Otago Local Customs

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Otago Local Customs

  • Driver Reviver

    There are some long and empty stretches of road as you travel through New Zealand. Driver fatigue can be a real problem so take advantage of the Driver Revivers you see along the way. Free coffee and a moment to get out of the car, stretch your legs and get some fresh air.This one, on Easter Monday at Lake Pukaki, was the Maximes of Driver...

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  • Sending Hoy Yow home

    Before you leave the lonely little graveyard at Skipper's Canyon, north of Arrowtown,stop a moment by the only Chinese tombstone there and leave a coin in the pot beside the headstone. This is Hoy Yow's grave - and he needs your help if he is ever to to get home. It was customary for the Chinese miners to make sure the bodies of any of their...

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  • Maori Culture Show & Dinner

    There is a very good Maori performance in Queenstown in the evening which should not be missed when you are here. Besides the performance, it comes with a delicious Maori style buffet dinner. The dinner starts at 7pm and the show starts around 8pm.

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  • The clock tower

    The clock tower at Queenstown's town centre is a popular place for pick-ups by tour buses as well as meeting place.

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  • old cars

    a '29 Cadillac......Kiwis are car mad, they restore you anything and everything with 4 wheelsand there are a lot of oldies around in New Zealand. many you can snap up for a fraction of what you have to pay in the US or Europe...and beautiful restored, like this '29 cadillac, sadly not mine, I assure you!!

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