Rarotonga: The dogs of paradise
Rarotonga: The dogs of paradise

The friendly canines that charm many visitors to Rarotonga can have a dog's life, writes Lisa Scott.

Rest of the world is another place
Rest of the world is another place

What's it like to stay at the private island hideaway of one of the world's wealthiest entrepreneurs? Anna King Shahab finds…

Samoa set for tourism boost after fight
Samoa set for tourism boost after fight

Samoa is hoping for a knock-out result from one of its favourite sons tonight. But it's already guaranteed a winning outcome…

World famous in Raro
World famous in Raro

The Shipwreck Bar is one of the world's best beach bars and Jim, its former owner, was much-loved, writes Steve Braunias…

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Rarotonga: The man who drank Raro
Rarotonga: The man who drank Raro

The Shipwreck Bar was one of the best beach bars and Jim, its owner, was much-loved, writes Steve Braunias…

Vanuatu: Like the brochure but better

A family getaway to Vanuatu finds relaxation and the real deal, writes Sam Aldred.

Fiji: More than bliss

When you've had enough lounging about in the sun, Fiji can provide plenty to keep you occupied.

Room check: Manatray Island Resort, Fiji

Michael Brown checks into Mantaray Island Resort, in the Yasawa Islands, Fiji.

Room check: The Holiday Inn
Room check: The Holiday Inn

Sam Aldred checks into the Holiday Inn, Vanuatu.

Bar/fly: Tik-e Tours Happy Hour

Tracey Bond tags along with a group of bar hoppers for a Tik-e Tour of Rarotonga's best watering holes.

Hawaii: Surf central

At Waikiki it's never a question of how long you want your ride to be. You've only got to think about how you're going to…

Auckland to Samoa on Air NZ

I don't fly for fun, I fly to get somewhere, and first time round we went nowhere. But fly me uninterrupted to Samoa any…

Room check: The Nautilus Resort, Rarotonga

Sandy Kilgour checks in at the Nautilus Resort, Muri Beach, Rarotonga.

Rarotonga: Nuts to all on family getaway
Rarotonga: Nuts to all on family getaway

Captain Awesome helps Chris Daniels become his sons' coconut hero in Raro.

The essential guide to Hawaii's national parks

If moonbows, starry skies and volcanic activity peak your interest, head to one of the two national parks on these remote…

Tonga: Recharge in a fairy tale fale

Pre-visit research shows me the name Nuku'alofa means "abode of love" and Tonga's main island, Tongatapu, means "Sacred…

Fiji: Immerse yourself

Otherwise known as the "Soft Coral Capital of the World", Fiji offers some of the globe's best scuba diving.

The National Park of American Samoa

Spread across three separate islands, this national park is home to an abundance of fish and coral species, as well as native…

Fiji: Paradise gets helping hands
Fiji: Paradise gets helping hands

Fiji has 333 islands. Some are large, some small - sticking up like green molars in a Listerine sea…

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