Central Otago is a food lover's paradise

Alexandra is a picture-postcard stop, and a great place to pop into for coffee and cake is the Courthouse, in the town's ...

Whether it's wine, seafood on the doorstep or locally grown fruit and veges, Central Otago has the ingredients to make any foodie happy.

Seals, scenery and sweaty hikers

Seal pups chilling in their nursery.

Whether you're a hardened hiker, family unity, or slightly less prepared couple of meanderers, the Banks Peninsula Walk is a delight.

A weekend in Rotorua: Life after the baby video

The hot pools were a hit for young and old.

Jealous of babyless friends taking cheeky weekend getaways? Is it still possible to do a plus one retreat with an additional little one?

Erupting geysers and spinning staffs

Pohutu geyser erupts, sending showers of boiling water into the air over 'The Blueys'.

Plumes of steam can be glimpsed on the drive from Rotorua to Te Puia.

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.

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Cape Brett, near the famous Hole in the Rock.

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Shoppers enjoy the Martinborough Fair.

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

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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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