Hip Guide to New Zealand

New Zealand is a spectacular land boasting thermal areas, alpine wilderness, dramatic fiords, endless beaches and warm hospitality. Whether you come for trekking, skiing, water sports, or a taste of New Zealand culture, you’re sure to experience a unique adventure in New Zealand. The Hip Guide to New Zealand offers highlights of the country, and contains many tips for making your stay here more rewarding.

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New Zealand

Reports of hippies here and there. Kiwis are known for their friendliness and hospitality. Hippies can be found in the Coromandel, which is a peninsula just kind of across from Auckland. In Nelson at the top of the south island there are little communities of hippies scattered about.

New Zealand Public Holidays

1 January(1)     New Year’s Day
2 January(2)    Day after New Year’s Day
6 February     Waitangi Day
The Friday before Easter Sunday     Good Friday
The day after Easter Sunday     Easter Monday
25 April     Anzac Day
The first Monday in June     Queen’s Birthday
The fourth Monday in October     Labour Day
25 December1     Christmas Day
26 December2     Boxing Day
(1) or the following Monday if it falls on a Saturday or Sunday
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