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There are lots of things to see on New Zealand's South Island but here's 14 Places You Can't Miss on New Zealand's South Island and don't want to miss.

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Great Locations to Visit in The Coromandel Peninsula New Zealand – You Shouldn’t be Missed

When Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve, where all marine life is protected. Also located in the reserve: the Cathedral Cove (photo). A walking track exists from the northern end of Hahei Beach, and it is also possible to walk from between Hahei and Gemstone Bay. North - north-east of North Island (Coromandel Peninsula, close to Auckland), NZ.

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I'd like to jump into these azure waters in the Urupukapuka Island in the Bay of Islands of New Zealand. The waters around the island are clear and diving is particularly good on the east coast where there is plentiful reef life.

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New Zealand Birds and Their Hats by gracekate.pixnet #Illustration #Birds #New_Zealand

New Zealand Birds and Their Hats by gracekate.pixnet #Illustration #Birds #New_Zealand

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The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy was filmed entirely in New Zealand. Find out more about Lord of the Rings filming locations in New Zealand.

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The Best Places To See The Southern Lights In New Zealand - Aurora Australis

Northern lights is on my bucket list - but maybe we can start by seeing the southern lights on our New Zealand trip :)

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New Zealand for Hobbit-hunters: how to visit Middle-earth

The famous rolling hills of Matamata – where Hobbiton was filmed in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the upcoming The Hobbit film. Image by Ian Brodie c/o Tourism New Zealand

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This Is the Only Place You Have to Go This Summer

While many travel to New Zealand for its outstanding ski slopes in the winter and breathtaking natural landscapes (there's a reason why Peter Jackson shot the Lord of the Rings series here), there's a hidden element of this untouched wonder that has you all pinning in droves: the Waitomo glowworm caves. This otherworldly destination looks like it came straight out of a bygone fairy tale with its magical brilliance deep beneath the surface. The glowworm responsible for this beauty is the…

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Mount Aspiring National Park/ Otago, New Zealand This is my top destination ever: to hike over New Zealand. Hope that someday this will happen..

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