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The Big Headphones: The Headphone Project

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For something that is supposed to keep music confined to one person, the Big Headphones in Newcastle do a terrible job! Created to promote local music and bring people together to listen to live artists, The Headphone Project is becoming a cultural icon in the Newcastle area. This article is featured in our collection. Music […]

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The Big Potato

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Food is such an a-peeling part of travel; wherever you go, you have to experience the local fare. But what to do when your town’s famous food is also the most common, boring, and ugly tuber you can think of? You build the world’s biggest potato, that’s what you do. This article is featured in […]

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Tiki Tuhiva

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Statues, everywhere! In the bush? A statue. On the side of the street? A statue. Next to this statue? Another statue! It’s the Marquesan’s love of carving things into rock to blame. For making this the perfect place to hold the worlds biggest tiki (some would say, the world’s ugliest tiki): Tiki Tuhiva Revival of […]

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The Toothbrush Fence

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Don’t forget your toothbrush. In fact, bring an extra one, just in case you get lost down this winding Waikato rural road. It’s a fence, covered in toothbrushes. Over fifty of them! Imagine that! The Toothbrush Fence was not just a silly joke on ‘Flight of the Conchords’, it was actually dead serious. It really […]