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Ski & Winter in Pacific

Lots of luxe: a stop near Mount Cook.

New Zealand

Mount Cook heli-skiing: Time for a soft landing

Craig Tansley A helicopter rises above the top shelf in New Zealand's Southern Alps, writes Craig Tansley.

Chilly out, party on

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Andrew Taylor A big day on the slopes can become thirsty work, but finding a spot to relax afterwards is not a problem in Queenstown, writes Andrew Taylor.

New Zealand

Still time to take stocks

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New Zealand's ski season winds up as late as mid-October, so a last-minute trip for some mountain magic is definitely not out of the question, writes Bronwen Gora in this special guide.

Rise above the fray

Queenstown, New Zealand.

Trans-Tasman rivalries melt faster in the mountains, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

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Photo galleries

Mountain high: learning to ski in Queenstown

Skiing at the Remarkables, Queenstown

Coronet Peak and the Remarkables teach beginners to ski in a spectacular setting.

Travellers Tips

Snow

Tweet it from the mountains

Real-time reports, high-tech lift passes and smart ways to clock your speed: technology has officially arrived, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Map of Pacific

Travel News

Don't be fooled: 40 tourist scams to watch out for

Parisians and tourists enjoy a drink at a cafe on the Champs Elysees avenue.

SOO KIM 11:04am | Taxi drivers, hotel workers and overfriendly locals are among those capable of tricking unsuspecting tourists.

Queen's Guard plays Game of Thrones theme song

9:22am | A video of the Queen's Guard performing the Game of Thrones tune has been posted to YouTube.

Guests to 'pay what you want' at Paris hotels

8:59am | Five Paris hotels are allowing guests to pay whatever they want, based on their impressions of the hotel, the room and the service.

Airbnb host's horror as squatter takes over

21 Jul | Cory Tschogl says she has an Airbnb squatter - a guest who rented her Palm Springs, California vacation condominium, then stopped paying rent, refused to leave and threatened her with legal action.

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