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28 Dec 2006 Annette x said

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hey im going to new zealand for three weeks at the end of march to beginning of april and im going to other countries too eg australia, fiji and thailand. i am only taking a 55litre backpack and im not sure what im gonna need for new zealand! the other countries should be hot but will i need jumpers and lots of trousers for nz? what will the weather be like around that time? any advice would be great xxxx
  • 28 Dec 2006 silver007star said

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    Hey!
    I’m going at the beginning of March!
    My friend is Kiwi and he told me to make sure I pack warm clothing. The south island is way colder than the north island, he said expect to wear a sweatshirt and gortex jacket!
    further into March when you are going will be entering the fall/winter temps so will be cold!!
    definetly take some long pants and a warm jacket!
    good luck!
    Andrea

  • 10 Jan 2007 Karini said

    Karini

    oh, my god … I thought it’d be hot! I am going to Oz in Feb, NZ in March and then USA April and May … I had figured T shirts and Jeans should be ok. Am I completely misguided?

    Also, re baggage … can we take rucksacks or do we have to do suitcases? I haven’t sorted that yet … tempted by the rucksack / backpack as will be staying in hostels also but not sure.
    What do you guys think?

  • 11 Jan 2007 Caity85 said

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    Hey Karini,

    I think it all depends where you are in Oz and NZ. I live in Queensland and it is quite hot in feb- I suggest shorts and T-shirts, however if your going to melbourne I think some jeans and a jumper would be necessary!! (and a waterproof jacket since it is known to rain down there) Have fun on your trip!!!

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