Stories: New Zealand

Audio: Talking Travel: Dealing with jet-lag

Staff Writer

If anyone should know how to cope with jet-lag, Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield should. On the phone from London, he tells Matt Layton, host of the Spirit Drive show, about how he deals with the effects of travelling across multiple timezones.

Arrivals & Departures: Cunard's Queen Elizabeth to make maiden calls to Albany and Esperance

Gemma Nisbet

The luxury cruise ship will be based in Australia for more than three months over the 2019/20 summer season. 

Travel Story: Napier: New Zealand's Art Deco capital arose anew after earthquake

Gemma Nisbet

The 1931 earthquake that devastated Napier remains one of New Zealand’s worst natural disasters, but today the town is better known for what followed it. 

Travel Story: Great trails: Walking New Zealand's Old Ghost Road

Patrick Tremlett

A historic South Island gold miners' road has a new lease on life as a rewarding walking and mountain biking track. 

Arrivals & Departures: Queenstown's first "five-star design-driven" hotel opens

Gemma Nisbet

With views over Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps, New Zealand's stylish new QT Queenstown is a hotel "where modern design meets Mother Nature". 

Arrivals & Departures: Air New Zealand opens first Perth Airport lounge

Gemma Nisbet

The airline's new Perth lounge has a cafe, self-service buffet and drinks station, and business, lounge and quiet areas. 

Travel Story: A serious shopping list for meals at sea

Brad Thompson

The amount of food needed to feed 3100 passengers and 1200 crew is absolutely mind boggling. 

Travel Story: Napier thrives on Art Deco legacy

Barry O'Brien

A New Zealand city once ravaged by earthquake proves a real highlight on an Explorer of the Seas cruise to the Land of the Long White Cloud. 

Our World: A cool change: Boutique snow stays from Austria to Argentina

Gemma Nisbet

Modern design, bathtubs with mountain views and quirky touches such as a rooftop igloo are among the luxurious features offered by these high-end ski properties.

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