Day trips from Perth

Rottnest Island is a haven for outdoors enthusiasts.

Need help with the best short escapes from the Western Australian city? Email us.

Luxury at edge of the world

Berkeley River Lodge

There's no road and swimming comes with a croc warning - welcome to luxury, Western Australian-style.

Drone captures shark feeding frenzy video

Drone footage shows the grey nurse sharks feeding on mullet in Fingal Bay.

Dramatic footage captures a shark hunt close to the shores of a popular Australian beach.

City of minerals

The view of Mount Isa from the Hilary St lookout.

Queensland's Mount Isa sits on some of the richest mineral deposits in the world, but there is plenty to love above ground as well.

Australia's turtle whisperer video

A turtle hatchery was on display at the Queensland Museum during the World Science Festival.

Kiwi Patrick Couper loves turtles - so much so that he's become one of the public faces of Aus conservation efforts.

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Man dead after crash

One person has died in hospital following a crash in Hawke's Bay.

8 min ago  A man has died in hospital after an earlier crash that took place in Hawke's Bay.

Delays after horse float crash

9 min ago  Jaws of life being used to free trapped horse after "horrible" accident south of Auckland.

TBHS First XV make perfect start

Celtic's pack on fire as they pluck the Magpies

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Man dead after crash

One person has died in hospital following a crash in Hawke's Bay.

8 min ago  A man has died in hospital after an earlier crash that took place in Hawke's Bay.

TBHS First XV make perfect start

9 min ago  Timaru Boys' High School made the perfect start to the Crusaders Schools Championship while Roncalli-Aoraki Combined showed they have promise.

The jaws of life are being used to free the distressed horse after the accident close to the intersection of SH1 and ...

Delays after horse float crash

9 min ago  Jaws of life being used to free trapped horse after "horrible" accident south of Auckland.

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Unbeaten Christchurch keep Shield

Inga Finau stood out for Christchurch in their win against Shirley. (FILE PHOTO)

1 min ago  Christchurch hold on to the DCL Shield after keeping Shirley at bay.

Delays after horse float crash

11 min ago  Jaws of life being used to free trapped horse after "horrible" accident south of Auckland.

One person has died in hospital following a crash in Hawke's Bay.

Man dead after crash

10 min ago  A man has died in hospital after an earlier crash that took place in Hawke's Bay.

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Man dead after crash

One person has died in hospital following a crash in Hawke's Bay.

8 min ago  A man has died in hospital after an earlier crash that took place in Hawke's Bay.

TBHS First XV make perfect start

9 min ago  Timaru Boys' High School made the perfect start to the Crusaders Schools Championship while Roncalli-Aoraki Combined showed they have promise.

The jaws of life are being used to free the distressed horse after the accident close to the intersection of SH1 and ...

Delays after horse float crash

9 min ago  Jaws of life being used to free trapped horse after "horrible" accident south of Auckland.

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