3 Cool Things To Do When Travelling to New Zealand

Studying in New Zealand is a magical experience that will leave you with a lifetime of memories. No doubt, it is a great destination for international students, offering a world-class educational system.

But, there are also many interesting things you can explore on the weekends!

1. Relax in the most nature's hot springs

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If you’re looking for a perfect getaway on hectic assignment days, Rotorua will perfectly fit your needs! It is home to natural hot springs, boiling mud pools, and massive volcanic craters.

Get yourself a relaxed and rejuvenate dip in a natural hot spring, with the warm water easing your muscles, and surrounded by beautiful scenery. It is something you want to take advantage of in New Zealand! Other than that, they also offers plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy!

2. Experience a real Maori cultural Hangi dinner

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As an international student in New Zealand, it is a must to experience their local culture - Hangi Dinner

It is a meal cooked using traditional Maori methods using heated rocks buried in a pit oven, called an umu. Important food included fish and sweet potatoes. However, modern hangi now includes pork, lamb, potatoes, pumpkin, and cabbage. Hangis are often held at special events or occasions, and it is definitely an experience you have to try!

3. Visit Hobbiton, the movie set from The Lord of the Rings films

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One of the most famous things to explore in New Zealand - the Hobbiton! So, calling the film buff friends! If you’re movie fan of The Lord of the Rings films, this is the place you will surely get excited to! 

The Hobbiton is now a working farm open to tourists. It’s great place for instagrammable photos and soak up with some local culture. And if you happen to study at The University of Waikato, this place is just half an hour away! 

Are you excited to start your study journey in New Zealand? There is no doubt that it is an excellent place to study. At the same time, there are so many fun and great things to do, let’s start your unbeatable student life in New Zealand!

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