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New York City for Visitors: travel, saks fifth avenue, bergdorf goodman
saks fifth avenue, bergdorf goodman, gray line tours: Hi Josie, The average high in June is 80 degrees, a pleasant time to go. It might be a tiny bit chilly only at night.You might have a hard time finding a winter coat that time of the year, but perhaps I am wrong. I think Bloomingdales is the best for prices...

New York City for Visitors: traveling to the city, thanksgiving holiday, subway
thanksgiving holiday, subway, good luck: Definitely take the subway. Here is a website where you can learn more about it: www.mta.nyc.ny.us/ www.njtransit.com/ It will be tricky learning how to connect from jersey trains to nyc subway, but these maps and phone numbers will help. ...

New York City for Visitors: traveling with kids, planetarium show, pizza night
planetarium show, pizza night, metropolitan museum of art: The best time to see the Statue of Liberty is early in the morning because the line to get on the boat is less long. The whole excursion will take a half a day. There is only one boat that goes there. You might consider buying a guide book such as Frommers...

New York City for Visitors: traveling to upstate NY, new windsor ny, metro north train
new windsor ny, metro north train, mta nyc: Take NJ Transit from Brunswick, NJ to Penn Station in Manhattan. Fare cost one way is $10.50. Take the red subway lines #1,2, or 3 Uptown to 42nd street/Times Sq (1 stop). Get off and take the #7 train toward Queens and stop at Grand Central Station....

New York City for Visitors: travelling to NY on own, greenwich village, hotel bar
greenwich village, hotel bar, upper east side: I can t really say where to go to meet people...but there are people everywhere so that will help. I usually spend my time exploriing neighborhoods like Greenwich Village, upper East side. Chinatown, Soho etc., and then I love to goto the museums and take...

New York City for Visitors: Vacation to NYC, time tourists, good travel
time tourists, good travel, amazon: Follow-up to first letter...read at bottom about Surrey Suites. First of all, consider getting a good travel guide and start reading now when you are doing your planning. I highly recommend Frommers NYC 2007 available at www.amazon.com. there is no...

New York City for Visitors: visit nyc thanksgiving, park savoy, maps of manhattan
park savoy, maps of manhattan, offer great deals: I haven t heard of this hotel, but I really like the upper west side. Really analyze the location...make sure it is not too far north...this will put you far away from everything. Many of the hotels in this area offer great deals and are close to central park---a...

New York City for Visitors: visiting NYC, sony imax theater, staten island ferry
sony imax theater, staten island ferry, brooklyn botanical gardens: Hi Kellie, I would certainly start with a travel guide - they will surely provide advice on what sights there are to see. To name a few: Empire State Building Statue of Liberty (assuming it s open by then - and let s hope so) Catch a concert at Madison...

New York City for Visitors: visiting new york, dean and deluca, hair appointment
dean and deluca, hair appointment, gourmet grocery: www.arrojostudio.com Marsha, I got curious about this salon and looked at thier website. It looks very nice and seems reputable. It really might be a fun addition to your trip and it seems you can get a haircut from Nick for less than $200. I have always...

New York City for Visitors: Want to know, empire state building, chris botti
empire state building, chris botti, planetarium show: Sorry, I really know nothing about the Bronx. I think I heard they have a great zoo. In NYC I would see Metropolitan Museum of Art and take a walk around the upper east side area and take in the old architecture. Great place for coffee break called EAT...

New York City for Visitors: Winter in NYC?, january 6th, christmas tree
january 6th, christmas tree, favorite thing: Hi Lyle, I have to tell you, New York at Christmas is my favorite thing! I m not going to lie, it does get cold, sometimes unbearably (usually New Year s Eve) but I think it s a great time to see New York because it feels like it might have back in old New...

New York City for Visitors: Winter sightseeing attire and travel, cashmere scarf, wool gloves
cashmere scarf, wool gloves, red lipstick: First of all, the weather can vary. My mother and I went for Christmas last year and I didn t even need my gloves, scarf and hat. It was totally comfortable. You are moving around a lot and it tends to keep you warm. Buy some really comfortable shoes to...

New York City for Visitors: WRITING A SPEECH ON NY, italian ghetto, many different cultures
italian ghetto, many different cultures, muslim mosque: Dear Melissa, The beauty of New York is that it manages to encompass so many different cultures in such a small area of space. In fact, New York is called the Melting Pot because all of the races fade away and become a new one: New Yorker. I would approach...

New York City for Visitors: What to wear to a Broadway Play, bright red lipstick, what to wear to a broadway play
bright red lipstick, what to wear to a broadway play, supportive shoes: First of all keep in mind that new yorkers will be running around in anything and everything, but one thing they almost always have on is comfortable shoes. For the show it might be fun to dress up, ( although you don t have to)...black always works very well...

New York City for Visitors: what to wear, comfy shoes, check the weather
comfy shoes, check the weather, umbrella: First check the weather and see if you need a light coat. Always have an umbrella. Wear comfy shoes. Consider wearing black...this always looks sharp in the city. Anything goes on the streets of NYC....just be comfortable. If you can be more specific I can...

New York City for Visitors: winter in NY, warm socks, knee socks
warm socks, knee socks, thermal underwear: It would be very smart to have warm knee socks, hat, gloves, scarf, and coat. Think about layering your clothing and wearing substantial fabrics such as wool or heavy cotton. I think you should get a coat, but it doesn t have to be really heavy if you layer....

New York City for Visitors: anything and everything!!, gourmet grocery stores, visit ground zero
gourmet grocery stores, visit ground zero, empire state building: Sorry it has taken me so long to respond. Sounds like a great trip coming together. Don t be scared, you will see soon that the city is very approachable, safe , and friendly. Be careful that you don t over-schedule your time; you want to have time...

New York City for Visitors: how can I?, female university students, metropolitan museum of art
female university students, metropolitan museum of art, dear jennifer: Zoya, The area you mentioned is very safe. There is tons of activity in that area and it is near Times Square. Times Square is very safe to walk around in at night, almost the most safe area in the city. There are lights, people, cops everywhere. I haven...

New York Giants: 11/26/92 loss to Dallas, york public library, new york public library
york public library, new york public library, new york times archives: Joslyn-- The best I can tell you is to check a library, like the New York Public Library, or check the New York Times archives at their website. You should be able to find microfilm or microfiche at the library...you may have to pay for the archives at the...

New York Giants: 1982 giants, new york giants, needle in a haystack
new york giants, needle in a haystack, player numbers: Bret, Trying to find the obscure player numbers of the 1982 Giants is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. I am sure there are websites out there that contain the past team rosters with numbers - but I looked many times and have come up with nothing....

New York Giants: 1986 Defensive Team, zeke mowatt, phil mcconkey
zeke mowatt, phil mcconkey, raul allegre: Kristi- Here is the list of names and positions of the regular defensive and offensive starters: QB Phil Simms RB Joe Morris RB Maurice Carthon WR Lionel Manuel WR Stacey Robinson TE Mark Bavaro LT Brad Benson LG Billy Ard C Bart Oates RG Chris...

New York Giants: 1995 ny giants, ny giants football, hershel walker
ny giants football, hershel walker, michael strahan: Well the #65 on this years Giants team is Ron Stone the offensive lineman, He signed in 1996, but if you are sure it was 1995 then I am unable to help. When I looked up the 1995 Roster I was uanble to find any information, however it might certainly be Ron...

New York Giants: 2007 Free Agency, giants, capability
giants, capability, guess: My guess is because they believe the core of their team does not need to much adjustment. What does need adjustment, since football is, after all, about money, is their ability to sell tickets. Big names bring that capability. That s only my guess though...

New York Giants: 1100 yards for a running back, gene roberts, best guess
gene roberts, best guess, definitive answer: Greg, I have looked in a myriad of places but cannot find a definitive answer. I can give you my best guess. I would think Gene Roberts was the first to do it in 1950. He set the single game rushing mark for the Giants that year with 218 yards. It is...

New York Giants: Commemorative Spider Lockart #43 Patch, new york giants, private collectors
new york giants, private collectors, new york giants merchandise: Terence, I do not know any specific collector or store. However, there are a slew of them out there, who, I m sure, would jump at the chance to buy it. http://www.footballfanatics.com/ http://www.prosportsmemorabilia.com/New-York-Giants-Merchandise-250-500_-1794766291.1.12.1_PG.html...

New York Giants: coaching staff of the last 3 super bowl giants team, coach bill parcells, head coach bill
coach bill parcells, head coach bill, head coach bill parcells: Tony, When you say, the last three super giants team, I assume you mean the coaching staffs for the three times they were in the super bowl. 1. Super Bowl XXI 1/25/87 N.Y. Giants 39 Denver 20 Head Coach Bill Parcells 2. Super Bowl XXV 1/27/91 N.Y....

New York Giants: Past Giants player, giesel, gisele
giesel, gisele, superbowl: Dorothy, The Giants won the superbowl in 1991 and 1987. Therefore, I focused on those years in searching for this Giesel or Gisele. Here are the rosters for the superbowl years.... 1991 - http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1991-nyg...

New York Giants: uniform numbers, uniform number, uniform numbers
uniform number, uniform numbers, grain of sand: Kevin, Finding a uniform number like that in a specific year (especially a year as far back as 1958) is like trying to find a certain grain of sand on the beach. Here s the most complete roster I can find for 1958... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1958-nyg...

New York Giants: autographs, player numbers, number 68
player numbers, number 68, offensive guard: Randy, Must have been interesting seeing them in Albany... our capital (NY). I don t have a program from 2001. That s your sure bet for player numbers. Here s what I do have.... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/By/Season?OpenDocument&Season=2001...

New York Giants: autographs, giants fan, shaun williams
New York Giants: autographs, giants fan, shaun williams

New York Giants: Jim Crocicchia, player numbers, uniform number
player numbers, uniform number, uniform numbers: Jim, Finding player numbers is difficult to begin with. Finding player numbers for players who played two game during a strike is like finding a specific grain of sand on the beach... Here are his stats... http://www.nfl.com/players/jimcrocicchia/profile?id=CRO014320...

New York Giants: 1956 NY Giants autographed football, nfl championship, ny giants
nfl championship, ny giants, humorous story: Paul, Wow. It would be a humorous story if it wasn t so tragic. Here s the roster for the team whose signatures are gone... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1956-nyg As for restoration, that goes to a sports memorabilia expert. ...

New York Giants: NY Giants Super Bowl XXI team, karl nelson, super bowl xxi
New York Giants: NY Giants Super Bowl XXI team, karl nelson, super bowl xxi, super bowl

New York Giants: interceptions, jimmy patton, jason sehorn
jimmy patton, jason sehorn, emlen tunnell: Dave, I wrote that the guys on that list were probably your best bet. However, I was not thinking about Spider Lockhart. Add him to the list. He played for ten years and had 41 career interceptions... which is definitely better than most of those guys....

New York Giants: NY Giants Super Bowl XXI team, ny giants, search ebay
ny giants, search ebay, happy holidays: Jane, Numbers are always very difficult. I can suggest two routes to the answer. A. Search Ebay for the 1987 Giants. Buy a program or a signed team picture. B. Search Ebay for Super Bowl XXI. Buy a program or signed jersey. Sorry I couldn...

New York Giants: 1990 NY Giants, team posters, game programs
team posters, game programs, ny giants: Peter, Number questions are the hardest. There are no real records for numbers that I know of - save game programs, card sets, and team posters. In order to find #53 from 1988 - on, I would suggest buying card sets or posters or game programs from each...

New York Giants: #20, jim finn, grains of sand
jim finn, grains of sand, fullback: Marina (nice name), Finding play numbers is a littled like finding individual grains of sand on a beach. I could not go back and get all the #20 s for the Giants. It s very difficult informtion to access. I can tell you that Jim Finn (fullback) wears...

New York Giants: New York Giants Fan Club, kenyon rasheed, howard cross
New York Giants: New York Giants Fan Club, kenyon rasheed, howard cross, landon

New York Giants: uniform numbers for 1962, sam huff, middle linebacker
New York Giants: uniform numbers for 1962, sam huff, middle linebacker, modzelewski

New York Giants: New York Giants Fan Club, new york giants, giants fan
new york giants, giants fan, willie beamon: Carolyn, I can find no evidence of any of these players having played for the Giants. Perhaps they did not make the team, or, perhaps I am not searching the right players. I cannot tell you for certain. But I can tell you that none of these names come...

New York Giants: New York Giants, new york giants, rutherford new jersey
new york giants, rutherford new jersey, al brown: Al, The Giants will indeed play their home games in NYC. This will explain everything... http://www.stadiumsofnfl.com/future/NYStadium.htm As for the name... it would make more sense for the Giants - and the Jets - to be East Rutherdford Giants/Jets....

New York Giants: ny giants # 54, roster numbers, ny giants
roster numbers, ny giants, ebay: Steve, First of all, I m sorry to hear about your best friend. However, it is near impossible to locate player numbers such as that, unless those players are current. And, as of now, there is no 54 on the Giants. There is no place I know to get roster...

New York Giants: uniform numbers for 1962, new york giants, joe morrison
new york giants, joe morrison, yankee stadium: Robert, Uniform numbers are difficult. I can give you the roster - but not the numbers. Here s the roster... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1962-nyg You could narrow it down with the roster (81 is probably Joe Morrison or Aaron...

New York Giants: NY Giants, new york giants, ny giants
new york giants, ny giants, cleveland browns: Joe, Here s a link to the 1991 NYG roster. I hope this helps. http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1991-nyg As for the specific player numbers, that is very difficult to locate. My advice would be to buy this... http://cgi.ebay.com/CLEVELAND-BROWNS-vs-NEW-YORK-GIANTS-Program-8-10-1991_W0QQitemZ160220292106QQihZ006QQcategoryZ25194QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQ_trksidZp1638.m118.l1247QQcmdZViewItem...

New York Giants: name, ny giants, player numbers
ny giants, player numbers, number 63: Lisa, Player numbers that date back a ways are almost impossible to find. I can tell you that there is no current player on the Giants with the number 63. I can also tell you that that number is almost always given to offensive linemen. Sorry I could...

New York Giants: giants media guides, malax, facebook
New York Giants: giants media guides, malax, facebook, previous years

New York Giants: NFL PATCH PURCASE
New York Giants: NFL PATCH PURCASE

New York Giants: giants media guides, best bet, ebay
best bet, ebay, giants: Mike, I m sorry to say I have neither heard of nor can find a book which contains all the giants media guide covers. I think your best bet is ebay, or, contacting the giants personally through www.giants.com. Sorry I could not help more. Kur...

New York Giants: NFC Rings?, couple questions, ebay
couple questions, ebay, auction: Katrina, It would be exponentially difficult to find a roster for a player who hasn t played a game for the team. My suggestion would be to look on Ebay or some other auction cite for past programs - they would list players who don t play if any source would....

New York Giants: NFL PATCH PURCASE, giants patch, new york giants
giants patch, new york giants, commemorative patch: That s a very hard item to track down, and, I can t tell you specifically where you can get it. Your best bet would probably be to search ebay for it often, and, to email stores such as this....http://www.sportsmemorabilia.com/sports-products/1934-new-york-giants-patch-on-a-commemorative-card.html...

New York Giants: 1924 charm, national league pennants, new york giants
national league pennants, new york giants, wood planks: Edward, I think your medal or charm probably looks like this... http://cgi.liveauctions.ebay.com/19649-1925-New-York-Giants-Silver-Season-Pass-Magnif_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ28270QQihZ007QQitemZ170210941889 It s the only thing I can find similar...

New York Giants: ny giants #63, reggie torbor, several seasons
New York Giants: ny giants #63, reggie torbor, several seasons, giants

New York Giants: ny giants #63, needle in a haystack, ny giants
needle in a haystack, ny giants, number 63: Sharon,I have been on vacation for the past week, and, just checked my email. I have never heard of a reggie who was a number 63. I can tell you that there is no current number 63 for the giants. Finding a reggie who wore 63 will be a little like finding...

New York Giants: 1960 New York Giants, new york giants, photo team
new york giants, photo team, player numbers: Here is the roster from 1960... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1960-nyg The numbers can be obtained by a photo, team sets of cards, a picture, or a program. It is incredibly difficult to find the numbers that long ago any other...

New York Giants: charles r. gray, ny giants football, r gray
ny giants football, r gray, aquaintance: Pete, I looked at the Giants roster of players who played from 1986-1990. I could find no Charles R. Gray. He could have been on the bench for those four years and saw no playing time. But it s more likely he s scamming you. Hope this helps. ...

New York Giants: charles r. gray, r gray, amazon
New York Giants: charles r. gray, r gray, amazon, fantasy

New York Giants: 1958 Championship Game Players, chicago cardinals, ny giants
chicago cardinals, ny giants, player numbers: Greg, That s a very difficult question. Finding player numbers - especially from 1958 - is hard. My advice would be to buy a program from that year... like this one http://cgi.ebay.com/10-19-1958-Chicago-Cardinals-at-NY-Giants-NFL-Program_W0QQitemZ380078227640QQcmdZViewItemQQptZVintage_Sports_Memorabilia?_trksid=p3286.m20.l1116...

New York Giants: #24 NYG, needle in a haystack, roster numbers
needle in a haystack, roster numbers, ebay: Ken, Trying to find all the 24 s for the Giants over the years is a little like trying to find a needle in a haystack. If it s not OJ Anderson, you have a start. You know that year don t have to find roster numbers for the years he played. If you re that...

New York Giants: 86 giants numbers, new york giants, back ups
new york giants, back ups, nyg: I have looked all over the internet and have been unable to find the numbers for each of those players. I can provide you with a complete roster with statistics, though. Just go here... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1986-nyg Herb...

New York Giants: Bill Parsells, charlie tuna, starkist tuna
charlie tuna, starkist tuna, cartoon fish: Hi Kathy, Sorry for the delay in answering...for some reason I was unable to access the site to get to your question, which hasn t ever happened before. The Tuna nickname allegedly came from Parcells days as a coach at I believe Wake Forest. The story...

New York Giants: Brandon Short, draft choice, ravens
draft choice, ravens, penn state: Tom- Brandon is healthy and he has been playing. He has not won a starting job, but he made the final roster cut and it appears he ll be a giant for at least the rest of the season. Brandon played against the Ravens and he made a couple of tackles....

New York Giants: big blue wrecking crew, saddle brook new jersey, big blue wrecking crew
saddle brook new jersey, big blue wrecking crew, new york giants: First of all, here is the roster for the 1986 Giants.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986_New_York_Giants_season That will help as you try to pinpoint the numbers. As I noted, these questions are extremely hard to answer. I know of no record for jersey...

New York Giants: is this a Now or Never Couglin Approach, r w mcquarters, tim hasselbeck
r w mcquarters, tim hasselbeck, giants fan: You are perceptive in noting that this looks like a repeat of his Jacksonville days. However, Coughlin is a good coach and I do not think he will make the same mistake twice. I, too, am glad he is focusing on the defense and the G-men - especially Ernie...

New York Giants: coaching staff, bill parcells, dline
bill parcells, dline, g men: UncleDaddy, During the 1986-87 season Bill Parcells was the head coach of the Giants. The G-men went 14-2 and won the super bowl that season against Denver. As to the specific underling coaches, ie. the oline coach, the dline coach, etc.... this is difficult...

