Archive for December, 2017


Make some New Year travel resolutions

December 31st, 2017 by

Planning for the year ahead, Jane Jurgens makes some New Year’s travel resolutions she swears to stand by, and encourages you to adopt them too. I will carry a reusable water bottle This is a no-brainer really, especially when…

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Clarke Gayford: Hey you, put down that snapper

December 31st, 2017 by

For the next six weeks, Fish of the Day host Clarke Gayford offers top tips to make the most of your catch. Boy do we love snapper in this country. Like, really love them. Recreationally we spend more time and money chasing snapper…

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Kiwis romantic summer holidays to remember forever

December 31st, 2017 by

Whether it’s a person, a place or a special memory that makes it so, summer is easy to fall in love with. BRODIE KANE I have a recurring love affair every summer. It’s not like I forget about it in the colder months, I pine for…

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The world’s most photogenic and Insta-worthy locations

December 31st, 2017 by

Never before has photography played such a huge part of travel, even for amateur, smartphone photographers. Adele Thurlow has put together a collection of the world’s most photogenic and Insta-worthy locations. How many have you been…

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Walkers, cyclists, canoeists use the Whanganui River

December 30th, 2017 by

The Whanganui River is looking stunning and lots of people are out on it, Conservation Department senior communications ranger Susan Osborne says.”It’s the place to be, so serene and beautiful.”It was especially lovely three weeks…

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Switzerland: Hot spot of yesteryear

December 29th, 2017 by

Justine Tyerman discovers the delights of the Lower Engadine Valley in Switzerland . . . including a Matterhorn of a very different kind. The ‘Matterhorn’ was smaller, lower and a different shape from what I expected it be —…

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New Zealand’s best camping spots revealed

December 29th, 2017 by

We asked for your top picks for New Zealand’s best camping spots and you well and truly delivered. We received so many great responses we’ve split them into three categories — this week, the upper North Island, plus we reveal the…

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Be in to win with Sunday Travel and Antipodes

December 29th, 2017 by

To help keep your skin in tip-top condition this summer, we have one Antipodes prize pack to give away, valued at more than $400.The pack includes:- 3 x Antipodes Mini sets (Skin-Brightening minis, Skin-Plumping minis, Skin…

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Why you should never eat food on a plane

December 29th, 2017 by

The key to beating jet lag could be as simple as flying on an empty stomach, apparently.Melissa Biggs Bradley, who founded luxury travel firm Indagare, recently shared her travel hacks with Bloomberg.Among her top tips was the…

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Christmas Eve airport angst as Jetstar delays flights

December 28th, 2017 by

Domestic and international travellers are facing an anxious Christmas Eve with some flight delays.Passengers travelling from Auckland to Wellington with Jetstar have been left frustrated after a four-hour delay was put on their…

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