Air NZ quiet on 'drunk' claims


Claims that Honolulu crew were "trashed" and wouldn't have been able to fly even if plane was airworthy.

Global snapshots

Travel pics Here's a round up of some of the top travel photos from around the world.

'Too young to fly alone'

Jetstar_Strap A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when Jetstar deemed her too young to fly by herself.

I am the 1 per cent

Business Class Strap I am the 1 per cent. I know this with certainty as I recline in my private business-class pod.

'You take your right leg out'

Plane A drunk woman who attacked cabin crew with a false leg was escorted off a flight to a rendition of the Hokey Cokey.


Beautiful and brutal

Tongariro This extraordinary, breathtaking hike is in our backyard - and you can do it in a day.

Te Aroha offers an escape

Te Aroha - probably not the first name that comes to mind when Waikato residents want a weekend away.

The French connection

Frost nipping at your tent

A pilgrim in Wellington

Kaushiki Roy has travelled far, but a walk up Mt Victoria is its own kind of pilgrimage.

Reptile surprise in curry

Chefs serve up a special take on the traditional chicken curry to workers on Fiji's Malolo island.

The simple life for us

An alien in my homeland

An inspiring place to visit

Bosnia has faced hardship and heartbreak, but the spirit of the nation will make anyone a big fan.

Enjoying the high life

metropol strap Enjoying the style and the atmosphere, high above Melbourne's Friday traffic.

Endless opportunities in OZ

The cost of living is so much cheaper in Australia I don't know why we didn't move our family earlier.

Melbourne's top 10

A tale of two musicals

Why visit the Blue Mountains?

Wowing visitors for millions of years, the Three Sisters have long been guaranteed crowd-pleasers.

Foggy morning for Auckland

fog Restrictions lifted at Auckland airport but patches of fog remain over the city.

MH176 in aborted take-off

A Malaysia Airlines flight had to abort take-off from Adelaide Airport earlier this week.

The worst time to take a selfie

Stop kidding yourselves

MH17: A touching tribute

Bali Strap A Bali villa where MH17 victims were due to stay has conducted a touching ceremony on their behalf.

Plane puts others in shade

If public spooning and toilet art work make your flight more comfortable, the Air NZ Dreamliner is the plane for you.

More bums on seats

Solve US airport issues, get paid

The kids are all right

Travel with kids A bit of planning can take the stress and tears out of travelling with children.

17 majestic mountains

There's so much beauty in the world, if you just look up - unless you're a city-dweller.

Five airline fails

15 jaw-dropping waterfalls

The three dangers of duty free

Do I need a triple pack of giant-sized Toblerone? A palette of eyeshadow colours I'll never wear?

An inspiring place to visit

mostar strap Bosnia has faced hardship and heartbreak, but the spirit of the nation will make anyone a big fan.

Fit for a prince

How do you go about wooing a young, handsome man if you're Catherine the Great?

Show some respect, travellers

No excuse to miss Albania

The Palace takes on GoT

Buckingham Palace If your holiday in London takes you to Buckingham Palace, you might be lucky enough to witness this.

From addict to artist

A formerly homeless street artist in London is now a big hit, raking in the money with sketches of his dog.

NZ needs more than looks

Romancing the stones


'Nerd hub of the world' opens

Comic-Con Comic-Con has opened its doors in San Diego, USA and fans from around the world are lining up.

Jaws tourism on the rise

Despite its reputation as a predator, the great white shark brings in the tourists.

Calling all adrenalin junkies

Beyond New York, LA

Putting playfulness in balance

A buff man in underpants performs yoga. A striking woman plays violin and another walks a tightrope.

Phuket undergoes a facelift

Phuket bar Scores of Phuket's beach restaurants and clubs disappear under new rules from military junta.

From here to infinity

A new luxury resort in Phuket departs from tradition.

Escape from Bali

China's skyscraper mania

A journey through India

A raconteur chauffeur is by far the best companion to have on the road.

Lost with the locals

Lifou, New Caledonia I'm sitting on a coconut tree branch looking over the white sand and tropical blue waters.

Cruisin' on the Arya?

Daenerys? Dinky Di? Kylie? Cruise ships new names chosen by the public revealed.

Explore world's largest cruise

The ultimate disconnect

I was wrong about Cruising

I scoffed that cruising was only for unadventurous types. But I may have been wrong.

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