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Staying at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa, Denarau Island
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:24

Gia Garrick checks into a Luxury Room with Beach Club access Check-in experience: My bags are whisked away and I'm handed a fresh juice — whic...

Pacific Island marine life
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:31

Jane Jurgens finds Pacific Island marine reserves to soothe the consciences of eco-savvy snorkellers Tokelau This tiny nation became the first entire...

Staying in luxury at the newly-restored Burgenstock Hotels and Resort on Switzerland's Lake Lucerne
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:32

Justine Tyerman indulges at a historic Swiss celebrity haunt that's been newly-restored There's nothing to differentiate between the sky, the pool and...

Academics see better treatment options after finding 12 subtypes of depression
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 09:27

Academics have identified 12 subtypes of depression which could help experts better treat the thousands of New Zealanders who seek help each year.Auck...

Class trip leaves boy behind in park
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 03:29

A young boy was taken back to a childcare centre by police after being left alone in Woodhaugh Gardens yesterday afternoon.Police were called at 2pm a...

Herald daily quiz: November 2
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 01:29

• App users try the quiz here. - National

Flying from San Francisco to Washington DC with United Airlines
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 23:23

Tejas Lamb flies from San Francisco to Washington DC with United Airlines. The plane: A Boeing 737-900. Class: Economy. Flight time: Five hours. M...

Cruising: Catherine the great
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 21:25

Every day of his river cruise from Avignon to Lyon was a highlight, writes David Libeau. Boarding Uniworld's SS Catherine in Avignon on a gorgeous sun...

Kaiapoi Lotto player wins $1 million, Powerball rolls over to $25 million
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:27

Nobody won Powerball tonight but one lucky Lotto player from Kaiapoi will be taking home a cool $ 1 million in Lotto First Division. The winning tick...

Wellington: Weta's infestation
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:35

The capital's streets, parks, museums, airport and zoo are teeming with lifelike creations from the workshop, writes Bronwyn Sell. Growing up in small...

Police appeal for calm among league fans
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:24

Police are increasing patrols in South Auckland after footage has emerged of Tongan and Samoan rugby league fans fighting. Rugby League

Six sure signs you're caught in a tourist trap - and how not to fall for the hype
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:35

Definitions of what constitutes a tourist trap are as varied as the places themselves.According to the South China Morning Post , a tourist trap ca...

Delays expected after serious crash in Dunedin
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 03:25

Police are attending a serious crash in Dunedin which is expected to cause delays for motorists.Emergency services were called to the intersection of ...

Hawke's Bay listings surge as country falls behind
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:34

Hawke's Bay is the only region in the North Island to have rising property listings year on year, according to the latest figures from

My holidays: Empress Stah
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 23:27

Performance artist Empress Stah is featuring at Splore, February 23-25. For tickets, go to What was your greatest holiday? I got married...

The reason why passports are all designed the same
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 21:28

In October 1920, a meeting held in France changed the way we travelled forever. It invented the modern passport.It doesn't matter what nationality you...

Two earthquakes strike Bay within a minute of each other
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 19:23

Hundreds of people across the Bay of Plenty have reported feeling a series of earthquakes centred near White Island this evening. A magnitude 4.9 quak...

Jetstar plane turns back to Wellington after hitting 'very large bird'
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:23

A Jetstar plane was forced to turn back to Wellington tonight, reportedly after hitting a large bird a few minutes after takeoff.Passengers on flight ...

Big win, but Tonga looking for improvement
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:25

Tonga, who have been given a rousing welcome by their fans in New Zealand, are looking to go up a notch when they face Samoa in the Rugby League World...

How international issues could gatecrash the Jacinda Ardern honeymoon
  • Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:03

Attempts to renegotiate the TPP provide the immediate task, but defence also looms as a big challenge for a government with three key internationally ...

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