Happy families in Bali

Making canine friends at Pur Petintenget.

 If Instagram is anything to go by, Bali is the hottest family destination right now.

Guide: School holiday staycations

It's never too late to take a staycation. Visit spots like Raglan, which offer the same holiday activities, without the ...

It's too late to plan a getaway for the school holidays, but never too late to plan a successful staycation.

Bloomin' good deals on spring skiing

Thanks to a late dumping of snow, the skifields at Mt Ruapehu will be popular during the school spring break.

Springtime offer the best ways to cutting the budgetary fat when it comes to carving up the ski slopes.

Trekking in the Land of Passes

Paddy Whittle, Sue Ollerenshaw, and unimpressed teenager Poppy Whittle at 4980m.

Impressive and magnificent as the Himalayas are, our teenager was more concerned with attitude than altitude.

Ruapehu: the magic mountain

The writer's spirits soar when he catches that first glimpse of magnificent Mt Ruapehu.

After years away, Simon Maude rediscovers magnificent Mt Ruapehu, only to find it shining brighter than ever.

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