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Room check: SkyCity Grand Hotel, Auckland

Tristram Clayton makes like a megastar at a top Auckland address.

Kia ora: Norsewood

Elisabeth Easther finds a town with Scandinavian heritage and real socks appeal.

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Be the perfect passenger
Be the perfect passenger

Smart flyers stash stuff, share space — oh, and shower first, says Pamela Wade.

Winston Aldworth: The winners are...
Winston Aldworth: The winners are...

The annual Travcom Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards are a great night out ...

Amanda Gillies: The ship comes in
Amanda Gillies: The ship comes in

A month after Cyclone Pam, tourism has never been more important to Vanuatu, writes Amanda Gillies.

Winston Aldworth: Safer than ever
Winston Aldworth: Safer than ever

Most of us don't consider the odds of dying to be sufficient disincentive to stop us from driving. We need to apply the…

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Linda Herrick: Forget about Jim? No chance

Linda Herrick: Forget about Jim? No chance

Thanks to the internet, booking a hotel has never been easier, and if you look carefully you can find some gems, writes Linda Herrick.

Winston Aldworth: A southern snub

Winston Aldworth: A southern snub

Air New Zealand's decision last week to cancel their Christchurch-to-Tokyo seasonal flights is a tough blow for the south.

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Steve Braunias: Sit back, relax, scream

Steve Braunias: Sit back, relax, scream

On a tropical break, Steve Braunias muses about how it's always worth finding something horrifying to read on your holiday.

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Winston Aldworth: Looking good in the air

Winston Aldworth: Looking good in the air

Once upon a time, airline passengers got dressed to the nines when flying internationally.

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Nic Hamilton: The parenting marathon

Nic Hamilton: The parenting marathon

Flying around the world with two little kids proves to be an exhausting test for Nic Hamilton's sanity - and for his marriage.

Shandelle Battersby: Best of the South

Shandelle Battersby: Best of the South

I'm ashamed to admit that, apart from a few holidays with a friend's family to the Marlborough Sounds as a youngster, I didn't visit the South Island until I was well into my 30s.

Jim Eagles: Taking a dim view

Jim Eagles: Taking a dim view

The people who design hotels need to help guests see the light.

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Winston Aldworth: It's safer than ever to take to the skies

Winston Aldworth: It's safer than ever to take to the skies

Courtesy of MH370 and MH17, last year surely passed all records for the amount of newspaper headlines written around the world about aviation disasters.

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David Rowe: The trials of toddler travel

David Rowe: The trials of toddler travel

A Northland beach provides a sharp test of David Rowe's Hasselhoff skills and his 'TWT' awareness.

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Winston Aldworth: Worst drivers in NZ aren't tourists, so stop the lynch mob

Winston Aldworth: Worst drivers in NZ aren't tourists, so stop the lynch mob

We drive too fast, we tailgate, we feel obliged to overtake the minute we see an overtaking lane and we mix alcohol - and text messaging - with driving, writes Winston Aldworth.

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