Windswept trees a world attraction

To farmer Barry Brown, they're just there to shelter the sheep. But to everyone else, they're a beautiful wonder.

To farmer Barry Brown, they're just there to shelter the sheep. But to everyone else, they're a beautiful wonder.

Mountain retreat for city dwellers

A hut tub awaits after walking one of Mt Lyford's trails.

A secluded luxury eco lodge in North Canterbury offers tranquility, views and a hot tub from which to gaze at the stars.

Where to find a bit of France in NZ

The Akaroa French Fest attracts large crowds.

Akaroa was founded by the French, "stolen" from the Maoris in 1839 and has never been this busy before.

7 reasons Hamilton's better video

This is how they roll in Hamilton. A group of keen river floaters turned rubbish into river floats.

There's a reason Hamilton snaked the sevens away from the world's coolest little capital. It's because it's even cooler.

Mt Taranaki vs Tongariro video

Mount Taranaki in all its symmetry

Lonely Planet declared this walk "every bit as scenic as its rival" - Tongariro. I'm here to settle the debate.

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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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