Fiji: Head down the line
Fiji: Head down the line

In search of adventure, Tess Nichol is soon hurtling through the treetops, upside down on a wire.

Vanuatu: The tree amigos
Vanuatu: The tree amigos

The perfect place to see a volcano erupt is high in the banyan treetops of Vanuatu, writes Peter de Graaf.

Cook Islands: One that got away
Cook Islands: One that got away

The 'E2 Way' keeps angler Jane Jeffries happy - and her prey gets to live another day.

Fiji: A place a mother can love
Fiji: A place a mother can love

For a few blissful days before a conference, Leah McLennan enjoys a luxurious bonding time with her beloved mum.

Pacific Island Holidays

Niue: A pedal and a paddle
Niue: A pedal and a paddle

Niue's slower pace has plenty to offer eco-adventurers, as Sophie Barclay discovers.

Cook Islands: Spokesmen of history

Chris Daniels climbs aboard a bike to explore a different side of Rarotonga.

Cruising: One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

The brightly coloured fish of the Marquesas would have inspired Doctor Seuss, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Five reasons to to stay at Outrigger Fiji

Resort offers five reasons for Megan Singleton to stay a while.

Fiji: Swimming with sharks
Fiji: Swimming with sharks

Richard Moore bravely plunges into the warm-water home of some scary but seriously impressive creatures…

Hawaii: Catch the wave

Oahu's big waves and warm waters are a magnet to all types and sizes of mammals, finds Paul Davies.

Papua New Guinea: Recce of Rabaul

Tribal rituals, war relics and the legendary 'Queen of lovemaking and drinking' are just the tip of Rabaul's iceberg, finds…

Fiji: Pin-up for eco holiday

Discovery of a thought-to-be extinct green crested iguana sends Malolo Island into sustainability overdrive, says Leah McLennan…

Samoa: Aggie's legend lives on

Apia's cyclone-struck grand dame is getting ready to rule again, writes Robyn Yousef.

Niue: No trouble atoll
Niue: No trouble atoll

You can experience the unexpected on the Rock of Polynesia, writes Paul Rush.

Fiji: A reef encounter

On a getaway in Fiji, Lucy Hughes Jones rouses herself from the cocktail bar to see how the locals live.

Rarotonga: Triathlon with tropical views

Under the Rarotongan sun, Chris Daniels works up a good tropical sweat, without losing his wedding ring.

Surf work: wipeout or far out?

Sometimes work is just work ... even on a beach, with beautiful people, and never-ending surf, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Room check: Halekulani, Hawaii

Shandelle Battersby relaxes at one of Hawaii's most historic hotels, the Halekulani.

Rarotonga: The Eagles have landed
Rarotonga: The Eagles have landed

Sun, sea, swimming and fishing add up to a perfect gathering for Jim Eagles and his far-flung family…

Pacific Island Holidays Archives


Kiwis snap up 10-year passports
Kiwis snap up 10-year passports

First documents are rolling off the printing presses as Kiwis rush to snap up the extended travel essential.

Ninja-kicking around the world
New South Wales: Walking on sunshine
The charm of San Fran
Horsing around on Muriwai Beach
More Travel
Be part of the news. Send pics, video and tips to nzherald.


© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf02 at 01 Dec 2015 04:43:33 Processing Time: 1165ms