The keeper of Kaipara Harbour
The keeper of Kaipara Harbour

From Pahi to Shelly Beach, cruising by boat was a perfect family day-trip, writes Sarah Ell.

Kia ora: Himatangi Beach
Kia ora: Himatangi Beach

Try fish and chips at the beach - washed down with as much wildlife as you can handle, says Elisabeth Easther.

Four of the best things to do in South Kaipara
Four of the best things to do in South Kaipara

You can't head up this way without taking a detour all the way west to Muriwai, or Maori Bay or Shelly Beach off South Head…

Rotorua: Steam of consciousness
Rotorua: Steam of consciousness

Shandelle Battersby slathers herself in thermal gloop and waits for the magic to happen.

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video Rahed's adventures in Christchurch and Queenstown
Rahed's adventures in Christchurch and Queenstown

Herald Travel and the generous folk at Emirates are offering readers the chance to win a trip for two…

Russell: On top of the world

As we skim by dive boat across the calm waters in the Bay of Islands, we are shown significant historic sites, including…

Savour history in hideaway retreat (+recipes)

Visit the world's top hideaway in tiny Tai Tapu.

Room check: Waipoua Lodge, Northland

Elisabeth Easther goes bush in the Far North but finds all the creature comforts she could wish for at the five-star Waipoua…

Kia ora: Hanmer Springs
Kia ora: Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs offers more than just hot pools, learns Elisabeth Easther.

Marlborough: Where the wine flows

On a visit to Marlborough's vineyards, Shandelle Battersby learns why the region's sauvignon is famous around the world.

Five reasons to head to Tekapo

The South Island town of Tekapo is bursting with things to do, discovers Megan Singleton.

Kia ora: Katikati

This former beauty queen still lives up to its name, finds Elisabeth Easther.

Travel: Going green, from A to D

Is there a serious alternative to carbon-belching flights for the tree-hugging domestic traveller?

Spring brings festival season
Spring brings festival season

Nothing says spring like the blooming of the kowhai or the opening of scallop season, says Sarah Ell…

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