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Sustainable seafood, top drops and luxury lodges – Wairarapa’s utterly charming wine country and stunning coastlines make for a wild and wonderful weekend away.
Words Josie Steenhart THE LOCATIONResiding in the more chill part of the Viaduct, QT Auckland opens up a realm of relaxed seaside opportunities offered by the up-and-coming Westhaven quarter, from cafes and eateries to parks, […]
Swap the South Island for the island of Rarotonga – a slice of heaven in the Pacific that offers everything from brimming ocean life and brilliant white sand to decadent cocktails and a rich cultural heritage.
Christchurch-based travel writer Mike Yardley enjoys some serene spring encounters in Marlborough’s Queen Charlotte Sound.
Harbour views, stunning spa facilities and a chic makeover ensure this Auckland accommodation institution is a top spot to stay.
Founder/designer of cult Kiwi fashion brand Jimmy D, James Dobson travels the south several times a year on sales trips, showcasing his latest collections to his stockists around the island – so he’s something of an expert on where to stay, shop, eat and imbibe.
Offering a unique way to escape into nature, stylishly simple Unyoked cabins are popping up in off-the-beaten-track spots across the globe.
QT Bondi, Sydney
SO/ Hotel, Auckland
Musician Ainslie Allen shows us the sights around the South Island
The slick new kid on the block, laid-back yet luxurious boutique hotel The Mayfair is quietly making its presence known in the central city.
From stained-glass foxes in The Den Bar and ducks in the moat to warm cookies, celebrated 70s architecture and super comfy rooms, this unique South Island institution is ready to welcome guests once again.
Warm up and wind down this winter with a luxurious dip (or three) in Rotorua’s welcoming waters.
With gigs around the South Island, we caught up with the comedian to find out some of his favourite spots, and what to expect when he visits a town near us.
Plume and clothing label NOM*D are synonymous with Dunedin fashion, so it makes sense that designer and co-founder of both, Margarita Robertson, would be the perfect go-to for this month’s Style travel guide to the southern city.
Name a more unique accommodation than a luxury lodge inside an historic pumphouse set nearly 250m out over a lake, we’ll wait.
Off the back of her new autobiography, we caught up with the extraordinary Kiwi adrenaline junkie, Jo Morgan, to get her unique take on travelling in the South.
Musician and chef, Flip Grater has recently added cookbook author to her list of talents. Enjoy apéro with these recipes of hers.
The preeminent visual artist Derek Henderson travels widely shooting his signature photos. Here's his top southern spots to enjoy.
When back in her old home town, here's some of singer Reb Fountain's favourite things to do in Christchurch.
Camping is one of our favourite national pastimes. There’s nothing like setting off in a jam-packed car, kicking daily routines, sleeping under canvas, cooking al fresco and exploring nature in jandals.
The primary sector has been eagerly following the journey navigated by a southern fisherman who is leading the way in sustainable fishing. Words Anna Wallace
When it comes to Scotland’s whisky regions, Hayden Preece says there are only four worth knowing about.
What does the future hold for those of us yearning to travel the high seas once more? Ady Shannon discovers how cruise operators are charting a new era.
It takes about 20 minutes to drive up the road to Mt Dobson Ski Area. And every inch of that road was created by a man who, despite reams of red tape and financial constraints, was determined to build a ski field.
Few localities display our pristine forests and beaches better than the deep south’s remote and ruggedly beautiful Catlins.
The South Island is the drinks destination you didn’t know existed… until now.
The Dunedin food truck scene is a worthy addition to your summer road trip stops. We chat with two vendors about the ups and downs of food truck life.
You won’t find a coffee machine at Sue Gidden’s café and restaurant tucked away in the countryside.
Feel like it’s time you headed for the hills? Kate Preece proves a day walk is within reach for even the most sedentary among us.
Recessed into a high country station is a house made predominantly of glass, where you can tuck yourself away for views of the Mackenzie Country and its brilliant night sky.
Just outside of Queenstown is a 27km loop track dug entirely by hand. Tom O’Brien’s journey on the end of a pick mattock has led to an authentic high country experience. Words Shelley Robinson The […]
Getting an up close and personal view of Wanaka’s beauty needn’t be a strenuous ordeal. Well, as long as your battery doesn’t run out
From sunrise to sunset, visitors to the Fiordland Eco Retreat enjoy views of dramatic mountain ranges and Lake Te Anau, all from the serenity of a house nestled in the hills
Justine Tyerman sees the light at Machu Picchu
Remember those scorching days of summer? Kate Preece keeps the memories alive in a super-hot Mini Cooper S Convertible.
Style goes on a hunt to find the unique, the off-the-grid and the more traditional baches around the country.
The South Island is where it’s at, for beauty, for lifestyle and for natural film sets.
Is it possible for grandparents, parents and children to travel together in harmony to the other side of the world?
Four corners of the globe to escape the cold without running into peak season crowds or rainy season.
Gaynor Stanley follows capital trails to wild wine, wild life and wild creativity.
The South Island’s culinary scene is constantly evolving and we’re not complaining.
Keeping up with Alice Robinson on the slopes is one thing, but even her day-to-day life seems more fast paced than most.
Ella James recalls her two month interning for Max Mara in New York City.
The last time I was in Dunedin, I was 19 and sporting a nurse’s uniform, thanks to the debauchery that was the Undie 500..
One of New Zealand’s showcase tourism enterprises remains in family ownership after humble beginnings 65 years ago.
Kate Preece sees New Zealand and Australia from a new point of view, aboard the Celebrity Solstice.
Rosie was ready and waiting, poised to hunt truffles. Only, where were her visitors?
If our Morocco feature has you daydreaming about which kaftans you’ll be packing, here are some mighty uprisings in neighbouring Arabian destinations to work into a stopover.
Ricci Harbuck takes her family on a 10-day discovery tour of Marrakesh, the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara regions of Morocco.
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