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Taranaki Nature & Culture

Don’t you just love flying into Taranaki? As the plane prepared for touchdown at New Plymouth, I gazed longingly in

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New Plymouth’s West End

New Plymouth is a prime specimen of a provincial player punching well above its weight. There’s a confidence, a buzz,

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Edoras day-trip to Mount Sunday

My relative Lord of the Rings ignorance didn’t dampen my desire to join a guided journey into the Canterbury high

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Southern Alps Grand Traverse

Every Kiwi should take the Grand Traverse of the Southern Alps at least once. It’s truly the flight of a

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Twizel’s on a roll

Tucked away behind Twizel and down a gravel road, Ben Ohau Road Cheese is a stunning little enterprise. It personifies

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Snowshoeing in the Mackenzie

I adore Lake Tekapo and the untamed wilderness of the Mackenzie. It’s a scenic wonderland in excelsis. But I also

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Sydney Weekender

A weekend break in Sydney is such a trusty escape-hatch at any time of the year. Hit the water and

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Broome with a view

Pinned to the Dampier Peninsula at the top of Western Australia, there’s a swash-buckling spunk to Broome, a last frontier

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Breezing through Palm Springs

Steeped in showbiz heritage, feted for its modernist architecture and famed for its indie-music festival, Coachella, Palm Springs has been

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As the All Blacks hit town, start dreaming of Washington,DC
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As the All Blacks hit town, start dreaming of Washington,DC

As the All Blacks get set for the 1874 Cup clash at FedEx Field, here’s the essential guide to 3

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Gourmet Trails in Oz & NZ
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Gourmet Trails in Oz & NZ

Check out Lonely Planet’s inspirational new book on Gourmet Trails in Oz & NZ Lonely Planet celebrates 40 perfect culinary

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Exceptional places to stay in the Mackenzie
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Exceptional places to stay in the Mackenzie

The majesty of the Mackenzie region exerts a magnetic pull on travellers like few other places, writes Mike Yardley. Hankering

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