Going native in Birkenhead
Going native in Birkenhead

Family ties to Fernglen enhance the pleasure of a stroll in its dappled light.

Best way to spend summer
Best way to spend summer

Time to start planning her next beach holiday at Te Ngaere, says Sarah Ell.

Kia ora: Palmerston North
Kia ora: Palmerston North

This small North Island city is home to more than 100 cultures, finds Elisabeth Easther.

Auckland: A nod to the past
Auckland: A nod to the past

Auckland is proud of its heritage, and the city is dotted with specialised museums, finds Sarah Ell.

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Waiheke Island: Long and trundling road
Waiheke Island: Long and trundling road

Donna McIntyre masters the geek chic Segway for a fun spin around Waiheke Island.

Rotorua: Shaken and stirred

Non-stop excitement for children of all ages is the hallmark of a Rotorua holiday, says Sarah Ell.

Kia ora: Waiouru

Wild Kaimanawa horses couldn't drag Elisabeth Easther away from this adventurous town resting in the shadow of a mountain…

Tramping: Head straight to Norma's

Geoff Cumming emerges from a tramp in the Marlborough Sounds to find a superb reward.

Great vibe of New Plymouth
Great vibe of New Plymouth

Package all the components of a great mini-break into one destination and you pretty much get New Plymouth…

Auckland: Gold at the end of stroll

Auckland sure knows how to turn on a storm. The wind was whistling so raucously round the house I began to fret that windows…

The changing face of Auckland

Sometimes, amid the crankiness about rates increases or housing prices, Aucklanders forget the city has been transformed…

Canterbury: Finest dining

Canterbury's cuisine - like the city of Christchurch itself - is also enjoying a post-quake revival, discovers Nathan Paul…

Kia ora: Tuatapere

In the deep south Elisabeth Easther learns about possibly the most hospitable town in this country, where a new butcher…

Queenstown: Peak performance
Queenstown: Peak performance

James Russell is amazed during a trip to Queenstown to discover that since he last grasped poles, Kiwi…

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