Waikato: Weekend in Waihi
Waikato: Weekend in Waihi

Sure, there's gold in 'them thar hills' but there's far more to do in the mining town than a weekend is time for, find Donna…

Auckland: Spring into cycling
Auckland: Spring into cycling

Haul the bike out of the garage, clean it up, and prepare to tackle the Auckland Harbour Bridge, writes Sarah Ell.

Sleeping with the fishes
Sleeping with the fishes

Elisabeth Easther bunked down at Kelly Tarlton’s with two small fry in tow, and discovered a whole new meaning to the word…

Kia ora: Muriwai
Kia ora: Muriwai

Wild beach is a world away from the city, yet just a short drive, says Elisabeth Easther.

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Five great Kiwi food and wine events
Five great Kiwi food and wine events

Here are five festivals that should be on your (ice) bucket list.

Tongariro National Park: Easy hike among giants

Tongariro National Park turns on a bright blue day for a ramble to its even bluer lakes, writes Josie Dale.

Sunday drive: Omaha Beach

Just an hour's drive north of Auckland, 16km from Warkworth, Omaha Beach is home to one of the most beautiful white sand…

Waikato: It never rains but it paws

Elisabeth Easther visited her turangawaewae and learned that lemurs are lovely and Cambridge's river trails are superb.

Four of the best river outings
Four of the best river outings

If you're in a aquatic frame of mind, check out these great on-water excursions.

Room check: Pullman Auckland

A city break in this centrally-located hotel leaves Courtney Whitaker impressed.

Kia ora: Mangonui

This coastal town serves up more than scrummy fish and chips, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Sunday drive: Western Springs

Sunday drives shouldn't be confined to the country; sometimes it's fun to take a turn around the city and Western Springs…

Hawkes Bay: Degustation to diarise

A preview of this year's FAWC! was a madcap marathon of menus for Catherine Smith, who can't wait for the Hawkes Bay summer…

Four of the best outings for kids
Four of the best outings for kids

Increase their appreciation while getting some open air time these holidays.

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