A country in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main islands and multiple smaller ones.

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Once a visa got refused to one country, will it affect the visa to another country?

I had applied for New Zealand student visa without IELTS in last February. But unfortunately it got rejected. The reason in the rejection letter shows that I haven't answered about the course details. ...
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“Lord of the Rings” Tours in New Zealand

Are there any tours in New Zealand based on places where the Lord of the Rings films were made?
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How long can I work in New Zealand on a working holiday visa?

I am from the UK and have heard rumors that if you go to NZ on a twelve month working holiday visa, then you are only allowed to work for six months of your stay. Is this true? I can't seem to find ...
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Refused visa from USA now applying for New Zealand visa

I applied for a USA visitor visa last year but was refused. After that I got married to New Zealand resident. Now I am applying for New Zealand visitor visa. Can the USA's refusal affect my New ...
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Visitor Visa for US Indian student studying in new zealand [duplicate]

I am Indian Student pursuing my studies in New Zealand , can i apply for a B1/B2 Visa for USA .I have a valid visa till March 2017 .Can I apply from New Zealand ,else I need to come back to my Home ...
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Why is travel insurance recommended when there's reciprocal health care?

In Health care for Australians in New Zealand, it says Because Australians temporarily visiting New Zealand are eligible for publicly funded health care on the same basis as New Zealand ...
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Buying a car in Australia or New Zealand as a non-resident? [closed]

Is it possible to buy, register and insure a car by a tourist (i.e. non-resident citizen of another country that entered on a tourist visa) in Australia or New Zealand? I was thinking about buying a ...
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Can a citizen of New Zealand return home on an expired NZ passport, if they also possess a valid UK passport?

I'm a New Zealander by birth. I'm a full citizen, resident and anything else you can put a label to, but my passport has expired. I also happen to have a UK passport. I may soon travel overseas and ...
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What is the cheapest method to get a flight from Australia to New Zealand?

I'm planning to be about a month in Australia and then continue my trip to New Zealand. What is the cheapest method to get a flight from Australia to New Zealand? Does it make a difference from which ...
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Where do I find short-term house share offers in Auckland?

I'd like to rent a room in Auckland for two months starting in mid-January. I have generally liked having house mates, so I'd like to look for something like that. What websites or other sources ...
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Windows 10 Wallpaper - photo location

I've upgraded my laptop to Win10, and I have this wallpaper on my screen: I like this place and I wanted to know - where it exactly is? Search in Internet gave me this old post about windows ...
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Comprehensive health and travel insurance that meets NZ Immigration requirements

I'm going with a Working Holiday visa to NZ for a year. I'm starting to look for health (or travel) insurance in my country (Chile) to leave with a little more peace of mind. When I was looking for ...
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New Zealand Primark Equivalent?

Soon I'll be going to New Zealand for a year and rather than taking lots of clothes I would like to buy cheap ones while there. I've done a little research and I can't see that they have anything ...
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I live in New Zealand and have a job offer from an Australian company. It's a remote position. Can I stay in New Zealand and work? [closed]

Irish national living in NZ. I have a working holiday visa and it runs out in September. Can I apply for a New Zealand Visa with a remote job? Should I get paid in Euro into my European account ? ...
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Travelling to New Zealand on Australian PR while student visa is pending

I have Australian PR visa which has arrived this month only. While waiting for it, I got Phd. scholarship in New Zealand so I also applied student visa for New Zealand. As I am now an Australian ...
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Student Visa NZ [closed]

I had got the rejection for Canada twice, I had applied for New Zealand student visa. Will it create any problem in getting the visa ? Please tell me how to face such questions
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Second most photographed building in the southern hemisphere - why?

I think this can be objectively answered, hopefully. Apparently the most photographed building in the southern hemisphere is the Sydney Opera House. Makes sense, pretty popular, scenic location etc. ...
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Looking to enter NZ on one passport and leave on another [duplicate]

Looking to enter NZ as an Australian and leave on another unused foreign passport. Can it be done without issue or will NZ require the Oz passport on leaving?
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Black Labyrinth or Tube it in Waitomo? [closed]

I have a few hours in Waitomo and I want to do a glowworm-tubing tour. I have seen two offers that seem to be good (unfortunately I won't have enough time for the longer ones): The Caveworld Tube it ...
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New Zealand Visitor Visa refusal?

We are from Sri Lanka. My wife applied to New Zealand twice and got refused along with me as her dependent. Now we are in Sweden as my wife is studying at a Swedish university. I want to travel to NZ ...
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Visa for Australia and New Zealand for Indian citizen living in USA

I am an Indian citizen living in the US (California) on H1B Visa. I plan to go to Australia and New Zealand for tourism. I have 2 questions - Do I need a separate tourist visa for both countries? ...
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What to do with cash money? [closed]

This is a first world's problem question. The thing is I thought it was a good idea to carry cash. But I'm realizing that I'm not spending as much as I thought , so I have to be carry this money, and ...
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Traveling to New Zealand for 2 weeks - Verizon Phone and what to do?

I have an iPhone 5S with Verizon and want to know the best way to have a mobile phone while there without incurring a massive Verizon bill. I would like to have data and voice, but I can settle for ...
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Which side of the plane to sit on an Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown (ZQN) flight?

Which side of the plane gives you more scenic views when flying from Auckland, New Zealand (AKL) to Queenstown, New Zealand (ZQN) (and back).
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I am a UK Citizen on a working holiday visa in New Zealand but want to go on holiday to Australia

I am a UK Citizen on a working holiday visa in New Zealand but want to go on holiday to Australia, I looked at evisitor visa (subclass 651) and it says if you hold another visa it can replace it. Is ...
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How can I find safety records for extreme sports in New Zealand?

