A baptism of whitewater fun and te ao Māori.
Action-packed, interactive and informative, these tours rank among the best.
Walk in the shadows of giants, and tread where dinosaurs once walked.
On the trail of gods and adventurers across Aotearoa.
From Tasman to Rakiura, tour guides share their love of their regions.
It's one of the world's most scenic backdrops for an adventure race.
Forest the perfect place to get off-grid, restore and reconnect with friends and family.
This art deco hotel has had a modern upgrade, without losing its classic style.
New episode of our travel podcast searches for the world's best foodie destinations.
Dreaming of an out of the ordinary adventure? Put these hidden gems on your wish list.
A challenging weekend brings joyful rewards for Travel Editor Stephanie Holmes.
A new style of wellness retreat has set sail in Auckland. Stephanie Holmes gets on board.
The perfect short break to leave you refreshed and in awe of Aotearoa's history and beauty
The Hotel Britomart is the crowning glory of 18 years of revitalisation in the area.
As Kiwis enjoy the freedom of summer, we can begin to look – cautiously – to the future.
Aer you up to cycling, walking and kayaking across the South Island in four days?
We want to find New Zealand's best beach — and we need your help to do it.
World famous flavours and hidden doughnut dispensaries: get you fill in Wellington.
Even when you think you can't go any further, you can.
You've been to the Bay of Islands but have you ventured north west? Here's why you should.
Travel Editor Stephanie Holmes can't drive, but she can still enjoy a good road trip.
The Hawk House near Lake Wānaka is a private, luxurious haven.
This new boutique hotel combines heritage elegance with modern style.
It's the newest hotel at the waterfront, but does it live up to the hype?
On a long weekend getaway, plan your eating itinerary carefully.
How to experience a weekend of hops and history in the capital.
Giving back more than we consume should be at the heart of the tourism industry's future.
Feeding your belly, and your soul, is easy in Central Hawke's Bay.
If the thought of planning another Christmas makes you stressed, there is another option.
From heartbreak in the Hawke's Bay to a happy ending.
Stephanie Holmes has had many NZ travel highlights but there are yet more on the wishlist.
A 'midlife crisis' inspired a challenging holiday that was rewarding all round.
Last year Croatia was dealing with the effects of overtourism. Now it's a different story
Souvenirs that once seemed pointless are now bringing the love of travel closer than ever.
There have been few coronavirus cases, but the pandemic has still hit tourism hard.
It's not just high drama and intrigue, it's also good for some armchair travelling.
Kim Crossman and expat Kiwis share the realities of life in lockdown in new video series.
See the UK's best gardens and taste food from around the world, all without leaving home.
We review Air New Zealand's Auckland to Sydney service.
Is it ok to drink top notch wines when in transit between long-haul flights?
From London to New Zealand, via the world, this chef knows good food when he tastes it.
Family connections led the Kiwi supermodel to discover a love of travel.
Everything you ever needed to know about cruise holidays
Expert picks for what to do and where to eat, drink and stay.
'Snapchat dude' comes face to face with Swedish pop royalty.
Stephanie Holmes visits the Escape Lounge at London Stansted Airport
The ZM and Celebrity Treasure Island host tells Trip Notes what travel has taught her.
A suite inspired by Stephen Hawking is just the start of the charms at this luxury hotel.
Get smart with these essential tips for booking flights and saving money when you travel.
The Pacific Island destination so good, Lorna Subritzky has been there 14 times.
Stephanie Holmes finds her dream accommodation at The Literary Man in Portugal.
Where to go when you're looking for surfing dogs, diverse dining and distant galaxies.
Finding fame and fortune overseas didn't quite go to plan for this Kiwi star.
TVNZ Breakfast host says seeing Hawaii solo is no problem with a dating app.
Stephanie Holmes flies from Lisbon, Portugal to London Stansted on Ryanair