Category Archives: New Zealand

World’s longest waterslide in New Zealand

The world’s longest waterslide is dug into a hillside in Waimauku near Auckland, New Zealand. Only 2000 people will have the honour of riding the waterslides, with one measuring 650 meters long built by New Zealanders Jimi Hunt and Dan Drupstee, of the “Live more Awesome” charity last weekend. The world’s longest slide was open for only two days to raise funds and awareness of depression.

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Air NZ auction off those wanted seats

Air NZ OneUp programme allows passengers to bid for a cabin class upgrade on flights. Eligible for an upgrade is economy and premium economy class ticket holders who had booked directly with Air New Zealand either online, through its contact centre, or at an Air New Zealand Holidays store. If there is upgrades to be done you will receive an email inviting you to make an offer to upgrade to the next cabin class. Passengers whose offers are accepted will receive email confirmation several days prior to travel.

This is awesome!

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Top ten beaches in New Zealand

From the golden bays of Abel Tasman to the naturally heated waters of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand beaches pack as much sunshine and clean water as your dreams will allow.

Top ten beaches are:

1. Hot Water Beach, Coromandel Peninsula
2. Piha Beach, West Auckland
3. Karekare, West Auckland
4. Kaiteriteri Beach, Nelson
5. Whale Bay, Raglan
6. Mission Bay, Auckland
7. New Chums Beach, Coromandel Peninsula
8. Ocean Beach, Mount Maunganui
9. Wainui Beach, Gisborne
10. Ninety Mile Beach, Northland

More pics are found here.