Mike the Guide in German Media!

  I took a writer from Germany on a short Wellington City tour recently and I've just popped up in a story. It's written in German of course, but google translate does a fair job of translating it to English. Check it out here! For your own New Zealand adventure, contact me here. [sbc id="1" [...]

Mike the Guide in German Media!2016-10-15T13:40:26+00:00

Slowing Down the Ride – Auckland to Wellington on the Northern Explorer Train

Britomart Transport Centre, Auckland As somebody who makes a living (and loves) driving people around New Zealand, it's hard for me to admit it, but Kiwirail Scenic's Northern Explorer train ride between Auckland and Wellington is an incredible experience. Before taking the ride, I viewed an all day train journey through the central North Island [...]

Slowing Down the Ride – Auckland to Wellington on the Northern Explorer Train2016-10-15T13:40:29+00:00

Must-See Events in New Zealand

It's pretty well known that I'm a huge Lord of the Rings fan. That is not the only thing I'm passionate about though. I'm very lucky to live in a country that indulges my hobbies on a daily basis. The icing on the cake is the amazing events held in New Zealand throughout the year. [...]

Must-See Events in New Zealand2016-10-15T13:40:29+00:00

The Dimholt Road – Putangirua Pinnacles

Yesterday I joined some of the best LOTR tour guides in Wellington, and we took a road trip to Aorangi Forest Park in the Wairarapa region of the North Island. Perhaps the best known site in the park is the Putangirua Pinnacles. Of all the Lord of the Rings filming locations around New Zealand, this [...]

The Dimholt Road – Putangirua Pinnacles2016-10-15T13:40:29+00:00