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Canterbury Plains hot air ballooning

A still morning is what you want: after all, set yourself aloft at the mercy of the winds when the...


Ballooning over Canterbury. © thinboyfatter

The Bridge to Nowhere

Trace elements and politicians have got a lot to answer for.

Lake Waikaremoana: hidden gem

Te Urewera, according to eye-watering local legend, was named to commemorate a nocturnal incident involving the leader of a war...

Glenorchy and Dart River: gateway to paradise

They’ll tell you when you’re standing at the confluence and delta of the Rees and Dart rivers that you’re only...

Auckland's volcanoes: geological gems

All-in-all there are over 60 sites of bygone volcanic activity scattered about the Auckland isthmus.

Akaroa: French charm

An easy drive from Christchurch and just over the crest of the hill you reach Akaroa harbour – literally, ‘long...

Rotorua: hot mud, cool lakes

Rotorua announces itself to the nose at quite a distance.

Mitre Peak and Milford Sound: seeing is believing

Many visitors to Fiordland don’t believe in Mitre Peak.

Five great days out with kids in Wellington

Got kids to entertain? Here are five great ideas for family-friendly days out in Wellington.

Ruapehu: an alpine adventure playground

The broad area around Tongariro National Park must have been a majestic place when Māori enjoyed undisturbed possession.


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