Stories: New Zealand

Arrivals & Departures: Is this the world’s most photogenic tree?

Angie Tomlinson

People pose naked beside it, have their wedding photos in front of it, and meditate beneath it. With its own hashtag and social media following, New Zealand has found an unlikely star in the Wanaka tree.

On the Road Video: Wildwire Wanaka’s Lord of the Rungs, New Zealand

Angie Tomlinson

In New Zealand, you can now ascend the world’s highest "via ferrata" waterfall climb. 

Arrivals & Departures: Bargain cruising with Royal Caribbean’s birthday bash

Angie Tomlinson

Take a cruise for a tiny $449 as Royal Caribbean turns 10 down under.

Arrivals & Departures: Around the world in eight great rail journeys

Angie Tomlinson

Sit back, relax and see the world from the comfort and convenience of a train with eight great rail journeys, priced from $125.

Travel Story: Trout and about in New Zealand's South Island

Mark Thornton

For the keen fly fisher, big fish and even bigger scenery await. 

Travel Story: Pristine Cook’s tour

Brad Thompson

Following Captain James Cook through Fiordland.

Travel Story: NZ's beautiful South Island from the water

Brad Thompson

Follow in the wake of Captain Cook on a journey along the breathtakingly scenic sound along the country's south-west coast.

Travel Story: Nine things not to miss in New Zealand's adventure capital

Natalie Richards

A frequent visitor shares her hard-won advice for "must do" activities in Queenstown. 

Travel Story: The Auckland suburb that inspired one of New Zealand's greatest artists

Gemma Nisbet

Colin McCahon has been compared to the likes of Jackson Pollock and Jasper Johns, and his modest former home provides an insight into his life and work.

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