'I can see her smiling'

John Misky aboard a traditional waka or canoe. The Porirua man plans to build his own canoe to pay tribute to his ...

In 2003, he promised to build his grandmother a waka, now he's honouring that pledge.

Sleepy NZ town comes of age

Cyclists and walkers on the Otago Central Rail Trail at the entrance to Omakau, Central Otago.

Omakau, Central Otago, sat dormant for a long time - but the secret's out now.

What every family holiday needs

Sick overseas? Travel insurance will cover the cost of that.

When little Nancy was struck down with a bug, there was one saving grace: Travel insurance.

When's best to visit Venice?

Winter is misty and moody and the sun, low in the sky, casts deep, dramatic shadow.

You might need a coat but you can avoid the crowds and experience Carnevale in winter.

Stranger's kind gesture to tired dad

This unidentified woman stepped in to help an "exhausted" father who was dealing with flight cancellations and a young baby.

A woman stepped in to help an "exhausted" father who was dealing with flight cancellations and a young baby.

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