New York Giants: WHAT DEFENSE DID THE NY GIANTS PLAY, brad van pelt, bill parcels
brad van pelt, bill parcels, pepper johnson: Hi Kareem, Man, what a great period for Giants linebackers. I started watching the Giants when they played the 4-3 with Harry Carson in the middle and Brad Van Pelt and Brian Kelley outside. They actually started using the 3-4 before Parcells took over...

New York Giants: Draft, marcellus rivers, nfl level
marcellus rivers, nfl level, post draft: Will- I found some more information about Rivers and his performance at the mini-camp. MARCELLUS RIVERS 6 4, 231, Oklahoma State and the next anointed. Nice kid, big soft hands. High on JFs list of post-draft signees and the first called after...

New York Giants: defensive end maury garrett, ny giants, garretts
ny giants, garretts, practice squad: Clint, Only three Garretts have ever played for the Giants: Alvin, Curtis, and Jason. Not a Maury in the bunch. This is not to say your coworker is not telling the truth. He could have been in training camp or been on the practice squad, but unfortunately...

New York Giants: Football, new york giants, pro football reference
new york giants, pro football reference, ny giants: Sorry I did not respond sooner. I was out of town. Here is the information you were looking for. 1990 New York Giants Roster, Stats - http://www.pro-football-reference.com/teams/nyg1990.htm and http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1990-nyg...

New York Giants: 1986 Defensive Team, jeff hostetler, qb
New York Giants: 1986 Defensive Team, jeff hostetler, qb

New York Giants: #24 NYG, otis
New York Giants: #24 NYG, otis

New York Giants: big blue wrecking crew, raul allegre, maurice carthon
New York Giants: big blue wrecking crew, raul allegre, maurice carthon, sean landeta

New York Giants: coaching staff, mike sweatman, mike pope
New York Giants: coaching staff, mike sweatman, mike pope, ray handley

New York Giants: WHAT DEFENSE DID THE NY GIANTS PLAY, athletism, thomas johnson
New York Giants: WHAT DEFENSE DID THE NY GIANTS PLAY, athletism, thomas johnson, boley

New York Giants: LTE 1920`S GIANTS ROSTER, gerry thompson, stapletons
New York Giants: LTE 1920`S GIANTS ROSTER, gerry thompson, stapletons, georgetown university

New York Giants: Mark Bavarro, harvard law school, preparatory school
New York Giants: Mark Bavarro, harvard law school, preparatory school, world history

New York Giants: miracle in the meadowlands, herman edwards, head coach
New York Giants: miracle in the meadowlands, herman edwards, head coach, larry csonka

New York Giants: new york giants, giants game, game films
New York Giants: new york giants, giants game, game films, mcquarters

New York Giants: numbers of the 1986 NY Giants, phil mcconkey
New York Giants: numbers of the 1986 NY Giants, phil mcconkey

New York Giants: Player numbers of the 1986 Giants, benson, kenny hill
New York Giants: Player numbers of the 1986 Giants, benson, kenny hill, nfl team rosters

New York Giants: WTM NY PRT patch, good luck, ebay
New York Giants: WTM NY PRT patch, good luck, ebay, reproduction

New York Giants: find a player, wild goose chase, photo plaque
wild goose chase, photo plaque, cedar rapids ia: Mike, Tell your wife from Cedar Rapids, Iowa that I said hello. You asked about the number six on the Super Bowl team in 2001. There was no number six. He didn t exist. I have looked extensively. Thank you for the wild goose chase.... haha. ...

New York Giants: football general, sports journalism, professional athlete
sports journalism, professional athlete, sports marketing: Carmen- There is no doubt that professional sports of any kind are an incredibly difficult field to break into. However, the option to be highly involved in pro sports is available to anyone. Assuming you are interested in reporting, sports journalism...

New York Giants: G-men, damane duckett, weakside linebacker
damane duckett, weakside linebacker, kendrick clancy: The Giants have certainly made many moves to make most Giants fans happy this offseason. I don t expect them, however, to make any real splashes in free agency like they did last year. Arrington and Peterson would both be great additions, bringing quickness...

New York Giants: Giants Coaches, payton fox, al groh
payton fox, al groh, browns head: Mitch, In addition to Coughlin, who was the WR coach, current Giants assistants Mike Sweatman and Mike Pope had the same responsibilties for the 1990 team that they have now: Sweatman coaches special teams and Pope the TEs. Belichick, of course, was the...

New York Giants: Giants career leaders, nfl hall of fame, time giants
nfl hall of fame, time giants, michael strahan: Steve, The all-time Giants sack leader is Michael Strahan. Just during the 2006 season he surpassed Lawrence Taylor for the record. Strahan has 132.5 sacks. But keep in mind the fact that LT had at least nine sacks in his first season with the Giants,...

New York Giants: The Giants defense, michael strahan, pass rusher
michael strahan, pass rusher, defensive line: Jim- I have to agree that I am upset with the lack of effort put forth by the Giants. The defensive line is having trouble pressuring the QB, but they are stuffing the run pretty well. Michael Strahan may not be the pass rusher he was a few years ago....

New York Giants: Giants defense, jason sehorn, cedric jones
jason sehorn, cedric jones, chad bratzke: Sal- YO! Nice to see you again! Having added Barrow and losing Widmer, the Giants have gained a lot of speed and strength in the middle of the D. Widmer was a pretty effective run stopper, but he was only mediocre versus short stuff over the middle. Barrow...

New York Giants: Giants offense, chris calloway, john riggins
chris calloway, john riggins, amani toomer: Always nice to hear from you Sal! I agree that we haven t seen the full abilities of Hilliard and Alford, but I am positive that what we saw last season was the real Amani Toomer. I feel he will continue to develop into one of the leagues premier WRs. As...

New York Giants: Giants players #'s, brian saxton, punt returns
brian saxton, punt returns, numerical roster: Hi Chip, I apologize for the delay in getting back to you. As you ve seen, finding hisorical uniform numbers is no easy task. The 1995 #81 would have been worn by backup WR Thomnas Lewis (12 receptions, 6 punt returns and 9 KO returns in 95). I...

New York Giants: Giants players wearing #85, new york giants, needle in a haystack
new york giants, needle in a haystack, giants fan: Brian, First let me say that that sounds like a truly wonderful birthday gift, and, I am sure your Dad will love it. That is, he will love it if you are able to give it - finding the numbers of those players may be harder then finding a needle in a...

New York Giants: giants autograph, needle in a haystack, player cards
needle in a haystack, player cards, old picture: Chris, That s honestly like finding a needle in a haystack. If you can locate the decade, I d recommend getting a program off Ebay from that decade. Otherwise, there s not much of an option. Go through player cards. Sorry I couldn t be of more help....

New York Giants: giants jersey #71, jon dunn, number 71
jon dunn, number 71, position players: Jan, I can t answer your question without a year. Many, many Giants have donned the number 71. Without some clue as to which 71 the jersey refers to I cannot answer with any certainty. My guess is that it is a generic jersey since most jersey companies...

New York Giants: Ike Hilliard? Healthy Soon?, fantasy team, jurevicius
fantasy team, jurevicius, injury report: David- You and I alike are pondering that question. Early reports he d be back by Week 2. Well Week 2 has come and gone. Today s injury report has Ike listed as questionable, which was his listing last weekend. I believe Hilliard will come back by...

New York Giants: JASON SEHORN, angie harmon, two answers
angie harmon, two answers, knee injury: Sal- This is honestly one of the best questions I have ever been asked, and it requires two answers. After a spectacular 1997 season, NY began to love Jason Sehorn. However, injuries nagged him the last two seasons, and he hasn t been the same. That had...

New York Giants: jersey, new york giants, needle in a haystack
new york giants, needle in a haystack, player numbers: Craig, Finding player numbers from back then is like finding a needle in a haystack. However, I can give you the roster of the 1980 Giants... http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1980-nyg My suggestion would be to buy a boxed set of cards...

New York Giants: Kids football camp., football camp, best of luck
football camp, best of luck, diamond: Diamond- I looked for a football camp that could accomodate your son, but I found no camps that would teach people under the age of 7. I apologize that I can not be of more assistance to you. My best advice to you is to take him out and play football...

New York Giants: LTE 1920`S GIANTS ROSTER, jerry thompson, affiliate team
jerry thompson, affiliate team, bob bob: Bob- I looked all over to find any record of Jerry Thompson and he seems to be nowhere. He must have played for an affiliate team, but I could not find any rosters for the affiliates. My apologies for not being able to be of more assistance. Ada...

New York Giants: Mark Bavarro, giant fans, mark bavarro
giant fans, mark bavarro, apologies: My apologies, Kevin, but I can not seem to find that information anywhere. For as much as Giant fans loved Bavaro, the rest of the league just never took a whole lot of interest in him. I apologize for my lack of help, but best wishes to find the information...

New York Giants: Michael Strahan, college photos, michael strahan jersey
college photos, michael strahan jersey, old style: Hi Randy, I m not aware of Strahan ever wearing that number, but it is possible he may have during his rookie pre-season. If he did, the jersey would have been the old style with the red and white armband trim, as in this photo: http://i5.ebayimg.com/03/i/000/83/c9/0ef3_1.JPG...

New York Giants: michael barrow, michael barrow, preseason game
michael barrow, preseason game, knee injury: Billy- Barrow did not play in the game against Chicago because of a knee injury. However, he has been doing some mild workouts. His status for the next preseason game is uncertain, but he should be healthy for the regular season. I d imagine that...

New York Giants: miracle in the meadowlands, miracle in the meadowlands, miracle of the meadowlands
miracle in the meadowlands, miracle of the meadowlands, giants stadium: Matt- There is indeed the game you speak of. Eagles fans typically know it as the miracle of the meadowlands , while Giants fans call it simply the fumble . On November 19, 1978, the Eagles came to Giants Stadium. With 31 seconds left, the Giants...

New York Giants: N Y Giants Roster, superbowl xxi, new york giants
superbowl xxi, new york giants, ebay: JCA, Below are two websites that show complete rosters for the 1986 and 1990 New York Giants. 1986 (the season they went to Super Bowl XXI) http://www.jt-sw.com/football/pro/rosters.nsf/Annual/1986-nyg 1990 (the season they went to Super Bowl XXV)...

New York Giants: Need to know who has or had this number, grey ruegamer, player numbers
grey ruegamer, player numbers, best bet: Rainey, A Guard by the name of Grey Ruegamer currently wears #65. You can find out all about him here... http://www.giants.com/team/player.asp?player_id=207 Insofar as past #65 s are concerned, I cannot help say. It is exceedingly difficult to find...

New York Giants: NUMBER 60, statistics section, hi mike
statistics section, hi mike, starting lineups: Hi Mike, To my knowledge there is no collected reference of Giants numbers through the years. I know others have wanted this type of information in the past. In the team s official media guide each year there is a portion of the statistics section that...

New York Giants: new york giants #4, new york giants, melvin adams
new york giants, melvin adams: Kim, I have never heard of or can find either of those plaers ever playing for the New York Giants.... nevermind the numbers you give for them. This is not to say they don t exist, just that I cannot find anything about them. Sorry I could not be of...

New York Giants: new york giants, r w mcquarters, tim hasselbeck
r w mcquarters, tim hasselbeck, new york giants: Teams do not go 11-5 in the toughest division in football if they suck so bad. Teams do not win their division and go to the playoffs if they suck so bad. Perhaps it is the acquisition of great players like Plaxico Burress, Eli Manning, and most recently...

New York Giants: nfc east records, nfc east, second game
nfc east, second game, redskins: Jeff- In 1997, the Giants were 7-0-1 (sorry, but your buddy is right) in the division. The one tie came in the second game against the Redskins, which ended at 7-7. 1997 was the first time any team had gone undefeated in the NFC East. However, in...

New York Giants: numbers of the 1986 NY Giants, raul allegre, maurice carthon
raul allegre, maurice carthon, sean landeta: Hi Ed, The primary starting lineups for the 1986 Giants. along with numbers: WR 88 Bobby Johnson LT 60 Brad Benson LG 67 Billy Ard C 65 Bart Oates RG 61 Chris Godfrey RT 63 Karl Nelson TE 89 Mark Bavaro WR 81 Stacy Robinson QB 11 Phil Simms...

New York Giants: Past Giants Players, venice fl, ray wells
venice fl, ray wells, time roster: Ray, I checked the Giants all-time roster and I could not find anyone by that name. I suppose it s possible that the roster just missed him or perhaps he was not with the team long enough to warrant a spot on the all-time roster. In either case, I...

New York Giants: Pittsburgh Steeler logo, pittsburgh steeler logo, american iron and steel institute
pittsburgh steeler logo, american iron and steel institute, steelmark logo: Marie, http://www.steelers.com/tradition/logohistory/ will tell you all about the history of it. It is the Steelmark logo from the American Iron and Steel Institute. The figures, called hypocycloids, are the ones of which you asked. ...

New York Giants: Player numbers of the 1986 Giants, new york giants, brad benson
new york giants, brad benson, player numbers: I have looked all over the internet and have been unable to find the numbers for each of those players. I can tell you, however, that WR Stacy Robinson was #81. As for the other three players, I can only refer you to various pictures of team-signed memorabilia....

New York Giants: running backs, ncaa division 1, new york giants
ncaa division 1, new york giants, fullbacks: Michael, I have put the answers to your questions just below the question you asked. 1) In the NFL nowadays, do the players labeled simply as running backs in the depth charts usually carry the ball more often than the fullbacks during running plays?...

New York Giants: Steeler emblem, american iron and steel institute, color emblem
american iron and steel institute, color emblem, steelers emblem: Lance, The Steelers emblem is based on the Steelmark logo belonging to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), Created by U.S. Steel Corp. For more information pertaining to the emblem, go to http://www.steelers.com/tradition/logohistory/ This...

New York Giants: spider # 43 patch, lymph cancer, fellow player
lymph cancer, fellow player, nfl career: The Spider #43 patch was put on the jerseys to commemorate fellow player Carl Spider Lockhart. He was a CB who played his entire NFL career with the Giants. After he died at age 43 of lymph cancer, the Giants honored him with this patch. Thanks for...

New York Giants: who was the starting quarter..., jeff hostetler, phil simms
jeff hostetler, phil simms, championship game: Well Phil Simms has been injured in the championship game and that was Jeff Hostetler s chance. He lead them to victory in the championship game and Phil Simms was still injured for the Super Bowl so Jeff Hostetler got the start and the Giants eventually won...

New York Giants: Team Analysis, tim hasselback, jared lorenzen
tim hasselback, jared lorenzen, new york giants: The New York Giants are an up and coming force in the NFL. They have a fantastic offense, and a defense that one cannot really rank yet - sometimes they look great, other times, not. The special teams (kicking, punting, punt returning, kick returning) is,...

New York Giants: Team Analysis, tim hasselback, jared lorenzen
tim hasselback, jared lorenzen, new york giants: The New York Giants are an up and coming force in the NFL. They have a fantastic offense, and a defense that one cannot really rank yet - sometimes they look great, other times, not. The special teams (kicking, punting, punt returning, kick returning) is,...

New York Giants: Team Analysis, tim hasselback, jared lorenzen
tim hasselback, jared lorenzen, new york giants: The New York Giants are an up and coming force in the NFL. They have a fantastic offense, and a defense that one cannot really rank yet - sometimes they look great, other times, not. The special teams (kicking, punting, punt returning, kick returning) is,...

New York Giants: WTM NY PRT patch, tiki barber jersey, new york giants
tiki barber jersey, new york giants, tiki barber: Sorry for the delay in responding, Steve. I think generally this type of thing is only available through the team itself, and not as a publicly sold item. I tried to get one of the Spider Lockhart patches the team wore in 1986 and had no luck back then....

New York Giants: who wore number 61, autograph, graph
autograph, graph, bomb: Terry, I have never heard of Bob Krugel, and, therefore, cannot answer your question. My suggestion would be to go to an autograph appraiser such as http://www.autograph-values.com/ or http://www.autographsauthentication.com/online%20appraisal.htm/. Sorry...

New York Knicks: Basketball, information technology class, layups
information technology class, layups, basketball player: I am glad to help you on your project. All I ask is that you give me credit by including me in the credits under NY 2 OZ . I, for one, perfect my layups by practicing them first try regular ones, then going on to harder ones. You always start off...

New York Knicks: basketball, information technology class, basketball player
information technology class, basketball player, sd71: Hello Thien, thank you for asking your questions. Well, let s get right down to seeking some answers for you. First, you asked, what does it take to become a great basketball player? . Well, there are many elements that make up a great basketball player....

New York Knicks: The e-mail address for GM or HCoach, e mail address, coloured area
e mail address, coloured area, basketball school: Hello. I am sorry, but My expertise is only as a fan. I do not have any connections to any pro clubs. However, you can probably do a search, or go to NBA.com, and search the individual teams web sites, and you are sure to find a mailing address that should...

New York Knicks: missed knicks game, convienience, silly question
convienience, silly question, vcr: Hi Jon. First of all, I know that the NBA doesnt sell fully licensed gamed to the public, so the only way to get a copy of it is to somehow find someone who tapes the games. . . Plus, if there was a way to get the games, pre-season would be tougher than usual....

New York Knicks: players, new york jazz, knick fans
new york jazz, knick fans, quality nba: It basically has a direct connection to management s attitude that New York is a win now team. They don t have much tolerance for developing player s skills. As you stated, we ve seen this trend basically every single year since the Knicks drafted Patrick...

New York Knicks: playoff history, nba champions, nba finals
nba champions, nba finals, playoff history: 2001 lost to Toronto 3-2 1st round 2000 def. Toronto 3-0 1st round def. Miami 4-3 conf. semis lost to Indiana 4-2 conf. finals 1999 def. Miami 3-2 1st round def. Atlanta 4-0 conf. semis def. Indiana 4-2 conf. finals lost to San Antonio...

New York Knicks: Rules of the game, imaginary plane, knicks fans
imaginary plane, knicks fans, jvg: Whats up Mickey. Ahhh the controversal call on Anthony Carter. Ill tell you what. It is VERY CLOSE. The rules say that it cannot carry OVER the backboard. Carter cam very close, but On a special on TNT, they froze the ball on its peak, and drew a line...

New York Knicks: Sign and trade deals, othella harrington, erick dampier
othella harrington, erick dampier, nazr mohammed: It is possible to do both deals. However it is unlikely with the pieces they have. Both Golden State and Chicago would want players with contracts that only have a year remaining to clear up cap space next summer. This limits the Knick pieces to Othella Harrington...

New York Knicks: I seem to remember John Starks..., sorry bill, anthony carter
sorry bill, anthony carter, knicks: Hmm. THe only ting that come sto mind even simular to that is when the KNicks were facing the Heat, and Anthony Carter shot from behind the back board, and the shot went in, and counted, and won Miami the game. I remember that well. That was a big controversy...

New York Mets: Jason Phillips, jason phillips, first baseman
jason phillips, first baseman, mike piazza: Phillips had a few cups of coffee with the Mets in 2001 and 2002, but the bulk of his playing time with the mets came in 03 and 04. During 03, he primarily was a first baseman, but played some catcher (his original position was catcher). In 04, he primarily...

