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Rotorua

Zorbing in Rotorua.

New Zealand

Five extreme activities for wimps

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

Mama Holiday

Is there anything daggier than travelling with your parents?

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Tracey Spicer There is nothing daggier than an adult travelling with his or her parents.

New Zealand

Shweeb ride, bro: is this the future of public transport?

Shweeb.

Craig Platt Craig Platt test drives a form of transport Google has backed to the tune of $1 million.

Family holidays

Sun, surf and boiling mud

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From digging for dinosaurs to a cooking school, Deborah Dickson-Smith comes up with six holidays you may never have thought of.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

A scenic roll via ranges, rainforest and Rotorua

Tripologist We are travelling to New Zealand's North Island would appreciate a relaxing driving itinerary.

Flight test

Flight test: Air New Zealand economy class

Air New Zealand safety video

Air New Zealand's cabin crew know how to get your attention.

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Travel News

Four Seasons adds branded luxury jet to $128,000 world tours

A Boeing 757.

9:18am | First came the Orient Express train. Then the Queen Mary ocean liner. Now the Four Seasons jet?

Let tourists shop till they drop on Sundays: French Foreign Minister

8:48am | Visitors to France should be allowed to shop till they drop seven days a week, the country's Foreign Minister said Tuesday, weighing into a fierce debate over restrictions on Sunday trading.

Avalon Airport axes ad over criticism it made light of domestic violence

5:29pm | Victoria's Avalon Airport has been forced to ditch its new advertising campaign after being accused of making light of domestic violence.

UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

23 Apr | A 37-year-old British nurse has recounted her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities.

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