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Daddy Where Are We Going 2 – an OGO perspective

For our team at OGO it was doubly exciting as not only were we being included in the famous TV show Daddy Where Are We Going 2, our Site Manger Kelly Hemana and his family hosted Huang Lei and daughter Duo Duo while they were in Rotorua on Pure Cruise.

The whole process was really interesting for us and unlike any TV show we’d ever hosted before. They came with a crew of about 200 in total and must have visited us 10 times before actual filming took place to ensure that they were capturing the footage that they wanted.  The normal size of a film crew for us is about 5-20 maximum, so this was quite amazing.

I think it was quite hard for us to comprehend how famous the show is, so it was interesting to have security at our front gate and fans trying to sneak into OGO to catch a glimpse of the stars!  And three of them actually made it in.

While at OGO Huang Lei, Duo Duo, Kelly and his daughter Saraya did a number of challenges, one that didn’t make it to TV was them having to race each other up our 250m Straight OGO Track, they were all tired by the time they got to the top!  Then they each raced down the H2OGO Straight Track, Huang Lei and Duo Duo won the race.

The next challenge was on the world’s longest sidewinder track where the girls had to try and get a super hero costume on while they were slipping and sliding downhill. Duo Duo loved riding inside the OGO, and wanted to go again and again so we managed to sneak in a few extra rides for the kids before they had to leave to do more filming.

It was really cute to see how well Duo Duo and Saraya got on as friends – there was no language barrier, just kids being kids and having fun.

We’ve already seen the results of having the TV show go to air in China with an automatic overnight increase in Chinese visitors from Auckland and the inbound operators have been seeking more product information from us to answer the large number of enquiries from China.

What is most entertaining for us is that Kelly our site manager has become an onsite celebrity with all our Chinese visitors wanting their photo taken with him.

October 1, 2017

#ZORBROTORUA

Tomorrow’s forecast = perfect for some night time ZORB rides 👀. Think warm water, hot tubs, sauna, hot chocolates, delicious food AND a fully stocked bar….how could you go wrong? This is one of our favourite nights of the year! 

The 6:00pm slot is nearly sold out, so we've added another time slot for 6:30pm, tickets via the link in bio!
Views on views, Darkest Night edition! We still have tickets available for our night ZORB ride event this Thursday! Check the link in bio to book tickets! ✨✌️ #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #nzmustdo
Never a dull moment around here! Lion King ZORB edition 😎🦁 #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #nzmustdo
Different start to the day today with our very own @peter_w_kingi being interviewed live for Australia’s most popular breakfast show @sunriseon7 talking all things ZORB! 💥 #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #purenz #sunriseon7
Views on views this morning, captured by the one and only @peter_w_kingi 😍 #zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #purenewzealand
Okay people we need your help! Following on from our inaugural ZORB crew bake off last year, we've decided to step things up a notch with My Kitchen Rules - ZORB Edition. 

Put your suggestions below for what our special ingredient should be and we'll put a poll on our stories! If your ingredient is picked, we'll send some ZORB vouchers your way! ✌️

P.S. Special ingredient must be easy to source in Rotorua and suitable for sweet and savoury dishes. 

#zorbrotorua #rotoruanz #mykitchenrules
ZORB Tesla sitting pretty with its new mate from Go Rentals 🚗 #zorbrotorua #gorentals #rotoruanz #nzmustdo #gorentalsnz
Easter is almost here! 🐰 We're open ALL Easter Weekend and for the duration of the school holidays 9:00am - 5:00pm for all of your ZORB ride goodness! 

#zorbrotorua #bytheinventors #rotoruanz #nzmustdo #dosomethingnewnz
Rainy day family fun, we’re open Friday’s, Saturday’s and Sunday’s 10:00am - 5:00pm! 🌧☔️🙌✌️#zorbnewzealand #rotoruanz #nzmustdo

DO NOT MISS OUT ON THIS ICONIC KIWI INVENTION, WHERE IT ALL BEGAN!

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