New York Mets: Win/Lose Songs, takin care of business, sweet caroline
New York Mets: Win/Lose Songs, takin care of business, sweet caroline, bachman

New York Mets: Win/Lose Songs, 7th inning stretch, lazy mary
7th inning stretch, lazy mary, bad game: I believe they are the same for win/loss. If you hear New York State if Mind, it s a bad game. I went for one game and 7th inning is the same with Take Me out to the Ballgame and then Lazy Mary. They play Sweet Caroline in in mid 8th. That s Boston s song-...

New York Mets: 3rd base, shea hillebrand, casey fossum
shea hillebrand, casey fossum, ty wigginton: either ty wigginton will platoon will some cheap free agent... or the mets will trade for Shea Hillebrand. Seems they made trade prospects or lower tier players to expos for Bartolo colon and then ship him to boston for Hillenbrand and possibly a pitcher (casey...

New York Mets: Has anyone hit 3 HR's in one game at Shea ???, edgardo alfonzo, fonzie
edgardo alfonzo, fonzie, astrodome: Your question is made a little more diifcult by the at Shea part -- i know for a fact that Edgardo Alfonzo jacked three home runs in a game in Houston (in the old astrodome) in either 99 or 2000. That game was an absolute rout by the Mets, and Fonzie actually...

New York Mets: Jason Phillips, jason phillips, eye doctor
jason phillips, eye doctor, cooperstown: Hi Bob, sorry my reply took so long I was away playing ball in cooperstown. Anyway all you have to do is go down to your eye doctor and ask for prescription sports googles, the ones you would b looking for has a black frame and a slight tint for protection...

New York Mets: Mets team, ty wigginton, dave weathers
ty wigginton, dave weathers, shane spencer: Sure, the starting line ups aren t quite official just yet but here is an idea of what they would look like: Batting Order: Kaz Matsui, SS Jose Reyes, 2B Cliff Floyd, LF Mike Piazza, C/1B Jason Phillips, 1B/C Mike Cameron, CF Karim Garcia/Shane Spencer,...

New York Mets: mets trades, jeromy burnitz, glendon rusch
jeromy burnitz, glendon rusch, benny agbayani: Hi Alison, Well both Todd Zeile and Benny Agbayani ended up in Colorado. They were part of a three team deal that brought Jeromy Burnitz and Jeff D amico to the Mets from the Milwaukee Brewers. The Mets also sent Glendon Rusch and Lenny Harris in the...

New York Mets: pitching, greg maddax, greg maddux
greg maddax, greg maddux, roberto alomar: Greg Maddux has one of the best resume s in the major league but that means nothing when your trying to build a franchise as the Mets are doing now. Maddux has shown signs of slowing down the past few years and has been injured quite a few times. Also in...

New York Mets: Radio, scranton pa, mets games
scranton pa, mets games, wabo: Your friend in Scranton should be able to get the FAN if he has a semi-decent radio and doesn t live in a particularly mountainous area. It s a very strong station -- here s a tip: at night, AM broadcasts travel significantly farther than they do at day. It...

New York Mets: waiver wire, rey ordonez, irrevocable waivers
rey ordonez, irrevocable waivers, waiver wire: I team can put anyone on regular waivers just to see interest. If the Mariners try to claim Alfonzo, for example, the Mets can later pull him back. There is a $20,000 fee for trying to acquire a player. IF the Mariners want him, anyone in their division below...

New York Mets: What's wrong with interviewing Backman?, fantasy baseball league, minor league manager
fantasy baseball league, minor league manager, mlb game: Supposedly mets are upset with backman for interviewing with small market clubs last year and since he is coaching outside the organization, they feel someone with better credentials will get the team going. I hear you though. It s not willie randolp...

New York Yankees: 1921 World Series, new york yankees, babe ruth
new york yankees, babe ruth, uniform numbers: Ken, I guess we can assume that Elmer scored the first run, but I cannot find any firm proof, other then the fact that the Yankees DID score in the first inning. Uniform numbers were first worn by the New York Yankees in 1929, so that fans in the stands...

New York Yankees: 1938 World Series Ball, baseball memorabilia, safe deposit box
baseball memorabilia, safe deposit box, joe flash: Hi Seraphina, I m sorry, I did not answer the question you referred to; it was answered by someone named Sanket. I don t really know anything about baseball memorabilia. Whether you sell the ball depends on its sentimental value for you. If you decide...

New York Yankees: 1938 World Series Baseball, world series baseball, joe dimaggio
world series baseball, joe dimaggio, lou gehrig: That depends on who you sell it to. Sell it on Ebay or some bidding site so then your price will continue to go up, start it at around $5000-$15,000 dollars, try higher prices first, though, you know $30,000, $25,000, or like $20,000, see if anyone would pull...

New York Yankees: 1961 Yankees, mickey mantle, roger maris
mickey mantle, roger maris, hell raiser: First of all Sid, you should shave that beard. One of the other people in the office wears a beard and he wears RAGS. Mickey Mantle, being a drunk, would take the 4 train to visit the east side bars. He would be hoping that there would be a 2nd ave....

New York Yankees: 1990 through 2004 Yankees, trivia contest, yankees
trivia contest, yankees, boss: 1990-67 wins 1991-71 1992-76 1993-88 1994-70 1995-79 Between 96-04 the Yankees were great winning a lot more. 1990 would be your answer. If you get your answer correct than please rate me and nominate me volenteer of the month, this would be highly...

New York Yankees: 2003 MVP Balloting, mvp winner, yankees catcher jorge
mvp winner, yankees catcher jorge, yogi berra: From these stats I would have to say 3rd place. Yankees catcher Jorge Posada (194 points, five first-place votes) Rodriguez garnered 242 points, six first-place votes and 17 placements in the top three. The last MVP winner to be named first on as few ballots...

New York Yankees: New York Yankee Short-stop player, Yankees, Baseball
Yankees, Baseball: Phil Rizzuto was a Yankee shortstop who played with the team for 12 years. His number 10 is retired by the Yankees and he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1994. This is most likely the player you are looking for. Thanks for the question-it was my first...

New York Yankees: ny yankees, Yankees, Baseball
Yankees, Baseball, Baseball Teams: Kane, the Yankees were originally the New York Highlanders, but after they moved to Yankee Stadium, their name did not fit their location. The New York Press and The Times already coined the nickname Yankees , and it stuck with the team. Most think the Yankees...

New York Yankees: yank's, boggs hall, andy pettite
boggs hall, andy pettite, paul o neil: This is a bit outside my range of expertise-but if certain player s autographs were on it the ball would be worth some money. Paul O Neil, Bernie Williams, Wade Boggs (Hall of Famer), Jim Abbott, Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter, Andy Pettite, Mariano Rivera, and...

New York Yankees: 61 M&M Back to back homers, baseball almanac, yankee stadium
baseball almanac, yankee stadium, homers: Jorge, unfortunately, I could not find a game in which the M&M borthers hit back-to-back homers against the Senators at home in 1961. However, I did find a game in 1962 under the same circumstances. Mantle and Maris hit back-to-back homers in the first inning...

New York Yankees: new york baseball, casey stengal, dogers
New York Yankees: new york baseball, casey stengal, dogers, mets

New York Yankees: new york baseball
Through my research I cannot find a player that has played for all four organizations. The Mets began playing in 1962, the Dodgers moved to California in 1958 and the Giants moved in 1957, meaning the player would have to have started playing roughly between...

New York Yankees: Aug 8, 1952 Yankee Stadium ticket stub
I believe that the ticket is misprinted. There was a game on Saturday, August 9, and it was in fact their 55th home game of the season. They played the Boston Red Sox, and lost 3-1. You can obtain the box score for this game--it costs $10--at this website:...

New York Yankees: Players last name Ramsey
I looked through the entire roster of the Yankees from 1950 to 1970, and I couldn t find a player with the first or last name of Ramsey. I searched the baseball encyclopedia for players with the last name of Ramsey, finding 6 names: Bill, Fernando, Mike,...

New York Yankees: Yankees Uniforms
I don t believe that Major League Baseball asked the Yankees to put their names on their jerseys for any playoff year. I ve checked several different sources, including a website that lists all the details changed at any time during their history, and I have...

New York Yankees: #8, lineup position, yogi berra
lineup position, yogi berra, bill dickey: In 1929, catcher Johnny Grabowski was the first Yankee to wear number 8 (numbers were assigned based on lineup position), but the most famous players to wear the number were catchers Bill Dickey (whose original number was 10) and Yogi Berra, both Hall of Famers....

New York Yankees: Allexperts status, baseball question, dear danny
baseball question, dear danny, allexperts: Adam, I havent heard anything at all. For that matter, this is all news to me. I hope they dont discontinue this site, as I enjoy helping others, and learning more for myself in the process. I guess that is why I answer questions, now, in 11 different catagories!...

New York Yankees: actual photo babe ruth,lou gehrig, lou gehrig, photo babe
lou gehrig, photo babe, babe ruth: I m sorry, if you would have told me that it was the only one existing. And if you would have told me that these men were between the ages of 50-60 I would have answered differently. This could be worth a lot of money now that you give me this information....

New York Yankees: Balk, pivot foot, pettitte
pivot foot, pettitte, free foot: I agree with you. GO YANKS!!! Well now, as for your question. I had difficulty finding a baseball definition for Balk that wasnt a mile long. The official term means to refuse to move forward, so it must have gotten it s name back in the day when that word...

New York Yankees: Baseball, technical answer, pitch
technical answer, pitch, strikes: Hello Lynn, It is called a full count. Those that think it is are, correct. It is called full, because the next pitch can decide what happens, and more than likely will. (It forces the batter to swing at a strike, and it forces the pitcher to try and pitch...

New York Yankees: Batboy, new york yankees, yankee stadium
new york yankees, yankee stadium, erik smith: Hi Chris, 1) The only batboys who travel with major league clubs are probably related to the ballplayers, but I m not sure. If I find out, I ll let you know. 2) Becoming a batboy It helps to know someone within the organization, of course; however,...

New York Yankees: Batboy, yankee stadium, best bet
yankee stadium, best bet, yanks: Hi Audrey, Ask Batman. Just kidding. :) I m not sure how the Yankees select batboys, but your best bet would be to contact the team directly: Yankee Stadium 161st Street and River Avenue Bronx, NY 10451 Phone: (718) 293-4300 yankees.com It...

New York Yankees: Bleachers, yankee stadium, bleacher seats
yankee stadium, bleacher seats, time in question: Well, from what I know about the black bleacher seats in dead center field is that they are only used for extra seating such as at a World Series or All Star game. Another notable thing about the black seats , as they are called, is that only about 17 people...

New York Yankees: Bucky Dent's replacement, andy cannizaro, alex arias
andy cannizaro, alex arias, alvaro espinoza: Hi Mike, Since Dent s last year in 1982: Luis Aguayo 1988 Erick Almonte 2001, 2003 Alex Arias 2002 Dale Berra 1985-1986 Rafael Bournigal 2000 Miguel Cairo 2004, 2006 Bert Campaneris 1983 Andy Cannizaro 2006 Wilson Delgado 2000 Kevin Elster...

New York Yankees: babe ruth, baseball reference, babe ruth
baseball reference, babe ruth, erik smith: Hi Josh, Here s the Babe s info: Debut: July 11, 1914 Final Game: May 30, 1935 Born: February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, MD Died: August 16, 1948 in New York, NY Rather than paste his stats here (which may render them difficult to read), you may go...

New York Yankees: baseball strategy, gary sheffield, power hitter
gary sheffield, power hitter, seventh inning: i agree with both of you. 1st sheff is not a fast runner and double play is possible, 2nd he could hit it out of the park being a power hitter, but playing boston every run counts so bunting would not be a bad idea. If i was the coach i would have had him...

New York Yankees: how do I get a birthday message on the board at Yankee Stadiium - tonight?, newyork yankees, birthday message
newyork yankees, birthday message, e mail: Hi Gayle, I was unable to check my e-Mail until tonight, so I just now saw your question. I realize it s too late now, but I m not sure if you could have done it on such short notice anyway. For future reference, here is the information: http://newyork.yankees.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/nyy/ballpark/stadium_messages.jsp...

New York Yankees: Carl Pavano, carl pavano, new york yankees
carl pavano, new york yankees, daytona cubs: You re welcome, Jerry. At first they said he had an injury to his buttocks(!), but then he had surgery in May to remove bone chips (or a bone chip?) from his right elbow. Here s the latest from ESPN.Com: http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2546128...

New York Yankees: Carl Pavano, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, carl pavano
peanut butter and jelly sandwich, carl pavano, peanut butter and jelly: Hi Jerry, He s pitching rehab games in Tampa, but who knows? Knowing Pavano, he ll get hurt again making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. If he does return, I m not sure where d he go. He might take Ponson s roster spot. Ouf course, Octavio Dotel should...

New York Yankees: Chuck Knobloch, chuck knobloch, left fielders
chuck knobloch, left fielders, alfonso soriano: Actually, Knoblauch played 108 games in left field this season. He was moved there in spring training, and Alfonso Soriano moved up to Second from the minor leagues. Chuck was one of the best, in fielding this season, for AL Left Fielders. He only had 2 errors....

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter, happy thanksgiving, derek jeter
happy thanksgiving, derek jeter, yankee: I was just a kid when he was called up (i was 12), so I didn t have much of an opinion on him. But the general consensus was that he was going to be a great player, but I don t think anyone knew the leadership he would bring to the team. I m not sure if this...

New York Yankees: Frank Marinaro, league franchise, marinaro
league franchise, marinaro, baseball reference: Hi Susan, I cannot find a record of a Frank Marinaro pitching for any major league franchise. He is listed neither on www.baseball-reference.com nor on yankees.mlb.com. It is possible that he pitched in the minor leagues, but I do not know if those records...

New York Yankees: 1938 World Series Ball, baseball, ball player
New York Yankees: 1938 World Series Ball, baseball, ball player, joe gordon

New York Yankees: Batboy, bat boy, batboy
New York Yankees: Batboy, bat boy, batboy, home visitors

New York Yankees: Batboy, larry gura, polo grounds
New York Yankees: Batboy, larry gura, polo grounds, billy martin

New York Yankees: Bleachers, spectators, world series
New York Yankees: Bleachers, spectators, world series, black background

New York Yankees: name origin, dutch settlers, new amsterdam
New York Yankees: name origin, dutch settlers, new amsterdam, male names

New York Yankees: nicknames, polo grounds, mules
New York Yankees: nicknames, polo grounds, mules, artillery

New York Yankees: number 6, tony lazzeri, yanks
New York Yankees: number 6, tony lazzeri, yanks, roy white

New York Yankees: QUESTION ON FRANK FERNANDEZ, bear stearns, frank fernandez
New York Yankees: QUESTION ON FRANK FERNANDEZ, bear stearns, frank fernandez, insurance field

New York Yankees: Retired Uniform Number 42, st louis cardinals, yogi berra
New York Yankees: Retired Uniform Number 42, st louis cardinals, yogi berra, bruce sutter

New York Yankees: Where is Roy White ?, roy white, kids and parents
New York Yankees: Where is Roy White ?, roy white, kids and parents, autographs

New York Yankees: World Series, world series, yankees
New York Yankees: World Series, world series, yankees

New York Yankees: YANKEE RADIO, gamecast, mlb
New York Yankees: YANKEE RADIO, gamecast, mlb, radio fm

New York Yankees: Yankee Numbers #5 and #6, dimaggio, gehrig
New York Yankees: Yankee Numbers #5 and #6, dimaggio, gehrig, number 6

New York Yankees: Gary Sheffield #11, yankee news, gary sheffield
yankee news, gary sheffield, sheff: 2006, most likely, 2007, doubbtful. There are talks of him being shopped as we speak, but I think Cashman would need to be blown out of the water in order to trade him. If he is traded this offseason, it would be for a legit CF and good bullpen arm. ...

New York Yankees: Home Field, home field advantage, exact record
home field advantage, exact record, alcs: Hi Terry, Yankees get the home field based on divisional records. From baseballreference.com: The first tiebreaker will be head-to-head competition between the two Clubs during the championship season. If the Clubs remain tied, then the tied Clubs...

New York Yankees: info on pro batboy duties, home plate umpire, outfielders
home plate umpire, outfielders, batting practice: Lisa: Most major league batboys have several jobs. They are usually responsible for running new baseballs out to the home plate umpire, giving the hitter a new bat if he breaks his first one, and making sure that there is enough Gatorade/beverages for...

New York Yankees: Mantle and Maris, m boys, eleven times
m boys, eleven times, tough ones: Dear Ova, Hi. That was a good question. I get some tough ones, and luckily pull through. I was worried on this one though. Guess what! I found your answer. I am including, also, some other interesting things about the M &M boys from 1961. Here goes: ...

New York Yankees: Mickey Mantle, new york yankees, casey stengel
new york yankees, casey stengel, mickey mantle: Hi Don, In 1959, the Yankees didn t fare too well against the Chisox. Series #1: (4/29-4/30) 2 games, CHI 1, NYY 1. Series #2: (6/26-6/28) 4 games, CHI 3, NYY 1 (doubleheader on 6/28) Series #3: (7/28-7/30) 3 games, CHI 2, NYY 0 (1 tie) Series #4:...

New York Yankees: micky mantle, micky mantle, drainage ditch
micky mantle, drainage ditch, yankee stadium: It s really not possible to answer your question with certainty, as it is a matter of opinion. It is known that he was able to hit while drunk (pitchers would pitch to Mantle, knowing he was inebriated, and Mickey would still hit 500+ ft. homers). On the other...

New York Yankees: New York Yankee's History, lou gerig, new york yankee
lou gerig, new york yankee, new york yankees: In 1920 the Yankees were still the Yankees. They used to be called the Highlanders but they changed that years before the 20s. The Yankees brought a lot of history to the 20s. They were remembered as one of the greatest teams, the 1927 Yankees are probably...

New York Yankees: NY Yanks Postseason Milestones, homerun records, ny yanks
homerun records, ny yanks, baseball mlb: I have updated this several times now. I was up until 4:30 in the morning finding more information for you after I realized the first site I wanted to direct you to wasn t sufficient. I am sorry for the mix-up, and I am sure this is the 4th or 5th email from...

New York Yankees: name origin, new york evening journal, new york yankees
new york evening journal, new york yankees, boston red sox: Hi Laraine, The Boston Red Sox, long-time Yankee rivals, were known as the Boston Americans from 1901 through 1907. The word Yankee means a native or inhabitant of the United States. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * York...

New York Yankees: nicknames, kansas city royals, new york yankees
kansas city royals, new york yankees, google search: I have never heard of this nickname being used for the New York Yankees. I found it doing a Google search on two message boards, referring to games the Yankees played versus the Kansas City Royals and Oakland A s. I also found the term Manhattan Mules referring...

New York Yankees: number 6, mickey mantle, uniform number
mickey mantle, uniform number, joe torre: Mickey Mantle, is the most prominent of those who have worn the number 6. He wore it, when he was first brought up to the majors. He of course came back, to wear the number 7. I am unsure of the others, who may have worn it, before, and after. With the only...

New York Yankees: Ownership, monthes, yankees
monthes, yankees, guess: I m sorry, try asking Adam, he s got more knowledge than I do. But I did say I would try my best so my guess is between, well, i don t know really, how about...um... a lot. Does that help? Probably not. Try asking Adam on the Yankees subject, he ll know, I...

