Month: March 2020

Best Surfing Booties of 2020
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Best Surfing Booties of 2020

Surfers looking for a little extra grip and warmth while shredding waves need not look any further for the best surf booties. Booties are a simple solution that help you stay grounded on your board while eliminating the chilling bite of cold.  Whether you’re a summer surfer needing quick drying and breathable surf booties or […]

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new zealand north island must do
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20 must-visit spots on New Zealand’s North Island

Often when we see images of New Zealand in the news or advertised as the most magical place to visit, for the most part, we see the stunning scenery of the South Island. New Zealand North Island must do – read on. This, of course, makes sense, as the South Island landscapes are incredibly dramatic and […]

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Best Spearfishing Fins of 2020
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Best Spearfishing Fins of 2020

Spearfishing requires speed, agility, and power underwater. That’s why a good set of fins is one of the first pieces of gear most freedivers and spearfishers buy! But, you won’t just use your fins while on the hunt. You’ll also need them to maintain buoyancy on the surface, and swim to and from your boat […]

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freedom camping
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Your friendly guide to freedom camping in New Zealand

Summer is in full swing here in New Zealand, which means two things: 1) unpredictable weather and 2) unpredictable tourists. It’s no secret that New Zealand has become a hot spot destination for nature lovers around the world. While Kiwis are generally happy to share their little slice of heaven with the rest of the […]

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Best Surf Watches of 2020
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Best Surf Watches of 2020

If you’re in need of a sweet surf watch that can help you track tides, navigate to an off-the-beaten-path surfing cove, and get real-time weather forecasts, then we’ve got the best surf watches for you!  Since each surfer has their own unique needs, we’ve covered a wide range of possibilities that include Bluetooth compatibility, GPS […]

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Travel Stories

Early Time Travel Stories

The idea of traveling through time is one which is natural to our modern sensibilities. While there is some debate as to how possible such an exercise may be, most everyone at least acknowledges it as a popular concept in fictional literature. However the idea of time travel as a plot possibility is one which […]

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hikes in Mt Aspiring
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6 epic hikes in Mt Aspiring National Park that will blow your mind

Ok, everyone, I know we’ve had a bit of a horrible spring and a somewhat lackluster start to the summer down here in New Zealand. The copious amounts of rain and flooding we had last month made us question if summer was ever going to arrive. But finally, it’s official; summer is here in Wanaka! Hot […]

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Best Surfboard Traction Pads of 2020
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Best Surfboard Traction Pads of 2020

Whether you’re new to the sport of surfing or a wave shredding pro, having the best surfboard traction pad is a nifty way to help you keep grip and enjoy your ride a little more. Though there aren’t a lot difficult choices to make with this relatively straight forward product, there are certainly some key […]

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