Ninety years on from Hawke’s Bay’s darkest days, plucky Napier is proof positive that with a little bit of vision and flair, every cloud has a silver lining, writes Mike Yardley.
Thomas Bywater provides some handy tips for those planning on hiking a New Zealand Great Walk this summer.
If all the hikes were like this one, what great hikes they would be, writes Juliette Sivertsen from a Waihi trail in the Coromandel.
Otago Daily Times illustrations editor Stephen Jaquiery swaps his swag for luxury at Glen Dene Station.
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is rightly world famous in New Zealand. But the near alternative, the Taranaki Falls Track, has a lot to recommend it, writes Tim Roxborough.
The glittering sweep of the Surf Highway 45 offers a tantalising taste of the diverse scenic splendour endowing Taranaki - and its many characters, as Mike Yardley discovered.
A classic train expedition named after New Zealand's most famous explorer is set to carry visitors from Picton to Invercargill and back to Christchurch.
If you’re making plans for some sublime backyard adventures this spring and summer, sun-splashed Tasman Bay is a spellbinding proposition.
Called the Winterless North, the Bay of Islands is a favourite New Zealand summer-time destination, with its sparkling azure waters scattered with 150 lush-green islands.
Having already spent a week on Rarotonga, Craig McLachlan decided to head to the tropical paradise of Aitutaki.
Craig McLachlan takes the third flight to Rarotonga after the Covid bubble opened, swapping chilly Queenstown temperatures for balmy Cook Island days.
Looking back on the surreal winter of 2020, Justine Tyerman gets excited about skiing new pistes in Wanaka this year.