New York Yankees: Past player, two franks, ray quinn
two franks, ray quinn, baseball reference: Hi Scott, I m sorry, a search on www.baseball-reference.com turns up no Ray Quinn , and nobody by the last name of Quinn who played in the 1960s. http://tinyurl.com/g4juq Sincerely, Erik Smith P.S. I mistakenly typed Frank -- there were...

New York Yankees: Past player, new york yankees, jorgens
new york yankees, jorgens, thanks john: Art Jorgens played for the New York Yankees between 1929-1939. He was born in Norway May 18, 1905. He played in 285 games for the Yankees, as a catcher, in his 11 years of service. He was a pretty good fielder, judging by his stats, and was a good hitter,...

New York Yankees: Phil Hughes, physical maturity, yankee fans
physical maturity, yankee fans, phil hughes: + Hi Erik, best pitch is a little vague but if you re asking what his most unhitable pitch is, then without question it is Phil s curveball.He throws it with great deception. Watch the hitters he faces and how slowly they recognize this pitch. He gets...

New York Yankees: Pitching Prospects, tyler clippard, crown jewel
tyler clippard, crown jewel, japanese pitcher: Hi Jerry, The #1 crown jewel in the Yankees system is 20-year-old righty Phillip Hughes, who is current at AA Trenton. Hughes has a 9-3 record, a 2.35 ERA, 111 innings, 71 hits, 2 homers, 32 walks and 133 Ks (0.93 WHIP). He started slowly upon being...

New York Yankees: Player Pranks, shaving cream pie, post game interview
shaving cream pie, post game interview, major league baseball players: Well, this is rather an unusual question, and I m not sure I can really answer this but: I know this is not really a prank, but at the World Series Luis Sojo shaved between innings because he has a superstitious thing.. Also, one time, some of the Yankees,...

New York Yankees: past players, archie, jasmine
archie, jasmine, joshua: Jasmine, Unless he was in the minors. I can only search those that played in the big leagues. The only ones ever named Wilson were Enrique, who plays now, and Pete, Tom, Archie, and George. Most played before the 1950 s, but Tom is listed as a catcher for...

New York Yankees: QUESTION ON FRANK FERNANDEZ, staten island ny, sf bay area
staten island ny, sf bay area, hayward ca: Last I read, he worked in Staten Island as a longshoreman. Try calling the Yankee Offices and ask for the Alumni Asso. Apparently, Mel was fired because he was to much of his own man and to independent for the owners taste. He actually was replaced before...

New York Yankees: Retired Uniform Number 42, major league baseball teams, new york yankees
major league baseball teams, new york yankees, major league baseball: Ted, There are several players, in the majors, wearing #42. It was retired by all teams, but those who were wearing it, were given the option of either changing numbers, or wearing it. Mo Vaughn, when he was with the Boston Red Sox, opted to wear #42,...

New York Yankees: A-Rod or Jeter, great arm, home runs
great arm, home runs, shortstop: Defensivly, A-Rod is far superior. He has better range, and a great arm. Jeter is ok at shortstop, he is considered overrated defensivly. I think A-Rod is better defensivly, although there is nothing like seeing Jeter field the backhand, jump and through in...

New York Yankees: Roger C., nolan ryan, fear factor
nolan ryan, fear factor, fastball: Joe- Roger is a student of the game s history, especially pitchers such as Nolan Ryan, who would commonly hit batters to make sure they didn t take too good of a swing against him. Even though Roger throws hard, his fastball can be hit if it s out over...

New York Yankees: Where is Roy White ?, tokyo giants, major league baseball
tokyo giants, major league baseball, roy white: Hi Raymond, Roy White was fired as 1st base coach following the 2005 season. from http://www.necbl.com/press/danbury12.htm White is hoping to get involved with another team, ideally as a scout, by next year. Another possibility is being a liaison...

New York Yankees: Season Wins Record, new york yankees, seattle mariners
new york yankees, seattle mariners, ny yankees: Well, that is a good question, Larry. The 1998 New York Yankees have the record for most wins in a season, with a 114-48 record. The previous record was held by the 1954 Cleveland Indians, who had a 111-43 mark. Maybe the 2001 Seattle Mariners won t break...

New York Yankees: Sept 22nd 1966, yankee stadium, red barber
yankee stadium, red barber, afternoon game: because, there was three days of heavy rain previous to that date and this was an afternoon game (Thurs) played in the rain. The game should have been cancelled. In fact, Announcer Red Barber was fired for talking about the empty stadium on TV that day. ...

New York Yankees: Stadium seat, new york yankees, mail form
new york yankees, mail form, snail mail: Hi Nick, As far as I know, the only differences are the arrangement of the seats (the box seats are divided into subsections), the proximity to the field, and the ticket price (Main Reserved MVP is $55 advance, $57 gameday; Main Box MVP is $70 advance,...

New York Yankees: Steinbrenner and Martin, tempestuous relationship, true event
tempestuous relationship, true event, steinbrenner: Hi Juan, This definitely happened: I ve seen the footage on television. George and Billy were only joking around; the firing was meant to make light of their tempestuous relationship. I haven t found a cite on the web yet, but I will follow up when I...

New York Yankees: "scooter", baseball hall of fame, phil rizzuto
baseball hall of fame, phil rizzuto, newfoundland puppy: Jen, Yes, I remember you. Glad to see you again! As for your question, it was suggested to me that you can try writing Phil Rizzuto c/o (care of, if you didnt know) the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Here is a site for the HoF, with addresses: http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/contact/address.htm...

New York Yankees: sportscaster, suzyn waldman, shane spencer
suzyn waldman, shane spencer, rondell white: Suzyn Waldman has signed on with the YES network to do TV broadcasts next season, leaving the FAN for her new post. Next season s outfield will be about as cluttered as last year s except that this season, there will be four quality players to platoon....

New York Yankees: stats for yankees '97-'01, asap thanks, doing research
asap thanks, doing research, yankees: Mmb229- The Yankees play 162 games every year. Here s their records from 1997 to 2001- 97: 96-66 98: 114-48 99: 98-64 00: 87-74 01: 95-65 There are some seasons where they didn t get in 162 games because of rainouts. Hope this helps!...

New York Yankees: Team salary and wins, new york yankees, new york yankees team
new york yankees, new york yankees team, dodgers: Kim- Here s the information you requested. In 1998, the Yankees won 114 games, 125 if you include the playoffs, and had a team payroll of about $74 million. In 1999, they won 102 games, 113 with the playoffs, and had a payroll of $94 million, second...

New York Yankees: team shirts., team shirts, last names
team shirts, last names, home games: Hi- Back in the days, all teams had just the player s number, usually their place in the batting order. The names on the back came later, in the 50s and 60s. The Red Sox still do the same thing as the Yankees, just for their home games only. The Yankees...

New York Yankees: tv coverage, yes network, direct tv
yes network, direct tv, tv coverage: I apologize for not replying to your question quicker. I am not trying to make excuses, but, due to circumstances beyond my control, I was unable to access a computer or email for an entire week. Now, to try to help you with your question, the latest news...

New York Yankees: Wildcard, yankee stadium, scenerio
yankee stadium, scenerio, wild card: If the Yankees, Red Sox, and Indians all tie, then... Monday, October 3rd, Red Sox VS Yankees in Yankee Stadium (determined by a coin flip a few weeks back.) Winner wins the division The loser would play the Indians for the Wild Card. If it s the...

New York Yankees: World Series, mickey mantle, consecutive world series
mickey mantle, consecutive world series, millennium 2: 1) 1927, 1928 1936, 1937, 1938, 1839 1941, 1942, 1943 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953 1961, 1962 1978, 1979 1998, 1999, 2000 2) Mickey Mantle (18). 3) Do you mean the player s first year of eligibility, or during all years of eligibility?...

New York Yankees: World series flag, american flag, world series
american flag, world series, world trade center: Yes! That flag was found on 9/14 and is believed to be the only flag flying at the towers on the day of the attack. I m not sure if I believe that, but it is pretty amazing. 12 of the stars were lost and covered with ash, but were restored and now it is flying...

New York Yankees: who is he?, tommy henrich, hank bauer
tommy henrich, hank bauer, outfielder: Well, I think the easiest way to help is if I could see the picture for one thing. Do you know an approximate year the photo was taken? Would it be possible to email a copy of the photo? Please let me know. I have available every Yankee roster, and think I...

New York Yankees: YANKEE CLOTHING, yankee fan, yankee stadium
yankee fan, yankee stadium, hey sam: Hi- I searched online and can t find any. However, at Modells on RT 46, I did see one of those jerseys. It s not online but i am 99 percent sure that it s there. I don t know if u live in the area, but that would be the place. Good luck and Go Yankees!!...

New York Yankees: YANKEE RADIO, yankee games, audio button
yankee games, audio button, good computer: To listen to the games by radio on the computer, it may cost money. What you should do is go to www.espn.go.com and when you get to that site, you should go to the section where it says MLB and click on scores... During the time of the game, go to where the...

New York Yankees: Yankee History, new york yankees, yankee history
new york yankees, yankee history, baltimore orioles: The Yankees started out as the Baltimore Orioles. When the Baltimore franchise went bankrupt after 3 years, they then became the Highlanders. They played in a hastily constructed, all-wood park at 168th Street and Broadway. Because the site is one of the highest...

New York Yankees: Yankee Numbers #5 and #6, clete boyer, ken griffey sr
clete boyer, ken griffey sr, joe torre manager: Well, I have had several questions about Yankee uniform Numbers. In current Yankees, I myself hope they retire Paul O Neill s number 21. Here is what I found for #5 and #6. As you may likely know, #5 is retired to Joe DiMaggio. The number 6 is not yet retired....

New York Yankees: Yankee Ownership, cablevision systems corp, madison square gardens
cablevision systems corp, madison square gardens, new york knicks: Hi Mike, The company is called YankeesNets, although the Devils have been purchased by the affiliate. from http://tinyurl.com/nlajz: YankeeNets: 1999-2000 In February 1999, George Steinbrenner announced plans to merge the New York Yankees and the...

New York Yankees: Yankee Stadium, newyork yankees, yankee stadium
newyork yankees, yankee stadium, erik smith: Hi Nick, Main Box MVP contains Sections 270 and 278, but I cannot see any Section 271 on the seating chart. Where did you see this? Do you have a ticket that reads Section 271? You might want to call the Yankees at (718) 293-4300 and/or go to the website...

New York Yankees: Yankee Stadium, newyork yankees, yankee stadium
newyork yankees, yankee stadium, seating chart: Hi Tom, Main Box MVP contains Sections 270 and 278, but I cannot see any Section 271 on the seating chart. Where did you see this? Do you have a ticket that reads Section 271? You might want to call the Yankees at (718) 293-4300 and/or go to the website...

New York Yankees: Yankees #7, leo durocher, mickey mantle
leo durocher, mickey mantle, tommy henrich: Buddy, The number was worn by: Leo Durocher 1929, Ben Chapman 1930-1931; 1934-1936, Jack Saltgaver 1932, Tony Lazzeri 1933, Jake Powell 1936-1938, Tommy Henrich 1939-1942, Roy Cullebine 1942, Billy Johnson 1943, Oscar Grimes 1944-1946, Dr. Bobby Brown...

New York Yankees: Yankees first World Series Championship, new york giants, game series
new york giants, game series, five games: 1921 was the first series in which they lost to the New York Giants who later moved to San Fransisco. Back in the old days of the series it was a nine game series, the Yankees lost five games to three. Two years later in 23 they won it all right when they...

New York Yankees: Yankees inability to drive runs, highest batting average, boston red sox
highest batting average, boston red sox, erik smith: Hi Jerry, I think it s blown way out of proportion. According to ESPN.COM, the Yankees have the ninth highest batting average in the majors with RISP (runners in scoring position) and the third-highest OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging percentage) w/...

New York Yankees: Yankees and their name, new york highlanders, new york yankees
new york highlanders, new york yankees, yankees new york: Well, that s a great question!!! The Yankees became the Yankees in the 1913 season in which they finished 57-94-2. Originally they were the New York Highlanders from 1903-1912, and before that they were the Baltimore Orioles from 1901-1902, they moved to New...

New York Yankees: Yankees Ownership, jacob ruppert, larry macphail
jacob ruppert, larry macphail, frank farrell: Hi Jerry, Jan. 9, 1903: Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchase the defunct Baltimore franchise of the American League for $18,000 and then move the team to Manhattan. Jan. 29, 1915: Col. Jacob Ruppert and Col. Tillinghast L Hommedieu Huston purchase...

New York Yankees: Yankees-Shane Spencer, shane spencer, david justice
shane spencer, david justice, left fielder: I think that you may be correct. David Justice had a problem with his knees late in the season all the way through to the World Series. Justice, by the way looks like he ll be platooning with Spencer in LF, but DH-ing mostly. As for Spencer s progress, I m...

New York Yankees: Yankees Shortstops, roy smalley, tim foli
roy smalley, tim foli, kevin elster: Hi Carlos, Forgive me for not answering sooner. Since Dent s last year in 1982, Luis Aguayo 1988 Dale Berra 1985-1986 Bert Campaneris 1983 Alvaro Espinoza 1988-1991 Kevin Elster 1994-1995 Tony Fernandez 1995-1996 Tim Foli 1984 Mike Fischlin...

New York Yankees: Yankees shortstops, randy velarde, kevin elster
randy velarde, kevin elster, yankees shortstops: Hi Madelin, Tony Fernandez was the starting shortstop for the Yankees in 1995. He played 103 games at shortstop that year. Derek Jeter played in 15 games (he was called up late in the season). Also in 1995, Randy Velarde played 28 games at shortstop,...

New York Yankees: Yankees World Series, game 7, bullpen
game 7, bullpen, schilling: Yes and no In 2001 they had to face Schilling and Johnson in one series, and both in Game 7. They lost because of oen blown save In 2002 they didn t show up in the playoffs. In 2003 they were worn out after the Red Sox series and were outplayed by Florida...

New York Yankees: Yankees, mussina pavano, sheffield matsui
mussina pavano, sheffield matsui, giambi: yes, they will win the world series! I think with Mussina, Pavano, Wright, Vazquez, and if they get El Duque on the pitching rotation they can win somewhere between 110-125 games with lots of help from the offense. When you have guys like Jeter, Posada, A-rod,...

New York Yankees: yankee baseball trivia, steve whitaker, yankee baseball
steve whitaker, yankee baseball, steve kline: monboquette on waivers from detroit verbanic from Phila. for Pedro Ramos Whitaker from minors Sanchez is living as far as I know, i will try to find out # Kline actually pitched a six inning no hitter vs Oak. in 72 but ended up losing game 9-3 to...

New York Yankees: yankee nicknames, ny yanks, whitey ford
ny yanks, whitey ford, mickey mantle: Hi, Here are a few suggestions (I don t know if they ve been taken): MICKEYM7 YOGIBER8 CLIPPER5 WHITEY16 (Whitey Ford, don t know if he s a fan) YANKSNO1 Does he like any of the modern players? Let me know if you need more suggestions. Sincerely,...

New York Yankees: yankee nicknames, best bet, yogi
best bet, yogi, boomer: Hello, Well, I think Yogi wouldnt be too bad. I have racked my brain trying to think of something to suggest, but when I, myself, name a dog, I usually try to pick one that fits the dog, so it is harder for me to suggest something specific. I figured, however,...

New York Yankees: yankees, yankees third baseman, yankees red sox rivalry
yankees third baseman, yankees red sox rivalry, newyork yankees: This is a rather long and involved question, but I ll give you a brief summary. The most famous players in Yankee history include Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Bill Dickey, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Reggie Jackson, Thurman Munson, and...

New Zealand: Cruising Sydney to Auckland, atm card, best exchange
atm card, best exchange, currenty: March/April will be fall downunder and the weather should be OK although it is always a gamble when at sea. Taxi s probably won t take credit cards. YOu can spend small US bills at the airports but you will get local currency for change. You should change...

New Zealand: Travelling NZ, renting a motorhome, average temperatures
renting a motorhome, average temperatures, freezing to death: Hayley: Good choice to skip the South Island if you are concerned about the cold. The North Island is more temperate. For example in May in Aukckland you can expect highs of 68 and lows of 48, Bay of Islands 70/52, Wellington 63/52 and Rotorura 64/48. ...

New Zealand: Weather in May/June, wet weather, campervan
wet weather, campervan, rainy days: Lex: In May you can expect temps in Christchurch to be 64 average high and 46 average low with an average of 7 rainy days each month. In June you can expect temps in Auckland to be 59 high and 48 low with an average of 15 rainy days per month. If I can...

New Zealand: renting a car, rental car rates, james blond
New Zealand: renting a car, rental car rates, james blond, independent truck

New Zealand: Itinery, mud pools, family feast
mud pools, family feast, auckland airport: Hi, sounds like you are going to have a great time! If you are flying Air New Zealand, ask for a fun pack for the kids so they have extra things to do on the plane. When you get to Auckland airport, there is a family room you can take the kids to and freshen...

New Zealand: itinerary, coromandel peninsula, lake taupo
coromandel peninsula, lake taupo, waitomo caves: Hi I would say yes if you are going to stay at any of these places and want a camping ground. coromandel penisula, Nelson and Queenstown They get very busy this time of year. Your hire company should be able to give you some advice as well.Most have a book...

New Zealand: NZ, when to come and what to see, sheep dog, independant travel
sheep dog, independant travel, magicbus: Hi Nicola below are three web sites for buses in new Zealand. The first 2 are buses made for tourists where you buy a pass and get off and on as you wish. These go to all the main tourist destinations of New Zealand. The last web site is for ordinary busses...

New Zealand: Relocation?, new zealand culture, heading in the right direction
new zealand culture, heading in the right direction, farming area: Hi Mark I have taken a couple of days to really think about your questions. I now live in the U.S. so I don t see all the day to day changes in New Zealand. I did enjoy living there very much, I came to the U.S. for work. I love the nature, the beaches,...

New Zealand: renting a car, motels in auckland, new zealand auckland
motels in auckland, new zealand auckland, backpacker facilities: Hi Helen, I am not sure about the minimum age to rent a car in NZ however I suspect if you have a valid drivers license you will be able to. The insurance loading for drivers under 25 is pretty steep so it would pay to check that. I can t think...

New Zealand: renting a car, new zealand auckland, accommodation motels
new zealand auckland, accommodation motels, auckland airport: Hi Helen Here is a web site with motels/hotels close to airport. http://www.tourism.net.nz/region/auckland/auckland---airport/accommodation/motels-and-motor-lodges/ Her eis a good site for information about accomodation and other NZ information. ...

New Zealand: Weather, narrow gauge train, coromandel peninsula
narrow gauge train, coromandel peninsula, late autumn: Hi Cathal, May is late autumn in NZ so the cold weather is not really a problem. If you are planning to go to Coromandel then I suggest you visit Hotwater Beach. It is on the Whitianga side and features warm water just below the sand level. People...

New Zealand: Immigration, migrant stream, raising money
migrant stream, raising money, time reading: Hi Sarona I am not an expert on immigration but I have a web site for you that has all the information. The main way to gain citizenship is through the skilled migrant category where you get points for what skills you have. (read about it on the web site)...

