Auckland: Fancy free Sundays
Auckland: Fancy free Sundays

Music jams, history lessons, making new friends — the best things in life can be enjoyed for nix in Auckland, Diana Clement…

Auckland: Birds and the bees
Auckland: Birds and the bees

Catherine Smith makes friends with feathered creatures great and small on a Habitat Tour.

Kia ora: Kawhia
Kia ora: Kawhia

Lovely harbour has a rich history and top fish and chips, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Queenstown: Peak of perfection
Queenstown: Peak of perfection

Fergus Blakiston finds time between lattes for snowboarding on a family trip to Queenstown.

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West Coast: An illuminating journey
West Coast: An illuminating journey

A literary tour of the West Coast takes Bronwyn Sell on a journey that traverses brooding landscapes…

Tongariro Crossing: Are we there yet?

A hike up and down a volcano gets Duncan Garner thinking he should really do more of this kind of exercise.

Hawkes Bay: Feast at The Farm

Head to Hawkes Bay for a weekend of culinary delights and top-notch drops, writes Shandelle Battersby.

Kumara: Thank God it's fry day

Elisabeth Easther booked a trip to the wild West Coast to fritter away a weekend.

Daytripper: Ti Point Reptile Park, Leigh
Daytripper: Ti Point Reptile Park, Leigh

Elisabeth Easther makes some scaly, slithery new friends.

Auckland: On the sunny side of the street

Daily deals make it even easier to pick up what Ponsonby is putting down, writes Donna McIntyre.

This site made Lonely Planet's top 10

Lonely Planet has confirmed what Northlanders have known for years - the unmissable site that has made New Zealand's top…

Kia ora: Kaiapoi

Enjoy the meandering Kaiapoi River in this pretty little historic town, writes Elisabeth Easther.

The Catlins: Air so good you can bite it

Cathedral caves and ringing birdsong - the Catlins astound Jane Jeffries.

Auckland: Room escape game takes off
Auckland: Room escape game takes off

Room escape games are taking the world by storm so Elisabeth Easther took a posse of puzzlers to find…

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