US eyes dark sky reserve

80 percent of North Americans live in areas where light pollution blots out the night sky.

As 80 percent of North Americans live in areas where light pollution blots out the night sky, a tiny town is hoping to stay in the dark.

From Christchurch to San Diego

Jenni with Peter Yarrow of folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary.

Jenni Prisk, originally from Christchurch, has embraced civic duties in her new home.

Going budget at top US resort

Residences at the Little Nell look out over Aspen Mountain - one of four ski mountains at Aspen Snowmass.

Aspen is one of North America's ritziest winter resorts, but can you have fun if you don't have the cash to splash?

Museum turns ridicule into success video

United States President Donald Trump is depicted as a wax figure at the Dreamland Wax Museum.

Boston's Dreamland Wax Museum is embracing the not-so-kind reviews of its "celebrities".

Surviving the Yukon River Quest stuff nation

First night on the river.

Doing the world's longest river race is a bit like getting a tattoo – painful but strangely addictive.

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