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Bungy Jump Queenstown, Auckland, Lake Taupo - the modern bungy jump was invented here by New Zealander A.J. Hackett.
Canoeing and kayaking on rivers and lakes
Caving Waitomo, Nelson, South Island West Coast, Te Anau
Fishing - trout (some of the finest trout-fishing in the world), salmon, marlin, broadbill, sharks and many other salt-water species
Fly by wire (invented here)
Gliding - Omarama is one of the best places in the world for gliding
Golf - New Zealand has over 400 registered golf courses, from local clubs to internationally renowned resorts, offering uncrowded golfing & superb scenery.
Heli-hiking at Fox Glacier
Hiking - New Zealand has a number of national parks and other wilderness and forested areas, much of which is managed by the Department of Conservation The activity known in other countries as hiking, trekking or bushwalking is known as tramping in New Zealand and is a very popular activity for visitors and locals.
Hunting - several species of deer, wild pig (wild boar), tahr, chamois, goat, wallabies (they are protected in Australia but a pest here), game birds.
Luge (on concrete not ice) Auckland, Queenstown, Rotorua.
Mountaineering - this was the training ground for Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the first two people to climb Mt Everest.
River jetboating - the Hamilton jet was invented by New Zealander William Hamilton.
Rugby - the national game. Major tournaments include Super 14 and Air NZ Cup. New Zealand is hosting the next Rugby World Cup in Sep - Oct 2011
Sailing - New Zealand has produced many world-champion yachties and is the only country apart from the US to have won and successfully defended yachting's ultimate prize, the America's Cup.
Scuba diving and snorkeling, especially down to the sunken Rainbow Warrior at Matauri Bay, not far from Kerikeri.
Shark cage diving Kaikoura
Skiing and snowboarding including heli-skiing Queenstown
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