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28
Jan

Cultural Tourism: New Zealand and the 100% Middle-earth campaign

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The following is an essay written by Virginia Streit as part of course work for her Master of Communication degree.   In August 2012 Tourism New Zealand unveiled its 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign in the lead up to the world premiere of Peter Jackson’s new movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the […]

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27
Feb

They arrived on boats.

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Photos: Lake Rotomahana, New Zealand    

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20
Feb

And life blossomed.

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  In thermal regions of New Zealand, where the air is pungent and rich in minerals, tiny fluorescent algae blossoms cover branches like orange velvet sleeves.  

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16
Feb

The earth came alive.

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Sometimes New Zealand is home to me; comforting and warm and tranquil. Other times its an alien world and I look around, wide-eyed like a child.     Photos: Waimangu, New Zealand

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13
Jan

A year later.

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This year the jacaranda didn’t want to bloom.

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08
May

Milk

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“I am milk; I am red hot kitchen.” – Garbage   Milkshake, milk mustache, blue milk, Milkybar Kid, Milky Way, chocolate milk, milk’n’cookies, mothers’ milk, milkwort, milk tooth – Got milk?

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23
Jan

Warmth.

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  My friend lives in an apartment filled with warmth and art and cooking. It’s lovely.   The rain has cleared. I should really go outside now.  

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