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Opotiki: Second hand in Eastland

Danielle Wright discovers a small town with a big history.

Ben Chapman-Smith: The myth of class mobility

Ben Chapman-Smith is miffed that some of of his fellow travellers are getting pampered.

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Jim Eagles: Departure from tradition
Jim Eagles: Departure from tradition

Some simple technology would surely ease our passage through airport transit.

Winston Aldworth: Carry on, air steward
Winston Aldworth: Carry on, air steward

Jetstar is trialling a scheme that will see 'cabin baggage officers' busting passengers who try sneak on board planes with…

Nic Hamilton: Death from above
Nic Hamilton: Death from above

An in-flight medical emergency, with no doctors on board, is a terrifying experience writes Nic Hamilton.

Winston Aldworth: Key's regional winner over Air NZ prices
Winston Aldworth: Key's regional winner over Air NZ prices

Amid the scandals of the past couple of weeks, John Key played one move that ought to have - in a normal, non-Whale Oiled…

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Knee Defender or knee jerks? The gadget that has sparked mid-flight fury

Knee Defender or knee jerks? The gadget that has sparked mid-flight fury

It's the gadget that has sparked mid-flight fury and resulted in two passengers being turfed off a plane. So is it good flight etiquette?

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Yvonne van Dongen: Spew reasons to go off the beaten track

Yvonne van Dongen: Spew reasons to go off the beaten track

Projectile vomits aside, a weak constitution does have its upside, as Yvonne van Dongen explains.

Winston Aldworth: Paying for the privilege of arriving on time

Winston Aldworth: Paying for the privilege of arriving on time

A Dutch rail company has found a novel way to make money from travellers worried about missing flights.

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Alex Robertson: Terminal torture

Alex Robertson: Terminal torture

All Alex Robertson wanted was a bar and a quiet beer between flights but he got his ears bent instead.

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Derek Cheng: Chasing the high

Derek Cheng: Chasing the high

When he's not interviewing politicians, Derek Cheng spends his time travelling the world cheaply and rock climbing.

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Winston Aldworth: Easy call when you're on the road

Winston Aldworth: Easy call when you're on the road

You'd be a mug not to use your smartphone while travelling, writes Winston Aldworth.

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Shandelle Battersby: Embrace the ridiculous

Shandelle Battersby: Embrace the ridiculous

When travelling it's best to throw yourself in amongst things and enjoy the ride, writes Shandelle Battersby.

10 causes of car arguments

10 causes of car arguments

There's nothing quite like a roadtrip to bring a little frisson to your relationship, writes Winston Aldworth.

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Let icecream buyers beware

Let icecream buyers beware

Ah, Rome. The romance. The architecture. The fabulous food and wine. The grubbing locals looking to scam you at every corner.

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Diana Balham: Thrills good, spills bad

Diana Balham: Thrills good, spills bad

In the adventure sports world, dangerous and unsafe have different meanings, writes Diana Balham.

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