Category Archive: New Zealand

Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug

You could say geocaching has truly gotten under my skin.
As of last Sunday, I’m now the proud bearer of the world’s first implanted travel bug. Fellow players can discover and log TB60ZG6 The Mark of The Geocacher by simply tapping an NFC-capable smartphone to the implant site on my right hand.

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Another 15 Seconds Of Fame For Cumbyrocks

You won’t have seen my It’s Not About The Numbers sibling round these parts lately but he’s still avidly promoting geocaching (and busy working behind the scenes of this website) …

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The Science Of Swag: Dr Mummenstein’s Monsters

We all have a geocaching monster within but one New Zealand player tells It’s Not About The Numbers how she is unleashing hers upon the lower North Island in the form of swag.

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Postcard From Tiger’s Nest, Bhutan

In her latest postcard home, travel agent Mandy Page (GC handle: PageNZ) relates her geo-adventures at an ancient Bhutanese temple perched high on a cliff.

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Guest Post: Confessions Of A Geocacher

Until recently Steve Mills (GC handle: timbermills) was more at home geocaching in Canada’s snowy climes. Now he’s hoping to boost his numbers in the sunny New Zealand region of Hawkes Bay.

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Win Your Own Munzopoly Set

Do not pass Go, do not collect $200. Instead go directly to the image below to check out Wellington’s first-ever Munzopoly series.

These 37 vinyl Munzee QR codes – based on the popular Monopoly board game – were made for It’s Not About The Numbers’ kjwx by American player Ryan Rokey. But you might be lucky enough to win your very own set.

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A Mega Sightseeing Opportunity

Travel agent Mandy Page doesn’t know if she’ll be coming or going this Labour Weekend as she co-ordinates two geo-trips for New Zealand’s second Mega event. In her latest It’s Not About The Numbers post, she reveals what awaits each tour party.

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The Birth Of A Shaped GeoTrail

Wellington’s Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) had little idea of the challenges ahead when he began his first shaped geotrail (GC46EWW). He tells It’s Not About The Numbers about the pros and cons of placing 61 puzzle caches in the outline of a kiwi.

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Postcard From The Waikato River

Travel agent Mandy Page (GC handle: PageNZ) – best known for her international geocaching expeditions – drops us a line after paddling New Zealand’s Waikato River.

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Munzee Meet-Up Captured On Camera

Smartphones and sausages took a grilling in New Zealand’s Munzee capital of Mount Maunganui on Saturday at a barbeque organised for players.

The country’s second-ever Munzee meet-up -hosted by hotwheelsnz, New Zealand’s No 1 player on level 67 – attracted 15 similarly Munzee-mad players and their families.

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