Peace and quiet at Lake Pukaki

Clouds obscure the view of Aoraki/Mt Cook from a Lake Pukaki lookout.

Even on a grey and rainy day, this beauty of this glacial lake is hard to beat.

5 things to do in Whangarei

A rainbow greets Hatea Loop walkers in Whangarei's Town Basin area.

Where to go and what to do in the colder months.

In hot water in Hanmer

Kick back and luxuriate in the soothing mountain waters at the Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa.

Escape the city for a restorative break in Hanmer.

Three reasons to visit Cromwell

The postcard perfect Cromwell Heritage Precinct.

There is a side effect to visiting Cromwell – a wild desire to throw in city life and be reinvented as a Central Otago-ite

A hut that's easy to hate

The old hut on the south shore of Lake Emma.

It's not often I say it about a mountain hut, but Emma just doesn't make the cut.

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