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Robyn Malcolm Seeks Solace In Queensland’s Tropical North


Robyn Malcolm Seeks Solace In Queensland’s Tropical North
- with a dash of high wire adventure

Auckland, 04 August 2011.

New Zealand’s leading lady, Robyn Malcolm, this week leads viewers all the way up the Northern Coast of Australia to Tropical North Queensland for an eco adventure of the luxurious kind.

In the world’s oldest living rainforest, the Daintree, Robyn seeks solace from the spirits with an ancient wood smoking ceremony, ‘Zen’s out’ with a little “me time” at the Thala Beach Lodge Resort and Spa and then tops off her tropical retreat with a high wire adventure referred to as ‘jungle surfing.’

‘My Kind of Place’ is a new, ten part television series, screening on TV ONE, Saturday’s 7.30pm and is produced by leading New Zealand television production company, Imagination Television (makers of MasterChef New Zealand and Animal Rescue). Each of the ten episodes is hosted by a different Kiwi celebrity that includes some of our favourite actors, actresses and broadcasters. From iconic broadcaster Judy Bailey free wheeling around Tasmania in a mini convertible to the irreverent charm of Mikey Havoc taking on the Northern Territory, the series is designed to inspire the 1.16million Kiwis who take a trip Trans Tasman each year to venture a little further.

With each episode showcasing unique and authentic Australian holiday experiences which are within easy reach of the gateways cities, ‘My Kind of Place’ goes a long way in quelling Kiwis thirst for something new to do in Australia. With 92 percent of Kiwi holidaymakers returning for more, ‘My Kind of Place’ delivers a generous serve of ideas and holiday offerings in association with major partner Air New Zealand to take you someplace altogether different but still within easy reach of home.


To follow Robyn’s eco adventure tune in to TV ONE this Saturday, 6th August 7.30pm or watch online at TVNZ on Demand http://tvnz.co.nz/my-kind-of-place/index-group-4260291
For further information on this episode including how you too can indulge in an eco breakaway in Tropical North Queensland click on to www.australia.com

New Zealand is Australia’s largest inbound market for visitor arrivals. 1,161,800 Kiwis visited Australia during 2010 (up 5% on 2009), spending more than $2 billion. Tourism Australia believes that the New Zealand market has the potential to grow to between $3.4 billion and $4.2 billion in total expenditure by 2020.
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