New Zealand: Nz and Aust. travel, sign of the takahe, wellington christchurch
sign of the takahe, wellington christchurch, sydney hobart: Hi Robert, Sounds like you have a fantastic journey planned. I have not been to Hobart or Melbourne so I don t know about the places and people there, but the other cities I have experience with. My specialty is New Zealand, so I will start there. ...

New Zealand: New Zealand in 12 days ?, mud pools, family feast
mud pools, family feast, botanic gardens: Hi Sir, I am not too versed in cruises to New Zealand but I can give you some ideas about the rest of the country. 12 days is a good amount of time to spend exploring. In Auckland I would suggest going to Kelly Tarltons underwater world, and do the...

New Zealand: Camper Van, decent weather, sunshine holiday
decent weather, sunshine holiday, camper van: Hi Ian, NZ in May is a good choice. The tourist season is over, the weather is warm during the day with cool nights and brisk mornings. Its probably to cool to swim in the sea but the weather is settled and user friendly. If you want the ery best...

New Zealand: expected temperature in November, new zealand dollars, bank atm
new zealand dollars, bank atm, atm card: You use New Zealand dollars. You can spend small US bills in places like the airport but you get NZ $ in change. Usually the best exchange rate is gained by using your American Bank ATM card to get money for small things like coffee, gifts, etc. and use...

New Zealand: driving in winter, week next june, fun bruce
week next june, fun bruce, hiring a car: Hi Lincoln You should be just fine. The main winter hazard is ice in shaded places early in the morning. Most winter days are clear and sunny and the ice melts by mid morning. The places that regularly become icy will have rock grit spread on the road...

New Zealand: equestrian farm stay, farm job, stable hands
farm job, stable hands, new plymouth: Hi Sarin, I suggest the easiest way to pick up a short stay farm job where you can ride as well would be to contact some horse trainers. Most of them are looking for stable hands and especially if they are competent in the saddle and at ease around...

New Zealand: N.Z. tramping, e mail addresses, hump ridge
e mail addresses, hump ridge, abel tasman: Hi Ron, The places you mention will all yield great experiences and your plan sounds great. My answer only covers Fiordland. Highest recommmendation: the Hollyford and Hump Ridge tracks - less well known, less crowded, just as beautiful. Both have guided...

New Zealand: wathr in uckland, lovely sunny days, nz weather
lovely sunny days, nz weather, cold temperatures: Hi Shobha May is the begining of our winter in New zealand so you will more than likely to get a bit of rain and cold temperatures. The further south you go in New zealand generally the colder it will be. SO if you are prepared for the cold and the fact...

New Zealand: NZ South Island in 2 weeks, water raft, capital of new zealand
water raft, capital of new zealand, financial constraints: Molly: Visit the Bay of Islands, it will be warmer than the South Island. If you can get to the Coremandel there are some great places to hike. Mt Cook is going to be cold and snowey but the glaciers are great. Queenstown also will be cold but it is the...

New Zealand: 2009 NZ trip, hike, Godley Heads
hike, Godley Heads, war bunker: Hi Mike I am putting together some information for you, however we are on vacation - I forgot to put myself out on all experts... I think Sept would be best for you though as June is the Middle of Winter. To get an idea about New zealands weather, check...

New Zealand: Getting to NZ, freighter travel, time jason
freighter travel, time jason, local travel: Have found this web site that has boats looking fo crews http://findacrew.net/ Cheers Jason Hi Corey The only other options I can think of that may be cheaper than airline is catching a ride on a freighter ship. Not sure of the cost but have included...

New Zealand: NZ trip 2009, franz joseph glacier, tranzalpine train
franz joseph glacier, tranzalpine train, duckboat: Mike, Rotorua is also a great place for the kids, with so much to see... As a kid I loved the Luge, at Skyline. It is a thrill ride down a steep track and I loved it!!! I don t know if they still have hte giant zipline there. I also enjoyed the Agrodome,...

New Zealand: South Island Tracks, cascade saddle, abel tasman
cascade saddle, abel tasman, dusky track: Hi Marc The weather is less reliable early in the season but the flowers are better then. Otherwise there s no special reason to hike the Fiordland tracks early or late. The Milford and Routeburn have hut bunk booking systems, booking ahead is advisable...

New Zealand: Winter hiking/trekking, gas cookers, martin brooks
gas cookers, martin brooks, torch batteries: Hi Martin, The huts are not compulsory. Camping is allowed in most places in national parks. Two exceptions relating to your plans are: - No camping within 500m of the Milford Track (which means no camping at all for practical purposes because of...

New Zealand: NZ in Late November, chrischurch, kelly tarltons
chrischurch, kelly tarltons, would have time: I think your current plan is better than trying to do too much. For accommodation, if you are looking for a self contained room, with kitchette etc, you can check out http://www.tourism.net.nz/accommodation/motels-and-motor-lodges/ Even camping cabins...

New Zealand: New Zealand visit, nz search engine, british columbia canada
nz search engine, british columbia canada, spectacular scenery: Hi Gail & Don, Your question requires some research and some time to check the best web references so I will answer your questions in a couple of days. I suspect you may be better to fly back to Melbourne from Hobart and catch a much cheaper...

New Zealand: After a Translation if Possible, kia rite, earth as in heaven
kia rite, earth as in heaven, line translation: Greetings Gabrielle, This is a version of the Lord s Prayer: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive...

New Zealand: feeding chichpeas, wheat chaff, fibre content
wheat chaff, fibre content, feed supplement: Hi Rohit, Sounds like a local feed supplement. We use mainly oats and barley with wheat chaff and then any minerals or vitamins as required. Chickpeas are probably very high in natural fibre content and would be good for digestion. There will...

New Zealand: milford sound, te anau, ultimate hikes
te anau, ultimate hikes, conservation department: Thanks Liran - yes you do have to use the huts, camping is not allowed. The terrain off the track is very steep and during storms the rain is very heavy, so camping isn t practical. You can park your car in Te Anau and ride a bus from Te Anau to Te Anau...

New Zealand: ponying a racehorse, stable boy, boddie
stable boy, boddie, racehorse: Hi Rohit, Where abouts in India do you live? The practice of ponying is common in USA racing. A racehorse moving out on to the track is accompanied by the trainer or a stable boy riding a pony from the same stable. It is assumed that it keeps...

New Zealand: Routeburn avalanche danger, routeburn, avalanche
routeburn, avalanche, winter: Hi Gregor, here are two interesting stories in today s local paper about the Routeburn for your enjoyment and amusement. (The links will go dead after two or three days) http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/3058425/Chopper-ride-bonus-for-trampers...

New Zealand: warming upto gates, stable horses, starting gates
stable horses, starting gates, sprint races: Hi Rohit, I m not sure I understand your question but I will try to answer it. By warming up a horse to the gates I expect you mean having them do some practice starts through the starting gates. All race horses need to be trained to move into...

New Zealand: basic gambling tips, fool and his money, place bets
fool and his money, place bets, racing clubs: Hi Rohit, Thank you for the information about Indian race tracks and about your plans. You sound like you have a clear plan ahead and if you can get to Australia you will find a big Indian population ready to support and Indian trainer. I am not...

New Zealand: where to buy the butane bottle for stove?, r and r sports, butane stove
r and r sports, butane stove, lichfield: Hi Ken You can probably purchase Butane at the following stores in Christchurch R and R Sports 03-365 2178 54 Lichfield St Christchurch Complete Outdoors corner Cashel & Barbadoes Sts Christchurch 03-962 0127 Have fun on your camping trip!...

New Zealand: dividends and divisions, many horses, number ie
many horses, number ie, imediately: Hi Rohit, A dividend or divvie as it is usually called is the return on a bet. Therefore if you placed a bet of $10 to win at odds of 10 to 1 and the horse won you would receive a dividend of $100. Divisions are not used much now in fact...

New Zealand: pacifiers for racehorses, thoroughbred race horses, pacifiers
New Zealand: pacifiers for racehorses, thoroughbred race horses, pacifiers, jockey

New Zealand: left fore plate, aluminium alloy, racing plates
aluminium alloy, racing plates, race horses: Hi Rohit, A plate is another name for a shoe. Most race horses have racing plates or shoes nailed to their hooves when they race. Racing plates are usually made of aluminium alloy and are very light. Sometimes they come loose or get flung off...

New Zealand: giving a check, cheers
cheers: Hi Rohit, If a horse in front moves sideways into the line of a following horse and it causes the following horse to shorten stride or move out of the way the term check is used to describe what has happened. The leading horse veered sideways...

New Zealand: pacifiers for racehorses, question sir, pacifiers
question sir, pacifiers, clods: Hi Rohit, It sounds like your uncle is suggesting a pacifying drug to settle the horse. That type of drug would be a performance altering drug and would not be allowed under the rules of racing in most countries. Natural remedies are allowed in...

New Zealand: penalties, yr olds, fillies
yr olds, fillies, 5kg: Hi Rohit, The term Penalties usually applies to a weight penalty applied to a horse that has better form than another. You will see that 4 yr olds have a different weight to 5 yr olds and fillies and mares have a weigh advantage, usually 1/1.5kg...

New Zealand: profit for bookies, bookies, runners
bookies, runners, horse racing: Hi Rohit, Bookies make profits by offering different odds for all runners in each race. They assess the feild and then set their odds according to their rating for each horse. The more likely a horse is to win, the less they will be prepared to...

New Zealand: run out in the race, merry xmas, satheesh
merry xmas, satheesh, inspite: Hi Rohit, Some horse have difficulty turning the corners on a race track. They tend to drift out towards the outside running rail. This is called running out . Cheers, Don PS This is the last question I can answer as I will be on holiday for...

New Zealand: taking the ground of an other horse, merry xmas, going on holiday
merry xmas, going on holiday, runners: Hi Rohit, This is the same as the previous answer. If a horse is improving (going faster than the other runners) and another horse gets in its way that horse is said to have taken the ground of the improving horse. Cheers, Don PS: I am going...

New Zealand: tent camping, free campsites, tent camp
free campsites, tent camp, tent camping: Hi Diane The dept of Conservation has a couple of Basic campsites which are free near Nelson - and in other places around the South Island. For a complete list and much more info go to http://www.doc.govt.nz/upload/documents/parks-and-recreation/places-to-stay/campsite-information/full-list-of-south-island-campsites.pdf...

New Zealand: Milford Track in September, avalanche risk, steep valleys
avalanche risk, steep valleys, alpine conditions: Hi Martin, I can confirm the warnings you have already had. The Milford track is never formally closed but in September two factors will work against you. 1/ September is a very active time for avalanches in the steep valleys of Northern Fiordland....

New Zealand: New Zealand - May 2009, lake te anau, lake daniells
lake te anau, lake daniells, franz josef glaciers: Hi Nikki There are all different levels of hikes you can do, from one day to a week. On the West Coast you can do hikes up to both Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers as they both come down out of the mountain and into the forests. glacier info http://www.glaciercountry.co.nz/...

New Zealand: New Zealand, rotorua, bay of plenty
rotorua, bay of plenty, day trips: Hi Bill If you base yourself in Auckland you can see alot of the northern part of the north island. You would still require driving times of between 2-7 hrs I would think. You might get as far south as Rotorua for a day trip but this could be a 7 hour return...

New Zealand: June-2009-Winter Travel, snowshoeing, cheers
New Zealand: June-2009-Winter Travel, snowshoeing, cheers

New Zealand: June-2009-Winter Travel, NZ winter snow snowshoeing milford fiordland
NZ winter snow snowshoeing milford fiordland: Hi, your plan sounds fine. There should be plenty of accommodation at most places, probably at off-season rates, BUT Queenstown and Wanaka will be busy with skiiers, you might need to book ahead there. The weather will be warmer than your winters at home...

New Zealand: New Zealand backpacking, hostels in new zealand, acadia university
hostels in new zealand, acadia university, nz accommodation: Hi Sharon It sounds like you are going to have a fantastic trip. I do think that 3 months will be long enough as long as you stay organized and keep moving through your itinery. So far as hostels vs camping, I think hostels are less work and less equipment...

New Zealand: Visiting North and South Island in May, fox glaciers, weather in new zealand
fox glaciers, weather in new zealand, consistent weather: Hi I would carry winter jacket just in case its really cold. Look at this web site to give you an idea of weather in New zealand. http://www.niwa.cri.nz/edu/resources/climate/overview The Best time to travel is between November and March if you want...

New Zealand: winter driving new zealand, milford sound, winter
milford sound, winter, winter driving: Hi Ray, the best route is Christchurch-Dunedin-Balclutha-Catlins (that s SE coastal South Island, very scenic), Invercargill, Stewart Island if time allows, Riverton, Tuatapere, Manapouri, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Te Anau, Queenstown, Wanaka, Haast Pass,...

New Zealand: South Island in May, south island driving weather snow chains
south island driving weather snow chains: Hi Pankaj 1. Ten days will be just enough. More time would be better. You would be best to hire a car or camper-van. We drive on the left. Study the road rules information given with the car carefully because NZ police are strict about speed and there...

New Zealand: Travel around sth island in August, sth island, weather expert
sth island, weather expert, boddie: Hi Janine, Your question arrived while we were away for Easter, hence the delay in answering. August is probably the coldest month and any of the roads in the deep south can be affected by snow and ice, it all depends on the weather. Obviously...

New Zealand: Arthurs Pass/Lewis Pass mid June, winter driving chains fiordland alpine passes lewis haast south island
winter driving chains fiordland alpine passes lewis haast south island: Hi Narelle This is outside my field really. The weather will certainly be cold in June but I don t think the Lewis Pass has snow very often. Most main highways are kept open at all times to cars with regular road tyres. Road ice due to overnight...

New Zealand: cruise - Milford and Doubtful, cruise milford sound doubtful sound winter
cruise milford sound doubtful sound winter: Hi Narelle, The largest company that does cruises on both fiords is Real Journeys. Their main site is at www.realjourneys.co.nz/Main/welcome/ Their Milford daytime nature cruises page is at www.realjourneys.co.nz/Main/MilfordSoundNatureCruises/...

New Zealand: driving in from Tongariro NP to Rotorua in Sept, google maps, glow worm caves
google maps, glow worm caves, waitomo glow worm caves: Hi Fiona Sorry, I am in the middle of moving and forgot to put myself on vacation. For tips on winter driving in New Zealand, including inclines etc go to http://www.ltsa.govt.nz/road-user-safety/safe-driving-tips/winter-driving.html For a safe...

New Zealand: NZ in July and August, abel tasman, travelling in australia
abel tasman, travelling in australia, www doc: Hi Jody as it is our winter you are heading to the right place in Queenstown. You can base yourself there and see plenty of the out doors. You might want to head up the West Coast and see the glaciers (Fox and Franz ). One Tramp you might like to do is...

New Zealand: short course, massey university, craig smith
massey university, craig smith, albany campus: Gidday Kareem, Sadly, I know absolutely nothing about the field of Microcontrollers Embedded System. However, I contacted a friend of mine who is a self-taught wizard at IT network systems. Here is his reply: Hi Craig, I think you will find these...

New Zealand: south island drive holiday, chains, skifield
chains, skifield, winter driving: Hi Robin, It s unlikely you will have any problems on main highways. These are kept clear of snow and grit (coarse sand) is spread on icy places. An exception is the road from Te Anau to Milford Sound where chains MUST be carried when there is a risk...

New Zealand: staying in newzealand, immigration consultants, immigration office
immigration consultants, immigration office, working visa: Hi Nadine, Perhaps the best avenue of research would be to visit www.searchnz.co.nz and find some immigration consultants. They will be able to answer your questions regarding finding work legally in NZ. The NZ Government have an immigration office...

New Zealand: first visit to New Zealand, hot water beach, long sleeve shirts
hot water beach, long sleeve shirts, weather in october: Hi Ahmed In October the weather is warming up, but there are still cold days of 10 - 15 degrees celcius (or 50 - 60F). At night once the sun goes down it can be quite chilly - my last trip was in October and I had expected it to be warmer than it was....

New Zealand: Glacier Hikes, hike nz zealand
hike nz zealand: Hi Adrienne, Franz Josef Glacier - I would recommend the helihike. It goes much further up the mountain and you will see much more true alpine glacier terrain higher up. And you get a (short) scenic flight. I did the one day hike with my children about...

New Zealand: milford track in october, milford track, routeburn
milford track, routeburn, winter: Hi Cameron, Make your plan but come prepared with Plans B and C as well. I would suggest the Routeburn or Hollyford as alternatives though the Routeburn is also avalanche-prone at the Harris Saddle and other places. Also take advice now and at your departure...

New Zealand: The best month to travel in Southern Newzealand and highs and lows temperatures during Novemeber, information on new zealand, highs and lows
information on new zealand, highs and lows, extreme temperatures: Hi Jagdish, It is late spring / early summer in November and the temperature in the South Island ranges between 18 to 25 degrees celcius during the day down to about 7 to 12 degrees at night. It is a very pleasant time to travel in New Zealand...

New Zealand: Ski passes, skiexpress, snow co nz
skiexpress, snow co nz, aesha: Hi Sudha I am not much of a skiier myself, however I found that you can purchase most ski passes online at each skifields website - go to http://snow.co.nz/map/ and click on whichever area or skifield you intend on going to, then click to go directly to...

New Zealand: What defines Mr & Mrs Smith's Eagle Nest as the perfect escape and why?, Eagles nest exclusive
Eagles nest exclusive: Hi Isabella I have heard that the Eagles Nest in the Bay of Plenty is a lovely place to stay, but I have not been there myself. From what I hear it is an exclusive 5+ star accomodation that overlooks the ocean. It ranges from $1,000 - $20,000 per night....

New Zealand: What defines Mr & Mrs Smith's Eagle Nest as the perfect escape and why?, mr mrs smith, private chefs
mr mrs smith, private chefs, star hospitality: Greetings Isabella A luxurious estate set atop a private peninsula overlooking New Zealand s Bay of Islands, Eagles Nest has five ultra-contemporary, individually designed villas all with spectacular views. This North Island boutique retreat is the ultimate...

New Zealand: hay fed to racehorses, pasture grass, pasture mix
pasture grass, pasture mix, grass mix: Hi Gopal, I am not familiar with the range of hay supplement available in Australia, however I expect they feed pasture mix grass hay, clover hay, lucerne hay, and wheat straw to their horses. This is pretty standard around the worls wherever...

New Zealand: logistics for tramping, Routeburn milford hiking tramping
Routeburn milford hiking tramping: Hi Katherine It sounds like you are going to have a wonderful hike through the two tracks - my personal favorite is the Heaphy track but I also have not done the two you are doing - yet! The best information I have found is the brochure on the Milford...

New Zealand: NZ 14 days: planning matters, art deco architecture, wine areas
art deco architecture, wine areas, car rental company: Hi Alexi, Sounds like you have done a fair bit of research already. With only a couple of weeks you can t see it all so don t even try. You need time on a trip like this to enjoy what you see and take your time along the way. Coromandel Peninsula...

New Zealand: NZ in July, milford sound, winter
milford sound, winter, nz: Hi Vicki, Yes, your time is short and you won t see everything but you ll still have a good time. Try to choose a couple of places in NZ and slow down and see them properly. My votes would go to Rotorua and Queenstown-Fiordland. Driving shouldn t be a...

