Category Archives: Media/Film/TV

The Untold Tale

The Heart of a Burglar Hobbit Officially, this story never happened. I have to say that because the actions related herein are of questionable legality and because I would hate to someday be barred from following one dream as a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Wonderland Wellington

Either my luck is even more backwards than I thought, or the weather spirits have a sick sense of humor. Or both. My first night in Wellington, they had their worst storm in 80 years. Rainy bullets flew from the … Continue reading

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Ponies in Paradise

For our last weekend before the final exam period, my friends and I decided to have one last soiree in Queenstown. I knew this trip was meant to be because The Great Gatsby was opening in theatres (methinks half the … Continue reading

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Wellington Woes and “Whoa!”s

Our ten-hour road trip to the northern point of the South Island was characterized by a series of wonderful misadventures. We discovered that one road was closed, meaning that we were forced to take a detour that added two hours … Continue reading

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Top 20 Songs for Roadtripping Across New Zealand

A quality musical line-up can be a key player in a road trip across an entire (well, almost entire) country. This playlist kept three ladies sane during an insane drive from Dunedin to Wellington (1,152 miles completed in 20 hours … Continue reading

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Media Survival Kit: New Zealand Edition

My film-and-media-major heart has led to me to pick out some of the best, most integral apps, movies, shows, and books that are somehow connected to my time in New Zealand and/or are of importance in New Zealand culture (an … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt to the North Island

My flatmate’s best friend, on her first time out of the States, flew all the way to New Zealand for a visit. Wanting to truly give her the trip of a lifetime, we booked some cheap flights with Jetstar, created … Continue reading

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