Bucketloads of action for kids these holidays
Bucketloads of action for kids these holidays

There's no excuse for the kids to be bored these holidays with heaps to do around the city.

Taumarunui: Off the main trunk line
Taumarunui: Off the main trunk line

Elisabeth Easther took a quirky rail trip and has been singing the little engines' praises ever since.

Stewart Island: Birds rule island bastion
Stewart Island: Birds rule island bastion

Pamela Wade meets a real brown kiwi and other wild species on an excursion to isolated Stewart Island.

Kia ora: Arrowtown
Kia ora: Arrowtown

Links with the past are strong in this town built on gold, writes Elisabeth Easther.

New Zealand Holidays

Queenstown: Sweat, pain and good food
Queenstown: Sweat, pain and good food

A yoga retreat in Queenstown with laughs and wine, suits Rebecca Barry Hill just fine.

Easter holiday bonus

With the next Christmas break feeling an age away and summer holidays a thing of the past, most Kiwis are knuckling down…

Matakana: Ride easy through wine country

Elisabeth Easter cruises along the cycle trails between Matakana and Omaha.

Waiheke: Batch winery walks

A gentle walking trail that edges its way around a Waiheke vineyard will delight all members of the family, writes Donna…

Coromandel: Take in trails from the top
Coromandel: Take in trails from the top

Ease into tramping with an overnighter at the Pinnacles Hut in the Coromandel, writes Andrew Laxon.

Kia ora: Papamoa

Craving fun, sun and stupendous beaches? Here's the place, says Elisabeth Easther.

Five great reasons to visit Wellington

Megan Singleton stays conveniently central in her search for some of Wellington's finest offerings.

Northland tops holiday hot list

Northland is the most popular summer holiday destination, according to an Automobile Association survey.

Auckland: The Barrier really is Great

Elisabeth Easther pitched her tent on Great Barrier Island and was very reluctant to leave.

Kia ora: Houhora
Kia ora: Houhora

Elisabeth Easther is tempted to stay in Northland's big-game fishing golden spot.

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