New Zealand: planning trip in March, art deco architecture, wine areas
art deco architecture, wine areas, car rental company: Hi it has been a few years since I have been to Hanmer Springs, and I know it has been upgraded - I loved it before so I am sure it is fabulous now! There are several places to visit hot springs. can you believe there is even a website about having a...

New Zealand: please answers my questions, starting gates, morning workouts
starting gates, morning workouts, steady speed: Hi Gopal, 1: Not allowed in NZ or Aust. Must be an Indian practice. Our gate attendants can handle any situation and if the horse is too naughty we would scratch (withdraw) it. 2: Unextended means not pushed or asked to run at full speed....

New Zealand: Driving Christchurch to West Coast - Lewis or Arthur Pass?, canterbury cat, fox glacier
canterbury cat, fox glacier, glow worm: Hi Peter Sorry for my delay in answering your question. Driving over to the West Coast from Christchurch is one of the most scenic drives in New Zealand. As you are looking at going from Christchurch to the Glaciers in one day I would say take Arthurs...

New Zealand: cycling/camping in south island during autumn/winter, new zealand weather, weather and climate
new zealand weather, weather and climate, youth hostels: Hi Frans, Sounds like you have quite an adventure planned. The weather is going to be chilly - for an idea of temperatures go to http://www.tourism.net.nz/new-zealand/about-new-zealand/weather-and-climate.html#winter Look at the Christchurch and Queenstown...

New Zealand: driving from Christchuch to east coast and to Fox Grazier, grit, east coast
grit, east coast, fox: Hi Gumpil, It s not likely that there will be snow at that time. If there is, grit will be spread in the road to make it safe. If there is snow or ice, try to travel in the middle of the day or afternoon, and avoid travelling in the early morning or...

New Zealand: Queensland to Milford Sound, midday cruise, backpacker lodge
midday cruise, backpacker lodge, overnight cruise: Hi Richard I m sure you mean Queenstown. Don t, I repeat, don t, try to drive to Milford Sound from Queensland. Allow two hours from Queenstown to Te Anau and another two from Te Anau to Milford Sound. Take a break in Te Anau. As you can tell, Qtn...

New Zealand: Lake Manapouri Camping, lake manapouri, rona
lake manapouri, rona, pomona: Hi Leah, yes, camping is allowed anywhere, although you ll already see from the map that much of Lake Manapouri s shores are steep and not very accessible. If you plan to visit Pomona or Rona Islands please take special care not to have stowaway mice in...

New Zealand: OOSD projects, going to australia, question sir
going to australia, question sir, goverment: Hi Rohit, I have no idea what OOSD is. Maybe it is some goverment sponsored industry specific educational programme. I think and Gopal would be better off going to Australia or New Zealand and working in the racing industry for a while to acquire...

New Zealand: please answer these questions, don valentino, ultra violet ray
don valentino, ultra violet ray, morning workouts: Hi Gopal, What a lot of questions. You really do not need the services of All Experts to answer stuff like this. Anuone with a bit of experience could tell you what these terms mean and explain how to read a form guide or a trackwork report. My...

New Zealand: SAT tests, university entrance qualification, nz correspondence school
university entrance qualification, nz correspondence school, cambridge test: Gidday Kylie, The practice S.A.T. tests can be accessed on the internet: http://barronseduc.com/test-preparation-sat-ii.html or http://www.barronstestprep.com/ Finding a place in NZ to sit the SAT can be found at: www.fulbright.org.nz/education/sat.html...

New Zealand: Temperatures in April/May and Birding, grey warbler, brown creeper
grey warbler, brown creeper, land birds: Hi, To answer the temperature question I need to know where you plan to go. NZ has a hot end and a cold end, with a warm bit in the middle! The Conservation Department has a great page on hiking clothing. Their list is applicable to any season of the year....

New Zealand: University in NZ, hyderabad india, nz universities
hyderabad india, nz universities, mba course: Hello Akshay, Great to hear from you! You have asked for a lot of special information which I simply do not have. However, the information should be fairly easy to get. Check out this website: http://www.intstudy.com/study_abroad/nzlist.htm Here...

New Zealand: Advice required, winter driving, south island
winter driving, south island, nz: Hi Velarashu, The cars you have mentioned will be OK for all those roads. You won t need 4WD. In the South Island you should beware of frost on the roads in the morning. This is a very thin layer of ice that appears overnight and melts in the morning....

New Zealand: Destinations along the road + East Cape, hot water beach, two different places
hot water beach, two different places, startford: Hi Alexi, Sorry I am a bit slow to get to this but things are crazy around here at present. Now, I am not very familiar with highway 7 but it crosses the main mountain range to get to Hanmer Springs. Hanmer is a well known retreat for drug and alcohol addicts!...

New Zealand: designing racing colors, colour spectrum, matching colors
colour spectrum, matching colors, emerald green: Hi, Use the KIS principle, Keep It Simple! Use only 1 or 2 colours and make them bright. They should also be a good contrast from opposite ends of the colour spectrum. Look at advertising signs as a guide. The advertising indutry know what colours contrast...

New Zealand: good going, turf track, steel ball
turf track, steel ball, moisture content: Track conditions are assessed according to the moisture content in the soil and is measure by the use of a pentrometer. Basically this is a tube which contains a steel ball which is placed on the track and the ball allowed to drop. The depth it penetrates...

New Zealand: groom and farrier calling the horse, kate moss, stable name
kate moss, stable name, first horse: Hi, Usually horses have a stable name. My first horse s racing name was Battle Wish but everyone around the stable called him Mac. He was by Battle waggon out of Macs Wish. Farriers and grooms don t bother with racing names unless it is short. Another...

New Zealand: horse has come down a class, 4 races, r90
4 races, r90, r 70: Hi, A horse that is racing below its best may be rehandicapped so it become eligable to race against horses of a lower class. For instance, in New Zealand, a class R 90 horse that finishes further back than say 6 lengths from the winner in 4 races...

New Zealand: horse racing questions, racehorse trainer, gold sovereigns
racehorse trainer, gold sovereigns, merits and demerits: Hi Steelcurtain, You would need to find books which relate to handicapping in your own country. Ring your local racing club and ask them or contact the racing journalist at the racing paper and ask them. You could find out who the handicapper...

New Zealand: morning glory & track movements, real names, morning glory
real names, morning glory, cheers: Hi Steelecurtain , I usually only answer questions from people with real names. I am not familiar with the terms used here. If you could attach a copy of the text so I could see it in context I may be able to work it out. Cheers,...

New Zealand: Newzealand for Honeymoon, aj hacket, swim with the dolphins
aj hacket, swim with the dolphins, swimming with dolphins: Hi Shireen Congratulations on your wedding plans. I have looked up some of the activities you would like to do. Yes you will be able to swim with the dolphins, one of the places you can do this is Picton, and their website is http://www.naturetours.co.nz/new-zealand/swimming-with-dolphins/...

New Zealand: stable ward, farm stables, century farm
farm stables, century farm, state institution: Hi, A person who is being looked after in a state institution and is therefore the responsibility of the state is referred to as a ward of the state . The same applies to a race horse. If he is stabled with Century Farm Stables he becomes a ward of Century...

New Zealand: track work, horse racing track, race horses
horse racing track, race horses, general fitness: Track work relates to the training work carried out at a race track. General fitness training may be done on a farm or a beach or similar but race horses need to spend time at the track so they get used to the sounds and scenes and familiarise themselves with...

New Zealand: trainers not encouraging jockeys to give tips to outsiders, horse owner, betting tips
horse owner, betting tips, jockeys: I think you will find that the practice of giving tips to punters is illegal in most countries. It is also not in the best interests of the stable or the horse owner for this to happen. If the stable can conceal the horses ability then the chance to get a...

New Zealand: bets refunded, half the distance, bets
half the distance, bets, jockey: Hi Madhukar, Bets get refunded if your horse is a late scratching. If it gets injured and is withdrawn on vetinary advice, if it breaks through the starting gate and runs more than half the distance of the race, if the jockey is sick or injured,...

New Zealand: June NZ Trip, peace corps volunteer, world cup games
peace corps volunteer, world cup games, white water rafting: Hi Scott, NZ will be a great place to spend your holidays but bring your winter woolies as it will be about 30 degrees cooler then Tonga. There is plenty to do in and around Auckland and you will find plenty to entertain you at www.searchnz.co.nz....

New Zealand: Driving at the end of June., driving, winter
driving, winter, ice: hi Michael, 1.Is its safe to drive during this period; is there a high risk of coming across Black ice along some of the place we are intending on visiting? - There is some risk of black ice especially in higher altitude roads, shaded by trees. Arthurs...

New Zealand: Driving from Christchurch to Queenstown, coastal routes, coastal route
coastal routes, coastal route, oamaru: Gidday David, It is a good 6 or 7 hours drive from Christchurch to Queenstown and passes through some really scenic territory, especially if you take a more inland route. The inland route is windy, just like the coastal route...the roads are not particularly...

New Zealand: High school test, craig carmichael, nz universities
craig carmichael, nz universities, correspondence school: Hi again Craig, Yes, there s nothing all that glamorous about airlines and airports after 12 hours cooped up in a 747. I ve done that a few times. I reckon academic qualifications are a little over-rated, especially in NZ where, despite what they say...

New Zealand: apprentice jockey paid half the mount fee, apprentice jockeys, apprentice jockey
apprentice jockeys, apprentice jockey, professional jockey: Hi Madhukar, The actual riding (mount) fee that gets paid to the rider seems to be different in every country. Most apprentice jockeys work for a trainer and are paid a wage so their base income is assured. Any riding fees are paid to the trainer...

New Zealand: horse racing questions, hemisphere countries, champion of champions
hemisphere countries, champion of champions, st ledger: Hi Madhukar, I have answered questions 1-5 already. 6 It means the tote favorite was beaten. 7 If you mean weight penalties, these are given when a horse has already been handicapped for another race and then wins a race. It is rehandicapped...

New Zealand: New Zealand Travel Plans, mt john observatory, goldmining town
mt john observatory, goldmining town, lake tekapo: Hi Gary, Sounds like you are in for a wonderful adventure! I love the drive from Queenstown to Chch as it is very scenic and peaceful. I highly recommend a stop at Lake Tekapo along the way, even if just for a picture opportunity on the lakeside (http://www.laketekapountouched.co.nz/)...

New Zealand: NZ trip in August, kelly tarlton, goldmining town
kelly tarlton, goldmining town, kiwibird: Hi Paul I drove from Christchurch to Fox Glacier a couple of years ago at the end of June. It was a slower drive than normal and there were some patches of black ice along the way. I would recommend checking on road conditions and making a decision based...

New Zealand: please answer these, shuttle stallions, hemisphere countries
shuttle stallions, hemisphere countries, southern hemisphere: Hi Madhukar, I am not sure of the history behind this or the exact reason. All northern hemisphere horses have a birthday on Jan 1 and southern hemisphere on Aug 1. It allows time for shuttle stallions to serve in both hemispheres and thus be...

New Zealand: Travel to NZ with 4 kids., new zealand weather, glow worm cave
new zealand weather, glow worm cave, school hols: Hi Darren I m not much of an expert on Rugby World Cup, but it looks like the next one is Sept/Oct of 2011. As far as I can see there are rugby matches, check out the schedule at http://www.allblacks.com/ My last trip home was in October and while I...

New Zealand: Kids activitys, rugby world cup, hiring a van
rugby world cup, hiring a van, minor scratches: Hi Sharon, I reckon the best idea is to contact the Information Centres in Queenstown and Wanaka and put this question to them. I feel a local mind working on the problem will produce an affordable and fun option. You want to be doing things...

New Zealand: Christchurch (or possibly Auckland) to Indonesia, marlborough wineries, hot water beach
marlborough wineries, hot water beach, cheap airfares: Hi Gloria There are so many wonderful things to see! Just a couple of my favorites are: Kelly Tarltons Underwater World (Auckland) http://www.kellytarltons.co.nz/ Cape Reinga and 90 mile Beach http://ahipara.co.nz/entry/indexenter.html Hot Water...

New Zealand: cargoshiptravel Melb - NZ, melbourne port authority, boddie
melbourne port authority, boddie, melb: Hi Kathleen, Your enquiry would be best directed to the Melbourne Port Authority. They will have schedules of all ships booked to traverse between Melbourne and Napier. It is unlikely that Napier would be the first port of call for a freighter...

New Zealand: Visiting Newzealand, glow worm caves, new zealand sports
glow worm caves, new zealand sports, sports hall of fame: Hi I can t recommend a specific Bed and Breakfast in Dunedin but here is a link to accommodation in the area http://www.bed-and-breakfast.co.nz/bandb_custom.cfm?&do=listings®ion=Otago/Deep South&listingarea=Dunedin If you are into sights, Queenstown...

New Zealand: general travel, nz weather, weather information
nz weather, weather information, general travel: Hi Richard It sounds like you are going to have a wonderful vacation! I can t book anything for you, I only provide advice and lead you to the information you are seeking. Motorhomes: Here are some companies that rent out of Christchurch. Have a look...

New Zealand: my horse racing doubts, trot or canter, steady trot
trot or canter, steady trot, baby horse: Hi Rohit, 1: A race can be declared VOID if the stewards beleive that the rules of racing have been broken to such an extent that the result of the race has been influenced. Example if all the jockeys weighed in light or heavier than they weighed out,...

New Zealand: Tramping in Routeburn, helicopter landings, harris saddle
helicopter landings, harris saddle, helicopter company: Hello Nana Osman I am sorry to report that it is not possible to do what you describe because helicopter landings are not allowed along the Routeburn Track. No helicopter company has a licence to land there except in emergencies. An alternative would...

New Zealand: a different question, suecide, quick reply
suecide, quick reply, vatican city: As for the snake question New Zealand has no snakes other than in zoo s. Other places are also Ireland and Iceland. There a few other places also. Asd for the suicide question only city that may not of had a suicide is the vatican city. Cheers Jason...

New Zealand: DOC huts / campsites Doubtful Sound, deep cove, borland
deep cove, borland, manapouri: Hi Paul There are two DOC huts, The Gut (6 bunks) and Deas Cove (10 bunks), well out towards the ocean end of the sound, plus Deep Cove Hostel, run by a charitable trust, at Deep Cove, which is at the head of the sound where the Borland road comes in. ...

New Zealand: farmstay, autumn scenery, farm atmosphere
autumn scenery, farm atmosphere, nz tourism: Hi Erika, The NZ Tourism website www.tourismnz.co.nz has a variety of accommodation options for you to choose from. I have not travelled in the area you will be in for several years so my information could be out of date. You can check individual...

New Zealand: newborn thoroughrbed foals weight, boddie, foals
boddie, foals, newborn baby: Hi Caine, Not a very easy question to answer, its a bit like asking, how long is a peice of string! However, in New Zealand our foals average about 50kgs at birth. They can vary by as much as 5/7kg either side of that depending on a number of...

New Zealand: nz trip, killara, man and wife
killara, man and wife, homestay: Hi Tony and Colleen, Fancy you turning up via this forum? No doubt you have had a look at www.killarahomestay.co.nz which will show you where we live. We would be delighted to host you however we would want to do that as friends rather...

New Zealand: Queenstown to Picton, glowworm grotto, fox glacier
glowworm grotto, fox glacier, will find tons: Hi Susan Last time I was home my Dad lived in Hokitika and Mum in Wellington so I did a very similar trip to your plan with a 2 year old, it is absolutely doable! For an idea of driving times from Fox Glacier to your destinations and stops check out...

New Zealand: Tour advice, tour advice, airnewzealand
tour advice, airnewzealand, would like more information: Hi Siva The trip is going to take you more than a day of travelling to get to Queenstown - it is a 7 hour drive from Hamilton to Wellington, a 3 hour ferry trip and then a 12 hour drive to Queenstown. You can take a train from Picton to Christchurch but...

New Zealand: moon blindness, moon blindness in horses, equine recurrent uveitis
moon blindness in horses, equine recurrent uveitis, blindness in horses: Hi Caine, Moon blindness is a serious problem in horses. Also known as Equine Recurrent Uveitis or Periodic Opthalmia it is very painful and often leads to total blindness. It is usually caused by irritation or disease especially leptospirosis....

New Zealand: flat thoroughbred racehorse test, thoroughbred racehorse, racehorse trainers
thoroughbred racehorse, racehorse trainers, racehorse trainer: Hi Caine, I am not aware of any Racehorse Trainers Tests. That does not mean they don t exist, in fact I can think of a lot of reasons to set some minimum standards by testing trainers and then registering them. I don t know what the rules are...

New Zealand: regarding studying in New Zealand, waikato university, otago university
waikato university, otago university, central auckland: Hi Vijay, New Zealand welcomes foreign students and has some very good incentives for students to study in our universities. The main universities in NZ are: Auckland University, Central Auckland Waikato University, Hamilton, Massey University,...

New Zealand: Travel in July- Climate conditions for my elderly parents, cold kind, nearby mountains
cold kind, nearby mountains, climate conditions: Hi Sujine In Christchurch the temperatures may be -5C overnight and up to +15C in the day. Most days will be sunny. In Queenstown the temperatures may be -5C to -10C overnight and -5C to +10C during the day. Some days will be sunny but the nearby mountains...

New Zealand: unclaimed fees, apprentice jockey, apprentice training
apprentice jockey, apprentice training, boddie: Hi Ray, Sorry about the delay, I have been in Queensland at Eagle Farm for the Oaks and the Stradbroke. I would suggest you contact your old trainer to whom you were apprenticed or NZ Thoroughbred Racing in Wellington. They now administer all things...

New Zealand: book on track workrider, kentucky derby winner, smartyjones
kentucky derby winner, smartyjones, local racing: I do not think there is a text book about track riding however there may be a better way than reading books. There is nothing to match experience so I would start talking to existing track riders and jockeys and learn from them. The most important attributes...

New Zealand: Kayak rental, milford kayak
milford kayak : Hi Deborah, Correct, there is no company here presently offering just kayak hire without a guided trip. Your other alternatives: 1/ If you hope to do more kayaking in NZ buy one at a used sports goods store and put it on the roof rack. It would...

New Zealand: special equipments in AUS horse racing, hackamores, blinkers
hackamores, blinkers, stewards: Hi Rohit, I don t know the answer to this but I will find out. I expect they are alright however I think a trainer wishing to use them would need to trial the horse in front of the stewards before they would approve the use, much as they do for...

New Zealand: bookie, bookmaker job, vet advice, setup business
vet advice, setup business, boddie: Hi Rohit, Bookmakers are illegal in New Zealand but very much part of the racing scene in Australia. A Bookie or bookmaker gains a bookmaking license from the national racing authority and can then setup business in a designated area of any race...

New Zealand: Haka, rugby world cup, tamaki village
rugby world cup, tamaki village, earth oven: Kiora Traci, With the rugby world cup licking off here in a week or so there will be plenty of opportunities to see a haka, however in November your best chance would be in Rotorua. There are a couple of very good Maori concert party groups who...

New Zealand: mock races at AUS, australian thoroughbred racing, raceday
australian thoroughbred racing, raceday, race meeting: Hi Rohit, I have answered this question before. No the Australians dont usually have mock or trial races after a race meeting. They have regular trial meetings during the week to give horses and riders the opportunity to practice under real race conditions....

