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Brilliant in Blenheim

Sun-drenched Blenheim might well be brilliant every day. Bluebird skies and gentle sunshine faithfully bathed my late winter fling with

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Sounds of silence in Marlborough

The glossy deep blue water of Queen Charlotte Sound gleamed with photo-shoot-ready perfection. Picton had dawned bright and brilliant; families

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Kapiti Wonder

It looms off the coastline like a giant ocean liner, its silhouette resembling an impregnable floating fortress. Long on my

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Ski and sky in Mid-Canterbury

My virgin experience of mighty Mt. Hutt was as a delinquent teenager. I was a 14 year old on a

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Gore’s Heart and Soul

After savouring the unplugged wild beauty of Stewart Island and the wondrous trove of classic wheels in Invercargill, I pointed

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Free-wheeling in Invercargill

It’s been a wrenching winter in Southland, with the body-blow news in July of Tiwai Point’s impending closure. But every

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Heritage and Culture in Dunedin

No matter the weather, Dunedin’s stash of heritage draws burst with storied intrigue, fanning out from the time-honoured Octagon. You’ll

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Totally wild about Dunedin

Dunedin. A pretty good Plan D? You bet it is. In the depths of winter or fresh spring months, plunge

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Spirit yourself to Stewart Island

30km south of the South Island, a visit to New Zealand’s last frontier of Stewart Island (Rakiura) feels like you’re

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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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