Having been through a 6-month long information search process before I arrived in Auckland, I wish that there's somebody to guide me before I got here - basic stuff like,... where to open a bank account, where to stay, where to eat..., the must-try local specialties...
This is a post that's dedicated to all Working Holidaymakers out there, especially those who are traveling alone to New Zealand
One of the major issues that you'd have to deal with is of course, accommodation
I would recommend hostelling
- hostelling provides a wonderful cultural exchange opportunity
But, be prepared to battle with fleas and bed bugs
Last week, Ashish Bijwe taught us how to make "capati"
(For those of you who are new to Indian cuisine, "Capati" is similar to tortilla wraps, except that you use wheat flour to make them instead of cornflour)
Capati making is pretty simple
All you need is a packet of flour
+ enough water to knead a pliable dough