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Brisbane: Something for everyone
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:27

Singles, couple or families - Brisbane has plenty to keep you entertained, writes Jane Jurgens. THINGS TO DO FOR SINGLES Bars Brisbane is home to a...

He Tangata: A chat with Luke Taylor of Real Journeys
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 03:25

Elisabeth Easther talks to Luke Taylor of Real Journeys I'm a good Christchurch boy. Growing up in the 03, we'd go on classic Kiwi family holidays, pi...

Paddle boarder has close encounter with a mystery sharp-toothed fish
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:25

Two holes in the bottom of Simon Shepheard's stand-up paddle board are evidence of a close encounter with a sharp-toothed fish.The seasoned surfer was...

Five of the best sporting cities
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:26

Two nations will stop today forthe annualrunning of the Melbourne Cup. Jane Jurgens counts down the world's best destinations for sports lovers. 1 Lo...

TranzAlpine Express: Take the slow train
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:23

Alexander Bisley traverses the Mainland on the Tranzalpine route. "Has its moments. She's a pretty good office," the TranzAlpine train's friendly driv...

Flight to Bali makes emergency landing after woman discovers husband's affair
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:24

A plane passenger who spied on her husband's phone and discovered he was having an affair mid-flight caused such a commotion the flight had to make an...

Norovirus outbreak plagues cruise ship bound for Auckland
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:27

A passenger on a cruise ship plagued with a vomiting and diarrhoea bug says he only learnt previous guests had been struck down with the same thing on...

Smile, please. You're in Rarotonga
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:28

Venetia Sherson discovers the true worth of hospitality Capital payback in Rarotonga. A few years back, a team of British academics measured the eco...

France: Languish in Languedoc
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:29

Village life in a less-travelled part of southern France is enchanting, writes Jude Dobson. Off to France? I bet when you dream the dream of lolling a...

Jane Kelsey: Signing TPPA-11 would break Labour's word
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 01:27

Tomorrow and the day after, David Parker will sit down in Da Nang, Vietnam, with fellow trade ministers from the 11 countries in the Trans-Pacific Par...

Stephanie Holmes: Keep the joy alive
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 23:28

The week before going on a big trip is always stressful. Deciding what to pack, making arrangements so things run smoothly at home and work ... to-do ...

Staying at Chic&basic Ramblas, Barcelona
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:27

Estelle Sarney and Grant Bradley check in to Chic&basic Ramblas in Barcelona. Overview: A reasonably modern building with 97 rooms and styling of t...

Auckland woman outs Married at First Sight star for 'misogynistic and disgusting' Tinder messages
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 15:25

A homegrown reality television star says he is "embarrassed and ashamed" at offensive messages he sent a woman on dating app Tinder.The Auckland woman...

Johnson brushes off Kiwis points record
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:25

Shaun Johnson says he's hardly spared a thought for his new Kiwis points record and is gunning for team triumphs like the Rugby League World Cup. Rug...

Flying from London Heathrow to Dubai with Emirates
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:25

Stephanie Holmes flies Emirates EK006 London Heathrow to Dubai. Plane: A380-800 Class: Business Class. Price: Auckland to London return, in Busine...

Tauranga schoolgirls' do undie run through boys' college
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 07:23

Tauranga schoolgirls have dashed through Tauranga Boys' College in minimal clothing, carrying out their own version of an undie run today. A group of ...

High stress levels, not enough funding and staff struggles, NZCER report finds
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 05:41

School principals are in crisis as they endure long hours and struggle to manage their workload, a new report has revealed.About two-thirds of princip...

Staying at the Sudima Hotel, Rotorua
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 03:22

Jason Reeves checks into the Sudima Hotel, Rotorua. Getting there: A nice, easy, relaxing drive from Auckland via Matamata and the beautiful Fitzger...

Uniform rort? Crackdown on 'covert' school fundraising
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:35

The new Education Minister has planned action to stamp out "covert" fundraising by schools such as marking up uniforms to make a profit.Chris Hipkins ...

Fresh look into horrific road death
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 23:24

Engineer seeking justice for victim's family says first finding was wrong and truth will 'come out' at inquest. A new inquest will be held this month ...

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