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Matakauri Lodge

Matakauri Lodge

Matakauri Lodge is set on 9 acres of native bush overlooking Lake Wakatipu, landscaped with bush-lined paths, stream and pond, and with private lake access. Room service, bar, restaurant, non-smoking rooms, health spa. A short distance from Queenstown.......[Read More]
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Site of some of Sydney's major horse racing events, such as the world's richest horse race for two-year-olds, the Golden Slipper, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is located in the geographical centre of the Sydney metropolitan area, just east of Parramatta and Harris Park.......[Read More]
Sydney Mounted Police

Sydney Mounted Police

Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the fest......[Read More]
Christchurch

Christchurch

Start your South Island five-day tour in Christchurch from Cathedral Square to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and the Canterbury Museum.......[Read More]
Another Devil

Another Devil

Western Blue Devil, Paraplesiops meleagris, Rottnest Island, Western Australia......[Read More]
Eureka Tower

Eureka Tower

Eureka Tower is Melbourne's tallest building.......[Read More]
Toasting the Winners

Toasting the Winners

Racegoers toast the winning horses at the Melbourne Cup.......[Read More]
Tumbalong Park

Tumbalong Park

Within a stone's throw of the Chinese Garden of Friendship, Tumbalong Park is a place where people can walk, or sit, on grass, or watch performances on the green or listen to the music of open-air concerts.......[Read More]
Tasmania Travels

Tasmania Travels

Two of Australia's better known children's book writers tell of their Tasmania travels.......[Read More]
New Zealand World Heritage Sites

New Zealand World Heritage Sites

New Zealand, a country of 268,000 square kilometres, is the location of three of the world's United Nations-inscribed Heritage sites.......[Read More]
Sydney Olympic Arts Festival

Sydney Olympic Arts Festival

The Sydney Olympic Arts Festival was held in conjunction with the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.......[Read More]
Hyams Beach

Hyams Beach

Hyams Beach lies south of Huskisson and Vincentia in Jervis Bay along the New South Wales South Coast.......[Read More]
New Zealand Visa Exemptions

New Zealand Visa Exemptions

Here's a list of countries whose passport holders do not require visas to enter New Zealand if staying for three months or less. ......[Read More]
Strine and Aussie Slang - V

Strine and Aussie Slang - V

Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with V......[Read More]
Christina Stead

Christina Stead

Christina Stead, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney......[Read More]
Peppers Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains

Peppers Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains

Peppers Fairmont Resort comprises a four-storey hotel adjacent to Leura Golf Course and surrounded by nationalpark. Six different types of rooms are available. A variety of activities are offered.......[Read More]
Australia Highway

Australia Highway

The Australia highway around the Australian continent is Highway 1.......[Read More]
Olympic Colors

Olympic Colors

The colors of the Olympic flag - Beijing hosts the 2008 Olympic Games - join the Chinese New Year parade in Sydney.......[Read More]
The Long Road

The Long Road

This photo was taken on the highway between Ban Ban Springs and Gayndah, Queensland, on NewYear's Day 2006, says Matthew Tuffield of Bundaberg, Queensland.......[Read More]
West Circular Quay, Sydney

West Circular Quay, Sydney

Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is within walking distance of the Circular Quay ferry wharves and train and bus stations.......[Read More]