48 HOURS IN MATAKANA

Matakana. Lauraine Jacobs shares delicious discoveries and gentle adventures from her new book, which explores this…

PEACE & PLENTY

Kelli Brett takes 24 hours for mind, body and soul in The Mighty Waikato. Me time. We all want it – the challenge is…

TARANAKI…LIKE NO OTHER

For those of us with an overdeveloped interest in breakfast, lunch and dinner, the opportunity to travel brings with it…

GIVING IT PLENTY

I hadn’t expected a short flight to Tauranga to have me feeling like I’d stepped into a mini European vacation.

Dunners, you’re on…

With its Gothic architecture and stunning coastal landscapes, Dunedin has always had a quirky urban charm, but there is…

WAITAKI, YOU LITTLE CHARMER

During my first trip to Ōamaru I joined a substantial group of people milling around on Harbour St. While in full chat…

IN THE HOTSPOT

It’s a city that heaves with cafés, restaurants, pubs and bars, so the opportunity to take a deep dive into the local…

The Mighty Waikato

Set yourself up at the Novotel on Alma Street and you will have easy access to the heart of Hamilton city. Another…

St Kevin’s Arcade

Fast approaching its 100th birthday, St Kevin’s Arcade was built in 1924 and has retained much of its character – or…

MARLBOROUGH, YOU’VE GOT THIS

Known world-wide as a paradise for wine lovers, with sauvignon blanc and pinot noir as the shining stars, my latest…