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Golden Backpack Awards 2009

On 5 November 2009, a gala dinner was held in Sydney to announce the winners of this years’ Golden Backpack Awards.

Backpackers cast more than 40,000 votes for their favourite hostel, tour and backpacker night in each state and territory in Australia and New Zealand. TNT Magazine ran a national campaign both online and in print to collect votes. Each vote was verified for authenticity to ensure fair play.

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NZ primordial adventures and luxury digs

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Waitomo Caves near Auckland Mercure Dunedin Antarctic Centre Christchurch

What do primates and humans have in common?  Apart from a love of bananas, space travel and playing drums, we all descended from one ancestor. And according to evolutionist Charles Darwin it wasn’t Adam, Eve or King Kong. In 2009 the scientific world celebrates Darwin’s work. You too can get into the evolutionary groove on a New Zealand holiday that blends wild, raw and primordial adventures with modern luxury digs.Read More »NZ primordial adventures and luxury digs