StraightOnDetour.com: “Falling out of Love with Queenstown, from Heros to Zeros”

Prescheduled for release on 1 January 2016 Another reminder this holiday season that tourists in New Zealand aren’t there to be treated like cash cows, nor should they be ripped-off. Overseas visitors often find themselves subjected to the ‘tourist tax’ in places like Queenstown, and we all know of the twin pricing that goes on in…

Another NZ ‘Change Your Name’ Story

This was in today’s edition of the New Zealand Herald: “A Syrian job applicant was told he should change his name to something more Kiwi because conservative southerners would think twice about working with him. The Syrian, a 22-year-old Auckland-based man with a civil engineering degree, was applying for a graduate position within architectural business…