Christchurch's island sanctuary

Fataki, the 190kg leader of Orana Park's gorilla gang.

Who'd have thought that on the edge of one of our biggest cities you'll find a safe home for endangered birds, rare native plants, reptiles, fish and a troop of magnificent gorillas.

Saving small towns, one loo at a time

Extraordinary public toilets like this one in Kawakawa might be the business for dying regional towns.

Let's design more amazing public toilets so NZ can become famous for its trail of beautiful and inspiring loos.

Stroll high above Rotorua's Redwoods video

A 554-metre long walkway has opened, offering visitors a bird's-eye view of the famous forest.

A 554-metre long walkway has opened, offering visitors a bird's-eye view of the famous forest.

Remember the Castle? video

People would stop at the Castle cafe and John Pratt would give them directions.

The Castle cafe at Mangatawhiri has long been hailed a beacon in the North Waikato countryside.

Don't mention the quake

Martin Creed's 46-metre long neon light message, everything is going to be alright.

Is it possible to write a travel story about Christchurch without mentioning the earthquake?

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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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