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New Zealand

The view over Obsidian vineyard.

New Zealand

The Boatshed, Waiheke Island: An island of tranquillity

Guy Wilkinson Guy Wilkinson trades a weekend in the city for the peace and quiet of an island getaway.

New Zealand

Five extreme activities for wimps

Black water rafting inside the Waitomo Caves, New Zealand.

Bungy jumping not for you? Fear not, there are other 'extreme' activities you can do in New Zealand with a lower fear factor.

Worldwide

How to bring the glamour of travel back

Talabgaon Castle Heritage Resort

Too often, modern-day travel can feel sanitised and rushed, leaving you yearning for the era of gracious, slow-paced touring on a grand scale.

New Zealand

Natural high

Rachael Oakes-Ash gets the first seven-day treatment from New Zealand's new intensive hiking and health retreat and lives to breathe another day, just.

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Photo galleries

Photos

New Zealand has the white stuff

A helicopter heads back down from the landing base at the top of Mt Turner for the Freestyle competition.

Take a look at what New Zealand skiing has to offer, including the 2013 World Heli Challenge, from Fairfax photographer Dallas Kilponen.

World's 10 best places for travel photos

Tourists pose for a picture at the Uyuni salt flats, Bolivia.

The Backpacker blogger, Ben Groundwater, names the 10 places around the world where even amateurs can take spectacular photos.

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Travellers Tips

Room Service

Hotels preach to the converted

Liberty Hotel.

Converted hotels are catching on, according to virtualtourist.com, which has released a list of the world's best hotels in buildings once used for other purposes.

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.

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Map of New Zealand

Travel News

Manila 'world's worst airport': Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologises

Terminal 1, Manila International Airport

10:10am | Air conditioning failures proves why this South-East Asia airport is named the world's worst by online travel guide.

High hopes for Blue Mountains tourism as Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take in the view

DAISY DUMAS | As the Duke of Cambridge peered over a cliff edge at Narrow Neck lookout near Katoomba on Thursday afternoon, there was a reason for his wife's apparent nerves. Unlike accompanying media and the Mountain Youth Services abseiling team, neither the second in line to the throne, nor the duchess, had the comfort of a safety harness.

Australia to see rush of UK tourists after royal visit

17 Apr | Royal visit by Kate, Wills and baby George is drawing UK tourists Down Under.

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: CNN's MH370 expert sacked over bad clothes

17 Apr | Expert used by CNN for MH370 coverage sacked for 'shaming Canadians' with his dress sense.

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