Cook Strait crossing: one of the most beautiful in the world

Anyone who has ever done a road trip of New Zealand will have indelible memories of their Cook Strait crossing.

Westland Tai Poutini National Park: ancient ice

Westland Tai Poutini is an area of majestic primaeval vistas: snow-capped mountains, glistening glaciers, forests, lakes, rivers and wetlands...

Classic New Zealand Wine Trail: Napier to Blenheim

How about a peaches-and-cream chardonnay in the Bay or a silky, cherry-drenched pinot under the oak tree in Martinborough?

Waitomo Caves: one of the wonders of the world

It’s not everyone’s idea of fun, grovelling about in the cold mud in holes in the rock with mere inches...

Queenstown: aboard the TSS Earnslaw

Lake Wakatipu was once home to a number of steam-driven watercraft, in the days before road-building in the Lakes District...

Tasman: a taste of everything

Richmond has a large mall, serving the surrounding Waimea Plains, with plenty of cafes, big-box shopping stores and a busy downtown.

Auckland’s underwater zoo: Kelly Tarlton’s Sealife Aquarium

In less enlightened times, the vast underground chambers that are now Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World on Auckland’s...

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park: home to our own Everest

Aoraki Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3000m, including New...

Adventure time: a forgotten railway journey

It is disconcerting driving through the countryside without holding a steering wheel.

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