Tracing the story of a nation along southern Australia's winding Murray River

More a meander than a mighty waterway, the Murray — Australia’s longest river — is home to monumental stories that have shaped a vast continent.

A culinary guide to Hawke's Bay, the heart of New Zealand's wine country

On the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the city of Napier and surrounding Hawke’s Bay region are synonymous with homegrown produce, from wine to figs and seafood.

The inside guide to Dunedin, New Zealand's lesser-known adventure hotspot

On the eastern shores of the South Island, the city mixes culture with outdoor adventure — and a dash of proud local spirit.

Breaking bread: a Māori family feast in New Zealand

Hospitality and communal dining are central to Māori culture, and on New Zealand’s North Island, Nadine Toe Toe and her whānau (family) welcome guests with open arms.

What they're eating in Auckland

From beetroot-infused steamed buns to jackfruit tacos, restaurants in New Zealand’s biggest city are getting creative.

New Zealand: Lava Affair

If you want to pinpoint the very heart of New Zealand — the largest, richest and arguably most beautiful of the Pacific islands — start by walking into one of the many volcanoes on the North Island, where you’ll discover mud pools within coiling vapours, wineries and a rich Maori history

My Life in Cities: Michael Palin

As part of National Geographic's Cities Special, the travelling Python talks about his fondness for Calcutta, the excitement of Istanbul – and the two British cities he’s called home.

A culinary guide to Wellington, New Zealand

In New Zealand’s compact capital, chefs and producers are embracing indigenous ingredients and artisan methods with plenty of Kiwi creativity.

Up close and personal: Kaikōura's wild shores

New Zealand's Pacific Coast teems with amazing animals and scenery

The art of living on New Zealand's South Island

An exhibition of the good life awaiting discovery in Nelson and Abel Tasman

Travel Geeks: New Zealand adventures — 25 June 2019

When it comes to adventure, New Zealand doesn't disappoint. Join our panel as we get the lowdown on New Zealand's wild side

New Zealand: Christchurch city guide

Shaken by a succession of earthquakes, this New Zealand city is now enjoying an era of reinvention, reclaiming its newly built streets with a determined Kiwi spirit.

Sleep: Auckland

Its hotel scene was once stuck in the past, but stylish new accommodation is slowly taking over New Zealand’s largest city

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