NZ's terrifying canyon swing video

Backwards, forwards, sitting down or standing up; these are the choices jumpers have to make at the Shotover Canyon Swing.

1 min ago  Slide, cycle or be pushed over the edge of a cliff and free-fall 60 metres over the famous Shotover River.

NZ's most family-friendly beaches

The beach at Oriental Bay is a hot-spot for Wellingtonians to soak up the sun.

1:08 PM  The top 10 beaches have it all: Safe swimming, barbecues and playgrounds.

'I blame Steph for the quake'

Nick and Steph Thompson of Kaikoura Four Square are pragmatic about the earthquake despite facing a 'torrid' 12 months ahead.

The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.

Weekend walk: Kaikoura Coast Track

Leave plenty of time for admiring the spectacular views on the Kaikoura Coast Track.

Dolphins, seals and spectacular coastal views are highlights on this two-day walk.

World famous in NZ: Cardrona Distillery video

The stylish Cardrona Distillery feels like a wee part of Scotland in New Zealand.

Passionate people and a beautiful setting make a Cardrona Distillery tour an unmissable experience.

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Bay of Islands vs Bay of Plenty video

Cape Brett, near the famous Hole in the Rock.

We want you to decide - where is the best summer holiday destination in New Zealand?

Nelson vs Mackenzie Country video

We want you to decide - where is the best summer holiday destination in New Zealand?

Bay of Plenty vs Gisborne

Bay of Islands vs Coromandel

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5 things to do in the Wairarapa

Shoppers enjoy the Martinborough Fair.

Here are five events coming up in the Wairarapa over Waitangi weekend.

5 things to do on the West Coast

Experience the famous "Coaster" hospitality on a visit to the South Island's West Coast.

Women suffragettes get into the spirit at the Oamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations parade.

5 things to do in Oamaru

With its elegant Victorian architecture and proud heritage, you'll be charmed by this North Otago town.

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