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The wharf at Tolaga Bay was once a thriving bustling pier, fishing boats, cruise ships and other vessels regularly docked at the bay. You can still see the railway tracks leading out into the bay.

The wharf at Tolaga Bay was once a thriving bustling pier, fishing boats, cruise ships and other vessels regularly docked at the bay. You can still see the railway tracks leading out into the bay.

The wharf at Tolaga Bay stretches 660 metres out into the South Pacific, but what was once a thriving pier is now a shadow of its former self, old and crumbling, unprotected and exposed to the elements.

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Cape Kidnappers is a stretch of the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, located about 20km south of the art deco town of Napier.

Find out how Cape Kidnappers got its peculiar name and why there is a certain stench along a section of the Cape…

Cape Kidnappers is a stretch of the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, located about 20km south of the art deco town of Napier.

Cape Kidnappers is a stretch of the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, located about 20km south of the art deco town of Napier.

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There are many reasons to love New Zealand, the scenery, the wildlife, the people and now the music. More specifically the reggae-influenced tunes which gets Aotearoa rocking.

Here in no particular order are six reasons to love New Zealand and love its music.

This post is part of Blog4NZ, a three-day travel writing blitz, designed to let the world know that New Zealand is open for business after the earthquake which struck the country one month ago.

Follow the hastag #Blog4NZ on twitter, facebook, and meet the people behind #Blog4NZ.

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Rob Roy Glacier in all its glory

Rob Roy Glacier in all its glory

The Rob Roy Glacier trek is one of my favourite in New Zealand, a relatively easy but steady climb which takes about two hours to navigate. Well worth the effort, for the views are breathtaking.

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