Perfect weather, wine and food delighted thousands at the 32nd annual Marlborough Wine and Food Festival.
Kiwis are becoming a minority in their own backyard, only making up a quarter of walkers on iconic tramps.
From the passionate tango of Argentina to the love shrines of Japan, these are the world's most romantic spots.
Eva and Sam Bakker set off on a three-week honeymoon. Fourteen months and 20 countries later, they're still travelling the world.
Heading off on an overseas adventure? Send us your travel questions.
Here are five festivals coming up before the end of February you won't want to miss.
One of the jewels in their city's crown, Melburnians lovingly call it “the G”.
Taking time out from a busy, urban life can be transformative.
Fundraiser has passed $2m mark - and beach's owner is pleased to see the public get behind campaign.
Tourists stranded after being "pushed" off road by motorist who took their keys, police say.
Final push as campaign to buy Abel Tasman beach reaches $2 million.
John Key not ruling out a "modest" Government contribution to public bid to buy Awaroa Inlet.
Keep donating, #buythisbeachNZ campaign co-organiser says.
The existence of the Abominable Snowman has not yeti been proven.
How you can make a luxury cruise even better.
Where to now in bid to crowdfund beach purchase?
"It was the same story every day. We weren't sure if we were still employed."
Home to the rich and famous, Mollies, is closing for business.
The things you could easily find yourself arrested for while on holiday.
Queenstown packed to start Chinese New Year, with some operators reporting records.
We delve into the rich history of Awaroa Inlet, as a crowdfunding campaign to buy the beach nears deadline.
Expect to pay more for your flights and spend longer in the air as a result of global warming, scientists say.
The biggest party in Marlborough is not a standalone event, with plenty of other activities on offer
Abel Tasman beach owner may have to leave his $1.6m home within weeks if BNZ wins court case.
A bylaw could spell the end of Wicked Campers' offensive signage in Whangarei.
Death and failure crossed Mike Boston's mind many times on his hike up Aconcagua.
The guitar legend's London flat is restored to just the way he had it.
''If there is another bidder, they are bound to be defeated,'' says Gareth Morgan, as beach campaign nears $2m.
"It's not our intentions at this stage to put money in," Paula Bennett says.
Too busy to enjoy a holiday? Never mind, you can send your stuffed animal instead.