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

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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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Can I travel with my New Zealand visa on my old passport

I am an Indian national and would like to ask a question about my travel to New Zealand. My old passport contains my New Zealand visitors visa which is still valid for 8 months. Recently my old ...
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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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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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Travelling to New Zealand on visa waiver while work visa is pending

My wife (a doctor) has the opportunity to work in NZ for several months from a negotiable point in July, and as such has applied for transfer of her medical registration to the NZ medical body, and is ...
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Where was this photo taken? (Windows 10 lock screen) [duplicate]

Can someone point to a location, where this photograph was taken? It looks stunning! This is one of lockscreen wallpapers in Windows 10.
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How to organize prescription medicine for an extended (>3 months) travel in Australia and New Zealand?

We're travelling for 7 months (from the UK) to Australia, New Zealand, and back via Australia again (with less than 3 months in each country). My wife has obtained a 7 month supply of her ...
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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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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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Are there any travel experiences in New Zealand that offer a Maori "cultural immersion"?

I am wondering if it's possible to travel to New Zealand as a tourist and immerse in Maori culture. By this I mean homestay in a traditional Maori area where people speak the language on an everyday ...
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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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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 you use a UK paper license counterpart in New Zealand?

A few weeks ago I lost my card UK driver's license somewhere in Arizona/Nevada. Next month I will be in New Zealand. My new license may not make it here in time. However I still have the paper ...
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SIM card in New Zealand with unlimited internet access [duplicate]

Are there any SIM cards with unlimited internet access available in New Zealand, for a stay period of 3 weeks? Vodaphone counter at Auckland Airport don't offer any unlimited bundles, and I wonder if ...
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Will my USA iPhone work outside the USA?

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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Do you get another 6 months on each visit to New Zealand?

Next year I plan to: Travel to NZ from the UK (visa-waiver applies so single entry visa automatically granted I think for 6 months) & stay for up to a week Go to Australia for 2 or 3 weeks (I ...
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When flying from New York to Australia, staying a month, then flying to New Zealand, and finally BACK to Australia - what kind of visa is required?

As American citizens, do we need two visas? A reentry visa for AU? How does this work? I've received conflicting information.
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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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I am an Indian citizen touring Australia on a visit visa. Can I apply for NZ visa from Australia?

I am living currently in Australia on a tourist visa. I want to Visit New Zealand too. Can I apply for a visitor's visa to NZ from Australia? I hold an Indian passport.
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Passport validity for New Zealand Visa Waiver

Is there an official source stating how much time more my passport needs to be valid after I return from my trip to New Zealand? Or, since it allows me up to 6 months, it means that my passports ...
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Safest driving route from Dunedin to Queenstown, NZ

I'm flying down to NZ's first Bitcoin conference on Friday, 31st October and will rent a car from Dunedin airport. I'm planning to either drive direct on Friday night or set off very early Saturday ...
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