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New Zealand

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.

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.

New Zealand

The French connection

akaroa harbour

Kristie Kellahan discovers the story behind a proudly Gallic town on New Zealand's South Island.

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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

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.

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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.

Cheap escapes

Cheap and full of cheer

Matavera and Muri Lagoon on Raratonga, Cook Islands.

Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.

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Map of New Zealand

Travel News

No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

Germans will still happily get naked while holidaying in France and Spain, but nudist clubs in their home country are in decline.

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

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