Eric Watson: Redefine holidays and holy days
Eric Watson: Redefine holidays and holy days

Eric Watson writes: Are there potentially a large number of Kiwis who feel aggrieved because our "most important" public…

Wellington: Capital's food festival a culinary treat
Wellington: Capital's food festival a culinary treat

Sarah Lang salivates over the delights to be found at Wellington on a Plate.

Auckland: Horsing around in Muriwai
Auckland: Horsing around in Muriwai

There's more to the West Coast than gannets, finds Danielle Wright.

Auckland and Waikato: Five of the best hot pools
Auckland and Waikato: Five of the best hot pools

Soak your cold bones in a hot pool. For a fitting end to a family outing, finish with a picnic of fish and chips, of course…

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Room check: Wharekauhau Country Estate, Wairarapa
Room check: Wharekauhau Country Estate, Wairarapa

Anne Gibson takes in the luxurious accommodation and dramatic surroundings at a Palliser Bay lodge that's…

Akaroa: Bank on visual treats

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

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

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…

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.

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