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Monday, July 11, 2011

New Zealand: Adventure Capital of the World

New Zealand

Capital: Wellington
Largest City: Auckland
Language: English, Maori
Nationality: Kiwi, New Zealander
Population: 4.3+  million
Currency: New Zealand Dollar

New Zealand is an Island country in south western Pacific Ocean. Majority of New Zealand's population is of European descent and New Zealand culture derived from Maori and British settlers. A land of opportunity and beauty. The island is rich with beauty and it is divided into two landmasses, the North and South. Both the North and South are different in terms of climate, flora and fauna. Every place in New Zealand offer something unique and special.

New Zealand is known for its extreme sports, adventure tourism and strong mountaineering. The Market economy of New Zealand is led by the foreign currency income from agricultural based exports and tourism. The uniqueness of the land and its people and landscape have influence on the kind of sports activities.

The weather and climate of New Zealand is of great importance to its people, since most of the economy and the livelihood of the natives and settlers largely depends on the land and resources. It is basically categorized as cool to warm temperature in nature and largely influences the adventure sports, the oceanic environment that surrounds it and the Southern Alps.

The great outdoors enable  to consider the excitement that accompanies the shooting white water rapids or riding rocket ship on wires. You could also consider jumping off a bungy platform, trekking on a glacier, skiing on an active volcano or abseiling into a canyon and other daring adventure sports.

Showcased in the Lord of the Rings Movies is lush with greenery and has snow capped mountains that dip down to the ocean.

Arriving thru  Jetstar Airways  at Christchurch International Airport, New Zealand's Tourism Gateway located at Harewood, Christchurch and hub for Pacific Blue and Air New Zealand.
Jetstar Airways
Australian low cost airline and subsidiary of Qantas Airline
Christchurch Airport is currently undergoing an extensive expansion project due to increasing numbers of passengers and it is scheduled for completion on late 2012.

Upon arriving at Christchurch International Airport we were fetched by our tour/driver guide "Kevin".
Meet our cool and best driver/guide "Kevin"
Tour Service
The journey begins...

NEXT:  Christchurch, New Zealand

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