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South Africa: A weekend in Cape Town

Chris Leadbeater makes the most of a short visit to the harbour city.

Kia ora: Kauri Coast Gateway

Maungaturoto, Paparoa, Pahi, Tinopai, Matakohe, Ruawai and Tokatoka are a hop, skip and a jump from each other, and Elisabeth…

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The protocol around tipping
The protocol around tipping

Do you tip when travelling abroad? And if so, who do you pay, how much and how often? Catherine Masters tries to get to…

Winston Aldworth: The traveller trumps the cow
Winston Aldworth: The traveller trumps the cow

As the happy days for dairy draw to an end, we need to get behind the tourism industry, writes Winston Aldworth.

Review: Huawei P8 smartphone
Review: Huawei P8 smartphone

It's championed as having the best smartphone camera technology on the market - Dana Johannsen puts Huawei's new P8 through…

Patricia Greig: Rage against machines
Patricia Greig: Rage against machines

All Patricia Greig wants is a human being to help her and her luggage get safely and sanely to their destination.

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Winston Aldworth: Haters gonna hate, player's gonna layer

Winston Aldworth: Haters gonna hate, player's gonna layer

The "extra-layering" swifty has long been a cunning loophole for the low-cost passenger to exploit, writes Winston Aldworth.

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Alex Robertson: Left in Las Vegas

Alex Robertson: Left in Las Vegas

Alex Robertson mulls over his lost expensive items before a victory with insurance.

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Soap star confessions

Soap star confessions

For the past 24 years, David Farrier has been collecting the mini soaps and little bottles of hand cream and shampoo from every hotel he visits.

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Winston Aldworth: The recline of civilisation

Winston Aldworth: The recline of civilisation

It's a no-brainer, writes Winston Aldworth - the person seated in front of you has the same right to recline their seat as you do to recline yours.

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Peter Bromhead: The hidden costs of travel

Peter Bromhead: The hidden costs of travel

Preparing for another overseas journey, Peter Bromhead has been experiencing the inevitable onslaught of pre-flight nicks to his credit cards.

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Book Review: Lonely Planet's Guide to Pride

Book Review: Lonely Planet's Guide to Pride

Auckland is one of 20 cities in the Lonely Planet Guide to Pride, another reach out to the queer communities by the largest travel guide publisher in the world.

Anthony Peregrine: The guidebook to tourists

Anthony Peregrine: The guidebook to tourists

Anthony Peregrine runs the rule over the many visitors you'll encounter visiting Europe in the summer.

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The great selfie-stick debate

The great selfie-stick debate

Are selfie-sticks a dangerous annoyance or are we being too sensitive? Our travel editors take opposing sides in the argument.

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Ben Stanley: Along for the ride

Ben Stanley: Along for the ride

The cool thing about ridesharing on your travels isn't just the savings on cash - it's the people you meet, writes Ben Stanley.

Put the camera away

Put the camera away

We're getting so used to imagining how cool everything will look on Facebook that we're forgetting to really look, writes Shandelle Battersby.

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