The singing captain on MV Santa Cruz proved to be a highlight of a Galapagos Islands trip.
Cruising Fiordland offers vistas and experiences land-based tourists can't match.
Passengers rate their experience of NZ highly, but the costs of operating are a challenge for cruise lines.
I'm not afraid of heights, but the grotto is dark and the drop is long.
Cruising not for you? With so many choices, you may not realise what you are missing out on
Things I've been wrong about cruising
Lost with the locals
Cruising the blue Danube
New P&O cruise ships named
Explore the world's largest cruise on Street View
Cruising Fiji: The ultimate disconnect
A waltz on the Danube
Kiwis get their cruise on
How many suitcases is too many?
How cruising is going to extremes
The real reason behind Judith Collins' demise
Some satisfaction in suing sex worker
Bystander lies beside dying motorcyclist
Judith Collins resigns, says she's a victim
Hobbled model left in moonboot
Home alone with New Zealand's top chefs
Laila Harre, the brittle battler
Pedestrian dies in central Wellington
Beauty queen on the run with crown
Axe to fall on soaring ministry travel costs
Cheap fixes devaluing thousands of homes
Going underground the DIY way
Make a plan, start the van
Passage of time bypasses city lane
Big tally of hopefuls in Taranaki
Boxer Shane Cameron eyes return to the ring
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