Stuart Landsborough's Puzzling World is a tourist attraction near Wanaka, New Zealand. It started out as just a maze in 1973, but over the years expanded to accommodate a "puzzling café" where guests could try out several puzzles, rooms with optical illusions, the Leaning Tower of Wanaka, and other things. The operators of Puzzling World have for many years offered a monetary prize for anybody who can prove themselves to have psychic powers; all a potential winner needs to do is use their powers to locate a specific item buried somewhere in Wanaka's environs. To date the prize goes unclaimed, although many 'professional' psychics have attempted the challenge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Puzzling World, New Zealand"
The Raurimu Spiral is a notable feat of engineering in the central North Island of New Zealand. ...more on Wikipedia about "Raurimu Spiral"
Many of the reservoirs and dams in New Zealand have been developed principally to produce hydroelectricity. ...more on Wikipedia about "Reservoirs and dams in New Zealand"
The Roxburgh Dam is the earliest of the large hydroelectric projects in the southern South Island of New Zealand. It lies across the Clutha River, some 160 kilometres from Dunedin, some five kilometres to the north of the town of Roxburgh. The settlement of Roxburgh Hydro lies close to the western edge of the dam. ...more on Wikipedia about "Roxburgh Dam"
Ruth Crisp is the name of an installation at the Carter Observatory. The installation consists of a Boller and Chivons 16 inch telescope and mounting, arguably one of the best astronomical instruments in use in New Zealand. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ruth Crisp"
Sir Len Southward (who died on 19 February 2004) achieved success with speedboats before settling down to collect cars. The result is the Southward Car Museum near Otaihanga in the Kapiti Coast District of the North Island of New Zealand. Several hundred motor vehicles and a few aircraft now form one of the southern hemisphere's best collections. ...more on Wikipedia about "Southward Car Museum"
Stardome Observatory is a public outreach facility in the heart of New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. No longer viable as an observational observatory due to increasing light pollution, it is dedicated primarily to educating the public (and school groups in particular) about astronomy and related topics. The Stardome Observatory incorporates a modern Zeiss planetarium, as well as the 50s-era Zeiss-built 500mm (16.5") Edith Winstone Blackwell classical Cassegrain telescope, and the 427mm (14") Nustrini Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. These two instruments are used mainly for display and public viewing, although some limited low-level research is being attempted with the Nustrini SCT. The Stardome Observatory is also home to the Auckland Astronomical Society. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stardome Observatory"
Stonehenge Aotearoa, located in New Zealand about an hour's drive from Wellington, is a modern adaptation of the Stonehenge ruins on the Salisbury Plain of England. The henge contains 24 pillars and is 30 m in diameter and about 4 m high. An 5m-tall obelisk marks the center of the henge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stonehenge Aotearoa"
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, branded and commonly known as Te Papa and Our Place (broadly translatable as "The exhibition of treasures") is the national museum of New Zealand. ...more on Wikipedia about "Te Papa"
Turangawaewae is the National Marae of New Zealand. It is located in the town of Ngaruawahia in the Waikato. The present pa was built in 1921. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turangawaewae"
The Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul — informally known as Saint Paul's Cathedral — is the cathedral church of the Anglican Church of New Zealand and is the seat of the Anglican bishop of Wellington. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wellington Cathedral of Saint Paul"
Westpac Stadium, previously known as WestpacTrust Stadium, is a major sporting venue in Wellington, New Zealand. Due to its shape, it is also known—more colloquially—as The Cake-tin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Westpac Stadium"
Yarrow Stadium is situated in the central suburb of Westown in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yarrow Stadium"
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