Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa

New Zealand's South Island

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New Zealand's South Island

The South Island of New Zealand weaves Kiwi culture with scenic splendor. The vast vineyards of Marlborough helped bring this country's wines to the world stage. At a local artists' colony, Rudy gets a crash course in Maori bone carving. The breathtaking city of Queenstown draws adventure enthusiasts from around the world. We brave white-water rapids on river boards and ride a hot air balloon for soaring views of 'Lord of the Rings' country. Tips on Maori crafts and eating mussels.

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