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Drives in Pacific

New Zealand

Brooding beauty

David Whitley follows the Mangatoa Road into the great unknown to discover the secrets of the North Island's wild west.

New Zealand

The road less travelled

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Leigh Henningham drives across New Zealand's North and South islands in search of the best scenery.

New Zealand

On the road again

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Carol West With the wind in her hair and her home on her back, Carol West set off on an unforgettable adventure around New Zealand.

Filming locations

New Zealand comes out of the Wardrobe

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The Kiwi director of C. S. Lewis's beloved chronicle brought it to life in familiar surrounds, Rebecca Weisser writes.

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Photo galleries

World's greatest drives

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California.

The highway is a grand canvas, a drive-in screen for our own epics, especially on these five great excursions.

Travellers Tips

Tripologist

A scenic roll via ranges, rainforest and Rotorua

Tripologist We are travelling to New Zealand's North Island would appreciate a relaxing driving itinerary.

Tripologist

Leisurely spin of New Zealand's South Island

Tripologist My partner and I are planning two weeks on the South Island of New Zealand. Can you suggest a relaxing driving itinerary that allows us to stay a couple of days each in a few interesting places?

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Travel News

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop frequent flier

A passenger gets assistance at the Qantas Airlines counter after it cancelled 447 flights affecting more than 68,000 passengers at Los Angeles International Airport in California, October 29, 2011. Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas Airways passengers are pinning their hopes on a government-appointed tribunal on Sunday ordering an end to the industrial action that grounded the Australian national carrier's entire fleet. REUTERS/Jason Redmond   (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CIVIL UNREST)

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

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