Kia ora: Pauanui
Kia ora: Pauanui

Need a cure for summertime blues? This patch of coast has the remedy year-round, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Caving in to Waitomo's bright lights
Caving in to Waitomo's bright lights

A Waitomo caving experience will leave your mind blown, writes Alex Robertson.

Fiordland: Awed by water, ice and stone
Fiordland: Awed by water, ice and stone

A wildlife expedition to Fiordland takes you up close to a pristine land of legend and glacial beauty, writes Jim Eagles…

Lucky Kiwis get more time off than most
Lucky Kiwis get more time off than most

As we tough out our longest stretch without a public holiday, here's the good news — Kiwis are among the luckiest…

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Heavy pedalling in Hawkes Bay
Heavy pedalling in Hawkes Bay

Cycling adventures show off the country's most exhilarating views, discovers Ellie Mitchell.

Kia ora: Te Kauwhata

Detour through a town you always pass but never stop to visit, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Six reasons to love Auckland

Auckland, and Aucklanders, tend to get a lot of grief. But I don't think it's a bad place to live. In fact, I absolutely…

Otago: Soar over clouds in Wanaka

On a scenic flight in the south, Elizabeth Carlson gets into the pilot's seat.

Waikato: Sleep like Genghis in Raglan
Waikato: Sleep like Genghis in Raglan

A shelter of the steppes finds a place under the nikau, writes Monique Balvert-O'Connor.

Tramping: We did it our way

Intrepid trampers or a bunch of softies? Pam Neville puts the case for guided walks.

Auckland: The show goes on

Catherine Smith enjoys a city break in her hometown.

Room check: Mighty Deuce 2Y campervan

Winston Aldworth stays in a Mighty Deuce 2Y campervan in Waipara.

The Catlins: Where nature shapes people

Pamela Wade finds the unspoiled beauty of New Zealand's southeast is wasted on some.

Kia ora: New Plymouth
Kia ora: New Plymouth

Named for Plymouth in England, where many of the early colonial settlers came from. Taranaki is Maori…

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New Zealand Holidays

These boots are made for walking
These boots are made for walking

When you're sick of walking around the block or park with your kids, take them on a family tramping adventure and watch…

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Kia ora: Picton
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