New Zealand: Hiking the Routeburn track end Oct - Start Nov, fiordland, avalanche
fiordland, avalanche, routeburn: Hi Jen The winter snows were late but but we had a big snowfall about three weeks ago. Now snow levels are about normal, I think. Nothing I can tell you at this point will help you much with predicting conditions at the end of October though. The track...

New Zealand: Suggestions for the true New Zealand experience, cape kidnappers, new zealand rugby
cape kidnappers, new zealand rugby, waitomo caves: Sorry for the delay have been sick so have not been on computer for the last few days. Not sure what airports you are flying into and out off but will assume you are arriving in Auckland and might leave from Christchurch.If not just get from Christchurch...

New Zealand: Temperature, new zealand weather, weather and climate
new zealand weather, weather and climate, cruise liner: Hi This is a good site to find answer to your question. http://www.tourism.net.nz/new-zealand/about-new-zealand/weather-and-climate.html#regional Of course if we get a southerly airflow the temperatuures are alot colder but they can t be predicted...

New Zealand: good track to learn racing, racehorse trainer, boddie
racehorse trainer, boddie, racetracks: Hi Rohit, There are hundreds of racetracks across Australia. You would be better looking to find a trainer you can work for to learn about the business and how racing operates in Australia. Living in a rural are would be much cheaper than a city...

New Zealand: track condition, happy xmas, true readings
happy xmas, true readings, measuring scale: Good morning Rohit, I assume there are a variety of methods used around the world however I will explain how it is done in NZ and Australia. A simple device consisting of a steel ball in a tube is the basic equipment. A track official...

New Zealand: NZ SAT Test dates 2012 ?, craig smith, wbhs
craig smith, wbhs, year 2012: Here is all the information that you will be needing http://www.fulbright.org.nz/studyus/tests/sat/ Blessings Barbara http://hef.org.nz/2011/craig-smith-26-january-1951-to-30-september-2011/ Updated 30 January 2012: Life for Those Left Behind (Craig...

New Zealand: price of lowest class racehorse, magic millions sale, thoroughbred racehorse
magic millions sale, thoroughbred racehorse, quality bloodstock: Hi Rohit, There is no short answer to your question. Every year in both Australia and NZ we have a series of thoroughbred sales at which large numbers of weanlings, yearlings and seasoned horses are offered for sale. The top sales are often promoted...

New Zealand: racehorse trainer in AUSTRALIA or NEW ZEALAND, thoroughbred racehorse trainer, race horse trainers
thoroughbred racehorse trainer, race horse trainers, professional point: Hi Rohit, Sorry I did not answer earlier, I went away for an Easter holiday and have just got home. The subject you have enquired about requires a much longer answer than this forum allows. I suggest you direct your question to the NZ Trainers...

New Zealand: racehorse trainer - how many horses, racehorse trainer, licence classes
racehorse trainer, licence classes, many horses: Hi Rohit, There are several classes of trainers permits or licences in both Australia and NZ. I do not believe that the number of horses in a stable has anything to do with being eligible for a licence to train. I think its more about the ownership...

New Zealand: dosage index meanings, thoroughbred race horse, thoroughbred pedigrees
thoroughbred race horse, thoroughbred pedigrees, franco varola: Hi Rohit, As I said in my earlier reply, the subject is very complex and somewhat controversial. While I have a general understanding of DI, I have never used it as a guide to breeding or racing. It is a theoretical formula with many variations...

New Zealand: horse racing trackwork terms, strong run, bit 3
strong run, bit 3, jaws: Hi Malik, I get quite a few questions from people in India about horse racing. Check back in my answers over the past couple of years and you will find I have answered a lot of questions about terms used in racing. 1. Be aware, look, learn. ...

New Zealand: Driving SI in May, tyre chains, winter weather
tyre chains, winter weather, snow on the mountain: Hi David There may be snow on the mountain passes in May, and there is likely to be frost on the roads early in the morning and in shaded places all day. You may be told to put on tyre chains on some roads. Your hire company can supply these with the...

New Zealand: horse racing betting terms, quinella, punter
quinella, punter, trifecta: Hi Rohit, 1. The box is an option with trifecta and quinella betting. A punter can take say, horses 1,2,3 or more and box them. that means if any combination of those horses are placed 1st and 2nd then the punter wins . The option for a quinella...

New Zealand: Camping, bus tour company, lake tekapo
bus tour company, lake tekapo, flying kiwi: Hi Marie Your question is too hard to answer! Like Ireland, NZ has an ocean climate. The west coast is the most exposed to storms, which inevitably bring rain. A westerly storm could bring two days of heavy rain on the West Coast part of your tour, or...

New Zealand: Routeburn Track in late Sep, avalanche paths, avalanche conditions
avalanche paths, avalanche conditions, routeburn falls: Hi Jerry At that time of year there is no gas supplied to the huts. There is a small wood and coal stove in the dining area, cooking is possible on these stoves if a supply of wood or coal is available. All hikers should carry their own camp stove and...

New Zealand: KEWI-TENNIS, zealand tennis, christchurch boys
zealand tennis, christchurch boys, correct spelling: Kiwi is the correct spelling. I have heard that even after the earthquakes, rugby is still a big pass time in Christchurch. Im not in New Zealand anymore and I am not much of a tennis follower. You can checkout New Zealand tennis players at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:New_Zealand_tennis_players...

New Zealand: galloped easily and freely, adult stem cells, wendy cooper
adult stem cells, wendy cooper, cell nutrition: Hi Rohit, Just what it says. A horse galloping easily is galloping but not under pressure to go as fast as possible. If it were a bit slower it would be described as cantering . A horse galloping freely is also not under pressure. The two...

New Zealand: racing schools to become a trainer, racehorse training, wendy cooper
racehorse training, wendy cooper, auckland nz: Hi Rohit, I answered this question a few days ago. Perhaps it did not get through the system. The short answer to your question is no however a course is not the usual path. People who may wish to train horses usually work their way up the ladder,...

New Zealand: convenient places to visit in/near Wellington and Auckland with a 1-year-old, Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand, Auckland: Without knowing the kind of activities you enjoy, and trying to keep you somewhat inside, I have put together a couple of ideas of places to visit. Of course there are many markets and other attractions as well. Often I like to just drive around and see...

New Zealand: secure job., racehorse training, market gardener
racehorse training, market gardener, direct email: Hi Rohit, Long time since you have asked me a question. There are about 800 trainers in NZ. Most of them are making a reasonable living out of their training fees depending on whether they are working full time or part time. Some just train 2/3...

New Zealand: Spending Money?
Hi Arvind Well it sounds like you have an awesome trip planned. It is hard to say how much spending money you will need... A very difficult question as there are so many price variables with things you choose to buy, how much you drink and what you like...

New Zealand: 3 week trip in November 2008, magicbus, coach travel
magicbus, coach travel, bus companies: Hi Laurence Just incase you haven t checked out these bus companies here are a couple that cater for the backpacker type tourists. http://www.kiwiexperience.com/ http://www.magicbus.co.nz/ These follow the tourist routes well. The flexi pass does...

New Zealand: 5 day trip to south island, searchnz, itenerary
searchnz, itenerary, boddie: Hi Tom, It would help if I knew more about you and your family. Are you from NZ or elsewhere? Have you organised the camper yet, what dates do you want to travel on, what age is your daughter, what are your interests. I can suggest all sorts of...

New Zealand: Accommodation, holidays in january, wellington region
holidays in january, wellington region, solo traveler: Hi Don January is when most of New Zealanders have their holidays mostly over xmas and the first week or two in January. So this could make it a bit more difficult to find accomodation in certain holiday spots around that time. If you were looking at going...

New Zealand: Accomodation Guides, accomodation guides, aesha
accomodation guides, aesha, accommodation types: Hi Linton Your best bet is going to www.enzed.com and clicking on the where to stay link. It is a whole bunch of links about different locations and you can look up accomodation by location or accommodation types. It sounds like you are going to have...

New Zealand: Angling in New Zealand, richard buchanan, cash converters
richard buchanan, cash converters, shore fishing: Hi Richard, I am not sure what sort of fishing you are used to but the areas you mention are all suitable for surf casting and boat fishing. I suggest you leave your gear at home and purchase fishing gear when you get here. Cash Converters and...

New Zealand: April/May 2008 visit NZ, motorhome parks, te anau
motorhome parks, te anau, desert valley: Mark: Sounds like a great trip. April/May are Fall in New Zealand so you should not experience the snow and ice on the South Island that July might offer. The Kiwi s do a pretty good job of keeping the mountain passes open, just check with the highway department...

New Zealand: Auchland holiday, waiheke island, greetings from florida
waiheke island, greetings from florida, waitomo caves: Hi Thomas. Well July will be our winter here in New Zealand so sun bathing on a beach will more than likely be out as an option. If the weather is good a trip to Waiheke Island is well worth it you catch a ferry (takes about 35 minutes)from down town Auckland....

New Zealand: August trip to NZ, lake tekapo, jase
lake tekapo, jase, twizel: Hi Kym In the middle of august there will still be the possibilty of snow if the weather turns bad but you are unlikely to need chains on your car if the weather gets that bad you would be best not to be on the road anyway keep an eye out on the weather forecast...

New Zealand: Automobile Touring in NZ in November, franz joseph glacier, zealand itinerary
franz joseph glacier, zealand itinerary, te anau: Hi Norman, Boy there sure is a lot of driving involved in that itnerary! It would help if I knew a bit more about you, where you live, what age group, what general interests and so on. I can then suggest places and things that will be of interest...

New Zealand: accommodation & car, tranz alpine, skippers canyon
tranz alpine, skippers canyon, queenstown nz: Hi Alida, The best place for you to start is at the official website for Queenstown, http://www.queenstown-nz.co.nz/ You will easily fill three days between Greymouth and Queenstown. It will take a day to drive from Greymouth to...

New Zealand: adventurous work in NZ, sea kayak tour, water raft
sea kayak tour, water raft, saftey rules: Hi Carol well.... let me start by saying that u are doing the right thing by looking for work now, the main tourist season is in full swing by Nov and ends end of Apr so prospective employers are just starting to organise this years guides. I suppose ur...

New Zealand: airline prices, schedule flights, airline prices
schedule flights, airline prices, boddie: Hi John, I am not familiar with US to NZ flight prices but I would try http://www.zuji.com.sg/zuji/home/0,,ZUJISG,00.html and see how you get on. Zuji seems to have some really cheap prices on normal schedule flights and has proven good a few times...

New Zealand: Backpacking Nelson, dolphin swims, high school graduation
dolphin swims, high school graduation, wellington christchurch: Hi Steven The best time to visit weather related for backpacking would be in the NZ summer - about November through March with typical weather would be good. There are a few nice places to visit from Nelson. Wellington is just over the strait but a ferry...

New Zealand: Best time to hike Fiordland, alpine flowers, hut warden
alpine flowers, hut warden, pit toilet: Hi Tim Sorry for the delay, your question didn t reach me for some reason. AllExperts sent me a hurry-up notice. The most popular period is November till March. The best time is probably February-March as the NZ families and students holidays are over...

New Zealand: Blenhem / Nelson / Picton., marlborough region, weather in june
marlborough region, weather in june, sunshine hours: Hi Frank, The short answer to your question is yes. I personally don t care what the temperature is when there is good wine to be tasted! Obviously it is better when the sun is shining, the air is warm and the company is convivial. The Nelson...

New Zealand: backpacking, nz search engine, hostel accomodation
nz search engine, hostel accomodation, youth hostel association: Hi Candice, You did not say where you are from but I assume USA. The best place to get the advice you want is from people who are already doing what you are about to do. Check www.searchnz.co.nz and look up backpackers. This a local NZ search...

New Zealand: best season to travel nz, swimming with dolphins, beautiful scenery
swimming with dolphins, beautiful scenery, ski fields: Iti s ok to travel to NZ duringwinter, depending on what you are interested in doing. We have lots of beautiful scenery, ski-fields, lakes to do winter sports, etc. If you don t like the cold then it is probably not the best time. Most attractions - not...

New Zealand: how to book stays and begin trekking, backpacker hostels, trout fisherman
backpacker hostels, trout fisherman, brunswick maine: Hi Alex, There are a lot of good backpacker hostels in NZ, and the favourite references are NZ Lonely Planet and Rough Guide. We recently had a South Island family holiday using BBH as our contact list and the hostels were mostly pretty good. As well...

New Zealand: Campervans Mar-Apr '04, campervan, tight budget
campervan, tight budget, campervans: Hi Patty My first question for the rate for the Ferry is are you taking the campervan on? You don t need to as you can rent one from whereever to Wellington and get a new one in Picton or vice versa. Anyways to look up rates go to http://www.interislandline.co.nz/...

New Zealand: Camping on the south island, gas stoves, camping store
gas stoves, camping store, keas: Hi Melanie You should be fine in regard to any animals and pests. The only thing you will come across camping would be mosquitoes and sandflies (similar to mosquitoes). Of course you can purchase OFF or some similar bug repellant to help with those....

New Zealand: Cheap Accommodation wanted urgently, fiji government, brain tumor
fiji government, brain tumor, thepress: Hi Sneh My best suggestion to you would be to find them what is called a bedsitter. It is a room with a tv, bed etc and usually a communal kitchen and bathroom - but they are inexpensive. They are not always the nicest place to stay but in their case,...

New Zealand: Christchurch accommodation, exact link, clean 3
exact link, clean 3, kitchenette: Hi I would suggest looking at a Motel as most have a kitchenette in NZ. If you go to www.Enzed.com and click on the where to stay link there is a variety of different accommodations. I would send you the exact link however the Enzed site is down at...

New Zealand: Christmas 2007 in New Zealand, coromandel peninsula, homestay families
coromandel peninsula, homestay families, kildare ireland: Top O The Mornin, Sounds like a great trip you have in mind. Auckland is like any other city on the sea so I wouldnt stay there too long, a few s days is enough to see the sights and experience the night life. The real New Zealand,...

New Zealand: cost effective travelling in order to do some hiking in new zealand, hiking in new zealand, brunswick maine
hiking in new zealand, brunswick maine, taupo area: Hi Alex, There is a great network of hiking trails from North Cape (top of NI( to the (Bluff bottom of the SI) so you will have plenty to choose from. I suggest you have a look at www.searchnz .co.nz and enter hiking or walks or tracks in the search...

New Zealand: Dear Aesha:A friend and..., marlborough wine, rose wine
marlborough wine, rose wine, wine category: Hi Giles I am also heading home to Wellington and Christchurch this year but in October! Hoping the weather has warmed a little before I get there. The best advice I can give you is go to www.Enzed.com They have a great selection of hotels, B&Bs, motels...

New Zealand: Doubtful Sound, waiau river, lake manapouri
waiau river, lake manapouri, hydro electric power: Hi Renee, The brief, serious answer to the first part of your question is, no, because there is a 670m mountain pass between the two bodies of water. The longer, facetious answer is yes, there are two ways, both very difficult in kayaking terms. The...

New Zealand: Driving around NZ in November, franz joseph glacier, zealand itinerary
franz joseph glacier, zealand itinerary, te anau: Hi There Well I think your itinery is fine except you are going to spend a lot of time driving but not really seeing what New Zealand is about. If you were able to spend a day off every few days to enjoy and area - maybe go boating or something you might...

New Zealand: Electric Power, noel leeming, volt ac
noel leeming, volt ac, briscoes: Hi Mike, NZ runs on 240v AC. Hair dryers are cheap here $15 to $150 would cover the lot. I would buy a new one in NZ at either Briscoes, Warehouse, Noel Leeming or Harvey Norman stores. All will have 20 to choose from from cheap to dear. Hope...

New Zealand: what are the effects of airplanes in todays society?, christchurch new zealand, average incomes
christchurch new zealand, average incomes, air superiority: Joanna: Airplanes have probably had more effect on the lives of peoplein the world, with the exception of computers, than any other invention in modern times. Air superiority in war is one of the major factors in deciding the outcome, distances to foreign...

New Zealand: esl ?, palmerston north new zealand, craig smith
palmerston north new zealand, craig smith, teaching english: Greetings Mans, This is a difficult question. There are many, many places teaching English. Sadly, some of them are poor quality. Someone I know, Graeme Fox, might know more about this than I do. His email is: grafox@hotmail.com Regards, Craig Smith...

New Zealand: Free Farmstay, vacancy notice board, searchnz
vacancy notice board, searchnz, immigration department: Hi Marius, I m not sure where that story came from but it is probaly not true. However, generally there is plenty of seasonal work available for people in the fruit picking regions of NZ and also on some farms. It is not so easy to arrange before...

New Zealand: Milford Track and fear of heights
New Zealand: Milford Track and fear of heights

New Zealand: N.Z. in July with children, diesel fuel tax, bay of islands
New Zealand: N.Z. in July with children, diesel fuel tax, bay of islands, thingies

New Zealand: what to do!!!, waitomo caves, thermal pools
New Zealand: what to do!!!, waitomo caves, thermal pools, mount maunganui

New Zealand: father son trip to NZ, lonely planet travel, high school graduation
lonely planet travel, high school graduation, lake tekapo: Hi Steven, You need to find out more about NZ! Try the Lonely Planet travel guide site for a start. www.lonelyplanet.com I m an expert about Fiordland, the area southwest of MtCook/Tekapo. Nevertheless, here goes. There is good hiking at Mount Cook,...

New Zealand: ferry travel, kermadec islands, chatham islands
kermadec islands, chatham islands, ferry lines: Hi Zoe, Sorry I was a bit slow with the relpy, I have been away on busines for a few days and forgot to tell AE! There are regular ferry services around the Bay Of Island, Auckland Harbour, across Cook Strait and across Foveaux Strait. There is...

New Zealand: follow-up, atlanta ga usa, footy season
atlanta ga usa, footy season, train journey: Hi Patti, I wonder why AE only let you look once? Maybe you could ask them about that, I can t see any logic in it at all. However, the website is www.bnb.co.nz and the train journey was from Greymouth to Christchurch or vice versa. You should...

New Zealand: Hi,I've got a bit of a problem..., overnight cruise, scenic flights
overnight cruise, scenic flights, doubtful sound: Hi, I can see things are getting grim in your household. People don t want to answer your question because the correct answer is different for every visitor. But here s what I say, to add into the mix. The scenery on the way to Milford Sound is the...

New Zealand: High school equivalency, high school equivalency test, educational plans
high school equivalency test, educational plans, quick reply: Greetings Cora, If you were to study the Politically Correct history dished up at today s NZ schools, you wouldn t have a very good picture at all. Let me suggest a somewhat non-PC reading list: Old New Zealand by Frederick Maning, written in 1860s...

New Zealand: hiking and camping on south island, mark pickering, great walks
mark pickering, great walks, weather advice: Hi Lorrie, Sorry about the delay, I was away. You are exactly right. There are plenty of other walks. The DoC tries to channel international travellers into the Great Walks because it s harder to get lost/frozen/hurt on those tracks, where the huts are...

New Zealand: honey moon, deep sea fishing, westport lake
deep sea fishing, westport lake, lake matheson: hi morgan yes. lol short and sweet wasn t it. NZ is stunning. a beautiful place to honeymoon in. visit the south island. hire a car. book motels in advance in just the nicest spots. places like golden bay near nelson, the sounds near queen charlotte near...

