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The parrot of my dreams

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

Slovenia: Danger in the dark woods

Slovenia is achingly beautiful, but stay on the path - especially as night falls, warns Jenna Hand.

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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