finalists in the Global Tourism Business category which recognises excellence in the corporate world and sustains tourism principles in the air.

CEO Christopher Luxon from Air . . . → Read More: Tourism for Tomorrow awards announce their finalists

How Middle Earth has been reproduced in New Zealand

Middle Earth is situated on the North Island of New Zealand. This place reproduces the imagined world of J.R.R. Tolkien as he has described in his books – The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. There are yellow and blue coloured round-shaped doorways on the hillside and cobblestone paths lead to these doorways.

While film director Peter Jackson was searching for a perfect place to host . . . → Read More: How Middle Earth has been reproduced in New Zealand