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Rapid Rail Technology

A Viable Alternative to Auckland's Infrastructure

by Bob Sinclair

How is South American rapid rail technology linked to Franklin's Horticulture It goes back almost 40 years when a young Kiwi business entrepreneur started offering his new seaweed-based liquid fertiliser to Franklin crop growers and farmers. Kevin Smith…

Island Hopping, New Zealand Style (Part IV)

From Kapiti Island to Rabbit Island

by Lucy Mullinger

We are spoilt for choice, in New Zealand, when it comes to finding beautiful islands just a hop, skip and a jump (or swim) from our back door. In this edition, we travel down to the bottom of the North Island, beginning with the stunningly beautiful Kapi…

Island Hopping, New Zealand Style (Part III)

Hauraki Gulf

by Lucy Mullinger

We love to have fun in the sun, but it’s often human nature to visit the same tried and true holiday destinations every year. At elocal, we decided to come up with some great island hopping adventures that will give the family and friends a break, at the…

Island Hopping, New Zealand Style (Part II)

The City of Sails

by Lucy Mullinger

We love to have fun in the sun, but it’s often human nature to visit the same tried and true holiday destinations every year. At elocal, we decided to come up with some great island hopping adventures that will give the family and friends a break, at the…

Island Hopping, New Zealand Style (Part I)

Bay of Islands

by Lucy Mullinger

It’s probably not surprising, considering we live in one of the most isolated countries in the world, that us Kiwis love to fly the coop and travel around the world to far flung destinations and there’s nothing we love more than visiting warm climates fo…