Look, but don't touch

A large jellyfish found washed up on Orewa Beach, with size 11 shoes for scale.

Large jellyfish, thought to be lion's mane jellyfish, have invaded Kiwi beaches.

Perfectly-cut lemons wash ashore

A bunch of perfectly halved lemons has washed ashore on Mangere Bridge Beach, their origins a mystery.

Mysterious case of vitamin sea: A lovely day out for an Auckland mum turned out to be a bit of a lemon.

A to Z of Vanuatu

Grab a cocktail, put your feet up and embrace 'Island Time'.

As the last resort reopens following Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu's friendly locals are welcoming tourists to their beautiful island nation.

Club Med: A guide for sceptics

Parts of Club Med Kani are for adults only and tranquility is prioritised.

Afraid that organised holidays are not your thing? A package-holiday sceptic offers a beginner's guide to Club Med.

Best beaches on Hibiscus Coast gallery

Orewa Beach.

Locals have chosen this beach for its "beautifully walkable sand, ever-changing cloud formations, seascapes, and sunrises".

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