Stories: New Zealand

Travel Story: Single Traveller Guide: There are many options for those who want to go it alone

Gemma Nisbet

Travelling solo has never been more popular. And though some solo travellers will prefer to take the independent route, being part of a group on an organised tour or a cruise can offer companionship, convenience and a sense of security. 

Arrivals & Departures: Luxury home rental service Onefinestay launches in Australia

Gemma Nisbet

The service that's been described as "the Airbnb of luxury homes" has launched in Sydney, with Melbourne, Noosa and New Zealand to follow soon. 

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. 

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