Craig Tansley climbs on board a helicopter for Queenstown's new attraction - to surf the west coast and ski powder snow in the mountains all in one day.
Nina Karnikowski Nina Karnikowski plucks up the courage for a different kind of mountain ride.
When the littlest guests are happy - mum and dad can have a holiday, too. Debbie Neilson-Hunter finds the resorts with the best options for under 12s.
Craig Tansley looks at the best golf courses you can play this summer in Australia and New Zealand.
The Backpacker blogger, Ben Groundwater, names the 10 places around the world where even amateurs can take spectacular photos.
Coronet Peak and the Remarkables teach beginners to ski in a spectacular setting.
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?
Real-time reports, high-tech lift passes and smart ways to clock your speed: technology has officially arrived, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.