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Pacific

Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Tongariro National Park, North Island, New Zealand.

New Zealand

Tongariro Crossing: The best day walk in New Zealand

Andrew Bain The North Island's extraordinary landscapes are constantly transforming, writes Andrew Bain.

Airlines

Flight test: Air Tahiti Nui business class

Air Tahiti

Flight Test The cabin is not full, so there's a nice feeling of space and relaxation.

New Zealand

New Zealand: Pinnacle of health

Robert Upe Robert Upe embarks on an unexpectedly rewarding journey of denial and depravation.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: Christmas cruises

photo:tim-mckenna.com.

Paul Gauguin cruise ship. Photograph supplied. SHD TRAVEL JULY 15 CRUISE.

Sally Macmillan Cruising around Australia during the Christmas holidays is becoming more popular.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Air New Zealand's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

With its distinctive black livery, Air New Zealand's first 787-9 Dreamliner signals a start of an exciting new era for the airline.

Photos

The Brando luxury eco-resort, French Polynesia

Located on a breathtakingly beautiful private atoll, this eco-resort embraces the Polynesian culture and offers absolute luxury and comfort.

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Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand safety announcement

Flight Test The safety video is as entertaining as it is informative and puts me in a good mood.

Flight test

Flight test: Air Pacific economy class

Friendly service is the best feature on Air Pacific.

Flight Test The TV screens don't work, but at least the service is warm and friendly.

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Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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