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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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SUPPLIED Gizelle Regan (Gizeller@queenstownnz.co.nz) Media Manager Destination Queenstown
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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

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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