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People spend an afternoon in the Unesco-listed Naqsh-eJanan Square in Isfahan, Iran.

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Kiwi lives the dream in French village stuff nation

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Border officials say NZ is not a country

Chloe Phillips-Harris, pictured after a snowstorm in Kazakhstan, was almost denied entry to the country.

They thought New Zealand was a state of Australia, says Kiwi detained in Kazakhstan over passport.

Why you lift the shade for take-off

With just seconds to evacuate an airplane, flight attendants need to assess the outside conditions.

With just seconds to evacuate an airplane, flight attendants need to assess the outside conditions.

Kiwi couple spend 10 years travelling

The Indie Travel Podcast founders Linda and Craig Martin.

Craig and Linda Martin embarked on their OE in 2006 and have been on the road ever since.

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Both visitors and Kiwis alike are sharing New Zealand to the world through Instagram, with Lake Tekapo coming out on top.

Lakes, cities and movie sets: people are showcasing the best of NZ to the world.

Central eating: On the culinary trail in Otago

When she heads to the deep south, Denise Irvine discovers the food is as impressive as the landscapes.

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