All companies providing those services claim they are very safe and they do everything in their power for this, but some quick research shows that it's not 100% and deaths occur in different sports ...
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Insurance for campervan in NZ

I am traveling to New Zealand in May 2012 (I am a US citizen). I have been looking for a campervan to rent. Unfortunately, insurance seems to be quite expensive (or not very good. Some liability is up ...
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US citizen traveling to New Zealand via Australia

Do I need any types of visas to travel from USA to New Zealand via Australia? I am a US citizen.
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How long can I stay in New Zealand as an immigrant with a work and holiday visa?

Many agencies offer the possibility of eligibility of the Work and Travel visa. You get a limited-time work visa, usually from six months to a year, allowing you to work as an immigrant. How many ...
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Phillippine passport with New Zealand tourist visa. Do I need transit visa in Australia en route New Zealand?

I hold a Philippine passport traveling to New Zealand in transit at Melbourne, Australia. I have New Zealand tourist visa. Do I need to get transit visa in Australia for a 3 hours in transit ?
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Where can I learn about the earthquake and reconstruction of Christchurch?

I'll be visiting Christchurch, New Zealand for 3 days, and I would like to learn and have a feeling of the impacts of the 2011 earthquakes and learn about the reconstruction effort. I would like to ...
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What's a good location to stargaze in Auckland?

I know New Zealand has some awesome spots to stargaze but I won't be able to travel when the next meteor shower happen, so since I don't know the city very well, I was wondering if you guys could help ...
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Caught speeding in New Zealand

I was driving in New Zealand using my UK driver's license. I got caught speeding and had to pay a fine. Does this driving offense get reflected on my UK license? Is the DVLA informed and something ...
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Is it possible to bring fudge from New Zealand to UK?

I have bought fudge for gifts in NZ but am now unsure whether I will be allowed to take it inti UK - will I?
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Search engine for stop over possibilites

I am planning a flight from Auckland to Europe and am trying to find out which places are convenient to stop over. I once knew a website where you can simply enter the two airports, and it shows you ...
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Any tips for travelling LONG journey with 5 month old [duplicate]

I'm travelling to New Zealand from London on Friday with my little one. Slightly apprehensive! Its two days of travelling. Anyone got any tips for keeping him occupied/sleeping/eating etc... Ive ...
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Do I need to apply for two separate visas for Australia and New Zealand?

I will be in Australia for 3 days before I fly to New Zealand. Do I need a tourist visa for both countries?
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How to find a truck mechanic while traveling in New Zealand

We are traveling through New Zealand for 8 months and bought a Motorhome that is built onto a 1994 Ford Trader Diesel truck. We are on our way to the South island and appear to have an oil leak and ...
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What's the cheapest method to send a large package from New Zealand?

After few months in New Zealand we are soon flying to Thailand. During our time here we picked up some gear that we would love to keep, but don't want to carry with us to Thailand. When we asked at ...
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Petrol prices in New Zealand

I am driving across / up New Zealand shortly and would like some more information on petrol prices. Is there a resource available from which I can deduce what the travel cost will be approximately? ...
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Can I buy a mobile phone in USA and just use a SIM card in NZ?

I'm moving to New Zealand for a couple years. Can I bring my (Sprint) iPhone with me from the US and just switch the SIM card with out with a Vodafone one? That way I am on a Vodafone plan but still ...
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One-off Maori lesson in Auckland

I'd like to attend a one-off Maori lesson in Auckland. I can find long-term courses and online courses, but I'm after something that's only for an hour or a couple of hours. The lesson should include ...
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How reliable is Vodafone mobile data in NZ?

I'm planning on getting a SIM card for my smartphone while visiting NZ for a Contiki trip, with internet access being my only concern. Wikivoyage mentions that Vodafone has a traveller SIM. The price ...
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Ride-share or alternate means of getting from Dunedin to Queenstown?

I have my second Dunedin-Queenstown trip coming up this weekend, but due to some student holidays, no car-rentals are available. Flight is booked, so scrambling to find an alternative to get from ...
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Can I hike the Fox Glacier in NZ on my own, or do I have to go with a guide?

I'm planning a trip to New Zealand, and I'd like to have a look at the Fox Glacier. Are there trails that I can walk with my own group, or do I have to pay a tour guide to see the glacier?
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Are airport security and check-in times from the US applicable to Australia and New Zealand?

I'm currently planning a trip to Australia and New Zealand with my fiancee, and specifically I'm trying to decide how much time to budget for the "airport stuff" before our flights. Specifically, we ...
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What is the cheapest way to travel from North to South island in New Zealand?

After some search I found the following fare for sail crossing: Wellington to Picton Thursday, 22nd January 2015 - 2 Adults Picton to Wellington Sunday, 8th February 2015 - 2 Adults With a van ...
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Will my iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S work in New Zealand?

We are planning to be in New Zealand for 10 months starting in August and currently are under contract with Verizon here in the USA. I am thinking about suspending my Verizon account and getting ...
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Can I legally drive a motorcycle in California with a New Zealand motorcycle license?

A friend of mine is travelling to the states and wants to tour around SoCal on a motorbike. He has his motorcycle license in New Zealand. Is it legal for him to ride in California? Are there any ...
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How to reach the clearest lake in the world?

The clearest natural fresh water lake in the world is apparently Blue Lake, near Nelson in New Zealand. I'm wondering how one would reach it - the tracks to take, walking times etc - ideally a map ...