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Kia ora: Gisborne

Visitors will be amazed at the wide variety of attractions, writes Elisabeth Easther.

Tasmania: 'This place nurtures you'

Formula One driver Mark Webber drives internationally but keeps returning to Tasmania.

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Victoria Clark: Stand up for your life
Victoria Clark: Stand up for your life

Young, healthy, active Victoria Clark is appalled to be hit by long-haul syndrome.

Winston Aldworth: To laugh last, don't joke first
Winston Aldworth: To laugh last, don't joke first

In last week's editorial, I probably did an injustice to border officials the world over.

Venetia Sherson: Alone and free on the road
Venetia Sherson: Alone and free on the road

Travelling solo as an older woman has its perils. But don't let that stop you, writes Venetia Sherson.

Winston Aldworth: Playing for laughs with the wrong audience
Winston Aldworth: Playing for laughs with the wrong audience

Landing in Sydney in the late 90s, my travel companion had the genius of idea of joking with the Customs officials.

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Winston Aldworth: No I haven't got a visa, but I have a bit of cable

Winston Aldworth: No I haven't got a visa, but I have a bit of cable

You need a passport, a visa and a bit of cash - but perhaps the key to travelling cheap is to carry a healthy supply of chutzpah.

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Helen van Berkel: I predict no riot

Helen van Berkel: I predict no riot

"Rule No 1," the Travel Editor said: "Don't get killed." Helen van Berkel looked for angry mobs in Bangkok and found only scenes of calm.

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John Dybvig: Chill out, enjoy the trip

John Dybvig: Chill out, enjoy the trip

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear me. Everyone loves to have a crack at America, even the venerable Bob Jones.

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Winston Aldworth: How Trevor got her name

Winston Aldworth: How Trevor got her name

My daughter, Trevor, is a lovely girl. Other people generally call her Zoe - after all, that's what's on her birth certificate. But not on this flight.

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Winston Aldworth: This job's just the ticket

Winston Aldworth: This job's just the ticket

The number of entries in the Herald 's recent travel writing competition served as a reminder to those of us who get to do this for a job that we are pretty fortunate.

Jim Eagles: The case for less security

Jim Eagles: The case for less security

Change is in the air after years of frustration for passengers.

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Winston Aldworth: Benefits of being absolutely certain

Winston Aldworth: Benefits of being absolutely certain

Arriving at the Jetstar check-in counter in Melbourne I reach into the slot in my bag where I am absolutely certain I've left my passport... It's not there. Problem.

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When upgrades are lonely

When upgrades are lonely

Trading up is great, but better with company.

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Winston Aldworth: Internet access in New Zealand hotels

Winston Aldworth: Internet access in New Zealand hotels

On a recent stay at a very reputable New Zealand hotel, I couldn't figure out how to get the wi-fi to work for my laptop, writes Winston Aldworth.

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Jim Eagles: Best of the brims

Jim Eagles: Best of the brims

For all the world's designs, the perfect travel hat eludes me.

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