Akaroa: Bank on visual treats
Akaroa: Bank on visual treats

The road around Banks Peninsula is steeped in history, finds Wendy Dunlop.

Waikato: The llama farmers
Waikato: The llama farmers

Danielle Wright spends a rainy day in Waikato, in the company of the Incas' silent brothers — the llamas.

Auckland art walks
Auckland art walks

On the streets, in the parks and galleries, Auckland has a wealth of art treasures to seek out.

Queenstown: Where Sam jumps off ...
Queenstown: Where Sam jumps off ...

Herald readers recommended a bunch of great Kiwi activities for Warriors fullback Sam Tomkins. We sent him to see the best…

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Dunedin: Size really does matter
Dunedin: Size really does matter

Peter Feeney finds Dunedin is a supercity minus the sleaze.

Coromandel: A mid-winter marvel

Cold nights are lit up with fire breathers, tin lanterns and fluorescent faces, finds Catherine Smith.

Five of the best Coromandel secrets

Head to some of these local gems next time you're visiting the peninsula.

Kia Ora: Benneydale

This old mining town is finding a new fortune in the beauty of its forests, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Central North Island: Snow in July - you can rely
Central North Island: Snow in July - you can rely

Paul Charman on the joys of a weekend driving around the Central Plateau.

Kia ora: Whangarei Heads

Drink in the gorgeous views on one of the many hikes, says Elisabeth Easther.

Flight check: Dunedin to Auckland on Jetstar

Peter Feeney and family fly on Jetstar JQ284 Dunedin to Auckland.

High on the South's rugged majesty

Awe-inspiring mountain country amply rewards tramper Conor MacHugh.

Waitomo: Why go? Because it rocks!

A visit to Waitomo has long been on our family’s holiday "to do" list...

Hidden Hobsonville treasures
Hidden Hobsonville treasures

Blame it on the cycleways, the artwork and the market, but cycling advocate Barbara Cuthbert just can't…

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