As New Zealand’s borders with Australia open up for quarantine-free travel, Sandip Hor recommends an Aussie holiday with an African flavour.
Often bypassed by busy visitors, this long valley running along the Waiau River from Te Anau to Tuatapere gives access to some of NZ's most impressive scenery.
Framing Manawatu’s eastern horizon, the towering spine of the Tararua and Ruahine ranges lord over the plains like a giant billboard for outdoor adventure, writes Mike Yardle.
Justine Tyerman revisits childhood haunts and learns the story behind the ruins where she used to play.
Wanaka is not all about a tree growing out of the lake. Ever wondered what the locals do for fun when the tourists are climbing Roys Peak? Lisa Scott finds out.
It’s a toss-up whether the food, the scenery or the adventures are Laura Smith’s favourite things about the Bay of Plenty.
A select group of surf breaks from around the North Island have been included in Lonely Planet’s Epic Surf Breaks of the World.
Captain Cook’s designation of Banks Peninsula as Banks Island would have been correct, if he and his crew were sailing by 20,000 years ago. The bulbous blob of volcanic land was indeed previously...
Seeing her first kiwi in the wild, soaring albatrosses, bizarre-looking megaherbs and surviving a 7m swell-induced seasickness. Kerrie Waterworth sure had her moments on this southern adventure.
North Otago features some of NZ’s most interesting geology and the area around Duntroon (on SH83 west of Oamaru) contains some fascinating rock formulations and fossils that are easily accessible from the road.
The best ways to appreciate the architecture of Christchurch is on foot, writes John Walsh in this edited extract from Christchurch Architecture: A Walking Guide.
A select group of surf breaks from around the South Island have been included in Lonely Planet’s Epic Surf Breaks of the World. In this edited extract Will Cockerall goes in search of adventure in Fiordland.
Queenstown may be the home of adventure sports, but there’s also plenty to do for those who don’t want to do much. Daisy Hudson spent a weekend relaxing in the resort.
Kiwis travelling at home want different experiences to overseas tourists and are worried about the cost of some experiences.
Overseas travel isn't what it was - and won’t be for a while - so it's time to get out and see our own country. And what better way than relaxing on a train? Hayden Meikle jumps aboard the Coastal Pacific.
After seven years of escaping in their bus for the occasional weekend, recently retired Christchurch couple Allan and Cathy Luchford are loving having the time to explore the country at their leisure.