sports

Sheepdog Trials

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A team of two, you and your best friend in the clean country air… and a bunch of little flockers to outsmart and outrun. You are clearly the brains of the operation as you whistle commands to your teammate, she runs up and down the arena on all fours, aggressively chasing them down while snarling. […]

sports

Gumboot Throw

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It’s high noon, and a crowd has gathered around you. Staring down the arena you see your mark. It’s time settle the score, it is time to come out on top. You lift your size 43 boot off the ground, draw it behind you, and forcing your entire weight behind it, you hurl it down […]

destinations

The Republic of Whangamomona

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Munching on a lamb shank with mashed potato so imperfect you can tell it’s not from a packet, admiring the cluttered walls of old black and white rugby team photos and posters advertising defunct beers that  your grandad might remember.  Just then a farmer turns up on his horse, ties it to a picnic table  across the road and […]

travel tips

Top Tips for Kiwi Road Trips

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Hiking the hills of the Taranaki, surfing the breakers of Raglan, soaking up in hidden geothermal spas, or hitting up the one of the countries many wine regions, coastlines or ski fields. Road-tripping is arguably the best way to see New Zealand, and many would agree that it’s the remoteness of many of New Zealand’s […]