Cruising the waters of Fiordland.
Cruising through our fiords had been lingering on my travel wish-list as uncharted territory, for quite some time, writes Mike ..
Cinematic High Country Magic.
Confession time – I have never watched an entire movie in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, from start to finish. Shocking as th..
Cinematic fantasy meets reality.
Matamata's lush emerald pastures and roly-poly hills are happily home to Hobbiton, the ultimate cinematic shrine for set-jetters..
Golden Ghost-towns in Central Otago.
State Highway 85, the 160km-long romp between Palmerston and Alexandra, is one my favourite road-tripping encounters, with t..
Back on track in the Forgotten World.
The tightly folded steep-sided hills and starkly contrasting curvaceous hummocks, created by lahars, of the King Country ho..
Mountain Ride High on the TranzAlpine.
When was the last time you enjoyed a rolling ringside seat with the South Island’s elemental glory, from Coast to Co..
Waikato Delights on a self-drive.
Romping through the soothing embrace of lush emerald pastures and gentle rolling hills, Waikato is picture-perfect for quick an..
Grazing from Greytown's Artisan Prowess.
Whiling away a weekend amid the bounty of the Wairarapa is a winning pastime for many a Wellingtonian. But no matter whe..
Heights and sights of Palliser Bay.
There is a savage, raw-edged beauty to the Southern Wairarapa coastline, a place exposed to the wilds of the Southern Ocean a..
Tongariro: A nature escape with grandeur
It is one of our most treasured and seductive natural playgrounds, richly endowed with sightseeing magnets.
A winning weekend on the West Coast.
The soothing cascade of tinkling water accompanied by the regular chorus of native birdsong creates an irresistible soundtra..
Northland Rockstars : KeriKeri and Kawakawa
History and scenery are a winning combo for the traveller and Double K fits that bill perfectly.
Kerikeri and Ka..