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…

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: Easy hike among giants

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

New Zealand Holidays

Sunday drive: Omaha Beach
Sunday drive: Omaha Beach

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

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

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
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

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

Auckland: Young at art - a kids' city walkabout

Dionne Christian tags along on an interactive city art tour for children designed by a wise kid.

Kia ora: Takaka
Kia ora: Takaka

Takaka has a bustling arts scene and pretty scenery, writes Elisabeth Easther.

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Travel

Racecourse bucket list
Racecourse bucket list

In honour of the start of the thoroughbred racing season, Danielle Wright finds equestrian-themed travel destinations.

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Rwanda: Muzunga in the mist
Bar/fly: Bar Stories, Singapore
Bali: Catch a wave in Uluwatu
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