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Tourist killed while taking photos

The man was taking photos along Haystack Creek (pictured) when he was swept off a 30-metre cliff in the US.

The man was taking photos of the scenery when he was swept off a 30-metre cliff in the US.

Picturesque vistas hidden by haze video

CalFire firefighters monitor flames from the fire in Mariposa, California.

"It leaves a lot to the imagination, doesn't it?" says disappointed Kiwi tourist at Yosemite.

No room for planes in UK sky

The sky over the UK is just about full.

Air traffic controllers warn there'll soon be no room left as UK sky fills up with flights.

Changes ahead for Mount Maunganui

Spreading ashes on, and flying drones over the Mount could soon be banned.

Spreading ashes on, and flying drones over the Mount could soon be banned.

Tunnel vision: 350km in 29 mins video

Journalists and guests look over tubes following a propulsion open-air test at Hyperloop One in North Las Vegas.

Transport pioneer Elon Musk gets "verbal approval" for radical underground hyperloop system.

US ends airline laptop ban video

Travellers are being warned that stricter screening may result in long delays.

But travellers are being warned that stricter screening may result in long delays.

Diving into world's deepest pool

Taking one breath, Guillaume Nery descended 40 metres to the bottom of the pool.

Taking one breath, Guillaume Nery descended 40 metres to the bottom of the pool.

Boaty McBoatface has a new friend video

Meet Trainy McTrainface, the long lost cousin of Boaty McBoatface.

Meet Trainy McTrainface. Should we stop letting the public name things now?

World leaders' impressive aircraft

President Donald Trump uses two heavily modified Boeing 747-200B models, which are referred to within the government by ...

While most people have to deal with crowds and delays, a select group is taking air travel to new heights.

Lost manuscripts found in NZ

Bronya Dean, librarian Gloria Pheasant and orchestra conductor Justus Rozemond looking at the manuscript for the score ...

100-year-old handwritten Gustav Holst music turns up in the Bay of Plenty.

Why travel bloggers fake it

Amelia's followers were quick to spot that the Freedom Tower was missing from her image of herself in New York.

It's hard to survive unless you're a "beautiful blonde bikini babe" willing to sacrifice your morals, blogger says.

Air NZ has a new video rival video

Sir Ian McKellen's soothing voice would make anyone feel safe.

Airline's safety video has more celebrities than a Kylie Jenner selfie and it's funny to boot.

US actress promotes NZ

Bryce Dallas Howard directed and stars in the promo video series.

Bryce Dallas Howard hopes to lure more of her compatriots to "heaven on earth".

In numbers: How Kiwis fly

Air NZ passengers love their wine.

Air NZ passengers ate 5.8 million cookies and drank 7.8 million glasses of wine in the last year.

Whale's near clash with tourist dinghy video

"It was quite a spectacle, but it could have been a disaster," says onlooker.

"It was quite a spectacle, but it could have been a disaster," says onlooker who heard the screams.

First-class flyer gives away his seat

Gilbert Ott, who runs the air miles site God Save the Points, had his first frequent flier account at the age of 12.

Catch me if you can, says travel blogger willing to give his seat to anyone who asks.

Flight test: Philippines Airlines

The Philippines Airlines A321-200, which flies from Auckland to Manila via Cairns.

Would I fly this again? Yes, especially when they roll out the lie-flat beds.

Elephant shows still sold

Some NZ travel companies are yet to sign a pledge to stop supporting cruel elephant attractions.

Some NZ travel companies are yet to sign a pledge to stop supporting cruel elephant attractions.

Selfie destroys $272,000 of art video

Gone.

Woman attempting to take a selfie falls into art exhibit, knocking it down like dominoes.

Tube ditches 'ladies and gentlemen'

To make everyone feel more welcome, London Tube is scrapping "ladies and gentlemen.

London tubes ditches formal greeting in favour of the more inclusive "hello everyone".

Are you 100% sure about that?

A still from the Tourism New Zealand video.

The latest "100% Pure" campaign illustrates a tourist drinking water from a New Zealand river.

Death in jet blast 'freak accident'

Gayleen McEwan, right, with her daughter Kelly McEwan.

Gayleen McEwan was having fun doing what tourists do every day, sister-in-law says.

Climate change could ground planes

Rising temperatures could change the way we travel. Hotter temperatures make it harder for planes to take off.

Nearly half of all of long-haul flights might not even get off the ground in coming decades.

Council considers airport breach

Queenstown Airport has a curfew from 10pm to 6am.

Queenstown Lakes District Council chief says the airport has "taken a really responsible approach" to its curfew so far.

Best & worst cabin crew uniforms gallery

Lufthansa

From designer names to skimpy minis, here are the highs and lows of sky-high style.

Kiwi thrown from fence by jet blast video

The woman was holding on to the airport fence, watching the take-off before she was killed.

The woman was holding on to the airport fence, watching the take-off before she was killed.

Danger of the jet thrill beach

Tourists on Maho Beach take pictures of an Air France plane landing at Princess Juliana International Airport.

Thrillseekers flock to this Caribbean beach where a Kiwi has died, hit by a jet's blast.

Hanmer transformed by snow video

Snow in Hanmer on Wednesday morning.

The resort town is looking prettier than usual after a fresh dusting of snow. 

Educating kids with world travel

Kersti Taylor, middle back row, with her children; from left, Maisie, 11, Elsie, 8, and Geordie Taylor, 10, who are ...

A Kiwi is family setting off on a year-long adventure to world school their children.

One-star reviews for lost attraction video

The Azure Window, with its impressive limestone gateway gouged out by the sea on Malta's sister island of Gozo collapsed ...

Travellers blast famous Azure Window on TripAdvisor after discovering it's no longer there.

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