New Zealand: hostels in auckland, auckland city council, hostels in auckland
auckland city council, hostels in auckland, auckland hostel: Hi Dita, I can t say I have any knowledge of the Auckland Hostel situation however I am sure there will be plenty in the New Market area as it is quite near the University. I would email the Auckland City Council information site and enquire through...

New Zealand: ID in New Zealand, social security numbers, photo id card
social security numbers, photo id card, passsports: Hi David Yes we do have birth certificates. Driver licences are widely used for id as they have photos on them. Each person who earns money or gets a benefit has what we call an IRD (inland revenue number) number As you call a tax payer number. We also...

New Zealand: Identity?, new zealand aotearoa, zealand passport
new zealand aotearoa, zealand passport, new zealander: On the outside it reads, New Zealand Passport . On the inside it is bi-lingual, English-Maori, Maori being the native Polynesian people. Here it reads New Zealand-Aotearoa and Passport-Uruwhenua . Under the heading, Nationality-Momo Iwi it says New...

New Zealand: Itinerary, fox glacier, sightseeing flight
fox glacier, sightseeing flight, spring pools: Hi Gary Renting a car is definately the way to go - just remember to stay ont he correct side of the road! Its easy, the steering wheel is also on the other side! Here are some tips for driving in NZ http://www.ltsa.govt.nz/travellers/ So far as what...

New Zealand: Itinerary, hanmer springs, driving distances
hanmer springs, driving distances, septemeber: HI Gary Yes in three weeks you will get a pretty good feel for New Zealandd like most countries you could always spend more time. Getting a rental car will definetly maximise your time. Areas i would sugest you visit Would be spend a couple of days around...

New Zealand: Itinerary, sheraton hotel, mid oct
sheraton hotel, mid oct, mid sept: Hi Gary, I am sorry if this reply is delayed. I did not notice your answer till a few minutes ago when I was dealing with a similar question. www.bandb.co.nz is the official site for NZ home hosts. As you have plenty of time I suggest you make...

New Zealand: more info, english language academy, english as a second language
english language academy, english as a second language, tonyg: Hi Mans, I am sorry this reply has taken a long time. In NZ we have a holiday in the first week of June. I have spoken with our local English Language Academy about you. Their contact details are www.kelanz.co.nz, email tonyg@kelanz.co.nz. They...

New Zealand: institute?, good luck, subject matter
good luck, subject matter, new zealand schools: Hi Mans I don t know what level you want to study and what kind of degree you are looking at so I recommend the New Zealand schools website http://www.enzed.com/sch.html From there you can decide what area you want to be in and look at the schools...

New Zealand: between islands and trekking timing, buses and trains, bed adn breakfast
buses and trains, bed adn breakfast, trek experience: Hi Nancy You should be able to do one of the treks - are you wanting to have a guide with you or are you comfortable doing it alone? It is easy as the tracks are well marked. Have you got much trek experience? My favorite trek is the Heaphy track - it...

New Zealand: Kiwi #8, burt munro, indian motorcycle
burt munro, indian motorcycle, outdoor application: Greetings Simon, The Kiwi #8 wire is simply the gauge of the wire...I really don t know what the 8 actually is, what unit of measurement it is. It is fairly thick wire: about 3/16 inch, galvanized for use in fencing or some other outdoor application. ...

New Zealand: Living in New Zealand, swimming with the dolphins, kapiti coast
swimming with the dolphins, kapiti coast, teh north: Hi Alan Have you checked into whether you are eligible to work in NZ? If you have any questions about that go to http://www.enzed.com/mov.html There is a lot of Coastal area that would be good for you -if you go somewhere like Lyttelton or Governers...

New Zealand: Living in Wellington, cable car line, botanic gardens
cable car line, botanic gardens, nz accommodation: Hi Peter There are several areas that you would be able to find some kind of accommodation. There are lots and lots of large houses that have been broken up into flats (apartments) and may work for you as well as a town house. If you are not concerned...

New Zealand: Looking for sample itinerary - 2+ weeks, west coast co, nelson lakes national park
west coast co, nelson lakes national park, sample itinerary: Hi Andrea Febuary is a good time to visit past our holiday season. I would suggest if your into off the beaten track sort of things to try and include these places. If you are into sandy beaches head to the Coromandel peninsula. Well worth driving around...

New Zealand: leave detination, extradition treaty, austaralia
extradition treaty, austaralia, australia sidney: Hi Shane I m Not sure about Austaralia and its extradiction treaties lets hope you dont get arrested and also cant say about the desire to jump US military personal you will need someone from australia to give you that information. June and July is our...

New Zealand: licensed professions?, first aid certificate, tourism fields
first aid certificate, tourism fields, qualification authority: hi cora, there are courses that one can study to help get work in the tourism fields - outdoor recreation, tourism, adventure tourism etc. at both universities and polytechnics, even some schools now too are offering unit standards in NZQA nz qualification...

New Zealand: Milford Cruises, overnight cruises, bruce fraser
overnight cruises, bruce fraser, twin share: Hi Marsha, It s all to do with the standard of the cabins, the company tells me. The Mariner cruise has twin share with ensuite bathroom, and the Wanderer has quad share with shared bathroom. That s the only difference apparently. The meals and the cruise...

New Zealand: Milford Track and fear of heights, hump ridge track, fear of heights
hump ridge track, fear of heights, suspension bridges: Hi John, I don t think the Milford Track is for you. While there s nowhere you are actually at risk of falling, and no-one has, there are places that FEEL just as you describe. And how are you on high swingbridges (pedestrian suspension bridges of wire,...

New Zealand: Mountain Driving, stray travel, independent traveller
stray travel, independent traveller, backpacker bus: Hi, Christchurch to Queenstown shouldn t be difficult but there is a lakeside road section between Queenstown and Te Anau (called the devil s staircase) that you mightn t like. I ve tried to paste a link to a photo of it. http://juima.org/events/pic.asp?picid=1397...

New Zealand: milford v doubtful, real journeys, overnight cruise
real journeys, overnight cruise, photographic light: I have taken clients on all 4 of the Milford companies and they are equally good. If you can, go on the overnight cruise (operated by Real Journeys)rather than a daytime one, because you get the best photographic light and the fiord is not so busy or noisy....

New Zealand: milford v doubtful, mountain highways, te anau
mountain highways, te anau, spectacular country: Hi Pat, If possible visit both. They are very different experiences; spectacular country in both cases. Milford is a self-drive trip and Doubtful is a full day tour, therefore much more expensive. If you absolutely had to do only one I would choose Milford....

New Zealand: motorhome hire, aviation work, maui rental
aviation work, maui rental, work in nz: Catherine: There are many rental companies from cheap to expensive.Due to the distance and the importance of your trip, I would not recommend cheap, I have heard too many stories about vehicles that die and the rental company will not refund deposits unless...

New Zealand: motorhome travel NZ, beginning of spring, travel nz
beginning of spring, travel nz, late september: Jenny: Late September and early October are the beginning of spring in New Zealand. The North Island is quite temperate all year long and the South Island shold be warming up. The good motorhome companies have vehicles with adequate heating to handle the...

New Zealand: N.Z. in July with children, glow worm caves, bonny scotland
glow worm caves, bonny scotland, waitomo glow worm caves: Hi Angelika I am sorry it took so long to get back to you - I have been off work very ill and not checking my e-mail. I do apologize. July is the middle of winter in New Zealand so although there is still lots to do, it will be quite cold - the further...

New Zealand: New Z. Aust. travel, aust travel, queensland tourist
aust travel, queensland tourist, searchnz: Hi Bob, Yes, you are right, 16 days is barely enough to check out NZ let alone trying to fit Australia in as well. Assuming you are departing via LAX I would fly direct to Christchurch and spend a week touring (driving)around the South Island. Travel...

New Zealand: New Zealand in May, nature sights, refreshing hike
nature sights, refreshing hike, cold breeze: Hi Sunil You are choosing a month that can be very cold especially in the alpine type regions. I would suggest going to www.enzed.com and clicking on the what to do link. There is a whole category that will give you a guideline on the tracks in NZ as...

New Zealand: New Zealand, autumn in april, 4 seasons
autumn in april, 4 seasons, maori: Ah, a little confusing there mate, if you mean spring summer etc. then we are spring from oct 1, summer from november to about march, autumn in april and winter the rest of the year. There is also an outdoor timber paint called NZ s 4 seasons But the...

New Zealand: New Zealand, nelson head, nelson lake
nelson head, nelson lake, penisula: Hi Margaret I would suggest you do a circle of the south Isand. From Christchurch I would head up to Kaikora and maybe do a bit of whale watching but certainly try the local crayfish for dinner. Then I would head to Bleheim to check out the fantastic wineries...

New Zealand: New Zealand- august trip???, mount ruapehu, snowboard area
mount ruapehu, snowboard area, ski operators: Emilie: There are 12 commercial ski and snowboard area s in New Zealand as well as a host of heli ski operators. Most commercial fields have equipment rentals, cafe/restaurant facilities and ski schools. Lift passes range from NZ$30 to NZ$55 per day. The...

New Zealand: New Zealand - July 2007, glow worm caves, specialist travel agent
glow worm caves, specialist travel agent, black water rafting: Tara: Five weeks in New Zealand is super although you do know it will be winter in July so expect snow and cold on the South Island. A campervan is a wonderful way to see a lot of the country that most people just fly over. Planning the trip really depends...

New Zealand: New Zealand options, gary backlund, hanmer springs
gary backlund, hanmer springs, hammer springs: Hi Gary your trip is getting close. Its a tough choice which way to go but I Am a personal fan of Hanmer springs sitting in the hot pools and with the mountains above you; maybe covered in snow. Also Kaikoura offers you a chance to go on the whale watch....

New Zealand: New Zealand in May, nature sights, peak summer
nature sights, peak summer, backpack: Hi Sunil May is getting close to our winter and there is a chance that there will be snow falls in the colder parts of the country. That time of the year may limit the hiking tracks you can do and of course temperatures will be colder. Still I m sure there...

New Zealand: Nightlife, wellington christchurch, cafes restaurants
wellington christchurch, cafes restaurants, bars clubs: Hi Shawn In the major cities Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch i m sure you will find nightlife as in bars, clubs,cafes, restaurants etc. Shops close so early because we don t have the huge population to require 24 hours retailing and its just not economic...

New Zealand: North Island, wheel drive car, new years eve
wheel drive car, new years eve, back packers: stay in the motor camps - the hostels are full of 23-30 year old partying back packers. the motor camps have younger people in them. BUT BOOK NOW!!!!!! you are arriving in NZ at the most busy time and if you dont book now you will find yourselves having...

New Zealand: Norwegian influence, english seamen, norwegian influence
english seamen, norwegian influence, foremost historian: Hi Erik, Many Scandinavians migrated to New Zealand. The best known centre of Scandinavian culture is the town of Dannevirke, in the North Island. I don t know who first used the name Fiordland, but the word fiord exists in English and is widely understood....

New Zealand: November trip--South Island, urban experiences, departure days
urban experiences, departure days, trip south: I would suggest you head from Christchurch to Hamner Springs and stay a night there. Great hot pools. I would then head to the West Coast and stay at Franz Josef where you can see the Glaciers. Then head to QueensTown for 2 nights. Use one of your days to...

New Zealand: NZ - when to go?, specialist travel agent, welcome respite
specialist travel agent, welcome respite, mid fall: Karen: You are pretty much on track although November is getting a bit close to the tourist/expensive season. While the North Island is quite temperate, especially the Coremandel and the Bay of Islands, the South Island has mountains and glaciers with snow...

New Zealand: NZ in the 1980's, dompost, searchnz
dompost, searchnz, music fashion: Hi Jessica, This looks like research work for an essay! I think the best source of information to answer the questions you have asked are the newspapers of the time and the National Library. Try www.stuff.co.nz www.natlib.govt.nz www.dompost.co.nz...

New Zealand: NZ advice and recommendations, llama packers, wonderful mountain
llama packers, wonderful mountain, doubtful sound: You do not need vaccinations. Go to WWW.Pure NZ.com and check out trekking. There are several that could be included as day hikes. I would find a company called Kiwi Dundee on the Coromandel and book him for a hike in that area. You also need to go to Greymouth...

New Zealand: NZ South Island places to see and stay, franz josef glacier, chateau blanc suites
franz josef glacier, chateau blanc suites, glacier gateway motor lodge: CJ: Your plan sounds good. I would consider the helicopter tour of the glaciers just for a different perspective than you will get climbing. Also, the train to Greymouth is great although there are some 4wd tour companies that give you a more close up experience...

New Zealand: NZ, gasoline engine, clean vehicles
gasoline engine, clean vehicles, gst: The diesel tax recovery is charged on a KM basis for miles traveled. I don t know what it presently is but you should inquire and consider a gasoline engine if it is a lot. The GST is a sales tax which is collected at the time of rental. I like Maui because...

New Zealand: new zealand, queen charlotte sound, canterbury cat
queen charlotte sound, canterbury cat, public transport system: Hi again :-) Ok, I would still recommend the renting a car if you have the resources... There are some day trips around Queenstown (Arrowtown - a small goldmining community, Te anau, Wanaka...) If you would rather get there quicker then fly, you can get...

New Zealand: new zealand, hi amy, government regulations
hi amy, government regulations, young lady: Hi Amy you should be fine travelling alone at 17 but you may want to check out the airlines regulations and any government regulations. You can go to http://www.enzed.com/trav.html and read through the different regulations. Mostly I think you need to...

New Zealand: Queenstown in June, ski fields, great trip
ski fields, great trip, queenstown: Hi Frank It is always hard to guess weather but the best snow is usually around late July (our winter months are June July August) Most ski fields have man made snow capabilities so even in late June there should be some sort of sking available. If you...

New Zealand: Queenstown in November, rain wind, senior citizens
rain wind, senior citizens, queenstown: Hi Gale Lots of travellers face the wrong side of the road problem and seem to manage. I m sure you can too. Maybe it would help to go to the West Coast first. The roads are nearly empty and you ll have a gentler introduction to traffic and intersections,...

New Zealand: Quesion Ergent thnx:, air newzealand, air new zealand
air newzealand, air new zealand, ergent: Hi Bobby, Air New Zealand is a very well respected international airline. It is the preferred carrier and maintenance supplier for many international clients and travels most of the main air routes throughout the world. They set very high standards...

New Zealand: Questions on Farmstays, native new yorker, charge membership
native new yorker, charge membership, travel biz: Hi Harry, You ask more questions than a ten year old! However, they are all relevant to your proposed trip here and you are just lucky that you asked the right guy, me, as I have a foot in each camp. I grew up on a farm with horses, I am the marketing...

New Zealand: Quetion thanx, air newzealand, airnewzealand
air newzealand, airnewzealand, nz index: Hi Bobby I am not sure of what the pre test involves but I have found this page on their web site with a test for you to do. Might be helpful might not? http://www.airnewzealand.valuesquiz.co.nz/index.aspx If you are really worried I think you should...

New Zealand: Rail & Car Rental, aaa discount, nz trip
aaa discount, nz trip, berkeley california: Hi Rob, Both the Transalpine and Tranzcoastal are well worth the effort. The coastal will not be booked out at that time of the year however I am not so sure about the alpine. I will make a local enquiry through a contact in Chch and test the water...

New Zealand: Recommendations for Touring, eighth wonder of the world, ayers rock
eighth wonder of the world, ayers rock, searchnz: Hi Liz, sorry about the delay, I was away for a few days. I think the Australian part of your travels would best be answered by an Australian. However NZ is my territory and I can certainly help there. NZ specialises in nature walks and has a...

New Zealand: Road trip, daytime cruises, overnight cruise
daytime cruises, overnight cruise, camping grounds: Hi Suzanne, sorry about the delay; lightning struck my computer . . . Driving around the sounds: You can only drive to Milford Sound. Doubtful Sound has a road but it s private, and you can go there only on tours, fairly expensive but worthwhile. No...

New Zealand: RV travel for 7 days, west coast rivers, albatross colony
west coast rivers, albatross colony, mud pools: You have the right idea by having a do it yourself tour. Also the bed and breakfast accommodations should work out well too. There are a couple of places I would suggest for scenic viewing. A less populated area would be north of Auckland. It is not quite...

New Zealand: rail travel, tranzscenic, local train
tranzscenic, local train, cheap seats: Kiora Harry, (Thats Hello in Maori) For all information on our national rail network check out the website, www.tranzsenic.co.nz. Enjoy your holiday in NZ and if you would like to stay at a beautiful seaside homestay just a few miles north of...

New Zealand: route NZ, fox glacier, camper motorhome
fox glacier, camper motorhome, arthurs pass: Hi Gina Many of the travelling routes within New Zealand are long, but very scenic. It depends on what time of year you are travelling on how difficult the mountain passes can be - in the winter with the ice they are very very slick. The Arthurs Pass...

New Zealand: South Island Trip Planning - April 2006, specialist travel agent, abel tasman
specialist travel agent, abel tasman, tranzalpine train: Kevin: This is a bit too involved for a simple answer. You really should employ the services of a good Kiwi Specialist Travel Agent. If you want advice on specific activities such as the Tranzalpine and Doubtful sound (both are well worth the time and...

New Zealand: South Island Trip Planning - April 2006, abel tasman, alpine scenery
abel tasman, alpine scenery, tranzalpine train: Hi Kevin, I can only really advise about Fiordland and the nearby area, but I do agree about the TranzAlpine train trip, I ve done it with my 10-year-old son and it was great. You can stand out on the open sightseeing carriages most of the way (take warm...

New Zealand: South Island Trip Planning - April 2006, abel tasman park, sound mail
abel tasman park, sound mail, tranzalpine rail: Hi Kevin, Sorry about the delay in replying, I have been away on holiday and forgot to click Im away on the board. The trip you are planning is quite complex. I am sure you will have a few ideas from your brother in Winton and you have mentioned...

New Zealand: South Island West Coast, fox glacier, glacier hikes
fox glacier, glacier hikes, ship creek: Hi Maya, I don t know enough to give a full answer. Check out the Lonely Planet site for more info. Great places to visit near Haast are (south to north) .Okuru or Haast beach for wide, wild south westland forests and beaches .Ship creek,...

New Zealand: South Island winter climate, specialist travel agent, winter climate
specialist travel agent, winter climate, cold season: Richard: Actually the weather is not usually that bad in late May or early June. In Queenstown you will find highs in the mid 50 s and lows around freezing. At Mt. Cook 46 and 30. All of the attractions are available year-round, except for some of the...

New Zealand: Summer Vacation, backpacking in new zealand, history of new zealand
backpacking in new zealand, history of new zealand, least three months: yo B most of your questions are best answered by google search or ask jeeves or an encylcopedia at the local library. good idea to visit nz, if i were an 18 year old guy i visiting i would spend at least three months jan/feb/mar in the south island woofing...

New Zealand: Summer Vacation, captain james cook, backpacking in new zealand
captain james cook, backpacking in new zealand, migration waves: Hi Brendon The original inhabitants of New Zealand were the Maori. It is estimated that these Polynesians arrived in several migration waves in New Zealand about 1000 years ago. On a voyage of discovery, Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sailed up the West...