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These boots are made for walking

When you're sick of walking around the block or park with your kids, take them on a family tramping adventure and watch…

The parrot of my dreams

Elisabeth Easther followed her heart to Maungatautari in the hope that Sirocco, her kakapo friend, would recall their fleeting…

Winston Aldworth: Truly nutty behaviour
Winston Aldworth: Truly nutty behaviour

We've all been there. Some macadamias are delivered to you in your First Class seat just before takeoff and the nuts are…

Diana Balham: A clean break
Diana Balham: A clean break

Nasty latrines are tolerable but a good wash is a must, even on the most basic camping trip, says Diana Balham.

Winston Aldworth: Parks, not carparks
Winston Aldworth: Parks, not carparks

We should ban all vehicles from the summits of Auckland's volcanoes, writes Travel Editor Winston Aldworth.

Jim Eagles: Actually, Bob, plenty grows
Jim Eagles: Actually, Bob, plenty grows

Verdant Ethiopia surprises Jim Eagles.

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Winston Aldworth: Disposable undies expectations

Winston Aldworth: Disposable undies expectations

It's not often I get sent a pair of undies in the post. But last week, I got a brief taste of how it must feel to be Tom Jones.

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Winston Aldworth: The colour of foreign money

Winston Aldworth: The colour of foreign money

The new Kiwi banknotes released by the Reserve Bank last week have brought a mixed response.

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Eveline Harvey: Next time, pack the granny

Eveline Harvey: Next time, pack the granny

Quality family time turns into a nightmare holiday when Eveline Harvey's family is hit by the tantrum-gastro-injury trifecta.

Winston Aldworth: A smalls problem for the traveller

Winston Aldworth: A smalls problem for the traveller

I don't think I'll ever understand why it costs so much to get basic laundry done when you're staying in a hotel.

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Mathew Dearnaley: Look before you Leipzig

Mathew Dearnaley: Look before you Leipzig

Lost without translation on his German journey Mathew Dearnaley finds that sometimes every traveller needs a local hero.

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Winston Aldworth: Used to daydream in that small town

Winston Aldworth: Used to daydream in that small town

According to an Expedia survey, us city slickers are more likely to try and outdo family and friends when planning our next holiday.

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Rob Cox: Double down on the breakfast buffet

Rob Cox: Double down on the breakfast buffet

When children first encounter a hotel buffet, writes Rob Cox, the noise and mess could match seagulls at a picnic fare.

Winston Aldworth: Writing about the front of the plane

Winston Aldworth: Writing about the front of the plane

I'm often asked by readers why we review so many Business Class services in our Flight Check column.

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Trudy de Graaf: The apple's collateral damage

Trudy de Graaf: The apple's collateral damage

Trudy de Graaf pleads with NZ Customs to consider the confusion of long distance travellers.

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It's over-sized and over here

It's over-sized and over here

Today, a new visitor enters the Auckland skies. Singapore Airlines is switching up their services into Auckland by bringing an A380 into the game.

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