Features Overview

The following articles have been submitted by our volunteers and anyone who has an interest in all things New Zealand.  Contributions are most welcome so please contact us.

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When New Zealand travel writer Venetia Sherson recently visited The Ballance House, she found the true meaning of the world 'Welcome'.


Corina's travel tales... East Coast Treasures (part 2)

Opotiki is where our road trip starts and ends.  Head down the main street of town, opposite the library, the bakery will have all you need for a picnic later in the day


Corina's travel tales... East Coast Treasures (part 1)

My favourite New Zealand road trip takes me off the tourist trail and along roads to beaches and beauty that most kiwis only see on a calendar.

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New Zealand Studies Conference

I recently gave a paper at the 22nd annual New Zealand Studies Association at Franklin University, Lugano Switzerland.  As the chef said at breakfast the first morning, "Why would people from New Zealand come here to have a conference on New Zealand?"