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Air New Zealand Kia Ora Magazine - Picker's Pocket

Picker's Pocket is proud to be featured with Special in the July 2023 Edition

Picker's Pocket has been featured aboard Air New Zealand, the flag carrier of New Zealand, where every journey is not just a flight, but an opportunity to explore the rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and fascinating stories that make up this enchanting nation.

As you settle into your seat, take a moment to immerse yourself in the captivating world of the Air New Zealand Kia Ora magazine – a treasure trove of inspiring tales and practical insights that will undoubtedly fuel your wanderlust & flick through to page 91 to discover how we teamed up with Special to create our brand.

Below is a bit about Kia Ora & why we are thrilled to be on the pages!

The Heart of Kia Ora Magazine

At the core of Air New Zealand's in-flight experience lies the Kia Ora magazine, a delightful publication that embodies the spirit and essence of New Zealand. Much more than just an ordinary in-flight magazine, Kia Ora takes readers on an intimate journey through the country's diverse regions, sharing captivating stories, local secrets, and hidden gems that define New Zealand's uniqueness.

Unveiling the Marvels of New Zealand

With each edition, Kia Ora introduces travelers to the lesser-known wonders of New Zealand. From the lush rainforests of Fiordland National Park to the geothermal wonders of Rotorua and the rugged beauty of the South Island's West Coast, the magazine unveils a tapestry of breathtaking landscapes that capture the imagination.

Showcasing Maori Culture

The Kia Ora magazine serves as a window into the rich heritage of New Zealand's indigenous people, the Maori. Through thought-provoking articles and interviews, readers gain insights into the Maori way of life, traditional practices, and their unwavering connection to the land. The magazine's dedication to preserving and promoting Maori culture is a testament to Air New Zealand's commitment to cultural diversity and inclusivity.

Culinary Adventures

For food enthusiasts, Kia Ora offers a delectable exploration of New Zealand's culinary scene. From iconic dishes like the Hangi (a traditional Maori feast) to the finest wines produced in the Marlborough region, the magazine celebrates the country's vibrant food and beverage culture. It also sheds light on the sustainable practices adopted by local businesses, aligning with New Zealand's reputation as a pioneer in eco-friendly initiatives.

Wildlife and Conservation

Kia Ora recognizes the importance of New Zealand's unique flora and fauna, often showcasing stories of wildlife conservation efforts and the delicate balance between human activity and preserving the country's natural treasures. It aims to inspire travellers to cherish and protect the environment, ensuring that future generations can revel in the same awe-inspiring sights.

Adventure and Thrills

For thrill-seekers, the magazine leaves no stone unturned. Whether it's exploring the adrenaline-pumping activities in Queenstown, bungee jumping off the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge, or embarking on multi-day hikes in the Abel Tasman National Park, Kia Oracaters to every adventure lover's desire.

Connecting with Locals

Kia Ora fosters a sense of community by featuring profiles of local artists, artisans, and entrepreneurs. By doing so, it encourages travelers to engage with the local culture and support the small businesses that contribute to the fabric of New Zealand's vibrant society.

As the pilot announces the descent to your destination, you'll find yourself not only filled with anticipation for the adventure ahead but also enriched by the experiences shared through Air New Zealand's Kia Ora magazine.

This publication embodies the heart and soul of New Zealand, connecting travellers to the essence of the country before they even set foot on its shores & we are so proud to find ourselves on the pages.

So, the next time you embark on an Air New Zealand flight, be sure to indulge in the captivating tales and practical advice offered within the pages of Kia Ora – an exquisite magazine that captures the magic of Aotearoa, the Land of the Long White Cloud.