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Who says you can't hike? If you have no medical concerns (ie high blood pressure, blood results showing complications etc) then guidance is to keep doing the sports you enjoy (with some exceptions - generally sports where impact or similar forces could cause injury - bungee jumping, motor racing etc - and those that could cause excess damage to ligaments, ...


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It depends on where in NZ you are planing to stay. If the first idea was to enjoy outdoor sports, this may be compromised... Whale watching is a possibility, although the tours are done in rough weather as well. Visit a sheep farm, go to a marae, have your man participate in the haka and film him for your kids ;). Visit a winery, the whites are famous and ...


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I used to know people who went skydiving into their third trimester. The only reason they stopped was because sitting in the airplane was rather uncomfortable. Admittedly they were experienced jumpers - we declined to accept students or tandem passengers who were visibly pregnant but if you've been doing it for 10 years.... Abseiling: if the harness fits... ...


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(I live in New Zealand, Have been everywhere from Cape Reinga to Bluff, Climbed and hiked extensively in the back country and done many of the Great Walks, and many more other trips. I also have done or do MTB, Ski, Ski Tour, fish, hunt....) New Zealand is seen as an action adventure capital. However when you arrive here you will find a vast majority of ...


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Well, it seems wise not to do anything that could make you fall on your bottom, although I have the impression your hubby thinks pregnant women are made of sugar. That's not uncommon at all, BTW. Anyway, the Waimangu Volcanic Valley could be what you need. New Zealand has the largest hot spring in the world, the Frying Pan Lake. There are several ...


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To clarify terms - in New Zealand Wild camping is not a widely used term. If you are to use it here, people will interpret it as back country camping (well away from roads). Freedom camping is used as a term for camping outside of designated camp sites. If by wild camping, you mean road accessible, unserviced camp site in a remote location, New Zealanders ...


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I've never been to this area, but searching reveals what appears to be the key difference to me: The fastest (and cheapest) helicopter trip is to Franz Josef Glacier – a 5-minute flight. Fox can be accessed on foot, without requiring an expensive helicopter flight at all. Additionally, poor weather can often lead to heli flights being cancelled, so it's a ...



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