Stars' best Kiwi camping tips (+Be in to win)
Stars' best Kiwi camping tips (+Be in to win)

We've rounded up some expert campers to share their best advice for weekends away, plus you could WIN some great Kathmandu…

Ka kite: Kia ora
Ka kite: Kia ora

Elisabeth Easther looks back on her big collection of small town stories.

Auckland's most accessible regional parks
Auckland's most accessible regional parks

So you fancy escaping the city but don't want to spend all day in your car? Here's everything you need to know about Auckland's…

Choosing the best of the 2017 festivals
Choosing the best of the 2017 festivals

Taranaki locals are adamant their annual celebration of music from around the globe gets the country's best weather.

New Zealand Holidays

Summer secrets
Summer secrets

In response to our SoFloat competition, readers share their favourite relaxing holiday spots and cherished…

Summer holidays: World famous in NZ

One of the great joys about January in New Zealand is that you can always grab a bottle and a picnic and find a deserted…

Summer holiday spend-up in Coromandel

Kiwis spent more in the Coromandel last summer than in any other holiday hot-spot, according to research by consumer spending…

Bikini blogger mocked by Kiwi fans

Australia's favourite bikini blogger has been mocked by fans for thinking Australians are the first to open their Christmas…

World's best new hotel is in NZ
World's best new hotel is in NZ

The luxurious Helena Bay Lodge in Northland has been named the world's best new hotel.

Southland: Moonshine and myth

Gore's anti-prohibition whisky makers had plenty of bite, writes Eleanor Ainge Roy.

Free-wheeling around the South Island

Justine Tyerman and her husband warm to the deadline-free realities of life on the road.

Matt Heath: Eat, drink and be merry

COMMENT: Christmas is an official holiday pass to do what you want.

Waiheke: Art of the island

Soak up Waiheke's creativity, writes Dionne Christian.

Northern Explorer: Train takes the strain
Northern Explorer: Train takes the strain

Queues? What queues? Lorna Subritzky goes by rail to enjoy Tongariro National Park and salutes traffic…

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