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
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Up close and personal: Kaikōura's wild shores
New Zealand's Pacific Coast teems with amazing animals and scenery
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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: Canyoning with Maori spirits

A watery encounter with Sleeping God Canyon is both terrifying and exhilarating.

New Zealand: The kindness of strangers

The sheer unpredictability of travel is part of its enduring charm, and the best adventures are surely those that gift us tales to tell. In this part of our Travellers' Tales series, we head to New Zealand

New Zealand: The pleasures of packrafting

Pump up your spirit and immerse yourself in adventure on turquoise waters and breathtaking rapids.

Trail running: New Zealand's Great Walks

A trio of fleet-footed explorers attempt to decant four weeks of track-tramping time into nine days of trail running on New Zealand's Great Walks. But can they set a record and see stunning scenery along the way?

March of the penguin: David Whitley

Souvenirs come in all shapes and forms. In this case, a toy penguin becomes a substitute companion that must be rescued — or remain lost forever