Fiji: In the jet set
Fiji: In the jet set

To the people of Beqa Island sharks are friends. Nicholas Jones tested that trust.

Room check: The Modern Honolulu, Hawaii
Room check: The Modern Honolulu, Hawaii

Paul Davies stays at a full-service lifestyle hotel close to Waikiki Beach.

Fiji: The best of palm and reef
Fiji: The best of palm and reef

Go local when it comes to food, Nicholas Jones discovers at a cooking school in Fiji.

Fiji: Precious string of secrets
Fiji: Precious string of secrets

Paul Rush discovers the enigmatic beauty and brilliance of black pearls in the waters of Fiji.pacific

Pacific Island Holidays

Tonga: In gentle giants' domain
Tonga: In gentle giants' domain

Whale watching in Tonga goes extreme when Jane Jeffries hops in with the cetaceans.

Niue: Ballet in the blue

Paul Rush meets creatures both noble and dangerous in waters of astonishing clarity.

Rarotonga: Return to a cool, blue world

Kim Palsenbarg revisits a past hobby and is entranced to find the world beneath the waves as welcoming as ever.

Hawaii: Maui for not much

Having fun on Hawaii's volcanic showpiece can be done without wrecking your budget, writes John Marshall.

Cook Islands: Recharged in Rarotonga
Cook Islands: Recharged in Rarotonga

Laura Hutchins cherishes the easy-going pace of Cook Island life because she knows when she's home it'll…

Fiji: Into the deep

All his courage gathered, Nicholas Jones ventures underwater for an eye-opening scuba dive.

Fiji: There's nothing to do

Hanging up the backpack has converted Stuart Condie to the feared 'package' holiday and he couldn't be happier.

Room check: Club Raro Resort, Rarotonga

Laura Hutchins is blown away by the hospitality at a three-star Cook Island resort.

Ten top tips for Rarotonga

Andrew Stone has the low down on making the most of the island's high times.

Cruising: The isle of fine
Cruising: The isle of fine

In an azure and cobalt bay, gentle sea creatures welcome Phil Welch to the 'closest island to paradise'…

Solomon Islands: Into a sea of smiles

You won't forget a traditional Solomon Islands welcome, writes Richard Moore.

Cook Islands: A lovely place to still be in love

A second honeymoon can be better than the first, writes Penny Lewis.

Tonga: Pacific heart

Tonga is a kingdom blessed with many warm-hearted people, finds Paul Rush.

Fiji: Thanks for sharing paradise

In the far-flung Yasawas, Sue Baxalle finds adults and kids toiling hard to revitalise their cyclone-ravaged village.

Fiji: Reel fun beyond the reef
Fiji: Reel fun beyond the reef

The lure of game fishing is pretty strong at Fiji's Mango Bay, discovers Nicholas Jones.

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Australia: Drawn to the other side
Australia: Drawn to the other side

In honour of Gallipoli and the close ties that bind New Zealand and Australia, Living asked Herald cartoonist and ex-Queenslander…

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