New Zealand

Giant corrugated iron sheep and dog in Tirau, New Zealand

Is Tirau New Zealand’s Quirkiest Town?

A town dubbed the ‘Corrugated Iron Capital of the World’ might not be top of your must-see list – but what if I told you that in Tirau on New Zealand’s North Island, corrugated iron was formed into the shape of giant sheep, cute dogs or birds with stilettos on….
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Matakana toilets near Auckland New Zealand, are designed like two heads facing each other

Cool Things To Do in Matakana, New Zealand (No1 is the loos)

‘My old boss wants to meet us for lunch, in a place called Matakana,’ said The Boyfriend when we were planning our recent New Zealand trip. Pretty sure, ‘Oooh, we can go to the toilets,’ wasn’t the answer he was expecting, but, the fact is the Matakana Toilets near Auckland…
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Ice cream covered in chocolate shaped like a squid by Giapo in Auckland, New Zealand

Giapo – Auckland’s Most Instagrammable Ice Cream

Giapo is an ice cream shop in the middle of Auckland, New Zealand. So far, so boring blog post – but this is no ordinary ice cream shop. This one is full of surprises – and probably creates New Zealand’s Most Instagrammable Ice creams. Here’s why. The idea that such…
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View from the front of a clear kayak in Goat Island, New Zealand

Why Hiring A Clearyak Kayak is a Goat Island Must-Do

Goat Island is a marine reserve about 85km north of Auckland. It’s also home to New Zealand’s first clear bottom kayaks known as a Clearyak. Watching fishies while getting some exercise sounded awesome so we hopped in the car for the short 70-minute ride from Auckland to Goat Island ready…
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